Probate Forms

NOTE: Forms 16.0, 17.0, 21.0, and 21.2 were translated as part of the Supreme Court of Ohio Interpreter Services Program Forms Translation Project. Learn more about the Forms Translation Project.

Decedent's Estate Forms (Forms 1.0 - 13.10)
Wrongful Death Forms (Forms 14.0 - 14.3)
Guardianship Forms (Forms 15.0 - 17.7)
Adoption Forms (Forms 18.0 - 19.1)
Change of Name Forms (Forms 21.0 - 21.5)
Minor Settlement Forms (Forms 22.0 - 22.4)
Protective Services Series (Forms 23.0-23.4 & 23.6-23.7)
Insolvency Series (Forms 24.0 - 24.6)
Disinterment Application Forms (Forms 25.0 - 25.6)
Personal Identifiers (Form 45(D))
Forms NOT available through the Supreme Court of Ohio

Decedent's Estate Forms (Forms 1.0 - 13.10)
Form No. Form Name Effective Date
1.0 Surviving Spouse, Children, Next of Kin, Legatees and Devisees 12/01/02
2.0 Application to Probate Will 12/01/02
2.1 Waiver of Notice of Probate of Will 12/01/02
2.2 Notice of Probate of Will 12/01/02
2.3 Entry Admitting Will to Probate 3/01/96
2.4 Certificate of Service of Notice of Probate of Will 3/01/96
3.0 Appointment of Appraiser 7/01/77
4.0 Application for Authority to Administer Estate 12/01/02
4.1 Supplemental Application for Ancillary Administration 7/01/77
4.2 Fiduciary's Bond 7/01/77
4.3 Waiver of Right to Administer 7/01/77
4.4 Notice and Citation of Hearing on Appointment of Fiduciary 12/01/02
4.5 Entry Appointing Fiduciary; Letter of Authority 7/01/77
5.0 Application to Relieve Estate from Administration 5/03/99
5.1 Assets and Liabilities of Estate to be Relieved from Administration 4/01/97
5.2 Waiver of Notice of Application to Relieve Estate from Administration 7/01/94
5.3 Notice of Application to Relieve Estate from Administration 7/01/94
5.4 Publication of Notice 7/01/94
5.5 Publication of Notice Proof of Publication 7/01/94
5.6 Entry Relieving Estate from Administration 7/01/94
5.10 Summary Release From Administration 3/01/08
5.11 Entry Granting Summary Release From Administration 7/09/01
6.0 Inventory and Appraisal 12/01/02
6.1 Schedule of Assets 10/01/98
6.2 Waiver of Notice of Hearing on Inventory 3/01/96
6.3 Notice of Hearing on Inventory 3/01/96
7.0 Notice of Administrator of Estate Recovery Program 4/08/04
7.1 Application for Family Allowance 5/03/99
7.2 Application for Apportionment of Family Allowance 4/01/97
8.0 Citation to Surviving Spouse to Exercise Elective Rights 12/01/02
8.1 Election of Surviving Spouse to Take Under Will 12/01/02
8.2 Election of Surviving Spouse to Take Against Will 12/01/02
8.3 Summary of General Rights of Surviving Spouse 12/01/02
8.4 Certificate of Service and Notice of Citation to Surviving Spouse to Exercise Elective Rights 12/01/02
8.5 Return for Certificate of Service of Citation to Surviving Spouse to Exercise Elective Rights 12/01/02
8.6 Waiver of Service to Surviving Spouse of the Citation to Elect 4/01/04
9.0 Application to Sell Personal Property 10/01/98
9.1 Entry Authorizing Sale of Personal Property 10/01/98
9.2 Notice of Sale of Personal Property 10/01/98
10.0 Application to Distribute in Kind 10/01/98
10.1 Entry Approving Distribution in Kind 10/01/98
10.2 Notice of Hearing on Application to Distribute in Kind 10/01/98
11.0 Consent to Power to Sell Real Estate 7/01/77
12.0 Application for Certificate of Transfer 10/01/98;
Amended 3/1/14
12.1 Certificate of Transfer 10/01/98;
Amended 3/1/14
13.0 Fiduciary's Account 12/01/02
13.1 Receipts and Disbursements 7/01/77
13.2 Assets Remaining in Fiduciary's Hands 7/01/77
13.3 Entry Approving and Settling Account 12/01/02
13.4 Waiver of Partial Account 3/01/96
13.5 Notice of Hearing on Account 3/01/96
13.6 Certificate of Termination 3/01/96
13.7 Waiver of Notice of Hearing on Account 3/01/96
13.8 Application to Extend Administration 12/01/02
13.9 Certificate of Service of Account to Heirs or Beneficiaries 12/01/02
13.10 Notice to Extend Administration 12/01/02
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Wrongful Death Forms (Forms 14.0 - 14.3)
Form No. Form Name Effective Date
14.0 Application to Approve Settlement and Distribution of Wrongful Death and Survival Claims 10/01/98
14.1 Waiver and Consent Wrongful Death and Survival Claims 4/01/97
14.2 Entry Approving Settlement and Distribution of Wrongful Death and Survival Claims 4/01/97; Amended 9/1/11
14.3 Report of Distribution of Wrongful Death and Survival Claims 4/01/97
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Guardianship Forms (Forms 15.0 - 17.7)
Form No. Form Name Effective Date
15.0 Next of Kin of Proposed Ward 9/01/91
15.01 Judgment Entry Setting Hearing on Application for Appointment of Guardian 9/01/91
15.1 Waiver of Notice and Consent 9/01/91
