Press Releases

1.6.22 Effective January 7, 2022, Masks Are Required for All Court Visitors and Employees
Beginning January 7th, the Toledo Municipal Court will require face coverings to enter the court’s building. Click here to read more (PDF).

5.11.20 - Updated Contact Info for Victims and Witnesses with Questions
Victims and witnesses with questions should contact the City or County Prosecutor's Office. Click here to read more (PDF).

4.24.20 - Toledo Municipal Court to Re-Open
The Toledo Municipal Court issues a new Order to re-open the court.  Click here to read more (PDF).

4.23.20 - National Crime Victims' Rights Week
April 19-25 is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.  Providing services to victims during the COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging, given limited Court operations and remote staffing at local agencies. 
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3.23.20 - Toledo Municipal Court Operations Update
The Toledo Municipal Court supports Ohio Department of Health Director’s Stay at Home Order issued March 22, 2020 with significant restrictions on operations.
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 3.19.20 - Toledo Municipal Court Restricts Operations
Effective March 20, 2020 the Court will limit hearings to only those cases where the defendant is in jail. All other cases will be scheduled after March 31, 2020.
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6.20.14 - Judge C. Allen McConnell Rebuts Mayor's Claims
On June 17, 2014, Toledo's Mayor issued a press release blaming the Toledo Municipal Housing Court for the blight conditions in the city. This accusation is totally false and unfounded. 
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5.29.14 - The Toledo Lucas County Domestic Violence Task Force Chooses Denise Boyer as Chairperson
The Toledo Lucas County Domestic Violence Task Force "DVTF" has named Denise Boyer to lead its continuing efforts to help victims/survivors and hold batterer's accountable. 
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3.31.14 - Lucas County Domestic Violence Task Force to Investigate Establishment of Family Justice Center
The Lucas County Domestic Violence Task Force and its criminal justice partners continue to advance how domestic violence is addressed in Lucas County in order to keep victims safe and hold batterers accountable. 
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3.17.14 - Toledo Municipal Court Announces a FED Housing and Environmental Court Pilot Mediation Program
The Toledo Municipal Court announced today that the Housing and Environmental Court will implement a FED Eviction Mediation Pilot Program on March 24, 2014. Housing and Environmental Court Judge C. Allen McConnell said the pilot program is modeled after a successful FED Mediation Program used by the Cleveland Housing Court. 
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3.7.14 - Domestic Violence Victim Waiting Room Opens
On Monday, March 10th, the Domestic Violence Waiting Room will be open and available to victims of domestic violence. The Toledo Municipal Court and the City of Toledo Prosecutor's Office worked together to establish the room. 
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10.7.13 - Housing Bill 86 Educational Forum
The Lucas County Community Corrections Planning Board, with the support of the Toledo Municipal Court, is sponsoring an educational forum on the impact of House Bill 86 on sentencing and community corrections in Toledo / Northwest Ohio. The forum will take place on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at the University of Toledo College of Law. 
For more information, click here for a copy of the event flyer (PDF)
Click here for a copy of the agenda (PDF)

1.28.13 - Deputy Court Administrator Appointment
I am pleased to announce, on behalf of the judges of the Toledo Municipal Court, that Michael Zenk has been appointed Deputy Court Administrator, effective January 8, 2013. The court conducted a statewide search and reviewed the numerous applications submitted... 
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