Franklin County Municipal Court Self Help Resource Center

Located in Franklin County, Ohio

The FCMC Self Help Resource Center is a free walk-in service to help you represent yourself in court without a lawyer.  We cannot offer legal advice, but can point you to helpful resources.

Legal information includes court forms, tools to help you complete court forms, and answers to general questions about court procedures. The Center is open on a walk-in basis - no appointment necessary.


Please be aware that we have moved our office. We are still in the Franklin County Municipal Court complex, but our new office is located at:
375 S. High Street, 6th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Note: The Center may be closed during the listed hours due to staff responsibilities. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Next Brief Advice Clinic: Tuesday, January 29th 12:00-1:30pm

Income qualified Visitors can get legal advice from a Volunteer Attorney.

More About the Self Help Resource Center

The Self Help Resource Center is a special project of the Franklin County Municipal Court set up to provide information to self represented parties.  The Center is for people who want to start a civil case in Franklin County Municipal Court, and for people who already have a civil case pending in the Franklin County Municipal Court.

The Self Help Resource Center and this website will help you better understand the civil court process by providing accurate information and explaining your options.

The materials provided on this website are products of the Self Help Resource Center or outside entities, and are provided as a public service. They have been reviewed by attorneys, but any questions about how to use the materials for your case are best answered by an attorney.  None of the information on this website is legal advice.