June 29, 2007
Notice from Franklin County Municipal Court, Small Claims Division
Franklin County Municipal Court
Small Claims Division
On July 15, 2007 all small claims cases that have certified mail returned from the U.S. Postal Service that is refused or unclaimed and a request for ordinary mail service has been filed will be assigned new court dates.
This changes the former practice of keeping the same court date when notice of failed or unclaimed service was received more than seven (7) days before the trial date. The Tenth District Court of Appeals decision in Bodmann v. Locations, Ltd., 2005-Ohio-1511 requires this change.
The Clerk of Court’s Waiver of Notification and Instructions to Clerk form will not change.
Please direct questions to Eileen Pruett, Manager, Small Claims Division at 614-645-7381 or email@example.com.