CUYAHOGA PROBATE COURT

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 Trust Forms

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All forms have been updated to allow for e-file signature guidelines. All packets have been separated into individual forms, with a note indicating what should be filed together.


Trust Guides

General Purpose Motion - Instructions


Trust Forms

Form 13.5 - Notice of Hearing on Account

Form 15.7 - Application for Authority to Expend Funds
Filing must include:

Form 25.0 - Application for Appointment of Testamentary Trustee
Filing must include:
Filing may include:

Form 25.0A - Application for Appointment of Trustee
Filing may include:

Form 25.2 - Trustee's Bond

Form 25.4 - Trustee's Inventory

Form 25.5 - Testatmentary Trustee's Account (includes Form 25.6 - Receipts and Disbursements and Form 25.7 - Assets Remaining in Trustee's Hands)

Computation of Trustee Fees

General Purpose Motion

Report of Newly Discovered Assets
Filing may include:

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