Availability of Probate Court Magistrates will be extremely limited from September 4, 2019 through September 6, 2019.
No Magistrates will be available on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 11am to 2pm. Thank you.

Contact Information

Court Address and Hours

Probate Court of Cuyahoga County
1 Lakeside Avenue West
Cleveland, Ohio 44113

Hours of Operation:
Monday thru Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Pursuant to Local Rule 53.1, all pleadings requiring a new case number or the payment of court costs shall be filed by 4:15 p.m. This includes anyone applying for a Marriage license. Marriage applications are only accepted up until 4:15 p.m.

Probate Court Main Telephone Operators
(216) 443-8785, (216) 443-8895

E-mail us at
Please Note: Probate Court will not accept any emails with attachments.

Department Phone
Accounts & Inventories (216) 443-8770
Adoption (216) 443-8989
Clerk's Office (formerly Applications & Cashier) (216) 443-8785
(216) 443-8895
E-File (216) 443-8948
Magistrates and Support Staff (216) 443-8970
Guardianship (216) 443-8995
Letters of Authority & Certified Copies (216) 443-8792
Marriage (216) 443-8920
Psychiatric (216) 443-8123

Interpretation Services

Please call (216) 443-8768 to inquire about Interpretation Services for hearings. Forty-eight (48) hours notice is needed. Telephonic interpretation is available for all non-hearing proceedings; twenty-four (24) hours notice is preferred. For additional information please visit the Ohio Supreme Court.

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