Probate Court
Court Fees + Payments


On the next page you will be able to select from two payment options: Paying costs and/or fees for the JUVENILE Division or the PROBATE Division. You will be required to enter your court case number (case numbers examples listed below). If you are uncertain of your case number, please contact the court.

Case No. Examples: 2018TR1234, 2018AD1234, 2018DL1234, 2018DN1234

Juvenile Court cases may include:
  • Delinquency, Unruly, Traffic, Abuse & Neglect, Informal, and Restitution
  • Adult Non-support, Contributing, and Fail to Send

For Juvenile Traffic related matters, the youth is typically required to appear before the Court with a parent or guardian. If you received a non-moving violation and would like to know if a waiver may be completed in lieu of attending court, please phone the Juvenile Intake Case Manager at 740-652-7472. If you were 18 years of age or older at the time of your traffic citation, please visit the Municipal Court website at  for instruction.

Case No. Examples: PE20180001, PG20180001, PT20180001, PA20180001, PM20180001
Probate cases filed before 2016 start with PE000…, PG000…., etc.

Probate cases may include:
• Estates, Adoption, Trusts, Guardianships, and Miscellaneous

To make a payment on your case, you may choose from one of the following options:
  • Pay online
  • In Person: Hall of Justice, 224 E Main St., Lancaster, OH from 8AM to 4PM
  • Mail Payment:
       • Attn. Juvenile Court: 224 E Main St., Room 308, Lancaster, OH 43130
       • Attn. Probate Court: 224 E Main St., Room 308, Lancaster, OH 43130

Juvenile Phone: 740-652-7463
Probate Phone:  740-652-7485