What We Do
This court handles all filings and hearings for the admission of wills, the administration of estates, applications for and administration of guardianships and conservatorships, adult protective services actions, administration of mental illness cases, adoptions, name changes, minor settlement cases, and wrongful death cases. Additionally, this court issues marriage licenses.
***ATTENTION MARRIAGE LICENSE APPLICANTS***
Effective 1/1/2023, appointments will not be necessary to obtain a marriage license. However, to expedite receipt of the license, the couple may make an appointment and complete the online marriage application at least 24 hours prior to the appointment. Both parties must still appear.
For licenses issued through 12/31/22:
1. Please call for an appointment: 419-354-9230
2. You are encouraged to complete the online marriage application at least 24 hours prior to your appointment. This can be found on the Marriage License tab on the homepage. A tracking number will be generated upon completion, which you can provide to the clerk.
If you are interested in a rewarding volunteer career, Wood County Probate Court is seeking individuals to serve as guardians of incompetent adults in our community. Training is provided. An application can be found here. For more information, contact Jennifer Robeson at 419-354-9230.