Hardin County Clerk of Courts
Address:
One Courthouse Square, Suite 310
Kenton, OH 43326
Administration:
Clerk: Carrie L. Haudenschield
Contact Info:
Phone: (419) 674-2278
Fax: (419) 674-2273
Email: clerkofcourts@hardincourts.com
Jurisdiction/Duties:
The Hardin County Clerk of Courts is the keeper of records for the Hardin County Common Pleas Court. Among the records maintained are civil, criminal and domestic. The Clerk of Courts also serves as Clerk for the Third District Court of Appeals of Ohio in appeals from all courts within our county. Additionally we serve as a Passport Acceptance Agency and we record Notary Public Commissions.
Hardin County Common Pleas Court
Address:
One Courthouse Square, Suite 370
Kenton, OH 43326
Administration:
Judge: Scott N. Barrett
Magistrate: Maria Santo
Contact Info:
Phone: (419) 674-2256
Fax: (419) 674-2264
Email: commonpleas@hardincourts.com
Jurisdiction/Duties:
The General Division of the Hardin County Common Pleas Court has jurisdiction over all felony criminal cases and civil cases of a serious nature. The Hardin County Common Pleas Court also has a Domestic Relations Division which has jurisdiction over divorce, dissolution, child support and custody cases
Hardin County Juvenile Court
Address:
One Courthouse Square, Suite 200
Kenton, OH 43326
Administration:
Judge: Steve Christopher
Contact Info:
Phone: (419) 674-2233
Fax: (419) 675-2941
Email: probjuv@hardincourts.com
Jurisdiction/Duties:
Judge Christopher presides over the Juvenile Division which handles cases involving abuse, neglect and dependency of children, delinquent and unruly behavior, certain adult criminal matters (i.e., child endangerment, failure to send children to school, contributing to the delinquency and/or unruliness of minors), and all traffic violations involving youth. Additionally, the Juvenile Division has jurisdiction over certain cases involving child support, determination of paternity, and custodial rights and determinations.
Hardin County Municipal Court
Address:
P.O. Box 250
111 West Franklin Street
Kenton, OH 43326
Administration:
Judge: Gregory A. Grimslid
Magistrate: Paul N. McKinley, Jr.
Clerk: Elois A. Cramer
Contact Info:
Phone: (419) 674-4362
Fax: (419) 674-4096
Hardin County Probate Court
Address:
One Courthouse Square, Suite 210
Kenton, OH 43326
Administration:
Judge: Steve Christopher
Contact Info:
Phone: (419) 674-2230
Fax: (419) 674-2274
Email: probjuv@hardincourts.com
Jurisdiction/Duties:
Judge Christopher presides over the Probate Division which assures that the probate laws of Ohio are followed including wills, estates, trusts, and adoptions. The rights of individuals and their interests are also protected by guardianships, conservatorships, involuntary mental health commitments, and other civil actions. The Probate Division also processes marriage licenses, wrongful death settlements, minorís settlements, legal change of names, will contests, designation of heirs, delayed and corrected birth registrations, and genealogy.
Hardin County Title Office
Address:
1021 West Lima Street, Suite 102
Kenton, Ohio 43326
Administration:
Clerk: Carrie L. Haudenschield
Contact Info:
Phone: (419) 674-2279
Fax: (419) 673-2144
Email: hardintitles@windstream.net
Jurisdiction/Duties:
The Hardin County Title Department issues motor vehicle and watercraft certificates of title as well as maintaining the records for them. Sales tax, based upon the purchase price of the vehicle or watercraft is collected by this department at the time the certificate of title is issued.
Clerk of Courts
Common Pleas Court
Juvenile Court
Municipal Court
Probate Court
Title Office
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