Morrow County Court of Common Pleas is seeking a Quality Assurance Coordinator/Grant Writer

The Quality Assurance Coordinator and Grant Writer position is responsible for the development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of all programs, grant applications, and grant requirements within the Probation Services Department of the Morrow County Court of Common Pleas.  Comfort in communicating with multiple federal, state, and local governmental agencies is a must.  Position is responsible for developing, writing, submitting, and evaluating all grants under the Probation Services Department and shall submit all new grant applications as it pertains to programming for the Court.  Position demands extraordinary attention to detail and organization, with the ability to meet deadlines.  Must be computer proficient, analytical, and possess the ability to collect data and prepare statistical reports.  The educational requirement for this position is: a Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 1 year experience in grant writing; or, an Associate's Degree with a minimum of 3 years experience in grant writing.  Please mail your Cover Letter, Resume, and job application (applications may be found at to Greg Thomas, Court Administrator, 48 E. High Street, Mount Gilead, OH 43338 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. This job posting shall remain open until the position is filled.

Please be aware that the Morrow County Court of Common Pleas is experiencing phone and technological issues.  If trying to contact the Court, please attempt to call (419)947-5512 or (419)947-5575.  The Court will make every effort to answer or return your phone calls; please note that due to an increase in call volume, response time may be affected.

As always, Court personnel is onsite Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm to serve your needs in person.

We apologize for this inconvenience and will continue to work to remedy this issue.


Registration starts at 6:15 p.m. (Do Not Arrive Late)

Session: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Location: Ag Credit Building Conference Room

(South of the Fairgrounds)

5362 US Highway 42, Mt. Gilead, OH 43338

Drive around back to 2nd floor entrance/conference room (unless noted below)

Cost per teen: $10 for Morrow County residents

$25 for Residents of other counties


Tuesday, May 22nd

Tuesday, July 24th – 1st Floor Conference Room

Tuesday, September 25th

Tuesday, November 27th


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.


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.


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

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



Effective October 1, 2015


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

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