Domestic Relations Division

Please be aware that the Clerk of Court is statutorily prohibited from offering legal advice.

·         Pro Se filing is otherwise known as filing your paperwork without aid of an attorney.

·         If you choose to represent yourself, some legal research will be necessary. The Court is strict about the proper forms, formats and requirements needed for this procedure.

·         The Filing fee for ALL Divorce and Dissolution complaints is $250.00and is due at the time of filing your paperwork.

·         To be fully informed and get answers to your questions, the Clerk’s office strongly recommends that you seek legal counseling before starting the divorce or dissolution procedure.

·         Legal Aid for our area is located in New Philadelphia, Ohio (330) 339-3998 or 1-800-686-3670 and can also be reached on their website at:


Please be aware that these forms do not include instructions or legal advice regarding your rights, responsibilities, and legal options.