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Portage County Clerk of Courts

Linda Fankhauser

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The Portage County Clerk of Courts is the clerk for both Municipal and Common Pleas Courts in Portage County. The Auto Title Department is a division of the Clerk of Courts. Official records maintained by the Clerk of Courts on each case are open to the public and available by public access computer terminals at the courthouse locations. Search Court Records.

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Office Hours
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

*Toll Free 1-800-772-3799
 For calls in Portage County from a number not local to the 296/297/298 exchange. (Ravenna Courts Only)

Common Pleas Court

Criminal, Civil, Court of Appeals
203 West Main St., P. O. Box 1035 Ravenna, OH 44266-1035
Phone 330-297-3644  Fax: 330-297-4554

Domestic Relations (Divorce, Dissolution)

203 West Main St., P. O. Box 1035 Ravenna, OH 44266-1035
Phone 330-297-3475   Fax: 330-297-4268

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Traffic and Criminal Misdemeanors
Civil ($15,000 and under), Small Claims ($3,000 and Under), Trusteeship, Rent escrow, ALS Car Seizures, ALS

Ravenna Branch

Courthouse, 203 W. Main St. P. O. Box 958
Ravenna, Ohio 44266-958
          Criminal Division    Phone: 330-297-3639 / Fax: 330-297-5867
          Civil Division         Phone: 330-297-3635 / Fax: 330-297-3526

Kent Branch

303 East Main Street, Kent, Ohio 44240
          Criminal Division    Phone: 330-678-9100 / Fax: 330-677-9944
          Civil Division         Phone: 330-678-9170 / Fax: 330-678-5107

Portage County Auto Title Department

449 S. Meridian St., 1st. Floor
Portage County Admin. Bldg. Ravenna, OH 44266 
Phone: 330-297-3450  FAX:  330-297-3451

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Civil Stalking or Sexually Oriented Offense Protection Order Forms (SSOOPO)



Miscellaneous Forms
   Municipal Court Forms - Civil Division


Garnishment Forms
Miscellaneous Civil Forms
Driving Privileges


   Municipal Court Forms - Traffic / Criminal Divisions
Expungement Packet - Municipal Court Only
Driving Privileges
Miscellaneous Traffic/Criminal Forms


   Domestic Relations Forms
Uniform Domestic Relations Forms   (Affidavits 1 through 5)



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