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Probate Judge Mark J. Bartolotta
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Lake County Court of Common Pleas: Probate Division
Lake County Courthouse, West Annex
25 North Park Place
Painesville, OH 44077

Mailing Address:
Lake County Court of Common Pleas: Probate Division
P.O Box 490
Painesville, OH 44077

Phone: (440) 350-2626
Fax: (440) 350-2628

Hours of Service:
8:00am to 4:30pm

*Closed on holidays observed by the County 

Department Directory

General Inquiries 
[email protected]

Marriage Department

Accounts Department
Last Name A-L                                                   Last Name M-Z
#440-350-2830                                             #440-350-2633

Court Hearing Information (Bailiff’s Office) 

Adult Guardianship Cases 
*odd number Case Number                                * even number Case Number
*new case- last name starts with A-L          *new case -last name starts with M-Z
  #440-350-2834                                                  #440-350-2232


Civil Cases
Minor Guardianship Cases/ Trust Cases/ Minor Settlements


Civil Commitment Cases 

Full Administration

Release of Administration / Court Costs

Summary Release of Administration

Short Form Release

Estate with Real Estate Only
Inventory On Guardianship Cases / Guardianship Bonds


Inventory On Estates/ Insolvency/ Wrongful Death