Domestic Relations

The Ottawa County Common Pleas Court domestic division has jurisdiction over cases involving divorce, dissolution, legal separations, spousal support, allocation of parental rights and responsibilities, and protection orders.

The Domestic Relations Court contains the offices of Magistrate Brian Goodell and Magistrate Thomas Dusza.

Domestic Relations Forms

These forms are available for your convenience, and can be utilized if you are not represented by an attorney. The Ottawa County Common Pleas Court recognizes that legal matters can be complicated and may be best handled by an attorney.

Some of these forms can be completed online and printed or printed and completed manually. You are responsible for reading all instructions for these forms. The forms do not include legal advice regarding your rights, responsibilities, and legal options. Forms can also be obtained at the Clerk of Courts, located at 315 Madison Street, Room 106 B, Port Clinton, Ohio 43452.

Mediation Forms

These forms are available for your convenience, and can be utilized if you are not represented by an attorney. The Ottawa County Common Pleas Court recognizes that legal matters can be complicated and may be best handled by an attorney.

Some of these forms can be completed online and printed or printed and completed manually. You are responsible for reading all instructions for these forms. The forms do not include legal advice regarding your rights, responsibilities, and legal options. Forms can also be obtained at the Clerk of Courts, located at 315 Madison Street, Room 106 B, Port Clinton, Ohio 43452.

Protection Orders

Additional Forms

Additional Domestic Relations forms are available here:
https://www.sconet.state.oh.us/JCS/CFC/DRForms/