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

Mason CLC Art Project

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Senior Summit 2019 Review

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Promises In The Park

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Probate Documents Replaced

Probate documents replaced free of charge for victims of area floods Judge Elinore Marsh Stormer is offering free replacement of legal documents that may have been lost during flooding in Summit County.   This includes areas in Barberton, Clinton and others that were particularly hard hit and may have had their basements or storage flooded. Probate documents that are available for free replacement include marriage certificates, adoption papers, letters of authority and name change judgements, among other documents.  If you have any questions, please call the Probate Court at 330-643-2350.  Court hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.  Proof of residency...

State Of The Court 2019

Summit County Probate Court offers “THE HELP YOU NEED” during some of the most joyful and most difficult times of your life. If you are adopting, getting married, your loved one is in need of a guardianship, or has passed Probate Court helps the residents of Summit County as reflected in the 2019 State of the Court.  Judge Stormer, our Magistrates and staff spend many hours volunteering in our communities to educate the residence of Summit County about how Probate Court can help you with your needs.   Judge Stormer’s New Day Court is the first court in Ohio that helps those with mental illness by providing support and help to those in need. This court is a national model for mental illness courts across the nation. Probate Court broadened its commitment to seniors and their needs through our 2018 Senior Summit. Multiple agencies collaborated with our Court to share best practices for seniors through local and national speakers and by providing numerous services at our expo to the seniors of Summit County. The Senior Summit will take place annually with a conference for professionals and biennially with a conference and expo for the residence of Summit County. It is with pleasure that we serve our community and make available the 2019 State of the...

Ohio State Bar Association Member Spotlight

Recently Judge Elinore Marsh Stormer appeared in the “Ohio State Bar Association” (OSBA) Member Spotlight. In addition to the newsletter a video is available for you to watch. To view the complete interview – click...