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Probate Court - Lake County, Ohio

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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 

    General Inquiries 
    [email protected]

    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

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

    Marriage Department