Cindy A. Hofner, Wood County Clerk of Common Pleas Court


Cindy Hofner

Important Announcements

Please be aware that the intersection of I-75 and St. Rt. 64 will be under construction for the remainder of 2019!
Your route to the Wood County Clerk of Courts - Auto Title Office will vary.
You may want to check the Ohio Department of Transportation's website for construction updates.

Notice to all Attorneys:

As of March 18, 2019, this office went to electronic filing for all civil and domestic relations actions with very few exceptions.
If you have not registered for this process, please reach out to for a registration form and further information.
If you have registered then you should be using the URL of for filing all pleadings in these areas.
If you are needing to file on behalf of a criminal action, you may continue filing in paper, fax or e-mail transmission.

Cindy A Hofner
Wood County Clerk of Courts

Per the Rules of Practice of the General Division of the Common Pleas Court of Wood County, Ohio -

New Local Court Rule 3.02, pleadings and other papers may now be filed with the Clerk of Courts for electronic transmission of documents.
Our e-mail address for this purpose is:

Please refer to the Wood County Common Pleas Courts' Local Court Rule 3.02 for the applicabiity of this rule for the acceptance of documents by electronic means.

Publication or Legal Notices
Passport Information
New Passport Acceptance Fees Effective April 2, 2018
Updated Passport Fees at website
Public Records Request Form PLEASE read these instructions before using the Public Records Request Form.

Application for Referrals for Adjudication of Civil Actions or Proceedings to Retired Judges
The Ohio Certificate of Qualification for Employment Online Petition Website Information
To obtain the paperwork for the petition, please login to:


One Courthouse Square
Courthouse, 2nd. Floor
Bowling Green, Ohio 43402
Phone: (419) 354-9280
County toll free number:
Fax: (419) 354-9241
Hours of operation:
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday-Friday
Closed on legal holidays

2019 Legal Holiday Listing


1616 E. Wooster St.
Unit 16
Bowling Green, Ohio 43402
Phone: (419) 354-9180
Fax: (419) 354-1322
Hours of operation:
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday-Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Saturdays
Closed on legal holidays

Title Office Frequently Asked Questions

Wood County Title Manual

Title Office Forms

2019 Legal Holiday Listing

Wood County Clerk of Courts
Link to CourtView Case Management system here -



CourtView Case Management Public Access System.

We are pleased to be able to provide the convenience of paying by credit or debit cards for transactions at our Legal Office (court costs, fines and restitution payments).

Credit cards are not accepted as a form of payment for posting of bonds.

To Make Payments through Point & Pay Online    A convenience fee of 2.5%, $2.00 minimum will apply

or you may pay:

  • by phone through Point and Pay: 1-866-284-5791;
  • or, in person at our office.

PLEASE be sure to provide us with your correct case number.

Please note:
1) This online and telephone service is only for payments for the Legal Office (court costs, fines and restitution payments). Credit cards are not accepted as a form of payment for posting of bonds.

2) Any payments accepted through the Point & Pay system will be charged a convenience fee for itsí use. A convenience fee of 2.5%, $2.00 minimum will apply. By law, County entities are not allowed to be charged a merchants fee for this service.

3) Your bank may have limits on the dollar amount of your transaction, OR the number of transactions that may be made daily to your credit or debit card. Please be aware of these limits.

4) A delay of up to "one business day" may occur before the transaction will be assessed to your account.

Outside Agencies

Wood County Website

Wood County Court of Common Pleas

Wood County Law Library and Local Court Rules

Wood County Child Support Enforcement Agency

Wood County Sheriff Sale Information

Wood County Bar Association

Ohio Title Offices' Online Forms

Ohio Title Offices

Ohio Clerk of Courts Association

U.S. Passport Information

Save the Dream:
Ohio's Foreclosure Prevention Effort

Link to "Save the Dream"

Find a New Direction:
Reclaim Your Right To Vote:
Ohio Secretary of State's
information regarding voting rights.

Link to "Reclaim Your Right to Vote"

Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce

Perrysburg Area Chamber of Commerce

Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce

Courthouse History

      It is a pleasure to provide this Website as a public service to our community. The Wood County Common Pleas Court System is one of the finest in Ohio. The services of the Wood County Clerk of Courts office are intended to provide excellent customer service to our Wood County constituents.

2019 Legal Holiday Listing
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February 18, 2019

May 27, 2019

July 4, 2019

September 2, 2019

October 14, 2019

November 11, 2019

November 28, 2019

December 25, 2019
New Year's Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

President's Day

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day

Columbus Day

Veteran's Day

Thanksgiving Day

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