The Appellate Division of the Lucas County Prosecutors Office provides legal representation on behalf of the State of Ohio for criminal appeals and post conviction petitions originating from the Lucas County Common Pleas Court General and Juvenile divisions.
The Appellate Division handles appeals in the Sixth Appellate District, Ohio Supreme Court, and United States Supreme Court, as well as motions for post conviction relief filed in the Lucas County Court of Common Pleas.
The Appellate Division also supports the Trial Division's pretrial motion practice and assists with research and analysis of issues related to the prosecution of criminal charges. The Division also monitors legislative changes and developments in common law impacting criminal prosecutions.
|Ohio Sixth District Court of Appeals||Hears appeals from common pleas, municipal and county courts within the Sixth District. Each case is heard and decided by a 3 judge panel|
|Ohio Rules of Appellate Procedure||The Rules in Ohio which govern procedure in appeals to the court of appeals from the trial courts of record in Ohio|
|Ohio Supreme Court||Hears appeals from the Ohio Court of Appeals, constitutional questions, conflicting Ohio appellate court decisions, cases imposing death penalty, and review of administrative agency actions.|
|Ohio Supreme Court Writing Manual||Guide to Citations, Style and Judicial Opinion Writing used by the Ohio Supreme Court. Beneficial for judges and lawyers in writing opinions and drafting briefs and pleadings.|
|United States Supreme Court||Hears cases and controversies arising under the Constitution or laws of the United States.|
|Visit our CASE INFORMATION Site||Links to sites that will provide court case information.|
|Visit our HOME PAGE||Home page for the Lucas County Prosecutors Office.|
|Visit our MEET JULIA R. BATES Site||Biography of Julia R. Bates, Lucas County Prosecutor|
|Visit our DIVISIONS Site||Links to the various divisions of the Lucas County Prosecutors Office.|
|Visit our REPORTING CRIMES Site||Links to Emergency and Non Emergency Agencies.|
|Visit our RESOURCES Site||Links to Local General Support Services; Mental Health/Substance Abuse Services; Clinics/Hospitals; Financial/Education/Employment Services; Food/Housing; Legal Services; Other|
|Visit our SPEAKERS BUREAU Site||Information pertaining to Courthouse Tours and Scheduling of Event Speakers.|