The Honorable
 John S. Collier

Probate Division

Address: 660 N. Perry St., Suite 203, Napoleon, OH 43545
(2nd floor of the Courthouse)
Phone: 419-592-7771
Fax: 419-592-7000
Hours: 8:30a.m.-4:30p.m.
Closed: Saturday, Sunday, & Legal Holidays


Please call 419-592-7771 to make an appointment for a marriage license.

Marriage License Applications:

  • Males 18 years of age, females 16 years of age (minors must have parental consent)
  • 25 yrs. old or younger - Copy of Birth Certificate must be furnished
  • Residency Requirements: Residents of the State of Ohio must apply for a license in the county in which they reside. Non-residents of the state of Ohio must apply in the court where the marriage ceremony will be performed.
  • If previously married: Must furnish file stamped copy of divorce or dissolution decree. If multiple past marriages, a file stamped copy of EACH divorce/ dissolution must be furnished.
  • Fee: $45 (cash only)
  • If either applicant owes court costs in either Henry County Probate, Juvenile or Henry County Common Pleas Court - these costs must be paid before license is issued
  • Who must be present to apply: Both parties
  • You must know your Social Security Number
  • The marriage license will be issued the day of application, (if all information has been presented correctly and all court costs are paid), and is valid for 60 days of the date of issuance

Genealogy Information:

Our Records:

Marriage: 1847-Present
Births & Deaths: 1867-1908
Estates: 1847-Present
Naturalization: Starts in 1853

Filing Fees

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Guardianships of Incompetents:

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