Harrison County, Ohio

Courts   /   County Court

Harrison County Court

Mark Beetham, Judge

100 West Market Street

Cadiz, Ohio  43907

Hours:  Monday – Friday

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Closed on legal holidays including the day after Thanksgiving

Phone:  740-942-8865

Fax:  740-942-3541

Probation:  740-942-8782

Clerk : Pamela S. Brown

Deputy Clerks: Sharon L. Lee

Heidi A. Graham

Laura M. Dunaway

Probation Officer : Sarah A. Costine

The territorial jurisdiction of the Harrison County Court includes all of Harrison County.  The Court consists of traffic and criminal misdemeanor cases.  The civil division handles complaints up to $15,000, small claims up to $6,000 and eviction cases.



1. Help you understand how the Court works.
2. Answer questions you may have about Court procedures.
3. Help you find information about your case.
4. Answer questions about monies owed the Court.
5. Direct you to other agencies that can provide assistance.
6. Direct you to where you have to appear in Court.


1. Fill out forms for you.
2. Give you legal advice.
3. Tell you what to say or write.
4. Recommend lawyers or bonding agents.

A public computer terminal is located at the Court for credit checks or criminal background checks.

(Clerks do not do this service)

Payment of traffic tickets, fines and costs by cash, check, money order or credit card.