The Wood County Juvenile Court by law has jurisdiction over juvenile delinquency and unruly cases; juvenile traffic cases; abuse, neglect, and dependency cases; paternity, custody and child support cases; as well as limited adult criminal cases. The court administers a variety of programs related to these cases and also oversees the Wood County Juvenile Detention Center. The court is set up by departments, which include the Clerical Department; Probation Department; the Juvenile Detention Center; the Court Appointed Special Advocates/Guardian Ad Litem (CASA/GAL) Program; and the Fiscal Department.


The Wood County Juvenile Court will be closed on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, for Juneteenth.

The Wood County Juvenile Court now has an email address that certain filings may be sent to in addition to facsimile transmission. That email address is: juvenilecourt@woodcountyohio.gov. Please see the court's Local Rules for how documents may be submitted for filing.

The court has updated their filing fees and court costs. To access the updated schedule, click here.


Electronic Filing is required of all counsel of record in paternity, support, visitation, and custody matters. Below is important information. If you have questions or need to register, under the Quick Links tab click Public Access and there are the options to register along with instructions and a training video. At this time, the court does not accept pro se litigants to file electronically.

Access to the Wood County Juvenile Court's online dockets and public pleadings in custody, support, paternity, and certain adult matters is available via the internet in the Public Access link which is found under Quick Links.

CASA/GAL volunteer applications are being accepted for future training opportunities. Contact CASA/GAL program office at 419-352-3554 for an application packet.

There is a page on this site to assist individuals who are in need of legal advice and/or information. The page can be reached by clicking on the Legal Resources tab at the top of this page.

Legal Disclaimer

The information provided in this web site contains information as to certain records or forms and may not reflect the most recent updates to the actual records or forms. The Wood County Juvenile Court shall not be liable for losses or damages resulting from errors, omissions, or discrepancies in these records or forms. The official records are located in the Wood County Juvenile Court, 1032 S. Dunbridge Road, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. The Wood County Juvenile Court personnel are prohibited by law to provide legal advice or assist in filling out forms.