Court Costs

Category Service Initial Filing Fee
AdoptionPrivate$146.00
Step-parent, agency or grandparent$206.00
(second child in same family)$146.00
Foreign or Adult$146.00
Placement (relative [not grandparent] or non-relative)$60.00
Appeals(two checks required)
Clerk of Courts, Common please Court$100.00
Clark Conuty Probate Court$35.00
Birth CorrectionsBirth Correction$40.00
Delayed Birth Registration$40.00
Change of NameAdult or Minor Name Change$89.00
Additional members of same family$70.00
Civil MattersSale of real estate$175.00
Eminent Domain$175.00
Will Contest$120.00
All other Civil Complaints$120.00
Counter or Cross Claims$25.00
Disinterment$100.00
EstatesClaims$10.00
Full Administration$150.00
Reopening Full Administration$56.00
Release of Administration <$25,000$68.00
Release of Administration >$25,000$108.00
Reopening Release of Administration$50.00
Summary Release$68.00
Will Probated Only$48.00
Wrongful Death Action (after initial Full Fee)$20.00
GuardianshipsIncompetent Guardianship
Emergency$104.00
Person Only$184.00
Person and Estate$200.00
Minor Person Only$89.00
Additional child (same father)$44.00
Minor Person and Estate (no reduction for additional child)$104.00
Conservatorship$150.00
SettlementsMinor Settlements$53.00
Structured or Lottery Settlements$78.00
TrustsTestamentary Trust$95.00
Termination of Inter Vivos Trust$120.00
Richard P. Carey, Judge

Probate Court


50 E. Columbia St.
5th floor
Springfield, OH 45502

Phone:

(937) 521-1845

Fax:

(937) 328-2589

Email:


probate@clarkcountyohio.gov

Hours


Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm