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WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE
THE NEW TITLE OFFICE AT
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Clerk of Courts Legal Office Information
25 North Park Place
Painesville, OH 44077-3416
Domestic Relations forms now available
from the Ohio Supreme Court website
Common Pleas Record Search
Clerk of Courts Title Office
The Clerk of Courts Title Offices are open to serve your auto, trailer,
motorcycle, mobile home, and boat titling needs as well as to facilitate
There are NOW THREE Title Office locations:
TITLE EAST - Located at the
corner of Lane Road and Route 20 in Perry, next to the IGA. Combining the Title Bureau, License Bureau and Highway Patrol
Testing Station into one facility.
TITLE WEST - Located at 30188
Euclid Avenue in Wickliffe, in the Gabriel Brothers’ Plaza. This allows the citizens of Lake County to transfer titles and obtain license plates conveniently.
All Title Offices are open from 8:00am - 4:30pm Monday through Friday.
Wickliffe and Mentor have extended hours until 6 pm on Tuesdays and most
Saturdays from 8:00am - 12:00 noon
NOW OPEN - a new Title Office location:
TITLE MENTOR - Located at 8804 Mentor Avenue, right next to Heinen's.
This office will be open from 8:00am - 4:30pm Monday through Friday
and also has extended hours until 6 pm on Tuesdays
and most Saturdays from 8:00am - 12:00 noon.
Traveling anytime soon?
PASSPORT ACCEPTANCE CENTERS
Title Bureaus in Perry and
Wickliffe are designated by the Secretary of State as Passport
The Wickliffe office is open
Monday through Friday from 8:00a to 4:30p with extended hours on Tuesday
evenings. We are open most Saturdays.
The Perry office is open Monday
through Friday from 8:00a to 4:30p.
All deputy clerks are certified and able to assist you with the process.
Maureen G. Kelly
Clerk of Courts
The Ohio Dept. of Veteran's Affairs is administering the Ohio
Veterans' Bonus Program.
Visit their website at www.veteransbonus.ohio.gov or call (614) 644-6838 . Your local contact for
questions or assistance is the Lake County Veteran's Bureau office -
Please allow the deputies of the Legal or Title Divisions of my
office to notarize your application at no cost!
Lake County Clerk of Courts
"Keeper of the Records"
The Clerk of Courts office, as the "core of the court",
plays a vital role in serving the interests of justice. This includes filing,
docketing, indexing and preserving all court pleadings for civil, felony
criminal and domestic relations cases. The Clerk of Courts must also
follow procedure required by law and issue writs to carry out Court orders
including summons, subpoenas, warrants to arrest and to convey to penal
In addition to processing all Court paperwork, the Clerk of Courts
must preserve the records for use by future generations. A computer system has
been in use since 1990 to record the index and docket of court cases allowing
faster access to the information.
The Clerk's office is located in the lower level of the
Courthouse Annex. The location
has space for public research.
Lake County Clerk of Courts Title Division
The Title Bureau issues a certificate to document legal ownership
of motor vehicles including automobiles, watercraft and
An Automated Title Processing System (ATPS) links all 88 counties into a common
database allowing for "cross county" processing of titles.
Our Title deputy clerks serve as passport acceptance
the Department of State.
The Title Division in Lake County has two locations. The main office located in a
ONE STOP SHOP in Perry
We also operate an office in Wickliffe adjacent to
the License Bureau.