SUMMIT COUNTY COURT OF COMMON PLEAS - PROBATE DIVISION
JUDGE ELINORE MARSH STORMER

Judge Stormer appeared on “Good Day in Hudson”

Recently Judge Stormer appeared on “Good Day in Hudson” with host Frank Youngwerth. Their discussion focused on New Day Court, a court begun in 2016 by Judge Stormer. New Day Court is the first of its kind in the state of Ohio and gives its participants living with long-term mental illness the tools to take an active role in their recovery and avoid repeat hospitalizations. Watch the complete interview recorded in the Hudson High School...

State Of The Court 2018

Upon my election in 2013, I assembled a Transition Team to set goals and direction to improve the service and efficiency of Summit County Probate Court.  At that time, I promised to deliver improved court services.  The growth and innovation that the Court has delivered in last five years has meant more than just a rise in the number of people served.  We have improved the quality the Court as well as modernized it to better serve the people of Summit County now and into the future.  This year’s State of the Court looks at many of the numbers and some of the faces behind the steps taken to improve services, and better meet the needs of our community inside and outside the walls of the courthouse. It is my pleasure to share the Probate Court’s 2018 State of the Court……..Promises Made, Promises Kept Judge Elinore Marsh Stormer Summit County Probate...

Depositing Client Funds

4705.09 Depositing Client Funds: (A)(1)(a) No funds received by a client, in the client’s name as fiduciary of a trust or estate, shall be deposited into an IOLTA established under division (A)(1)(b) of this section unless the deposit has been approved by the probate court under section 2109.41 of the Revised Code. eff. 3/23/2018

Probate New Day Court

Probate New Day Court

Feb 7, 2018

For those living with long-term mental illness and their families, the supports and services can be difficult to navigate. Summit County Probate Court’s New Day Court, the first of its kind in the state of Ohio, gives participants the tools to take an active role in their recovery and avoid repeat hospitalizations. This is accomplished by offering compassionate case management with all providers involved in the participant’s treatment. A new video has been released on the Probate Court’s website to help inform individuals and families about how New Day Court impacts treatment.  For more information and a video click New Day Court. “Many times people with mental illness are reluctant to obtain treatment,” said Probate Court Judge Elinore Marsh Stormer. “New Day Court is designed to provide support for people while they adjust to the medication and encourage them to talk frankly with their doctors and their family members about what they are experiencing. It allows people to remain in the community while they get treatment and begin their recovery process.” New Day Court is designed to help smooth the transition for those hospitalized under civil commitment to maintaining the best possible outcome for each participant. Judge Elinore Marsh Stormer along with community partners; the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board (ADM), Community Support Services, The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Summit County (NAMI), created New Day Court in January of...

Judge Stormer Honored

Judge Stormer Honored

Nov 22, 2017

The Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation held their annual Community Impact Awards ceremony where Judge Elinore Marsh Stormer was honored with the Compass Award.  This award is designated to an individual whose long-term contributions have made an impact in mental health.  Judge Stormer was recognized for her efforts providing specialized treatment for offenders and the mentally ill.  While in Municipal Court, she created the first Mental Health Court and Drug Court in Ohio.  In Common Pleas Court, she began a Reentry Court for those transitioning from prison to becoming productive members of society. Most recently, Judge Stormer established New Day Court, the first of its kind in Ohio.  New Day Court provides a path of recovery for the severely mentally ill. View a tribute video of the evening, click...