Welcome to the official website for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio. We have offices in Cincinnati, Columbus, and Dayton.

U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio Court Operations

All intake desks of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio are closed to the general public. Notice to Public Access Terminal Users: If you need assistance with accessing court documents and are not able, or cannot afford, to use PACER.gov, please call 937-225-2758 for assistance.

Filing Without an Attorney

For information regarding the U.S. Bankruptcy Court's operations during the state of emergency in the State of Ohio declared by Governor Michael DeWine in Executive Order 2020-01D, see the following links:

For information regarding the United States Trustee’s operations, see the following links:

Mission Statement

Our mission is to uphold the integrity of the judicial process by accurately maintaining the records of the Court and providing exceptional service to those seeking justice through the bankruptcy system.

We are committed to treating all individuals, whether experiencing financial difficulties or protecting their interest, with fairness, respect, and professionalism.

Court Locations

221 E. Fourth Street
Atrium Two Suite 800
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
(513) 684-2572

170 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 469-6638

120 West Third Street
Dayton, Ohio 45402
(937) 225-2516