Courthouse

Ross County Court of Common Pleas
Probate Division

2 N. Paint St, Suite A
Chillicothe, OH  45601

Phone (740) 774-1179                   Fax (740) 774-3711

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday
8:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m.
Closed on all legal holidays

 


Court Filing Fees
     
Effective 4/6/2017. Subject to change without notice. Please contact the court for current fees.
 
        Adoptions:              
          Adult Adoption $ 99.00            
          Step-Parent Adoption $250.00            
          Individual/Agency Adoption $250.00            
          Court Placement $250.00            
          Foreign Adoption $104.00            
                       
        Birth Correction/Registration:              
          Birth Correction $33.00            
          Birth Registration $37.00            
                       
        Change of Name:              
          Minor or Adult $99.00            
                         
        Civil Actions:              
          Purchase of Real Estate $53.00            
          Concealment of Assets $48.00            
          Declaratory Judgment $53.00            
          Sell Real Estate $53.00            
          Contest/Will Construction $48.00            
          Civil Action $53.00            
          Direction & Judgment $53.00            
          Determine Heirship $48.00            
          Validity of a Will $74.00            
                         
        Conservatorship $99.00            
                         
        Estates:                
          Testate $114.00          
          Intestate $ 99.00          
          Administer for Wrongful Death Only No Will $ 99.00          
          Administer for Wrongful Death Only With Will $114.00          
          Affidavit to Transfer Motor Vehicle $ 5.00          
          Ancillary Administration with Will $114.00          
          Ancillary Administration without a Will $ 99.00          
          Application for Appointment of Commissioner $ 15.00          
          Application to Transfer Real Estate $ 20.00          
          File Will for Record Only $ 54.00          
          Application to Probate Lost Will $ 54.00          
          Probate Will with Affidavit $ 55.00          
          Probate Will with Additional Filings Later $ 54.00          
          Release - No Will - Less than $35,000, $25,000 or $15,000 $ 79.00          
          Release - No Will - Less than $100,000, $85,000 or $50,000 $119.00          
          Release - With Will - Less than $35,000, $25,000 or $15,000 $94.00          
          Release - With Will - Less than $100,00, $85,000 or $50,000 $134.00          
          Short Form Release of Administration $ 79.00          
          Short Form with Will $ 94.00          
          Summary Release from Administration $ 86.00          
          Summary Release with Will $101.00          
          Taxes Only $ 28.00          
                         
        Guardianships:                
          Incompetent:            
          Emergency Temporary Guardianship $ 99.00          
          Guardianship of Incompetent - Person & Estate $174.00          
          Guardianship of Incompetent - Person Only $174.00          
          Guardianship of Incompetent - Estate Only $174.00          
          Authenticated Proceeding - Guardianship of Incompetent $ 64.00          
          Minor:              
          Emergency Guardianship of a Minor $104.00          
          Guardianship of a Minor - Person & Estate $104.00          
          Guardianship of a Minor - Person Only $104.00          
          Guardianship of a Minor - Estate Only $ 99.00          
                         
        Minor Settlement:              
          Minor Settlement $ 64.00          
          Application of Dispensing with Appointment of Guardian $ 38.00          
                         
        Application for Disinterment $ 33.00          
        Trust $ 63.00          
        Will on Deposit $ 25.00          
        Marriage License Application $ 40.00          
        Application to Transfer Structured Settlement $ 33.00          
                         
     
JUVENILE COURT FILING FEES
 
                         
        Dependent, Neglect, Abused Complaint(not filed by the State) $150.00          
            a. If a restraining order is requested $160.00          
        Paternity, Custody, or Visitation Complaint $115.00          
            a. If a home investigation is requested, the party requesting the investigation is required to arrange for the investigation and there is an additional charge of $ 75.00          
            b. Request for jury trial additional charge of $100.00          
            c. Motion to Reopen a paternity, custody, child support or visitation case $100.00          
        Child Support Complaint $100.00          
        Delinquent Misdemeanor Complaint (not filed by the State) $ 75.00          
        Delinquent Felony Complaint (not filed by the State) $100.00          
        Unruly Complaint (not filed by the State) $ 75.00          
        Adult Contributing Complaint (not filed by the State) $100.00          
        Application for installment of payments for fines and/or costs $ 20.00          
        Motion for Appointed Counsel $ 25.00          
                         

                         
     
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