15.2 Fiduciary's Acceptance – Guardian 7/04/05
15.3 Guardian's Bond 9/01/91
15.4 Letters of Guardianship 9/01/91
15.5 Guardian's Inventory 9/01/91
15.6 Application to Release Funds to Guardian 9/01/91
15.7 Application for Authority to Expend Funds 9/01/91
15.8 Guardian's Account 3/01/96
15.9 Oath of Guardian 3/01/08
16.0 Application for Appointment of Guardian of Minor
Arabic | Chinese | Russian | Somali | Spanish | English
9/01/91
16.1 Affidavit 3/01/08
16.2 Selection of Guardian by Minor over Fourteen Years of Age 9/01/91
16.3 Notice of Hearing for Appointment of Guardian of Minor (To Minor Over Age 14) 9/01/91
16.4 Notice of Hearing on Application for Appointment Guardian of Minor to Parent, Known Next of Kin and Person Having Custody 9/01/91
16.5 Judgment Entry Appointment of Guardian of Minor 9/01/91
17.0 Application for Appointment of Guardian (an Alleged Incompetent)
Arabic | Chinese | Russian | Somali | Spanish | English
1/1/13
17.1 Statement of Expert Evaluation 5/09/06
17.1A Supplement for Emergency Guardianship of Person 5/09/06
17.3 Notice to Prospective Ward of Application and Hearing 9/01/91
17.4 Notice of Hearing for Appointment of Guardian of Alleged Incompetent Person 9/01/91
17.5 Judgment Entry Appointment of Guardian for Incompetent Person 9/01/91
17.7 Guardian's Report 9/01/91
17.8 Court Investigator's Report on Proposed Guardianship 10/01/07
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Adoption Forms (Forms 18.0 - 19.1)
Form No. Form Name Effective Date
18.0 Petition for Adoption of Minor 1/01/10
18.1 Judgment Entry Setting Hearing and Ordering Notice 10/01/97
18.2 Notice of Hearing on Petition for Adoption 1/01/10
18.3 Consent to Adoption 10/01/97
18.4 Judgment Entry Finding Consent Not Required 1/01/10
18.5 Interlocutory Order of Adoption 10/01/97
18.6 Final Decree of Adoption (After Interlocutory Order) 10/01/97
18.7 Final Decree of Adoption (Without Interlocutory Order) 10/01/97
18.8 Adoption Certificate for Parents 10/01/97
18.9 Petitioner's Account 10/01/97; Amended 9/1/11
19.0 Petition for Adoption of Adult 4/09/90
19.1 Final Order of Adoption of Adult 4/09/90
19.2 Petition to Recognize Foreign Adoption 3/01/14
19.3 Order for Ohio Birth Record for Foreign Born Child 3/01/14
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Change of Name Forms (Forms 21.0 - 21.5)
Form No. Form Name Effective Date
21.0 Application for Change of Name of Adult
Arabic | Chinese | Russian | Somali | Spanish | English
1/01/13
21.1 Judgment Entry – Change of Name of Adult 11/01/00
21.2 Application for Change of Name of Minor
Arabic | Chinese | Russian | Somali | Spanish | English
1/01/13
21.3 Judgment Entry – Change of Name of Minor 11/01/00
21.4 Consent to Change of Name 11/01/00
21.5 Notice of Hearing on Change of Name 1/01/10
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Minor Settlement Forms (Forms 22.0 - 22.4)
Form No. Form Name Effective Date
22.0 Application to Settle a Minor's Claim and Entry Setting Hearing 10/01/98
22.1 Waiver and Consent to Settle Minor's Claim 4/01/97
22.2 Entry Approving Settlement of a Minor's Claim 10/01/98
22.3 Verification of Receipt and Deposit 4/01/97
22.4 Report of Distribution and Entry Minor's Claim 4/01/97
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Protective Services Series (Forms 23.0 - 23.4 & 23.6 - 23.7)
Form No. Form Name Effective Date
23.0 Petition for Protective Services 1/01/10
23.1 Notice of Petition for Court Ordered Protective Services 1/01/10
23.2 Petition for Emergency Protective Services 1/01/10
23.3 Notice of Petition for Court Ordered Protective Services on an Emergency Basis 1/01/10
23.4 Petition for Temporary Restraining Order to Prevent Interference With Investigation of Reported Abuse of an Adult 1/01/10
23.6 Petition for Temporary Restraining Order to Prevent Interference With the Provision of Protective Services to an Adult 1/01/10
23.7 Notice of Hearing on Petition for Temporary Restraining Order to Prevent Interference With the Provision of Services 1/01/10
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Insolvency Series (Forms 24.0 - 24.6)
Form No. Form Name Effective Date
24.0 Representation of Insolvency 1/01/12
24.1 Judgment Entry Setting Hearing and Ordering Notice 1/01/12
24.2 Notice of Hearing on Representation of Insolvency and Schedule of Claims 1/01/12
24.3 Verification of Service Notice of Hearing on Representation of Insolvency and Schedule of Claims 1/01/12
24.4 Schedule of Claims 1/01/12
24.5 Continuation Schedule of Claims 1/01/12
24.6 Judgment Entry of Insolvency 1/01/12
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Disinterment Application Forms (Forms 25.0 - 25.6)
Form No. Form Name Effective Date
25.0

