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911

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1. Which communities have a 9-1-1 dispatch center?
2. How do I get a job as a dispatcher?
3. How long are 9-1-1 records stored?

AREIS DVD

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1. How much is the AREIS DVD Viewer?
2. How often is the AREIS DVD Viewer released?

AREIS Online

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1. How do I search for a property or address?
2. Why can't I bring up a Front Structure Photo or Sketch?
3. How can I save the map?
4. How do I report a problem with a Structure Sketch or Photo?
5. Why is the AREIS Online window so small (or so big) on my screen?
6. Why doesn't the Previous Map button always work?
7. Why does the map I printed not fit on the paper?
8. Why can't I read some of the text when I print a map?
9. Why do the fonts in AREIS Online not fit on my screen or look different?
10. Why does it take so long for the map to change?
11. Why doesn't the information change when I choose a different entry in the Results window?
12. Why don't the Results change when I click on the map?
13. Why can't I select multiple parcels, create buffer searches, zoom in by drawing a box, or pan by dragging?
14. Can AREIS Online work on Macintosh OS?
15. Do I need to use *Wildcards* when I search?

Auditor

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1. If my value is decreased does that mean I will see a reduction on my taxes?
2. I combined my parcels last year. Why did I get two tax bills?
3. Did a particular parcel sell at the Sheriff's Sale?
4. What if I turn 65 after the Homestead deadline?
5. How many acres are required to qualify for the Current Agricultural Use Valuation program?

BDD

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1. Board Information
2. Finding Funds
3. Personal budget invoice
4. Reporting abuse or neglect
5. How can I request a speaker from the Board of DD?
6. Bill of Rights for Persons with DD

Board of County Commissioners

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1. Who are the Commissioners?
2. How do I apply to serve on a Board / Commission?
3. How do I make a public records request?

Board of Elections

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1. Does everyone who wants to vote in Ohio have to be registered to vote here?
2. Am I registered to vote?
3. What are the qualifications to register and vote in Ohio?
4. How do I register to vote?
5. Where do I vote?
6. How can I vote by absentee ballot?
7. What is the application process for obtaining an absentee ballot?
8. What type of ID do I need to bring to the polls?
9. How do I change my political party?
10. Where is your office located?
11. What are your hours? Do you close for lunch?
12. How do I cancel my voter registration?
13. Who are my representatives and how can I reach them?

Building Regulations

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1. When do I need a building permit?
2. What do I need to obtain a residential building permit?
3. How many sets of drawings are required for commercial plan review?

Canine Care & Control

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1. Do you take cats?
2. What should I do if my dog is missing?
3. When does my dog have to have a dog license?

Child Support Enforcement Agency - Paternity

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1. Why should a father support his child?
2. Why establish paternity?
3. How is paternity established?
4. What happens after paternity has been established?
5. How long after a child is born can paternity be established?
6. What if the father is unemployed or in school?

Clerk of Courts - Appellate Division

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1. Where is the Court of Appeals Section of Clerk of Courts located?
2. What do I need to file an appeal on my case?
3. Does you office have forms for filing an appeal?
4. What is a Praecipe and Docketing Statement?
5. Do I need an attorney to file an appeal?
6. How many days do I have to file an appeal on my case?
7. Where do I file my appeal?
8. How many copies of the appeal must I provide your office?
9. When filing a brief with the court, how many copies do I need to provide your office?
10. May I see a brief from a previously filed case so that I can format mine correctly?
11. May I fax file a brief with your office?
12. May I file a motion on my case by fax?
13. If I fax the motion, do I need to send the original to you via U.S. Mail?
14. What is our fax number for the Appellate section?

