PROBATE INFORMATION

Certified Copy of Marriage:

If you wish to receive a certified copy of your marriage, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope and $2.00 per certified copy requested.  Payment is accepted in the form of cash, check or a money order (payable to Darke County Probate Court).  In addition, we will need the following information:  full names of both parties and the date of marriage.  Copies may be obtained in person during office hours.

Court Costs and Deposits:

Costs effective March 8th, 2019.

Adoption
Step-parent
Agency Adoptions
Adult Adoptions
Foreign Adoptions

 


$430.00
$480.00
$251.50
$251.50

 
Civil Actions
$125.00
 

Estates
Estates
Authenticated Estate


$200.00
Varies-



Call for costs
Guardianships
Adult Guardianship
Minor Guardianship
Transfer from another County

$250.00
$200.00
Exact Costs
 
Trusts
Trust
Minor settlements

$150.00
$125.00
 
Releases
Summary Release
Will and Summary Release
$175.00
$133.00
$138.00
 
Will for Reference
$5.00
 
Will & Medicaid Filings

$12.00

 
Change of Name
$120.00
 
Disinterment
$125.00
 
Claims
$16.00
(one page) 
(each additional page)
$3.00
 
All Deposits Will be Applied Towards Final Costs
Probate Forms:

Probate forms can be found hereWe anticipate adding more forms as they become available.

All forms are in .pdf format and require Adobe Acrobat. Free download available from Adobe.