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Darke County Probate/Juvenile Court

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 & Deposits

Step-Parent $480.00
Agency Adoptions $480.00
Adult Adoptions $250.00
Foreign Adoptions $250.00
Civil Actions $125.00
Full Administration $250.00
Release From Administration $180.00
Summary Release $140.00
Will and Summary Release $145.00
Will for Reference Only Exact Costs
Will and Medicaid Filings $12.00
Claims $16.00
$3.00 per additional pages
Incompetent Guardianship $300.00
Minor Guardianship $200.00
Emergency Guardianship Call for Costs Before Filing
Transfer From Another County Exact Costs
Special Needs $180.00
Authenticated Copies Call for Costs Before Filing
Civil $150.00
Minor Settlement $100.00
Name Change $200.00
Birth Correction/Registration $50.00
Certified Copy $2.00
Disinterment $125.00
All Deposits Will Be Applied Towards Final Costs