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This page will provide you with the following:
Links to the Hamilton County probate court's website, the address, a map and a phone number to call to get more information.
You'll also find links to:
- frequently asked questions about Ohio probate,
- probate forms and fees for Hamilton County,
- land records office locations for Hamilton County.
Where to file?
Where do I file a petition for probate in Hamilton County, Ohio?
The Probate Court for Hamilton County:
NAME OF COURT:
230 E 9th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202
FAQ/SELF-HELP INFO FOR PROBATE
FORMS & FEES
Ohio Probate Forms, for use in all of Ohio
Hamilton County PROBATE FEES:
Hamilton County, Ohio Probate Fees Information:
Effective July 18, 2012 Code Description Deposit Misc AA Adult Adoption $131.00 AC Consent to Interstate Adoption $28.00 AF Registration of Foreign Birth Record $50.00 AG Agency Adoption $160.00 AI Petition For Identifying Information $60.00 AL Pre-Placement A & E $35.00 AP Private Adoption $160.00 AR Readoption (AKA Foreign Readopt) $145.00 AS Adoption by Step Parent / Relative $145.00 AX Complaint Determining Birth Registration $150.00 AZ Surrogacy Agreement $47.00 BC Birth Correction $30.00 BR Birth Registration $30.00 CD Disinterment $48.00 CH Determination of Heirship $125.00 CI Civil Case (Unspecified) $150.00 CM Correction of Marriage Record $45.00 CN Name Change $100.00 CS Sales Case $125.00 CT Transfer Structured Settlement $150.00 CW Will Contest $150.00 DC Chiropractor's License $5.00 DG Designation of Standby Guardian $5.00 DH Designation of Heir $75.00 DP Declaration of Paternity $30.00 DR Authenticated Copies $14.00 Plus $1.00 Per Page DR Authenticated Copies With Will $24.00 Plus $1.00 Per Page DW Will Deposit $15.00 EA Full Administration of Estate (Date of Death prior to 1/1/2002) $225.00 EB Reopen Full Administration $70.00 EC Certificate of Transfer Over 10 Yrs. $45.00 ED Admit Will Only $55.00 EE Estate Tax Return Only $28.00 Plus $1.00 Per Page Over 4 Pgs. EF Will For Record Only $25.00 EG Disposition of Bodily Remains $45.00 EH Full Administration-Sole Heir $225.00 EN Full Administration of Estate (Date of Death on or after 1/1/2002) $225.00 EP Estate Relieved (Publication Required) $135.00 ER Estate Relieved (No Publication) $98.00 EX Wrongful Death Estate Only $160.00 EZ Summary Release From Administration $85.00 GC Conservatorship $120.00 GE Guardianship (Estate Only) $210.00 GI Guardianship (Person and Estate) $210.00 GP Guardianship (Person Only) $186.00 MA Appointment of Successor Custodian $30.00 ME Minor Guardianship (Estate Only) $125.00 MG Minor Guardianship (Person and Estate) $125.00 MJ Minor Declining Jurisdiction $66.00 MP Minor Guardianship (Person Only) $101.00 MS Minor Settlement (No Guardian) $75.00 MX Deliver Funds to Minor (No Guardian) $43.00 ML Marriage License $45.00 TM Trust (Misc.) $105.00 TS Trust (Special Needs) $105.00 TT Trust (Testamentary Trust) $105.00 TW Trust (Wrongful Death) $105.00 Accounts $32.00 Plus $1.00 Per Page Over Standard Form
Where can I check county land records?
In order to transfer ownership of real property after someone dies, you need to find the last recorded property deed. A county land records office is the place to research and request such deeds.
STATE LAND RECORDS OFFICE
COUNTY LAND RECORDS OFFICE