Clerk of Courts

Domestic Relations Division

The Clerk of Courts staff 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 $250.00 and is due at the time of filing your paperwork.

Legal Aid for our area is located in New Philadelphia, Ohio (330) 339-3998 or 1-800-686-3670 and can 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.

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.

Divorce and Dissolution

Other Common Domestic Forms