Due to a high volume of filings, patrons may experience a delay in processing E-Filed documents. It is recommended that any time-sensitive documents be filed in-person.

Some filings required by Estate fiduciaries may be permitted an extension of time by written request. For more information regarding in-person filings, contact the Clerks Office at 216-443-8786. For information regarding extensions, contact the Accounts Department Supervisor at 216-443-8767.

Probate Court Filing Fees

Probate Court Filing Fees

The Court accepts cash, money order, cashier’s check, MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express credit or debit cards. There is a convenience fee to use a credit or debit card. When payment is made by check, separate checks are required for each case number.

The fees are determined as follows:

Transaction Amount Convenience Fee
$1.00-$50.00 $2.00
$51.00-$100 $2.95
$101-$200 $4.95
$201-$300 $6.95
$301-$400 $8.95
$401-$500 $10.95
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