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Lake County, Ohio - Law Library


    The Lake County Law Library provides legal research, reference and library services to the county and to the municipal corporations, townships, and courts within the county pursuant to section 307.51 of the Ohio Revised Code.


    The Library is located in the lower level of the Lake County Courthouse in Painesville, Ohio. Patrons have access to a wide range of print and online resources. Our collection covers a variety of areas including federal, state, tax, family, probate, real estate, and labor law.


    The Library is available Monday through Friday 8:00 am until 4:30 pm.

    Ohio Supreme Court News

    Students Head to Court, Tackle Timely Issue in Mock Trial Competition

    Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:18:10 -0500

    More than 3,000 high school students will enter courtrooms across the state on Friday to take part in the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education’s (OCLRE) 34th Annual Ohio Mock Trial Competition.

    December/January Cases Certified to Disciplinary Board

    Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:46:45 -0500

    The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today announced the certification of 17 cases in December and January for formal disciplinary proceedings.

    Unjust Costs: Court Fines, Fees, and Bail

    Mon, 09 Jan 2017 15:05:27 -0500

    The lives of many poor, non-violent offenders have been upended and their futures jeopardized by unaffordable court fines, fees, and bail.

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    Lake County Law Library - 47 North Park Place - Painesville, OH 44077
    Phone: (440) 350-2638 - Fax: (440) 350-2780 -