NEW COURT PROCEDURES DUE TO COVID-19
Please take your temperature prior to entering the Justice Center. If your temperature is higher than 100 degrees do not appear, please call the Probate Court at (419) 447-3121 and for Juvenile Court, (419) 447-4912.
Face coverings shall be worn at all times while you are in the Probate and Juvenile courtrooms and the conference rooms. Please provide your own face covering. Masking in all other areas of the Justice Center is required.
Please sanitize your hands before entering the courtroom or conference rooms.
When possible, social distancing of six (6) feet is required.
Only essential parties and witnesses involved in each case shall be permitted in the Justice Center.
Many requests can be addressed by phone or email. Please call the Court prior to arrival to determine the need to physically enter the Justice Center. To contact Probate Court, please call (419) 447-3121 and for Juvenile Court, (419) 447-4912.
If there is a need for additional changes in Court operations, we will notify the public as soon as possible though the media. Thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation.
In order to protect the health and safety of the public and our employees, Judge Jay A. Meyer and the Seneca County Probate Court announce that effective December 1, 2020, an appointment is necessary to apply for a Marriage License. Applicants must call the Probate Court at 419-447-3121 between the hours of 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to schedule an appointment to obtain their Marriage License. To alleviate large numbers of people waiting in the Probate Court lobby, only the applicants are permitted to enter the Justice Center.
This web site is designed to provide general, legal, and procedural information to the public and the attorneys who practice before the court. The intent of the site is to make the environment of the court more accessible to the citizens we serve. We hope that you find this web site useful and that your experience with the Seneca County Juvenile & Probate Court is satisfactory.
We promise to uphold the Constitution of the United States, the laws of the State of Ohio and the purposes of the Juvenile and Probate Court system. We promise to serve the citizens of the community with dedication, integrity and professionalism. We will strive to assure the safety, security and best interests of those we serve to the best of our abilities.
8:30am - 4:30 pm
Monday - Friday
103 East Market Street
Tiffin, Ohio 44883
Phone: (419) 447-4912 | Fax: (419) 448-5060
Phone: (419) 447-3121 | Fax: (419) 447-1167
Phone: (419) 443-0388 | Fax: (419) 448-5060