Welcome to the Lake County Clerk’s Office
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.
Current Office Hours
|Legal Division||Monday – Friday 8AM to 4:30PM|
|Title Division||Title Services: Monday – Friday 8AM to 4:30PM, Saturday 8AM to 12PM|
Passport Services: Monday – Friday 8AM to 4PM by appointment only
|Legal Division: |
Main Office: 25 N PARK PLACE, PAINESVILLE
|Title Division: |
Title Central: 8804 MENTOR AVE., MENTOR
Title West: 30188 EUCLID AVE., WICKLIFFE
Title services can be procured via mail and our secure drop boxes at both locations. Please review our TITLE BY MAIL CHECKLIST for more information.
Title Central – Mentor Title West – Wickliffe
8804 Mentor Ave. 30188 Euclid Ave.
Mentor, OH 44060 Wickliffe, OH 44092
DOMESTIC RELATIONS COURT:
Other than Domestic Violence protection orders – no documents are to be brought to the Courthouse. Utilize regular mail or email.
Domestic Relations [email protected]
GENERAL DIVISION COURT:
Foreclosure and criminal cases are to be e-filed. All others may be submitted in person or sent through regular mail. We will not be accepting filings via fax for any case type.
EMAIL FILING INFORMATION: Please note that email filings will no longer be accepted effective Monday, May 24, 2021, with the exception of Domestic Relations Court .
Public Record Portal [email protected]
|Lake County Clerk of Courts “Keeper of the Records”|
|The office is an agent of County, State and Federal government. |
COUNTY – The Legal division of the office supports the General and Domestic Relations Courts. In her capacity as Clerk for the 11th District Court of Appeals, she supports any individual appealing cases from the above mentioned courts, Juvenile, Probate or any of our three Municipal Courts. The Clerk performs all statutory duties related to the filing, preservation and dissemination of public records. She collects, holds in trust and disburses monies in a secure, timely and cost effective manner.
STATE – Both Title offices, Mentor and Wickliffe, issue titles for motor vehicles, watercraft and manufactured homes .
FEDERAL – Title offices have been designated to serve as Passport Acceptance Agencies.