Welcome to the Home Page for the Probate Court of Cuyahoga County

All County web sites will be down the first weekend of December 2015. The outage will begin at 6 pm on Friday, December 4th and continue through the night of Sunday, December 6th. Network maintenance is planned during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience. Access to the Probate Court Website will also be unavailable.

What is the Probate Court?

The Probate Court is established in each county of Ohio to supervise the administration of the estate of a decedent who was a legal resident in the county at the time of his or her death. Each transaction involved in the administration of an estate is subject to the examination and approval of the Probate Court.

Other matters within the Probate Court's jurisdiction are: issuance of marriage licenses, adoptions, guardianship proceedings, the involuntary commitment of the mentally ill, and land appropriation cases.
For information on the Cuyahoga County Court House, click here.

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