Phone Numbers Address Court Hours
Probate Court: 419.354.9230
County Offices: 419.354.9000
Fax: 419.354.9357
Second Floor
One Courthouse Square
Bowling Green, OH 43402
Monday - Friday:
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
(Except Legal Holidays)
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.
What's New
Wood County Probate Court will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019 to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Below is a certified list of funds remaining unclaimed and on deposit with the Wood County Probate Court Clerk. Said list is being posted pursuant to ORC 2335.34 and will remain posted until February 9, 2019.

To claim a refund from this list, please inquire at the front desk and for Office Manager Jennifer Robeson.

Name Amount Held
Edmund G. Peper $10.00
Farahdiva Straley $4.00
Key Bank $11.10

Date Posted: 1/9/19

The Application for Appointment of a Commissioner to Report on the Contents of a Safe Deposit Box has been amended and numbered as Form 26.0/26.0E. A 26R Report of the Contents of a Safe Deposit Box has also been developed. These can be found on the forms page under the estates heading. The cost to file these actions has increased from $11.00 to $21.00. Separate fees/forms may apply if a Last Will and Testament is found in the box and the attorney wishes to file it with the court for safekeeping. Contact us with questions.

Form 27.13 Application for Approval of Guardian to Provide Direct Services has been created for guardians who need approval from Probate Court. It is under the incompetent subheading of the guardianship forms.

Below is a link to the current guardian education courses available through the Ohio Supreme Court:
New guardians are required to complete the fundamentals course within six months of their appointment. A three hour continuing education course if required annually thereafter. Wood County may host a training during the year. When this occurs, guardians will be notified by mail.

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.
Legal Disclaimer
The information provided in this web site is a time sensitive copy of certain records and may not reflect the most recent updates to the actual records. The Wood County Probate Court shall not be liable for losses or damages resulting from errors, omissions, or discrepancies in these records. The official records are located in the Wood County Probate Court, second floor of the Wood County Court House, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402.
The Wood County Probate Court personnel are prohibited by law to provide legal advice or assist in filling out forms.