What We Do
This court handles all filings and hearings for the admission of wills, the administration of estates, applications for and administration of guardianships and conservatorships, adult protective services actions, administration of mental illness cases, adoptions, name changes, minor settlement cases, and wrongful death cases. Additionally, this court issues marriage licenses.
Wood County Probate Court will be closed on Monday, October 10, 2022 to observe Columbus Day.
Wood County Probate Court adopted new local rules effective July 1, 2022. Changes include the addition of L. Rule 5.3 Technology Plan as well as minor amendments to 66.5, 66.6, 66.7, and 78.6. Appendix B-1 has also been modified.
Wood County Probate Court has issued an administrative order regarding general operations. The order can be found here.
Wood County Probate Court has issued an administrative order regarding marriage license procedures. The order can be found here.
Wood County Probate Court has issued an administrative order regarding certified mail notice during the pandemic. The order can be viewed here.
***ATTENTION MARRIAGE LICENSE APPLICANTS***
1. PLEASE CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT: 419-354-9230
2. AFTER YOU SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT, YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO COMPLETE THE ONLINE MARRIAGE APPLICATION. THIS SHOULD BE DONE AT LEAST ONE DAY PRIOR TO YOUR APPOINTMENT. THE ONLINE APPLICATION WILL GENERATE A TRACKING NUMBER WHICH YOU WILL PROVIDE TO THE COURT AT YOUR APPOINTMENT.
If you are interested in a rewarding volunteer career, Wood County Probate Court is seeking individuals to serve as guardians of incompetent adults in our community. Training is provided. An application can be found here. For more information, contact Jennifer Robeson at 419-354-9230.