Lucas County Probate Court
Judge Jack R. Puffenberger

Account

$57.00

Affidavit

$  5.00

Appraiser

$  5.00

Bond (additional)

$  5.00

Certified Mail Return

$  4.50

Certificate of Judgment

$  5.00

Certificate of Termination

$25.00

Certificate of Transfer of Real Estate

$10.00

Claim $10.00

Consent

$  2.00

Declination

$  1.00

Disclaimer

$  5.00

Disinterment

$45.00

Dismiss $  5.00

Distribute in Kind

$  5.00

Election of Surviving Spouse to Take Under or Against Will

$  5.00

Entry Dispensing with Appointment of a Guardian & Ordering Deposit–16A

$10.00

Verification of Receipt and Deposit – 16B

$  2.00

Entry of Appearance

$  5.00

Exception

$10.00

Expend Funds or Release Funds

$10.00

Motion to Extend

$  5.00

Family Allowance

$  5.00

Fees, Application

$  5.00

Guardian's Inventory $25.00

Guardian’s Report

$  5.00

Insolvency ($5.00 plus Affidavit $5.00)

$10.00

Inventory without Appraisal

$3700

Inventory with Appraisal

$40.00

Motion to Amend Inventory by Interlineation

$10.00

Motions #1

$10.00

Motions #2

$15.00

Notices

$  5.00

Notifications

$10.00

Notice Failure

$  5.00

Notice Return

$  5.00

Newly Discovered Assets

$10.00

Ohio Estate Tax Return (No Charge for an Amended or Form 22)

$30.00

Objection

$10.00

Opposition

$10.00

Power of Attorney

$10.00

Praecipe

$  5.00

Rejection

$10.00

Remove (Motion)

$15.00

Report of Distribution (Commissioner’s Report)

$  5.00

Sale of Personal Property

$10.00

Statement in Lieu

$30.00

Subpoena or Summons

$  5.00

Substitution of Counsel

$  5.00

Motion to Terminate

$15.00

Transfer of Motor Vehicle

$10.00

Unclaimed Funds (Deposited with the Court)

$12.00

Release Unclaimed Funds

$12.00

Vacate (Motion)

$15.00

Waivers

$  1.00

Will Suspend – 2-B

$10.00

Will Placed on Deposit for Safe Keeping

$  5.00

 

 

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 ADDITIONAL CHARGES MAY APPLY
COSTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE


Case Type Deposit Cost
ADOPTION    

Agency Adoption

$170.00

 

Additional Child $170.00  

Adult Adoption

$143.50

 

International Adoption

$140.00

 

Petition for Foreign Birth Record $  73.50  

Independent/Out of State/Placement

$  86.00

 

Petition for Release of Information $  50.00  

Independent/Private Adoption: *

$247.00

 

Additional Child $247.00  

*

Homestudy costs are $1,200.00 to be paid directly to Investigator

 

 

*

(+$75.00 per each additional child) to be paid directly to investigator

 

 

*

Additional $150.00 monthly supervision    
Independent-Birth Parent Filing first $  86.00  
Relative Adoption: * $247.00  
Additional Child

$247.00

 

*

Homestudy costs are $500.00 to be paid directly to Investigator

 

 

*

(+$75.00 per each additional child) to be paid directly to investigator

 

 

*

Additional $150.00 monthly supervision    
Relative-Birth Parent Filing first $  86.00  

Stepparent Adoption *

$452.00

 

Additional Child $227.00  

*

Homestudy costs are included in court costs ($300.00 first child / $75.00 additional child

 

 

Home study Update $375.00  
Birth Parent Assessment $350.00  
   

 

     
     
ADVERSARY    

Civil Complaints (Including Land Sales)

$160.00

 

 

 

 

CONSERVATORSHIP    

Conservatorship

$135.00

 

 

 

 

CORRECTION OF BIRTH    

Correction of Birth

 

$30.00

 

 

 

DISINTERMENT    

Disinterment

 

$45.00

 

 

 

ESTATE    

Application to Probate Will

 

$40.00

Full Administration

$250.00

 

Re-Open Full Administration (Same Fiduciary) *

 

 

*

Closing with a Supplemental Final Account

 

$43.00

* Closing with a Supplemental Final Account W/Motion   $53.00

*

Closing with a Statement in Lieu of an Account

 

$40.00

*

Closing with an Account

 

$71.00

Re-Open Full Administration (New Fiduciary)

$125.00

 

Re- open Estate to Report newly Discovered Assets (Form 7.RN)

 

$10.00

Application to Relieve Estate From Administration *

 

$90.00

*

With Separate Waiver (ES5.2) – Additional cost each of   $  1.00

*

With a Will – Additional cost of

 

$40.00

*

With a Transfer of Real Estate – Additional cost of

 

$10.00

*

With a Transfer of a Motor Vehicle – Additional cost of

 

$10.00

*

Closing with a Commissioner’s Report – Additional cost of   $  5.00

*

With a Surviving Spouse

 

$  6.15

Application for Summary Release from Administration (Copy Included)

 

$95.00

     
GUARDIANSHIP    

Guardianship of Adult (Incompetent)

$283.00

 

     

Guardianship of Minor - Person or Person and Estate (Homestudy - $200.00 Required - Included in Cost)

$350.00

 

Guardianship of Minor - Estate Only $163.00  
     
MARRIAGE    

Application for Marriage License (Includes 1 Certified Copy)

 

$  50.00

Certified Copies Each

 

$    2.00

     
MINOR'S SETTLEMENT    

Minor’s Settlement (Approximately)

 

$181.00

Certified Copies Each

 

$    1.05

     
NAME CHANGE    

Adult Name Change

$  64.00

 

Certified Copies Each

 

$    1.05

Minor Name Change

$  64.00

 

Consent

 

$    2.00

Certified Copies (Each)

 

$    1.05

Certified Mail (Each)     $    3.00  
     
REGISTRATION OF BIRTH    

Registration of Birth

 

$  32.00

     
TRUSTS    

Testamentary Trust

$161.00

 

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ADDITIONAL CHARGES MAY APPLY

COSTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

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