MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMON
PLEAS COURT, GENERAL DIVISION
AMENDMENTS TO LOCAL RULE
2.03, COURT COSTS AND SPECIAL FEES
STATUS – EFFECTIVE MARCH 1, 2017)
The General Division of the Montgomery County Common Pleas
Court adopted amendments to Local Rule 2.03 effective MARCH 1, 2017.
Pursuant to Mont. Co. C.P.R. 1.03 of the Local Rules of
Practice and Procedure for the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas and Rule
5 of the Rules of Superintendence for the Courts of Ohio, the adopted
amendments are being published for a sixty-day comment period beginning Wednesday,
March 1, 2017, through Monday, May 1, 2017.
Comments regarding the adopted amendments to Local Rule 2.03
can be submitted via email to email@example.com or in writing to:
Dare, Court Administrator
County Common Pleas Court
41 N. Perry
P.O. Box 972
Dayton, OH 45422
Comments must be received by 4:30
p.m. on Monday, May 1, 2017.
1. No civil action or proceeding shall
be accepted for filing unless there is deposited as security for costs the
amount set forth in Appendix G.
2. A convenience fee of 2.0% (“Conv.
Fee”) shall be added to all eFiled cases and shall be paid at the time of
filing, along with the deposit. This Conv. Fee applies to cases filed by pro
se parties who are not registered users of the Court’s eFile system and
file in accordance with Mont. Co. C.P.R. 1.15(J).
3. If the party initiating the civil
action is unable to give security or a cash deposit as provided under this
Rule, then said party shall file an affidavit of indigence along with the
complaint or other filing requiring a filing fee as set forth in Appendix G.
shall be accepted by the Clerk and the collection of costs shall be postponed
until the case is terminated.
The Court may
review the affidavit of indigence and make a determination whether the filer
is, in fact, indigent. The Court may refer the affidavit of indigence to the
Magistrate to make the determination.