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Municipal Courts

Lake County is home to three municipal courts located in Mentor, Painesville, and Willoughby. These Courts have jurisdiction over cases involving traffic, non-traffic misdemeanors, evictions, and small civil claims. Small claims are defined as a case where the amount in controversy does not exceed $15,000
 Mentor Municipal
Court 8500 Civic Center Boulevard,
Mentor OH 44060

Painesville Municipal Court
7 Richmond Street,
Painesville, OH 44077

Willoughby Municipal Court
4000 Erie Street,
Willoughby, OH 44094