Welcome to the Seneca County Probate and Juvenile Court

Seneca County Juvenile and Probate Court


The Court will follow current CDC and State of Ohio guidelines regarding COVID-19 safety. The Seneca County Health District continues to recommend the wearing of masks in public indoor settings in areas of substantial or high community level transmission, regardless of vaccination status. CDC does provide advice about masks to learn more about the type of masks available. The wearing of facial masks is permitted, but not required in the Justice Center.

Please sanitize your hands before entering the courtroom or conference rooms.

If there is a need for additional changes to our COVID-19 procedures we will notify the public as soon as possible through the media. All changes will be posted here on our homepage as well.

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.

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.

Mission Statement

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


Juvenile Division
Phone: (419) 447-4912 | Fax: (419) 448-5060
Probate Division
Phone: (419) 447-3121 | Fax: (419) 447-1167
Court Services
Phone: (419) 443-0388 | Fax: (419) 448-5060