Union County, Ohio

Probate Division

Honorable Rick Rodger, Probate Court Judge

Union County Probate Court 

215 West 5th Street, Room B06, Marysville, Ohio 43040
PH: (937) 645-3029 ext, 3405
FAX: (937) 645-4124
Offices open to the public Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed on Federal Holidays


Probate Court Matters

The following matters are under the jurisdiction of the Probate Court:

  • Wills and Estates
  • Conservatorship
  • Trusteeship
  • Land Sales
  • Release from Administration
  • Estate Tax Papers
  • Settlement of Claims for Minors
  • Wrongful Death Settlements
  • Will Contest
  • Will Construction
  • Determination of Heirship
  • Mental Illness
  • Change of Name
  • Mental Retardation
  • Guardianships (minor and incompetent)
  • Adoptions
  • Presumption of Death
  • Summary Release
  • Marriage Licenses
  • Certified copies of historical birth and death records from 1867 to 1909


Probate Court Records Access

Probate Court records are open to the public at the Probate Court Clerk's Office or at the Union County Records Center and Archives.  For your convenience, please call ahead to confirm if the record you seek is available and where it is located:  (937) 645-3029 ext. 3405.

  • Adoption, Mental Illness, or Intellectual Disability records are deemed confidential and are NOT available to the public.  

Probate records filed from 1820 to May 30, 2019 are available for search:

  • At the Union County Probate Court Clerk's Office with assistance of a Deputy Clerk, or
  • At the Records Center & Archives (128 S. Main St.) and in the Recorder's Office (233 West Sixth Street) via a public terminal.

Probate records filed on or after June 1, 2019 are available for search:

  • At the Union County Probate Court Clerk's Office  with the assistance of a Deputy Clerk, or
  • Online through the Union County Court of Pleas Clerk of Courts Public Records Search website.


Historical Records 

In addition to the Probate Court case records, the following historical records are available for search:

Birth & Death Records 1867 to 1909
  • There is a charge of $3.00 for each birth or death record.
Marriage Records 1820 to present
  • (May 28, 1996 and after on the computer)
  • Charge of $2.00 for a certified copy or $0.10 for a photo copy

Delayed Registration and Correction of Birth 1941 to the present


Marriage Licenses

Please select Marriage Licenses Information for details.

*If both applicants are non-Ohio residents, but the ceremony venue is in Union County, please call the Probate Court Clerk's Office for modified requirements: (937) 645-3029 ext. 3405