Legal Resources

Columbus Ohio LawLegal Resources

The Columbus City Code, enacted by City Council.

The Franklin County Municipal Court allows a search of court records, including traffic violations and other misdemeanors as well as small civil cases.

The Franklin County Court of Common Pleas Court’s records, including civil cases and appeals, are available at the Franklin County Clerk of Court’s website.

Ohio Law

The Ohio Supreme Court has many useful resources, including the full text of all appellate court decisions in Ohio.

The Ohio Revised Code are the statutes enacted by the Ohio Legislature.

At the Ohio Legislature’s website, you can research the status of current legislation as well as the archive of bills going back to 1997.

Federal Law

The U.S. Supreme Court’s website keeps track of recent decisions and cases coming up on the docket.

The U.S. Code are the statutes enacted by Congress.

The U.S. House of Representatives website allows you to find your representative.

Likewise, find your Senator at the U.S. Senate website.