News and Updates

Closing

The Probate Court will close at noon on Thursday, September 20, 2018 for the county government half-day holiday for the county fair/Little Brown Jug.  Filings due on September 20, 2018 will be deemed timely if filed on September 21, 2018.

The 2017 Annual Report is now available.

Appointment of a Successor Custodian under OH UTMA

The Court has created a specific link and web-page to assist with the procedure for obtaining the Court’s designation of a successor Custodian for assets being held by a resigning, deceased, or incompetent Custodian under the Ohio Uniform Transfer to Minors Act.  Local forms are provided on the web-page in PDF fillable format.

Guardianship Adult Jurisdiction Affidavit
All Applications for Appointment of Guardian for Incompetent must be accompanied by a completed Adult Jurisdiction Affidavit (DCPC Form 66.12).  The form is available on this website at the “Guardianship-Adult” tab in the Pre-Hearing forms list.

Inventories with Real Estate Legal Descriptions Missing will be Rejected
Inventories containing real estate that do not also include the legal description for the property will be rejected as non-conforming filings.  Filers of inventories (estates, trusts and guardianships) with real estate are reminded that Loc.R. 78.1(B) requires that an inventory that includes real estate also contain the legal descriptionaddress, and tax parcel identification number (PIN) for the real estate. Please take note and remind your office staff.