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Probate Court

A Message from Judge Mark J. Bartolotta

As Probate Judge, I welcome you to the Lake County Probate Court Website.
This website provides the residents of Lake County with General Probate Court information,
online probate forms, and a search engine for probate cases. 

We are dedicated to serving our citizens fairly, respectfully, and compassionately.

My staff and I look forward to serving you!

Office Hours 

Monday – Friday 
8:00am – 4:30pm 

*Closed on all major holidays observed
by the County


Monday, May 27, 2024
In observance of the Memorial Day Holiday

Wednesday, June 19, 2024
In observance of the Juneteenth Holiday

Thursday, July 4, 2024
In observance of the Independence Day Holiday

Monday, September 2, 2024
In observance of the Labor Day Holiday

Marriage Department

Marriage License Are By Appointment Only


For information on how to obtain a certified copy of your marriage record, please click here.

Upcoming Event for Guardians (click here)
Creating Your Self Care Plan Space
Presented by: Courage to Caregivers and Lifeline Inc. Volunteer Guardian Program
May 1, 2024 at 5:00pm
Willoughby Public Library
Questions and Registration: 440-350-2234 (Registration Required)

Latest News

Probate Court Resources

NameJob TitlePhoneEmail
Advey, Kristine440-350-2830[email protected]
Black, Laura440-350-2834[email protected]
Cline, Mary440-350-2232[email protected]
Corbin, Teresa440-350-2168 Ext. 2168[email protected]
Garvin, Lisa440-440-2626[email protected]
Gibaldi, Christine440-350-2626[email protected]
Hibbert, Nicole440-350-2833[email protected]
Kleps, Catherine440-350-2627[email protected]
Lynch, TJ440-350-2229[email protected]
Murray, Kristy440-350-2630[email protected]
Location NameAddressCityZipcodeWebsitePhone
Probate Court25 North Park Place Lake County Courthouse, West AnnexPainesville44077