Ohio Sales Tax Holiday August 2-4, 2019

During the Ohio Sales Tax Holiday, the following items are exempt from Ohio sales and use tax:

  • Clothing priced at $75 per item or less;
  • School supplies priced at $20 per item or less; and,
  • School instructional material priced at $20 per item or less.

The Sales Tax Holiday applies to purchases made in store and by mail, telephone, e-mail, or on the Internet.


Public Notice: The Comment Period for Revised Local Rule 14 extends to April 22, 2019

The Lake County Domestic Relations Court has revised Local Rule 14: Mediation. In keeping with the Ohio Rules of Superintendence, the public comment period extends to April 22, 2019. All comments must be in writing.

To view the public notice, including instructions on how to submit comments, click here.


Local Rule 14.01: Mediation has been revised, effective March 17, 2019.

The Lake County Domestic Relations Court has revised Local Rule 14.01: Mediation. For the full text of the Rule, click here.


**Legal Aid Clinic CANCELLED**

The Legal Aid Clinic scheduled for Wednesday, January 30, 2019 has been cancelled due to the severity of the weather.  Cases will be rescheduled.


ATTENTION: New Child Support Guidelines in effect March 28, 2019.

Ohio’s Revised Child Support Guidelines are Effective on March 28, 2019.

For more information, click here.


Courthouse Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The Lake County Courthouse will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Courthouse will reopen at 8:00 am on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.


Please vote NO on State Issue 1

For more information regarding State Issue 1, please refer to these articles:

Issue 1 would make Ohio a haven for drug dealers

Ohio Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor urges vote against Ohio Issue 1

Ohioans should vote no on Issue 1

Issue 1 News Release 10-30-18


For Our Children Class Registration

Online registration is now available for For Our Children classes.  Click on “Classes” link at the top of page to register.


Courthouse closed for Christmas

The Lake County Courthouse will be closed on Wednesday, December 25, 2019 in observance of Christmas. The Courthouse will reopen at 8:00 am on Thursday, December 26, 2019.


Courthouse closed for Thanksgiving

The Lake County Courthouse will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 28, 2019 and Friday, November 29, 2019. The Courthouse will reopen at 8:00 am on Monday, December 2, 2019.