Judge Katarina Cook to Serve on Summit County Special Review Committee to Promote Racial Equality

(AKRON, Ohio) – Judge Katarina Cook on Monday was identified as a member of a special review committee tasked with addressing racism and promoting racial equity in Summit County. The Summit County Council on Monday passed legislation establishing membership of the...

Accepting Applications for IT Help Desk Position

The Summit County Domestic Relations Court is accepting applications for an IT Help Desk position.  Click here to view the job posting and position description.  Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on February 16, 2021. 

Seeking Guardians Ad Litem and Legal Custody Guardians Ad Litem

The Summit County Domestic Relations Court (SCDRC) is seeking qualified Guardians Ad Litem and Legal Custody Guardians Ad Litem. Qualifications: Advanced degree in law, psychology, social work or related fields Three (3) years’ experience in respective field Completed...

Investiture of Judge Cook

Due to COVID-19, the investiture of Judge Katarina Cook was done via Zoom courtesy of the Akron Bar Association. Click here to view the ceremony.

Remember the Children Program is now online

Due to COVID-19, the Remember the Children Program has moved to an online format. The online e-learning course is now available. Click here to access the Remember the Children online program.

August 14, 2020 – Judge Cook discusses Family Recovery Court Program – Article in Akron Legal News

The Akron Legal News on Friday August 14, 2020 featured an article where Judge Cook discussed the Family Recovery Court Program. A link to the article can be found here: http://akronlegalnews.com/editorial/29006

Domestic Relations Court technology in the era of COVID-19 in the news.

The Akron Beacon Journal published an article about local courts' use of technology as a result of COVID-19. The article details the Domestic Relations Court's plans to place the Remember the Children program online as a webinar format. The article can be read at the...

Family Recovery Court Program in the news

The Akron Beacon Journal featured and article about the Family Recovery Court Program at the Summit County Domestic Relations Court. The article can be read at this link:...

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE CHANGES DUE TO COVID-19

For current policies and hearing procedures, please check the court's COVID-19 page at the link below: https://drcourt.org/wp/covid19/