E-File

Please click here to download the Wayne County, Ohio Benchmark e-Filing System User Agreement

Once registration is submitted and processed, you will receive an email that contains a temporary password to access the e-file portal.  Upon first log-in, you will be prompted to enter a new password.   With your login you will be able to view a list of all open cases in which you are listed as the attorney of record in all Wayne County Courts.  This functionailty requires our staff to merge all instances of your party in the system manually which can be a time consuming process.  As a result new registrations may take 2-3 days to process.  We apologize for any inconvenience this delay may cause.  If you have an immediate need to file please contact James Fox at jfox@waynecourts.org and your request will be expedited.  

Passwords must be a minimum of five characters with at least one letter and one number.  Passwords will prompt to reset every ninety (90) days to ensure system security. 

The Benchmark e-File User Guide  is a helpful resource.

You may access the local rules and administrative orders of each court on their respective pages:

Common Pleas, General Division:  http://www.waynecourtofcommonpleas.org/resources/local-rules

Common Pleas, Juvenile Division: http://www.wayneprobateandjuvenile.org/juvenile/local-rules

Common Pleas, Probate Division: http://www.wayneprobateandjuvenile.org/probate/local-rules

Municipal Division: http://www.waynemunicipalcourt.org/resources/forms

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