Clerk of Courts - Automobile & Watercraft Division

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1. Where are you located?
2. What forms of payment do you accept?
3. You have moved to Ohio from another state. You own your vehicle free and clear of any liens and it is titled in your name only. What is needed to acquire and Ohio title?
4. You have moved to Ohio from another state. Your title is in more than one name and you are making payments to a lender. What is needed to acquire an Ohio title?
5. You have moved to Ohio from another state and have a leased vehicle. What is needed to acquire an Ohio title?
6. You have purchased a vehicle from an individual who lives in Ohio. What is needed to acquire an Ohio title?
7. You have purchased a used vehicle from an individual in another state. What is needed to acquire an Ohio title?
8. You have purchased a vehicle from an out of state dealer. What is needed to acquire an Ohio title?
9. You have purchased a used vehicle from a dealer in another state. What is needed to acquire a title?
10. How do I get a duplicate certificate of title?
11. Where can I obtain an out of state vehicle inspection?
12. How do I correct a title if the vehicle identification number is incorrect?
13. How do I transfer ownership of my vehicle to another person?
14. How do you transfer an assigned title into my name?
15. How do I record a lien on a motor vehicle?
16. I just got married. Do I need to have my name changed on my title?
17. My spouse died and the vehicle is in his/her name. How do I transfer the title into my name?
18. I am moving abroad and wish to take my vehicle with me. What will I need?
19. Where should I store my title?
20. I would like to put my title in two names. How do I do this?
21. I purchased a truck that weighs over 16,000 pounds. The seller did not indicate the mileage for the vehicle and I cannot locate him/her. What can be done?
22. What are the requirements for titling and registering trailers in Ohio?
23. I have an off-road motorcycle titled in Ohio. It is now up to code and ready for road use. What is needed to obtain a title allowing the motorcycle to be driven on our public roadways?
24. I'm an electronic dealer. What do I do with the evidence I scanned to process an electronic title application?
25. What is required if I am outside of Ohio and I am an ETA entity?
26. How do I title a jet ski purchased from an individual who has no title?
27. Does Ohio require a title for watercraft less than 14 feet in length?
28. I just purchased a mobile home. How do I obtain a title?
29. What is required to title a self-assembled or salvage vehicle in the State of Ohio?
30. What is the number to contact to have my license re-instated?
31. Where can I apply for a U.S. Passport?
32. What is the cost of a U.S. Passport?
33. How many years is a U.S. Passport valid?
34. Are all children required to have a valid passport to travel abroad?
35. Do minor children have to present when making application for their passport?
36. Are U.S. Passports required for travel outside the U.S.?
37. I currently have a valid U.S. Passport but it will expire soon. Am I required to renew my passport at a county title office or other acceptance agent?
38. Does our office release personal information about individuals who make application for titles or other services we provide?

Clerk of Courts - Civil Division

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1. Where is the Civil Division of the Clerk of Courts located?
2. I am in need of an attorney but cannot afford one. Who can I contact?
3. How long does a Foreclosure case take?
4. Money has been taken out of my payroll check for a garnishment. How can I stop this from occurring?
5. We received money on a garnishment but the money has not been paid out. How do we get the court to issue the funds?
6. Who do I contact for a Mechanic's Lien?
7. How do I obtain a copy of a particular order regarding my case?
8. Where do I obtain a Marriage License?
9. How do I contact the Prosecutor's office?
10. Am I in the correct court?
11. Which courtroom is my case assigned to?
12. When am I scheduled to appear in court for my case?
13. Is information available on line regarding my case?
14. What is the timeline for a Mortgage Foreclosure Case?
15. What is the cost of a Mortgage Foreclosure filing?
16. I filed a case or motion today. When can I expect the case to appear on the court's docket?
17. What is the cost to file a Civil Case?
18. Are there additional costs attached to a case filing?
19. What is the cost of filing a garnishment?
20. How do I find out if there are liens on the property I wish to purchase at a Sheriff's sale?
21. How may I obtain copies of a case?
22. Whom should I contact to check service on a complaint that has been filed?
23. Where can one obtain information regarding a Federal Lien that has been filed?
24. What types of liens does the Lucas County Clerk of Courts office accept for filing?
25. What is the difference between a state lien and a private lien?
26. I have questions regarding my credit history. How can I obtain information regarding that history?
27. I owe court costs. Can I be placed on a payment plan?
28. How may I find out the amount of court costs I owe?
29. How much is owed on my garnishment?
30. Do you accept credit cards as payment?
31. When can I expect a check for a mortgage foreclosure?
32. Why must I pay a Title fee on a Tax Foreclosure Case?
33. Where can I obtain a copy of the Local Rules governing our courts?
34. Do you accept fax filings?
35. What is the charge for copies?

