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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)

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

Initial Trusts Packet

Initial Trust Packet 


App for Appointment of Trustee 
List of Trust Beneficiaries 
App to Reduce Bond$5 FILING FEE
Trust Inventory$17 FILING FEE
Trust Accounting FormCALL FOR COST DUE
Form 13.3A Cert/Waiver on Account