The Dayton bankruptcy court is part of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio. The Southern District of Ohio also has bankruptcy court locations in Cincinnati and Columbus. The Dayton location has the smallest number of bankruptcy filings within the Southern District. In 2021, just 2,207 of the 9,356 bankruptcy cases filed in the district were filed in the Dayton bankruptcy court. That’s less than 25% of total filings.
Where is the Dayton Bankruptcy Court Located?
The court is located at:
120 W 3rd St #100
Dayton, OH 45402
That’s on West 3rd Street between Wilkinson Street and Ludlow Street.
The easiest way to get to the bankruptcy court is to drive. There are several paid parking lots nearby. Two of the closest are:
- City of Dayton Municipal Parking at 123 W. 3rd Street (about .1 miles from the bankruptcy court)
- 5th Third Center at 16 S. Ludlow Street (about .2 miles from the bankruptcy court)
Accessibility of the Dayton Bankruptcy Court
Handicapped parking is available on Wilkinson Street in the PMI parking lot, and the Wilkinson Street entrance to the court is wheelchair-accessible.
There are also a number of public transportation options available. You can find public transportation routes easily by visiting the Dayton RTA website and entering your starting point and the address of the Dayton bankruptcy court into the trip planner.
Will I Have to Go to the Dayton Bankruptcy Court?
You may or may not have to go to the Dayton bankruptcy court in person. If you work with a Dayton bankruptcy attorney, your attorney will handle filing of your petition and schedules for you. Even if you file on your own, you may be able to file online. You may have to go to the bankruptcy court building for your 341 meeting, or if there are issues in your case that require a hearing before the bankruptcy judge.