General Division Structures
The general division of the Shelby County Common Pleas Court consists of civil and criminal divisions. The following will give you a brief explanation of the type of cases which are handled in each division:
- Professional Torts
- Product Liability
- Other Torts, i.e. auto injuries, etc.
- Workers Compensation
- Administrative Appeal
- Complex Litigation
- All other civil actions
Cases in which a defendant is charged with a violation of a state law or local ordinance other than traffic law or ordinance.
To learn more about how these cases are managed by the Court, please refer to Local Court Rules.