General Information

The Summit County Domestic Relations Court is open 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  All visitors must pass through a metal detector upon entering the building. Firearms and other weapons may not be brought into the courthouse.

Due to the COVID-19 health emergency, some hearings may be conducted by Zoom.  Please call (330) 643-2365 and remain on the line if you do not know if your hearing is in person or video.

In-person hearings with magistrates are held on the third floor of the courthouse.  Judicial trials are held on the fourth floor.  There are security desks on both floors; please check-in with the attendant upon arrival.

This court is closed on all state-observed Holidays.

Court Administration

Scheduling Line: (330) 643-2365

Family Court Services


  • Administrative Judge | Hon. Katarina Cook | (330) 643-2357
  • Bailiff | Brittany Durieux | (330) 643-2357 |
  • Vacant Seat | Visting Judges
  • Scheduling | Danielle Owens | (330) 643-2080 |

Contact information for magistrates is not published to prevent ex parte (one sided) communications.  Please call (330) 643-2365 for assistance.