If you have an upcoming hearing and you would like to request to appear via telephone or video conferencing, please complete DR 8.1(B) and DR 8.1(C) and submit to the court for review.
The most efficient method to submit this request is via electronic filing. See link to establish an e-filing account, if you do not already have an account.
If you cannot establish an E-filing account, you may mail or drop off the required documents to the Hamilton County Domestic Relations Court, Attn: Docket Office, Room 3-46, 800 Broadway, Cincinnati, OH 45202.
Click here for the link to register for an e-filing account with the Clerk of Courts


Click HERE for the Decree Process - Checklists. 


Court of Domestic Relations  

CDR Judges

Judge Betsy Sundermann ~ Administrative Judge Amy L. Searcy ~ Judge Anne B. Flottman 
   Welcome to The Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas, Division of Domestic Relations. We hope you find this site helpful. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact us at 946-9000.
   The Domestic Relations Division of the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas handles cases involving divorce, dissolution, the care and support of children, and the protection of victims of domestic violence. The Hamilton County Domestic Relations Court works to bring about results that are fair, just, and respectful to the law. The Court and its officers are committed to helping families in transition to resolve their disagreements about finances, property, and, especially, to help families resolve their disputes regarding children. The Court is committed to serving the best interests of children by creating solutions, resolving disputes and helping families transition smoothly into a new family situation.