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Mission Statement

A Probate Judge in Ohio is both the Judge and the Clerk of the Probate Court.

The Franklin County Probate Court, in performing its judicial duties, endeavors to provide prompt and just resolution to legal issues for all who appear before the Court and for all whom the Court has a duty to protect. In performing its Clerk of Court duties, the Franklin County Probate Court strives to accurately maintain its records and provide timely access to those records that are public. In all of its duties, the Franklin County Probate Court’s mission is to efficiently and effectively fulfill its obligations and responsibilities as established by Ohio law while maintaining the public confidence.