Lucas County Probate Court
Judge Jack R. Puffenberger

700 Adams Street, Suite 200, 
Lucas County Court House, Toledo, Ohio 43604
(419) 213-4775      (419) 213-4764 (fax)

Hours of Operation:

Main Office (2nd Floor): 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday thru Friday
Marriage License (1st Floor): 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday thru Friday
**To obtain a Marriage License you must arrive by 4:00 pm**

New Website Coming Soon! Our new website will be live soon, along with an updated Case Access System!  We hope you will enjoy the new look and features.

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for Public Access to the
Lucas County
Probate Court
Case Management System

 

Probate Court Forms
 

Ohio Estate Tax Forms
 
2014 Daily Court Dockets
 
2014 Holiday Schedule
Local Rules
 
Administering an Estate 
Without a Will

 
Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Orders
 
Financial Powers of Attorney
 
Guardianships
 
Revocable ("Living")  Trusts
 
Marriage Laws in the State of Ohio
 
Probate Process
 
Wills
 
Living Wills and Health Care Powers of Attorney
 
Ohio's Courts
 
Adoptions
 
Genealogy Resources
 
History of the Probate Court
 
Directions to the  Courthouse
 
Marriage License Application
 
Marriage License  Application for Inmates within the
State of Ohio~Procedure of  Commission

 
Marriage License Information
 
Vehicle Transfers
 
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The Lucas County Probate Court continually strives to fulfill its duties courteously, efficiently and effectively.  Please feel free to contact this office if you have any comments, questions, complaints or compliments with regards to the operation of the Court.

I sincerely hope that your experience with my Court will be positive and beneficial.  

Judge Jack R. Puffenberger
Lucas County Court of Common Pleas,
Probate Division

Judge Jack R. Puffenberger
About Judge Puffenberger

NOTICES
Please click here for prior notice postings

March 20, 2014: New Ohio Law Regarding Adoption Files-Click Here for More Info

March 1, 2014: Recent Amendment to Several Probate Forms:
The following Probate Forms have been amended by the Ohio Supreme Court (discard prior versions): Adoption 19.2 & 19.3, Certificate of Transfer 12.0 & 12.1, Disinterment 25.0-25.6

September 2009: State of Ohio Living Will Declaration Form (including State of Ohio Health Care Power of Attorney Form)

Account Packet for Estates~Web Modified

Approved Appraisers List

Birth & Death Records~Obtaining Copies

Certified Copies~Ordering Information

Comments/Suggestions~
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Contacting the Court

Court Costs

Disclaimer

Estate Tax Division~Ohio

Filing an Account?
Please check here first

Guardian's Report Form

Guardian's Report and Statement of Expert Evaluation Form

Home Page~Lucas County

Judges~A look back at the Previous Probate Court Judges

Legal Practice  in the 
Probate Court

Marriage License~Obtaining a copy of an existing one

Probate Courts in Ohio~Links

Public Access Rules

Simplicar Index

Informative Reference Sites