March 13, 2020

Arraignment hearings, jury trials at Clermont County Municipal Court in next 30 days moved to future

BATAVIA, OH (March 13, 2020) – Due to the recent outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Ohio, effective Monday all arraignment hearings and jury trials scheduled at Clermont County Municipal Court during the next 30 days will be continued to the future, according to Administrative Judge Jesse B. Kramig, Judge Kevin T. Miles and Judge Jason E. Nagel.

Those involved will be notified by regular mail of their new court hearing. They also may look up their next hearing date at Clermontclerk.org.

All other hearings will be held as scheduled.

“There are multiple confirmed cases of COVID-19, in response to which the Governor of the State of Ohio, Michael DeWine, has declared a state of emergency (Executive Order 2020-OID) which, among other restrictions, limits large indoor gatherings,” the judges stated.

“The Governor’s Declaration follows the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) “Interim Guidance,” recommending that all employers consider how best to decrease the spread of COVID-19, including the review of guidance from state and local health officials.  Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), February 2020, https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus2019-ncov/specific-groups/guidance-business-response.html (last updated February 26, 2020).”

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