Important Notice:

The Summit County Clerk of Courts is restricting its services starting Monday March 16 at noon in the interest of public health.

Legal Division: E-Filing and online public record requests will continue as normal. The Clerk's Courthouse lobby will close to the public at noon Monday March 16. The only exception to this closure is for the filing of protection orders. Processing of background checks is suspended until further notice. Pro se litigants are encouraged to utilize our electronic filing system or mail in their filings to our office at 205 S. High St., Akron, OH 44308.

Title Division: Our branch Title offices in Green, Fairlawn, and Northfield will close at noon Monday March 16 until further notice. Passport application processing and taking of passport photos will be suspended as of noon Monday March 16 at all locations until further notice. The Main Title office at 1030 East Tallmadge Ave, Akron, 44310 will also close at noon. Dealer title work can be submitted electronically or the title work can be dropped off at the Main Title office and picked up the following day. For the public, customers who have title processing needs, please call our Main Title office at 330-630-7200 to facilitate processing your title by mail.

Any additional questions, please contact Scott Feeney, Clerk of Courts Chief of Staff at 330-643-2212 or

Welcome to the Summit County Clerk of Courts newly redesigned website. While the appearance of the home page has changed, all of the features previously available are still accessible. The most frequently used areas of our website, such as Records Searches and E-filing are available through large buttons on the right hand side of each page or through the tan menu bar above. This site is designed to provide helpful information to the public and to answer commonly asked questions.

The Summit County Clerk of Courts Office is comprised of two Divisions - Legal and Title. The Clerk of Courts - Legal Division maintains records for the Summit County Common Pleas Court - General Division, the Summit County Domestic Relations Court, and the Ninth District Court of Appeals. The Clerk of Courts - Title Division, with four offices throughout Summit County, is responsible for issuing Certificates of Title for watercraft and motor vehicle owners throughout the region.

Each employee of the Clerk of Courts Office is committed to providing all of our customers with professional and courteous service. As Clerk of Courts, I am working diligently to keep this office current with technological changes and making transactions with this office convenient for our customers. If you do not find the information you are looking for on our website, please contact us directly and we will be happy to assist you.

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