Clerk of Courts - Criminal Division

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1. Where is the Criminal Division located?
2. Am I in the correct courthouse?
3. Which courtroom is my case in?
4. Is case information available on line?
5. A family member was recently arrested and is awaiting arraignment and I need to speak to them. How do I contact them?
6. Do I have any warrants?
7. How can I have my record expunged?
8. What happened in court today with regards to my case?
9. What is my court date?
10. Can I pay my court costs and/or court ordered restitution over the phone?
11. Can you provide me with the total costs of my case?
12. If a person is on record as indigent (impoverished), is that person required to pay court costs?
13. Who decides the amount of my court ordered restitution?
14. Who determines my payments and how often I must pay?
15. What types of bonds are there?
16. I have a court appointed attorney. Does this mean that I do not have to pay for an my attorney?
17. What are the procedures for posting property as a form of bond?
18. Information contained in my background check is inaccurate. What can I do to have this corrected?
19. I am in need of an attorney but cannot afford one. Who can I contact?
20. May I speak to a lawyer?
21. What is the number for the Public Defender's office?
22. How can I get in contact with the Lucas County Prosecutor's office?
23. I need a copy of an order regarding my case. How and where may I obtain that copy?
24. Where do I obtain a Marriage License?
25. How can I obtain copies of a case?
26. Where can I obtain a copy of the Local Rules governing our courts?
27. Do you accept fax filings?
28. How much do you charge for copies?
29. What is a Certificate of Qualification for Employment and how do I apply for one?

Clerk of Courts - Domestic Relations Division

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1. Where is the Domestic Relations Division of the Lucas County Clerk of Courts located?
2. Am I in the correct court?
3. Which courtroom is scheduled to hear my case?
4. Is there a Divorce or Post Divorce filed?
5. Has my divorce been granted?
6. What is the cost to file for a Divorce, Legal Separation, or Dissolution?
7. Does it cost more if there are minor children involved?
8. What about a motion for consent parenting for a dissolution of marriage?
9. Are there other fees associated with Divorce, Dissolution, Legal Separations and Annulments?
10. Am I required to have an attorney file all necessary paperwork for a divorce, dissolution, legal separation or annulment?
11. Can your office advise me on what I need to do with regards to my case?

Common Pleas Court

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1. Am I in the right Court?
2. How can I find out more about my case?
3. How do I change my Court date?
4. Jury Service Frequently Asked Questions

Coroners Office

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1. What is the role of the Coroner's Office?
2. What is a Forensic Autopsy?
3. When is an Autopsy performed?
4. How do families benefit from autopsies?
5. Is there a charge for an autopsy?
6. Does the Coroner need permission from the next-of-kin for an autopsy?
7. How long does it take for a death ruling to be made?
8. How can a Funeral Director be selected?
9. Are there religious conflicts?
10. Where may property of the deceased be located?
11. When will the autopsy report be completed?
12. How can the Coroner's records be obtained?
13. How do communities benefit from autopsies?
14. Will an autopsy affect funeral arrangements?

Court of Appeals

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1. What are your hours of operation?
2. How many judges are there on the court, and who are they?
3. Where are you located?

Domestic Relations Court

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1. Am I in the correct court?
2. What if we were not married, have a child(ren) together and I want to establish child support?
3. What time is my hearing?

Emergency Medical Service

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1. How many life squads do you operate?
2. Where are the life squads located?
3. What level of training are the EMS personnel?
4. How can I contact the Lucas County EMS administrative office?
5. How many hours of continuing education are paramedics required to take each year?

Engineer

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1. How and where can I get a highway map?
2. Can the Lucas County Engineer's Surveyor come to my residence to survey my property?
3. Where can I find your design standards?

Facilities

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1. How do I get a job working for Lucas County Maintenance?
2. Where is the Facility Services Building located?
3. How do I report building related problems to Facility Management?

Family Council

Family Council - Wraparound

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1. How did we get here?
2. What will happen with Creative Options (Cluster) once Wraparound is expanded beyond the Behavioral Health and Juvenile Justice Grant population?
3. What if a child/youth is multisystem involved needs placement?
4. What if I am working with a child/youth and their family and wanted to make a referral to Creative Options (Cluster)?
5. I am a small provider/vendor of services and have provided services/supports to children/youth and their families. Will we be no longer needed to provide services/supports?

Homestead Exemption Program

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1. When is the deadline to apply?
2. What is the age requirement to qualify for Homestead?
3. What are the qualifications to apply for Homestead?

Human Resources

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1. Are there special requirements or qualifications that I need to meet to apply for County jobs?
2. What background checks do you complete?
3. What if I require an accommodation during the interview and/or skills assessment phases?

Juvenile Court

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1. Can I get an extension on my Traffic Fines?
2. What is Mediation and why was my case referred to that Program?
3. What kinds of Cases are heard at the Juvenile Court?
4. How do I file a continuance on my case?

