Beginning January 25, 2017, the Court will offer walk-in hours every Wednesday afternoon from 1-3 pm for pro se parties with questions about their cases. Upon arrival, those persons should proceed to the 4th Floor Security Desk where they will sign in and have their questions addressed by one of the Court’s Judicial Attorneys.
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.
The Domestic Relations Court currently has an opening for a Court Reporter. The job description and application instructions can be found in the attached document. court-reporter-posting-december-16
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.
Summit County Domestic Relations Court Magistrate Sharon Dennis received the Harold K. Stubbs Award on March 14, 2014. The humanitarian award is named in memory of Akron Municipal Judge Harold K. Stubbs and recognizes individuals who have contributed in areas of social action, government, business, medicine and law. The awards ceremony and dinner was held at Judge Stubbs’ home church, St. Paul A.M.E. Church.