District Court

The Franklin County District Court is a Court of Limited Jurisdiction established by State statute. The Court hears criminal, civil, infractions, and miscellaneous cases.

Criminal misdemeanor cases carry a maximum penalty of up to 90 days in jail and a $1,000 fine. Criminal gross misdemeanor cases carry a maximum penalty of up to 1 year in jail and a $5,000 fine.

Per GR 7, attached please find the proposed Franklin County District Court local rules as follows:

These proposed rules are provided pursuant to GR7 and comments are solicited per the rule.

Jerry Roach
Franklin County District Court Judge