All adult felonies committed in Franklin County are assigned in the Common Pleas Court after an indictment or information is filed. Before indictment, an adult felony may be in the Municipal Court briefly for a bond hearing. Criminal cases are heard on the 3rd to 7th floor of the courthouse.
A case in the Franklin County Common Pleas Court begins with a first court date, called an arraignment. Depending on the charge, a Defendant will either receive a summons to court or be arrested and transported to court by the county. At this first court date, the Defendant enters a "guilty" or "not guilty" plea.
Cases are overseen by Judges Stephen McIntosh, Charles Schneider, Laurel Beatty Blunt, Christopher Brown, Jeffrey Brown, Kim Brown, David Cain, Kimberly Cocroft, Jenifer French, Richard Frye, Michael Holbrook, Julie Lynch, Colleen O'Donnell, Guy Reece, Mark Serrott, William Woods, and David Young.
Cases in the Franklin County Common Pleas Court from possession of drugs to felonious assault and beyond, are charges that Attorney Brandon Shroy has successfully defended for the last 12 years.
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If you are facing charges in the Franklin County Common Pleas Court and have questions regarding the process or potential outcome, do not hesitate to contact experienced Franklin County Common Pleas Court attorney Brandon Shroy for a free consultation.