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    Name Change Form

    The following forms are provided as a service to the public. These forms have either been adopted by the Ohio Supreme Court as Standard Probate Forms and/or by this Court as Local Probate Forms. These forms are believed to be correct but may need to be modified to meet the circumstances of a particular case. In addition, the following forms may not address all matters that may come before this Court, and the applicant and/or counsel may need to draft their own form where the Supreme Court has not adopted Standard Probate Forms and/or this Court has not adopted Local Probate Forms for a particular matter.

     The Montgomery County Probate Court does not require
    Social Security number and Driver's License number information on Estate, Trusts, Guardianship, Name Change, Civil and Miscellaneous Forms.

     Name Change for Adult Form

    PDF Document Icon  MC 5F Waiver
    PDF Document Icon  MC 5F1 Applicant Information

    PDF Document Icon  21.0 Application for Change of Name of Adult.pdf

    PDF Document Icon  M.C. Form 21.1. – Judgment Entry – Change of Name

    PDF Document Icon  MC 21.1.1 Magistrate's Decision Change of Name

    PDF Document Icon  21.5 Notice of Hearing on Change of Name.pdf

    Name Change for Minor Form

    PDF Document Icon  21.2 Application for Change of Name of Minor.pdf
    PDF Document Icon  MC 21.3 Judgment Entry - Change of Name of Minor.pdf
    PDF Document Icon  MC 21.3.1 Magistrate's Decision - Change of Name of Minor
    PDF Document Icon  21.4 Consent to Change of Name (Minor).pdf
    PDF Document Icon  21.5 Notice of Hearing on Change of Name.pdf    
    PDF Document Icon  MC 21.6 Affidavit name change service.pdf 

    The Supreme Court of Ohio
    The Supreme Court of Ohio announced on March 10, 2015 the adoption of new rules to govern adult guardianships in Ohio.The rules become effective June 1, 2015.  Read More...
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    Attention: New & Revised Probate Forms have been posted on the Probate Webpage.

    Attorneys, please note that Form 14.0, Application to Approve  Settlement  and Distribution of Wrongful Death and Survival Claims has been amended effective January 1, 2015.  The amended forms may be found on this website and at the Court.
    The Court is accepting the amended form only

    for 2015 and 2016:

    September 7, 2015 for Labor Day

    October 12, 2015  Columbus Day

    November 11, 2015  Veteran's Day

    November 26, 2015  Thanksgiving Day

    November 27, 2015 Day after Thanksgiving Day

    December 11, 2015 Court closes at 11:15 a.m. for Staff Develpment

    December 25, 2015 Christmas Day 

    Calendar closings for 2016:

    January 1, 2016 New Year's Day

    January 18, 2016 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    February 15, 2016 for Presidents' Day

    May 30, 2016  Memorial Day

    July 4, 2016 Independence Day

    September 5, 2016 Labor Day

    October 10, 2016 Columbus Day

    November 11, 2016 Veteran's Day

    November 24, 2016 Thanksgiving Day

    November 25, 2016 day after Thanksgiving Day

    December 26, 2016 Christmas Day




    Montgomery County Probate Court is proud to announce that Judge Alice O. McCollum is participating in the National Adoption Day on Thursday, November 20, 2014.
    This local celebration is part of the nationwide effort to call attention to the thousands of foster children waiting for adoption and to celebrate all the families that do adopt.

    To see pictures of the Adoption proceedings go to the Adoption link in the left hand column.