45 N. Linwood Avenue, Norwalk, Ohio 44857
The Norwalk Municipal Court was established January 1, 1976. The Norwalk Municipal Court has jurisdiction in all of Huron County, Ohio except for Lyme and Sherman Townships and is a court of record.
Hours of Operation
The court is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. & Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It is closed on weekends and legal holidays.
The Honorable Eric R. Weisenburger
The Honorable Judge Eric R. Weisenburger was elected in November, 2013 after being appointed to the bench in May by the Governor of the State of Ohio, subsequent to winning the primary race. He was engaged in the private practice of law in Huron County for 23 years in the law firm of Thornton, Harwood and Weisenburger with offices in Norwalk and Willard. Judge Weisenburger also served as City of Willard Assistant Law Director for 23 years as well as Law Director/Assistant Law Director for several other local communities. Judge Weisenburger was married in Norwalk in 1990 and has two adult children.
Kimberly A. Light is the Court Administrator and also serves as Bailiff of the Court.
Clerk of Court
The Clerk of Court is Carla L. Osborne. Appointed by the Judge, the Clerk is responsible for the maintenance of all records of the Court.
The Probation consists of an Adult Probation Officer and an Intensive Supervision Probation Officer. The Probation Department’s mission is to ensure timely compliance with the terms and conditions imposed by the Judge on persons convicted of misdemeanor or traffic offenses, and, if possible, to rehabilitate the offender.
There are eight full-time deputy clerks and one part-time deputy clerk who take care of the traffic, criminal, civil and small claims divisions of this court.
The Court has a bailiff who serves subpoenas and enforces evictions and civil proceedings to collect debts such as levies and sales of personal property.