Court Behavior

The Court is a serious and dignified place.  You must behave accordingly.  Respect is to be paid to the Judge, Magistrates and all Court personnel.  When the Judge or Magistrate enters the courtroom you should stand up until you are told to be seated.  You must be quiet and attentive in Court.  Speak only when directed to do so by the Judge or Magistrate.  The proceedings are digitally recorded , so speak clearly.

Proper Attire Is Required

This means modest, clean and appropriate clothing.  Do not wear shorts, flip flops, midriff tops, miniskirts, tube tops, torn jeans, t-shirts, etc.

Remove all facial piercings before coming to Court.

No gum chewing is permitted in the courtroom.

Food and beverages are not permitted in the courtroom.

Be on time to Court.

Probate and Juvenile Divisions

Judge Kevin W. Dunn presides over both the Medina County Probate Court and the Medina County Juvenile Court.  The Juvenile court covers juvenile delinquency, juvenile traffic, child abuse and neglect matters.  The Probate court covers matters involving estates, guardianship, adoptions and marriages. 

Judge Kevin W. Dunn

Court Headlines

The  Probate Court and Juvenile Court will close at noon on December 9, 2016 and re-open on Monday December 12, 2016 at 8:00 am.

The Probate Court will be closed on Monday and Tuesday December 12 & 13, 2016 for maintenance.  Marriage licenses will still be available.  Phones may be down intermittently during this time.

Quick Links

Marriage License Info

Adult Guardian Training

Ninth District Court of Appeals

Supreme Court of Ohio

Ohio Supreme Court Probate Forms

Ohio Revised Code

Judge Kevin W. Dunn

Medina County Common Pleas Court


93 Public Square

Medina, Ohio 44256

Probate and Juvenile Courts are located on the first floor


Monday - Friday

8:00am - 4:30pm

If you are not able to find the information you are looking for then please call the Probate Court at 330-725-9703  or the Juvenile Court at 330-725-9709.    Toll free 844-722-3800.

The Probate and Juvenile Courts will be closed on the following days:

December 9, 2016 Close at  12 noon
December 26, 2016

January 2, 2017
January 16, 2017
February 20, 2017
May 29, 2017
July 4, 2017
September 4, 2017
October 8, 2017
November 10, 2017
November 23, 2017
December 25, 2017