Lucas County Children Services

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1. How do I recognize child abuse or neglect?
2. Who is mandated by law to report suspected child abuse or neglect?
3. Who do I contact?
4. How do I submit a records request?
5. How do I submit a comment, question or concern?
6. What services do you provide?
7. Who does LCCS serve?
8. If my children are removed, how do I get them back?
9. How do I get custody of a child?
10. What is a Family Case Conference?
11. What will happen at the Family Case Conference?
12. What is an Administrative Review/ 90 Day Case Review?
13. Is it important to attend the meetings scheduled on my case?
14. I am caring for a family member or friend’s child. What support is available to me?
15. What is your policy on minority affairs and inclusion?
16. How do I set up child support for my child?
17. I have a great program that would benefit LCCS clients. How do I get a contract with LCCS?
18. How do I request recent or historical records from LCCS or the Miami Children's Home?
19. How large is LCCS and how is it funded?

MHRSB

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1. Looking for Services?
2. Can you help me find alcohol or substance use services?
3. Can you help me find mental health disorder services?
4. What services do you provide?

OMB - Hotel/Motel

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1. What is County lodging tax?
2. Who has to file County lodging taxes?
3. Are churches, non-profit organizations and schools exempt from paying Hotel/Motel lodging tax?
4. Where can I get Hotel/Motel Transient Occupancy Tax forms?

Poll Workers

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1. How Do I Become a Precinct Judge?

Recorder

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1. What are the hours of the County Recorder’s Office?
2. What are the recording fees?
3. What are the document formatting requirements in Ohio?
4. How can I get the legal description to my property?
5. Can I get genealogy information?
6. How do I find who owns certain property?
7. Can you prepare my document, or give me the forms to use?
8. Where can I find a notary?
9. What is the County Recorder responsible for?
10. Do you handle property auctions through Tax/Sheriff Sale?
11. Does your office have document imaging?
12. Can I get a copy of my birth certificate from the Recorder's office?
13. Do you have information on Marriage Licenses?
14. Can I get copies of my mortgage, deed, etc.? What is the cost?

Sanitary Engineer

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1. Where does the County’s water supply come from?
2. Why do we receive a water / sanitary sewer bill from the "City of Toledo Department of Public Utilities" or the "City of Oregon"?
3. What options are available for paying my water and wastewater bills?
4. Who do I call if I suspect that there is a water main break or sanitary sewer plugged?
5. I have a question and need to get answers, whom do I contact?
6. When is the Lucas County Sanitary Engineer's office open?

Sheriff

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1. What number do I call to get Booking information, or questions about inmate property?
2. How can I get a copy of my police report?
3. How can I contact a Detective with the Lucas County Sheriff’s Office?
4. How do I obtain a copy of my accident report?
5. Can I obtain a Record Check at the Sheriff’s Office?
6. Can I have my fingerprints taken at the Sheriff’s Office?
7. Where do I go to obtain a Concealed Carry License?

Sheriff - Civil Section

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1. From Attorneys – Can you tell me when the sale date is? Has the writ of possession been issued? Has the deed been issued? Has a paper been served, etc.?
2. From homeowners – is there anything I can do to save my property?
3. How long do I have to stay in my home before I am forced to leave?

Soil and Water Conservation

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1. How do I manage my backyard or farm pond?
2. Are there wetlands on my property or property that I am looking to purchase?
3. When is the seedling sale and what kinds of trees are for sale?
4. When is the fish sale?
5. Where do I call to report an agricultural pollution problem or a hazardous chemical spill?
6. Where can I get mosquito fish or have an area sprayed?
7. How do I get the water turned on or an account transferred or if there is a break in the line?

Solid Waste Management District

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1. How do I get rid of latex paint?
2. Why wasn't my trash/recycling pick up?
3. How do I dispose of my household hazardous waste?
4. How do I dispose of tires?

Treasurer

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1. How / where can I pay my taxes?
2. What methods of payment do you accept?
3. When are taxes due?

Veterans' Service Commission

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1. Is the Lucas County Veterans Service Commission part of the Veterans Administration?
2. What types of services are available?
3. How does a veteran or a veteran’s family access the services of the Veterans Service Commission?

Workforce Development Agency

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1. What educational services are available?
2. How do I get employment statistics?
3. Where can I find a listing of employment opportunities?