Due to the Total Solar Eclipse, at the recommendation of the Emergency Management Agency as well as other federal, state, and local agencies, the Morrow County Court of Common Pleas will be closed Monday, April 8, 2024.
Welcome to the Morrow County Common Pleas Court's web site. The Common Pleas Court is located in the Morrow County Courthouse, a historical landmark in the heart of downtown Mount Gilead, 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 Morrow County, this Court is served by Judge Tom C. Elkin and Judge Robert C. Hickson Jr.
The Common Pleas Court has jurisdiction over matters relating to nearly every aspect of an individual's life. The Common Pleas Court has Juvenile, Probate, Domestic Relations, and General Divisions. This web site has been developed to introduce you to the common pleas court and its divisions, over which Judge Elkin and Judge Hickson presides, and keep you informed with the latest court news and upcoming events.