Presiding Judge Anthony J. Russo and Judge Laura J. Gallagher of the Cuyahoga County Probate Court are pleased to announce their collaboration with Presiding Judge Deborah J. Nicastro and Judge Jennifer P. Weiler of the Garfield Heights Municipal Court to issue marriage licenses at the Municipal Court Clerk’s offices on designated days each month. This joint effort will allow the public to obtain their marriage license without the need to appear at the Cuyahoga County Probate Court in downtown Cleveland.
The Probate Court will have a deputy clerk available at the respective Clerk’s office on the designated day from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. You may access our web page at http://probate.cuyahogacounty.us/marriage.aspx to pre-register your application and for further instructions. After you successfully completed your registration you will be provided with a confirmation number. Please bring the confirmation number with you so we may assist you quickly. You must also provide a valid government issued photo ID. You may need to provide additional information, such as a certified copy of your final divorce decree or a death certificate, so make certain you have those items with you. If you have further questions, please contact the Probate Court Marriage Department at (216) 443-8921.
Your registration information is only stored for 30 days. The fee to purchase the license is $60.
Beginning June 26, 2015 an appointment will be required to obtain a marriage license at all satellite offices. You must call the Probate Court Marriage Department at (216) 443-8921 and provide your confirmation number in order to schedule an appointment. The appointment must be made no later than 4 p.m. the day prior to your requested date.
The satellite offices will ONLY ACCEPT CREDIT OR DEBIT CARDS.