The Bedford Municipal Court handles cases from 14 different diverse municipalities, including the City of Warrensville Heights.
According to the Ohio State Bar Association, depending on the size of the municipality, a municipal court may have the following divisions that hear a variety of cases:
A civil division, which generally hears civil cases with less than $15,000 at issue
A housing and/or environmental division, which generally hears civil and criminal actions to enforce local building, housing, health and safety codes in places intended for human habitation, and in some municipalities, evictions and landlord/tenant issues
A traffic/criminal division, which generally hears traffic offenses and misdemeanor criminal cases