NOTICE TO LAWYERS – COURT APPOINTED COUNSEL LIST

NOTICE TO LAWYERS SUMMIT COUNTY DOMESTIC RELATIONS COURT IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR COURT-APPOINTED COUNSEL The Summit County Domestic Relations Court is in the process of refreshing our list of lawyers who are interested in accepting appointments to represent indigent defendants on contempt of court charges. If you are interested in receiving appointments from the court, you must attend a mandatory seminar on Wednesday, May 22 at 11:45 AM in the Ceremonial Court Room, Domestic Relations Court, 205 S. High St., Akron, OH 44308.   The seminar will last until approximately 1:30 PM.   Lunch will be provided.   Please pre-register by emailing Laurie Lappin, Deputy Court Administrator at llappin@drcourt.org or call 330-643-2086. Interested applicants must meet all qualifications to represent parties on Felony-5 or above. Only those who attend the May 22 seminar will receive appointments from the court after that date. If you have any questions, please contact Ken Teleis, Court Administrator at...

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Notice of Exhibits to be Destroyed

NOTICE TO ATTORNEYS AND PARTIES DOMESTIC RELATIONS COURT EXHIBITS TO BE DESTROYED All exhibits submitted to the Summit County Domestic Relations Court INCLUDING FINANCIAL AFFIDAVITS on cases closed on or before December 31, 2016 will be destroyed on or after April 29, 2019.   Parties who wish to retrieve any evidence submitted by them to the court shall do so by contacting the Domestic Relations Court Administrator (330-643-2082) or email: kteleis@drcourt.org no later than April 25, 2019.  Evidence may be retrieved during normal business hours of the court at 205 S. High Street, 2nd Floor, Akron, OH 44308.  Any evidence not claimed by the party who submitted it will be destroyed on or about April 29, 2019 if not claimed before that...

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Long-time court employee Nancy Crawford retires

Nancy Crawford, who has been with the court as a Family Court Services Evaluator retired on November 30, 2017 after more than seventeen years with the Domestic Relations Court. Nancy is pictured in the center of this photo along with the other Family Court Services...

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Judge Cook’s investiture and Retirement of Judge Carol Dezso

The Domestic Relations Court bids farewell to Judge Carol Dezso who retires after serving as a Judge in the Domestic Relations Court since 1993.  Judge Dezso’s term ends on January 5, 2017. Judge Katarina Cook begins her term on the Court on January 6.   A public investiture ceremony will be held on January 5 beginning at 5:00 PM.   A reception with refreshments will begin at 4:30 PM.  See below for details on the investiture ceremony. Investiture...

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Domestic Relations Court to issue CPO ID Cards for Domestic Violence victims

The Summit County Domestic Relations Court will begin issuing “CPO Cards”, a wallet-sized ID card for domestic violence victims, which will allow easily them to provide relevant information to law enforcement  or other officials. See the attached press-release for more details. cpo-card-press-release DomesticViolenceCard10212014...

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Domestic Relations Court participates in Fugitive Safe Surrender Program

 

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