June 22, 2020

Domestic Court Already Has Self-Help Center

The article below was originally published by the Cincinnati Enquirer on August 18, 2016 and was written by Judge Jon Sieve.  It can be found at this link:


May 16, 2019

Making Family Court calm, not scary

By Judge Amy Searcy
Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas, Domestic Relations Division

For several years I have observed parents walk into my courtroom and look at their surroundings with apprehension...

September 27, 2014

Column: Children pay price of non-support

A young brother and sister, who I’ll call Noah and Olivia, don’t have school supplies or clothes that fit as they are getting ready for school this year.

In fact, getting a healthy meal is a struggle.

The reason why is...

September 27, 2014

Don't Divorce Your Children

We witness reports of violence regularly in Hamilton County affecting teenagers and families.

Young people often make poor decisions, but when their decisions have such devastating consequences it makes us all stop and think...

September 27, 2014

Judge launches Web site as November election nears

Judge Amy Searcy has launched a campaign Web site that highlights her strengths in a bid to retain her job as Hamilton County domestic relations judge.

“I am the only candidate for judge who has judicial experience and the unique...

June 10, 2014

Searcy named judge

The Cincinnati Herald

Board of Elections Director Amy Searcy has resigned her position to become the newest member of Hamilton County’s Common Pleas Court. Governor Kasich appointed Searcy judge on May 29 to the Domestic...