Geauga County Court of Common Pleas
Obviously, different judges have different rules, procedures, and preferences. The purpose of these trial guidelines is to assist counsel in preparing for trial and in presenting his or her case. Although some of the items are direct to jury trials, the guidelines where appropriate, are intended to be applicable to bench trials or hearings. If you believe that a guideline is not practical or needs to be modified for the particular matter of if you have a question regarding a guideline, please bring it to the Court’s attention prior to trial.