The magistrates of the court are empowered to hear and decide the following types of matters:
Any party desiring a record of proceedings in a civil case before a magistrate may arrange for the attendance of a private court reporter at said party’s cost pursuant to Local Rule 12.01.
Any party objecting to the decision of the magistrate shall file such objections in accordance with Rule 53 of the Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure and pay the necessary costs.
Magistrates shall make monthly reports as to case termination to the deputy chief magistrate on forms approved by the administrative judge. The deputy chief magistrate shall maintain the monthly reports for the administrative judge’s review, upon his or her request.
Pursuant to Rule 53 of the Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure, notice or copies of the magistrate’s decision shall be sent to the parties or their attorneys by the Clerk of Court and such service shall be entered on the docket unless otherwise ordered by the court.