PROBATE COURT

Contact Information

Van Wert County Probate Court
108 E. Main Street
Van Wert, Ohio 45891

Deputy Clerk
Deanna Jewell

Deputy Clerk
Audrey Schimmoller

Deputy Clerk
Abbie Schmersal

Court Reporter/Bailiff
Michael J. Semer

P: (419) 238-0027
F: (419) 238-7315

Office Hours:

Monday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed Saturday, Sunday, & Legal Holidays

Please click on the link on the left of the page for local rules for Probate Court.

 

Probate Court

  • Adoption (Confidential)
  • Adult Protective Services (Confidential)
  • Birth Registration/Correction
  • Civil Litigation
  • Disinterment
  • Estate Administration
  • Guardianship & Conservatorship
  • Marriage License
  • Mental Commitments (Confidential)
  • Minor Settlement Case
  • Name Change
  • Testamentary Trusts
  • Wrongful Death
  • Structured Settlement

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NOTICE

THE JUDGE AND DEPUTY CLERKS ARE PROHIBITED BY LAW FROM GIVING LEGAL ADVICE OR ASSISTANCE IN PREPARING FORMS OR OTHER MATTERS THAT COME BEFORE THE PROBATE COURT.

OHIO REVISED CODE SECTIONS 2101.41, 2101.99C, 4705.01