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The Morrow County Court of Common Pleas is seeking a full-time Magistrate familiar with Juvenile and Domestic Relations law.  The applicant must be an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio for 6 or more years, demonstrate good writing, verbal, and listening skills, and be in good standing with the Ohio Supreme Court.  Knowledge and familiarity of computer programs including Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook, and Courtview is strongly preferred.  The applicant should forward a cover letter, resume, and a Morrow County Employment Application (available on Morrow County website) to Greg Thomas, Court Administrator, 48 East High St., Mount Gilead, Ohio 43338 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Salary for this position is commensurate with experience. The deadline for this job posting is December 29, 2017.

NOTICE

It has been brought to the attention of the Morrow County Court of Common Pleas that residents are receiving phone calls by people that are claiming to be Court employees.  These people are stating that because they did not appear for Jury duty, they must pay a fine; the residents are then asked to provide their credit card information.  Please note that the Morrow County Court of Common Pleas will NEVER request credit card information over the phone from residents.  Should you receive such a phone call, it is recommended that you hang up and call your local law enforcement agency immediately.

Sincerely,

Greg Thomas

Court Administrator

 

Morrow County Court of Common Pleas

-        One of the applicants is required to be a Morrow County resident.  The license can be used anywhere in the State of Ohio. 

  • If NEITHER applicant reside in the State of Ohio, then they MAY APPLY for a license in the Morrow County Probate Court, but the license MUST be used in Morrow County.   The applicants must provide proof that the ceremony is going to take place in Morrow County.  Proof of the ceremony must be presented at the time you apply for your marriage license.

-        Each applicant must be eighteen (18) years of age or older.

  • If either of the applicants are under the age of eighteen (18) please contact the Court at 419-947-5575 to obtain additional information about the requirements to obtain a marriage license.

-        BOTH APPLICANTS MUST BE PRESENT at the Probate Court to complete the application.

-        The application fee for obtaining a marriage license is $40.00 cash or check ONLY.

-        Applicants must have a currant/valid picture ID/driver’s license.

-        If your current address is NOT the address on your ID/driver’s license, please provide the Court with a piece of current mail showing your present address (both applicants must show proof of their current address).

-        If either applicant has been previously married, you must bring ALL Final Divorce Decrees.

-        If either applicant is widowed, a certified copy of the death certificate must be presented to the Court.

-        If the person performing the ceremony is an ordained or licensed individual with a religious affiliation, they MUST be registered with the State of Ohio, through the Secretary of State’s Office PRIOR to performing your ceremony.

-        The marriage license is valid when issued and there is no required waiting period between its issuance and the marriage ceremony.

-        ALL MARRIAGE LICENSES MUST BE USED WITHIN 60 DAYS OF ISSUANCE.

Additional Information

-        No blood tests or witnesses are required in Ohio.

-        Probate Court hours are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.  Please arrive no later than 3:30 pm to ensure adequate time to prepare your application and answer your questions. 

-        The Probate Court is located on the 3rd floor of the Morrow County Courthouse, 48 East High Street, Mount Gilead, OH 43338.

Thank you!!

Morrow County Common Pleas Court has updated the Local Rule 2 Visitation guidelines. Please find the updated document under The Court, Court Forms, Visitation Forms.

Or you can directly download the PDF file here ==> Local Rule 2 Visitation PDF

1/13/2017

Parents Education About Children's Emotions

Topics Include:

-How Families experience divorce

-Typical Reactions of Children

-Developmental needs of Children

-Skills for parents to help children with divorce

-Do's and Don'ts of divorce

-Community resources

PRE-REGISTRATION:

LOCAL RULE 33

Effective October 1, 2015

NOTARY PUBLIC: EXAMINATION, RENEWAL, FEES

33.00 This rule covers the procedures for obtaining or renewing a Notary Public Commission.

                 MORROW COUNTY COURT

                       OF COMMON PLEAS

(04-16) 

2015

ANNUAL

REPORT

MORROW COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Tom Whiston
Richard Miller

Dennis Leader

TO THE CITIZENS OF MORROW COUNTY:

          This annual report reviews, discusses and highlights the operation of the Morrow County Court of Common Pleas. All divisions and departments are included in order to provide a clear, concise summary of the Court’s operation.

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