Hours & Locations

 

Our hours are: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Federal holidays are observed

For specifics pertaining to each court please see the information below.


Area I | Area II | Area III


Area I: Hours |Location

Phone:  513.523.4748                     FAX:  513.523.4737

Date and Time Court is held:
Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Federal holidays are observed

Criminal and Traffic Cases
Butler County Area I Court hears criminal and traffic cases on Thursday of each week. The Judge holds court from 10:00 A.M. to 12 noon. At 11:30 A.M, the Court hears Reviews of prior cases and cases with Orders to Appear. Prisoners are arraigned at approximately 1:30 P.M. Preliminary hearings, bench trials, and reviews of prior cases begin after the completion of the arraignments. Afternoon Court remains in session until all cases on the docket have been heard.

Domestic Violence cases are heard by a magistrate beginning at 8:00 A.M. on the first and second Thursdays of each month.

Weddings are scheduled on Thursdays. Paperwork must be at the court by 11:30 A.M. on Thursday. A  maximum of two weddings will be performed each week.

Civil Cases
Every Wednesday, a magistrate presides over Eviction Hearings, Small Claims, and Civil Cases beginning at 1:15 P.M. Court remains in session until all cases on the docket have been heard.

Video Initial Appearances are heard daily at Area II Court for all three Area Courts. Videos are heard in the Magistrates’ Courtroom on the first floor of the Historic Courthouse in downtown Hamilton. The schedule is as follows: Monday, 10 a.m.; * Tuesday, 11 a.m.; Wednesday, 9 a.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m. and Friday, 9:30 a.m.

*If a holiday falls on a Monday then the Tuesday Video Initial Appearances will begin at 10:00 a.m.

Pretrial Conferences - Criminal, Traffic 
On Tuesday, criminal and/or traffic pretrial conferences are held at 9:00 a.m. Please contact the Prosecutor's office at Justiceweb.countyprosecutor.org 

Civil

On Wednesday, civil pretrial conferences are scheduled from 1:00 P.M. to 1:15 P.M.

Location:
118 High Street
Oxford, Ohio 45056
Map & Directions
Phone: 513-523-4748

 


Area II: Hours || Location

Phone:  513.887.3459         FAX:  513.887.3568

Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Federal Holidays are observed

Date and Time Court is Held

Criminal and Traffic Cases
Butler County Area II Court is in session on Wednesday
of each week. Bench Trials, Motion to Suppress and Reviews are heard on Tuesdays. The Non-English speaking docket is heard on the first Tuesday of each month at 8:15 am with an interpreter present.

On Wednesday the schedule is as follows:

8:30 a.m.- All O.V.I.'s , DUS M-1 & M-4 only, Leave the Scene, Criminal Offenses, Humane Officer's Citations     

1:00 p.m.-Preliminary Hearings , Probation Violations and Prisoner hearings

These times are approximate and actual starting times will be determined by case volume.

All Minor Misdemeanor Traffic Offenses and Unclassified Traffic Offenses will be heard by a magistrate on Thursdays at 11:00 a.m.

Domestic Violence Cases will be heard by a magistrate on the third and fourth Thursdays of each month at 8:00 a.m.

Civil Cases & Civil Pretrials
Every Thursday and Friday, a magistrate presides over civil hearings. Thursdays Pretrial conferences begin at 1:00 P. M.  Fridays, Eviction matters are heard at 8:30 A. M. and Small Claims cases and other civil matters are heard at 9:00 A. M... Bench trials will be heard at 10:00 A.M. and court remains in session until all cases on the docket have been heard.

Video Initial Appearances are heard daily at Area II Court for all three Area Courts. Videos are heard in the Magistrates’ Courtroom on the first floor of the Historic Courthouse in downtown Hamilton. The schedule is as follows:  Monday, 10 a.m.; * Tuesday, 11 a.m.; Wednesday, 9 a.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m. and Friday, 9:30 a.m.
*If a holiday falls on a Monday then the Tuesday Video Initial Appearances will begin at 10:00 a.m.

Pretrial Conferences - Criminal & Traffic
Pretrial conferences are scheduled for Thursdays by contacting the Prosecutor's office at Justiceweb.countyprosecutor.org 

 

Location:
101 High Street
Hamilton, Ohio 45011
Map & Directions
Phone: 513-887-3459

 


Area III:Hours | Location

Phone:  513.867.5070      FAX: 513.777.0558

Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Federal Holidays are observed


Date and Time Court is Held:


Criminal and Traffic Cases
Butler County Area III Court is in session on Tuesdays. Bench trials are scheduled on Friday each month.  A Fine Review Docket is also scheduled on Fridays each month.

On Tuesdays, court is in morning session from 8:00 a.m. to completion and in afternoon session from 1:00 p.m. to completion.
The schedule is as follows:
8:00 a.m. Traffic, Operator’s License issues, Criminal and Domestic Violence dockets
1:00 p.m. Felony Prisoner Arraignments, Probation Violations and Non-English speaking cases. An interpreter is present for the afternoon docket.
1:00 p.m. Preliminary Hearings

These times are approximate and actual starting times will be determined by case volume.

On scheduled Fridays, court is in session from 8:00 a. m. to completion. Bench trials, Motions to Suppress, and Civil Objections are scheduled by the Judge from the bench.  

Civil Cases
Every Wednesday, a magistrate presides over eviction hearings beginning at 8:30 A.M. Small claims cases and other civil matters are heard at 9:00 a.m. Civil Bench Trials are heard at 9:30 a.m. Court remains in session until all cases on the docket have been heard.

Civil Pretrials are scheduled from 8:15 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. every Wednesday.

Video Initial Appearances are heard daily at Area II Court for all three Area Courts. Videos are heard in the Magistrates’ Courtroom on the first floor of the Historic Courthouse in downtown Hamilton. The schedule is as follows:  Monday, 10 a.m.; * Tuesday, 11 a.m.; Wednesday, 9 a.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m. and Friday, 9:30 a.m.

*If a holiday falls on a Monday then the Tuesday Video Initial Appearances will begin at 10:00 a.m.

Pretrial Conferences - Criminal, Traffic 
All Criminal and Traffic pretrial conferences are scheduled with the prosecutor at Justiceweb.countyprosecutor.org 

  • Tuesday
    Criminal and Traffic pretrials will be held at 8 a.m., in open court.
  • Friday
    Criminal and Traffic pretrials will also be held on the Friday Review Docket days at 9 a.m. in open court.  Check with the court for exact dates.

Location:
9577 Beckett Road
West Chester, Ohio 45069
Map & Directions Phone: 513-867-5070

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