The Tuscarawas County Probate Court can be found on the second floor of the Tuscarawas Country Courthouse on the square in New Philadelphia. The Clerk's office is Room 203 and the Courtroom is Room 201

REGULAR MAIL SHOULD BE SENT TO: Tuscarawas County Probate Court, 101 East High Avenue, Room 203, New Philadelphia, OH  44663.

EMAIL FILINGS SHOULD BE SENT TO:   For email filings, please refer to the Court's Local Rules, specifically Rule 57.2 that states in part "...the risk of transmitting a document by email to the Probate Court Clerk shall be borne entirely by the sending party...

The Probate section of this Court presides over the following types of cases:
  • Adoptions
  • Guardianships for minors and incompetent persons
  • Minor's claims
  • Birth Corrections and Registrations
  • Marriage Licenses
  • Name Change
  • Decedent’s Estates
  • Mental Illness commitments
  • Testamentary Trusts 
  • Transfers of Settlement


Please remember that Court clerks are not permitted by Ohio Law to assist in the preparation of any court documents nor are they permitted to give you any legal advice. Any questions you may have regarding forms and filings must be directed toward an attorney of your choice. For more information about self-representation, please visit the Ohio Judicial Conference website at for guides and brochures. They can be accessed from the “Publications” tab on the website and are titled “Citizen Guide Brochures.”