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Common Pleas

Welcome to the Guernsey County Common Pleas Court site. The Common Pleas Court is located on the third (3rd) floor of the Guernsey County Courthouse, a historical landmark in the heart of downtown Cambridge, Ohio.

The Courts of Common Pleas are the original courts of general jurisdiction of the Ohio Judicial System. In every county there is a common pleas court, served by one or more judges. In Guernsey County, the court is served by Judge David A. Ellwood.

The Common Pleas Court has jurisdiction over matters relating to nearly ever aspect of an individual's life. This website has been developed to assist you with questions that you may have related to the following:

Criminal Division
Civil Division
Drug Court
Jury Service
Domestic Relations Division

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Criminal Division
Civil Division
Drug Court
Jury Service
Domestic Relations Division

Guernsey County
Common Pleas Court
Guernsey County Courthouse
801 Wheeling Ave.
Cambridge, Ohio 43725
(740) 432-9352

Judge David A. Ellwood