The Wood County Juvenile Court Clerical Department is staffed with six full-time deputy clerks under the supervision of the Clerical Director.

In 2023 there were 2,565 cases filed with the Court and 2,580 cases disposed of.

The myriad of assignments, along with many other miscellaneous duties, handled by the Clerical Department include:

  • Serving as bailiff for the Judge and Magistrate
  • Scheduling and managing the court's docket
  • Processing Judgment Entries and Magistrate's Decisions and Orders
  • Processing all legal filings, motions, and pleadings in paper or via the court's eFiling system
  • Handling fines and court costs
  • Initiating and processing all new complaints and summons
  • Maintaining all court files and prior court histories
  • Data entry into court's case management system
  • Handling juvenile traffic citations
  • Serving as a liasion between outside agencies, attorneys, and the court
  • Processing Court Appointed Fee schedules
  • Preparing weekly, monthly and yearly reports

If you need to update your address with the court, please fill out the Change of Address form and return to clerk's office.

If you wish to have your record sealed or expunged with the court in accordance with Ohio Revised Code 2151.356, please complete the below application that applies and return to the court. There is no fee for applying to have have your record sealed.

  • Application to Seal Record over the age of 18
  • Application to Seal Record under the age of 18
  • The Wood County Juvenile Court Language Access Plan is developed to ensure equal access to court services for limited English proficient and hearing-impaired court users. A copy of that plan can be found by clicking here. In addition, if you need further assistance or have questions, information is available via the Ohio Supreme Court's website.

    A case inquiry can be made by all attorneys and litigants when a timely decision/ruling pursuant to Rules of Superintendance 39 and 40 have not occured regarding a case. This form is available on the Ohio Supreme Court's Website here.