Application for Order to Disinter Remains

3/01/14
25.1

Judgment Entry Setting Hearing on Application for Disinterment

3/01/14
25.2

Notice of Hearing on Application for Disinterment

3/01/14
25.3

Affidavit of Service of Notice on Hearing on Application for Disinterment

3/01/14
25.4

Verification of Reinterment

3/01/14
25.5

Waiver of Notice of Application to Disinter Remains

3/01/14
25.6

Order to Disinter Remains

3/01/14
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Personal Identifiers (Form 45 (D))
Form No. Form Name Effective Date
45(D)

Confidential Disclosure of Personal Identifiers

9/01/11
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Forms NOT available through the Supreme Court of Ohio
Form No. Form Name Effective Date
9.3

Entry Authorizing Sale of Personal Property
(committee comments eliminated this form)

10/01/98
10.3

Entry Approving distribution in Kind
(committee comments state 1.3 is analogous to 10.1)

10/01/98
10.4A Notice to Distributee Eliminated 12/01/02
12.2

Entry Issuing Certificate of Transfer
(This form should be eliminated because the appropriate entry is incorporated on Form 12.0, effective 10/01/1998)

Form eliminated effective 7/09/01
15.81 Bank Certificates  
20.0 Application for Appointment of Conservator 9/01/91
20.1 Judgment Entry – Appointment of Conservator 9/01/91
20.2 Letters of Conservatorship 9/01/91
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