Marraige License Information

I’m Getting Married

Congratulations! As you prepare for your wedding, one of your stops is to visit Probate Court to get your marriage license.

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Adoption Information

I Want To Adopt

Every child deserves to grow up in a loving family, and adoption is one way in which a person can provide a loving home for a child.

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My Loved One Has Passed

It’s not easy to lose a loved one. In addition to dealing with heartbreak, you may be asked to settle the “estate.” Where do you begin?

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Public Records

I Want To Become a Guardian

If age or infirmity takes away an individual’s ability to make good choices, the Probate Court will appoint a guardian.

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Additional Resources

Guardian News

NOTE: The Guardian’s Handbook and the Guardian’s Annual Report form have been updated. Both are available on our website. In accordance with the changes in the Supreme Court Superintendence Rules for Guardianship, there are two new forms. The Guardian’s Annual Report form has been updated. It is available on the website. Please disregard any old forms...

Your Family Matters

Free community program helps citizens plan for the future, kicks off September 9th at Main Library Summit County Probate Court Judge Elinore Marsh Stormer, Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE and Clerk of Courts Daniel M. Horrigan are pleased to announce a new community program titled Your Family Matters: Options to Protect Your Heirs and Assets. The...

Adoption News

As of March 20, 2015, Senate Bill 23 modified the law governing records of adoptions that were finalized between January 1, 1964, and September 18, 1996. This law will now allow those whose adoptions were finalized between January 1, 1964 to September 18, 1996 to gain access to their adoption file and original birth record from the Ohio Department of...