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.
Wood County Probate Court will closed on Monday, February 15, 2021 to observe Presidents' Day.
***ATTENTION MARRIAGE LICENSE APPLICANTS***
THERE ARE NO WALK-INS. APPLICATIONS FOR MARRIAGE LICENSES ARE FINALIZED AND REVIEWED BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. WE ARE EXPERIENCING A LARGE VOLUME OF MARRIAGE LICENSES, SO PLEASE PLAN AHEAD.
TO BEGIN THE APPLICATION PROCESS, COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING STEPS:
1. COMPLETE THE ONLINE MARRIAGE APPLICATION UNDER THE "MARRIAGE LICENSE" TAB. ONCE COMPLETED, A TRACKING NUMBER WILL BE GENERATED.
2.E-MAIL YOUR TRACKING NUMBER, IDS, YOUR MOST RECENT FINAL DECREE OF DIVORCE (IF APPLICABLE), DATE OF MARRIAGE, AND NAME OF OFFICIANT TO PROBATECOURT@CO.WOOD.OH.US. IF E-MAILING IS NOT POSSIBLE, YOU MAY DROP OFF COPIES OF THE SAME INFORMATION IN THE DROP BOX INSIDE OUR OFFICE.
3. ONCE OUR OFFICE RECEIVES YOUR E-MAIL AND/OR DOCUMENTATION, WE WILL CONTACT YOU BY PHONE OR E-MAIL TO SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT.
Wood County Probate Court has issued an administrative order regarding certified mail notice during the pandemic. The order can be viewed here.
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.