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Information and Procedure 

A trust is the right, enforceable solely in equity, to the beneficial enjoyment of property to which another person holds the legal title. For a trust to be valid, it must involve specific property, reflect the settlor’s intent, and be created for a lawful purpose.

Initial Deposit ( Cash / Check / Money Order Only) $200.00

  • Application for Appointment of Testamentary Trustee (LCPC Form 30.0) with filing fee
  • Trust Beneficiaries (LCPC Form 30.1)
  • Trustee’s Acceptance

All forms must be mailed to:
Lake County Probate Court
P.O. Box 490
Painesville, Ohio 44077

Initial Trusts Packet

Initial Trust Packet

Individual Forms

Application for Appointment of Trustee 
List of Trust Beneficiaries 
Trustee’s Acceptance
Form 22.3 Verification of Receipt and Deposit
Application to Reduce Bond$5 FILING FEE
Trust Inventory$20 FILING FEE
Trust Accounting FormCALL FOR COST DUE
Form 13.3A Cert/Waiver on Account 
Form 15.7 Application to Authority to Expend Funds$20
LCPC Form 28.3 Application and Entry for Extension of Time to File$5 FILING FEE