Court of Appeals of Ohio, Sixth District, Sandusky
Brittany A. Hetrick Appellee
Patrick R. Lockwood Appellant
Court No. 17 CV 125
Jennings, for appellee.
A. Andrews, for appellant.
DECISION AND JUDGMENT
1} Appellant, Patrick R. Lockwood, appeals a civil
protection order issued by the Sandusky County Court of
Common Pleas. We sua sponte dismiss his appeal for
lack of jurisdiction because appellant failed to file
objections to the trial court's adoption of the
magistrate's decision as required by Civ.R. 65.1(G).
2} On February 9, 2017, appellee, Brittany A.
Hetrick, filed a petition for a civil protection order (CPO)
against appellant. An ex-parte hearing was conducted before
the magistrate, and following the hearing an ex-parte CPO was
issued and filed. A full hearing was then scheduled.
3} Both parties were present at the February 23,
2017 full hearing. Following the hearing, the magistrate
granted the CPO for five years beginning March 7, 2017. The
trial court adopted the magistrate's decision that same
4} Appellant timely appealed, setting forth these
TRIAL COURT COMMITTED ERROR WHEN IT FOUND THAT THE
APPELLANT/RESPONDENT PATRICK LOCKWOOD HAD KNOWINGLY ENGAGED
IN A PATTERN OF CONDUCT THAT CAUSED PETITIONER] TO BELIEVE
THAT THE RESPONDENT WILL CAUSE HER PHYSICAL HARM OR CAUSE OR
HAS CAUSED MENTAL DISTRESS.
TRIAL COURT COMMITTED ERROR WHEN IT FOUND THAT THE TESTIMONY
OF APPELLEE PRESENTED AT FULL HEARING WAS NOT CONSISTENT WITH
THE TESTIMONY SHE PROVIDED AT THE EX PARTE HEARING HELD ON
FEBRUARY 9, 2017 AND THE TESTIMONY SHE PROVIDED AT THE FULL
CIVIL PROTECTION ORDER HEARING ON FEBRUARY 23, 2017.
THE TRIAL COURT COMMITTED ERROR WHEN IT FOUND THAT
APPELLEE'S FEAR OF APPELLANT REASONABLE GIVEN THE FACTS
AND CIRCUMSTANCES HEREIN.