Guardianship Forms & Services

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Another major responsibility of the Probate Court is to protect those persons who cannot protect themselves such as adult mentally incompetent persons and minors. Those persons may not be able to protect their financial affairs and/or their person. To protect the interests of those persons, the Court appoints a guardian who is accountable to the Court for the management of the ward's estate and person.

Guardianship Services Include:

Emergency Guardianships
Incompetent Guardianships (person & estate)
Minor Guardianships (person & estate)

Please Note:

Duties & Contact Information

If you have questions regarding Conservatorships, Emergency or Incompetent Guardianships contact Chief Deputy Clerk, Debbie Yowler at (937) 521-1850.

If you have questions regarding minor Guardianships contact Deputy Clerk, Nancy Burkitt at (937) 521-1853.

Related Links

Clark County Juvenile Court
Clark County Job and Family Services

Richard P. Carey, Judge

Probate Court

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


(937) 521-1845


(937) 328-2589



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