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

Local Rules

[Effective January 1, 2014, with Amendments through May 9, 2017]

PREFACE

Summit County Local Rules supplementing the Supreme Court Rules of Superintendence are numbered with a suffix. For example, a local rule which supplements Supreme Court Rule 53 is designated as Local Rule 53.1.

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TABLE OF RULES
RULE 8.1 COURT APPOINTMENTS
RULE 9.1 COURT SECURITY PLAN
RULE 11.1 RECORDINGS OF PROCEDURES
RULE 16.1 MEDIATION
RULE 26.1 RECORDS RETENTION
RULE 26.2 DISPOSITION OF EXHIBITS
RULE 26.3 REPRODUCTION OF HOSPITAL RECORDS
RULE 45.1 OMISSION OF PERSONAL IDENTIFIERS PRIOR TO FILING
RULE 51.1 STANDARD PROBATE FORMS AVAILABILITY
RULE 52.1 COMPUTER GENERATED FORMS
RULE 53.1 HOURS OF THE COURT
RULE 55.1 WITHDRAWAL OF FILES
RULE 56.1 LEAVES TO PLEAD
RULE 57.1 FILINGS AND JUDGMENT ENTRIES
RULE 57.2 FORWARDING COPIES
RULE 57.3 RELEASE FROM ADMINISTRATION
RULE 57.4 REAL ESTATE TRANSFER ONLY
RULE 58.1 DEPOSIT FOR COURT COSTS
RULE 58.2 CREDIT CARDS
RULE 60.1 APPLICATION FOR LETTERS OF AUTHORITY TO ADMINISTER ESTATE AND NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT
RULE 61.1 APPRAISER FEES/COMPENSATION
RULE 61.2 INVENTORY
RULE 61.3 INVENTORY/SCHEDULE OF ASSETS
RULE 64.1 ACCOUNTS
RULE 65.1 LAND SALES
RULE 66.1 GUARDIANSHIPS
RULE 71.1 COUNSEL FEES
RULE 71.1(b) GUARDIANSHIP ADMINISTRATION
RULE 71.2 ATTORNEY SERVING AS FIDUCIARY
RULE 73.1 GUARDIAN’S COMPENSATION
RULE 74.1 TRUSTEE’S COMPENSATION (NON-LAWYERS)
RULE 78.1 CASE MANAGEMENT PROCEDURE
RULE 93.1 CHANGE OF NAME
RULE 94.1 ADOPTIONS
RULE 97.1 APPROPRIATION OF PROPERTY
APPENDICES
APPENDIX A
DEPOSITS FOR COURT COSTS
Estates/Releases
Guardianships/Trusts
Civil Actions
Subpoenas
Miscellaneous
APPENDIX B ADOPTION FEES
APPENDIX C APPLICATION-COMPUTATION OF GUARDIAN FEES
APPENDIX D APPLICATION-COMPUTATION OF FIDUCIARY FEES
APPENDIX E APPLICATION FOR ATTORNEY FEES
APPENDIX F NOTICE OF ATTORNEY FEES
APPENDIX G APPLICATION FOR ATTORNEY FEES IN LAND SALE PROCEEDINGS
APPENDIX H FILING INFORMATION – REAL ESTATE ONLY