ATTENTION:

***IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE RECENT ORDER GIVEN BY GOVERNOR DeWINE THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH HAS ISSUED AN ORDER FOR ALL OF OHIO MANDATING MASKS TO BE WORN OUT IN PUBLIC. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT MASKS MUST BE WORN IN ALL COUNTY BUILDINGS.***


**EFFECTIVE TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2020, ALL CIVIL FILINGS (NEW AND SUBSEQUENT) MUST BE E-FILED!! PLEASE SELECT FROM THE DROP DOWN MENU ABOVE OR THE BOX BELOW FOR E-FILE LOGIN AND INFORMATION. ATTORNEYS MUST BE REGISTERED BEFORE ANY FILINGS WILL BE ACCEPTED. PRO-SE LITIGANTS ARE TO CONTACT THE CLERK’S OFFICE FOR FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS AT (330) 675-2557.**


*** THE AUTO TITLE OFFICE WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC BEGINNING JUNE 15, 2020 FROM 8:30 A.M. – 4:15 P.M. WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES. WE RECOMMEND FACE COVERINGS FOR ALL TRANSACTIONS. YOU MAY BE REQUIRED TO WAIT OUTSIDE DUE TO THE RULES OF SOCIAL DISTANCING. (DROP BOX WILL STILL BE AVAILABLE... CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS) ***


*** THE PASSPORT OFFICE IN THE ADMINISTRATION BUILDING WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC BEGINNING JUNE 15, 2020 FROM 8:30 A.M. – 4:15 P.M. WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES. WE RECOMMEND FACE COVERINGS FOR ALL TRANSACTIONS. YOU MAY BE REQUIRED TO WAIT OUTSIDE DUE TO THE RULES OF SOCIAL DISTANCING. (CLICK HERE FOR U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE IMPORTANT INFORMATION) ***


DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, THERE WILL BE LIMITED BUILDING ACCESS EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2020, FOR THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF COURTS (COMMON PLEAS COURT). CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS.


DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, THERE WILL BE LIMITED BUILDING ACCESS EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2020, FOR THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF COURTS (DOMESTIC RELATIONS COURT). CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS ON AMENDED GENERAL ORDER 20-09: ORDER OF CONTINUATION OF OPERATIONS.



The Clerk of Courts of Common Pleas is responsible for various administrative and ministerial duties in conjunction with the Court of Common Pleas.  These duties include filing, docketing, indexing, and preserving all court pleadings for civil, felony criminal and domestic relations cases.  The Clerk of Courts must also follow procedure required by law and issues writs to carry out Court orders.  Some of these writs include summons, subpoenas, warrants to arrest and to convey to penal institutions, and signing the death warrant in capital cases.  The Clerk is responsible for the receipt and disbursement of all money paid into the court system.

In addition to the ministerial duties and responsibilities with the court, the Clerk of Courts is also charged with the duty of preparing and maintaining records of Certificate of Title for all vehicles and watercraft owned by all residents of Trumbull County.  These documents are your proof of ownership and should be kept in a safe place.  Approximately 100,000 new titles are prepared each year.

Other services provided by the Clerk of Court of Common Pleas are accepting bonds, recording notary commissions, administering oaths, keeping naturalization records, and recording and retention of coroner records.

The information that is provided is current as of your request. However, it may not reflect updates, changes or rulings that have not yet been posted to the system. Please do not hesitate to contact the Clerk's office at (330) 675-2557 (Criminal/Civil Clerk) or (330) 675-2625 (Domestic Clerk) to clarify any information on this site.