Philadelphia, PA asked in Criminal Law for Ohio

Q: How can a defendant be served with notice of hearing in Ohio?

I was arrested for failure to appear in Ohio. The docket states that the clerkbscheduled the hearing on June 14 for June 19. I didn't receive any paperwork and the docketvdoesnt say if any was sent. Usually the docket says if notice was mailed because they track postage.

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Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: The docket doesn’t always reflect everything that happens and is not an official record. The court has a journal that is the official record. Defendants can be served with notice of hearings in person, or by regular or certified mail to their last known address.

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