The Wayne County Public Access and e-file system has changed! 

To provide more efficient processing and functionality, the Juvenile and Probate Court now has a separate database.  To access each site navigate to the links below.  If you have a current e-file account, your username and password will allow you to access both environments.  You may bookmark these pages for ease of access in the future:

Juvenile & Probate Court Public Access & E-file System:  http://courtsweb.waynecourts.org/BenchmarkWebJuvenile/

Common Pleas Court & Municipal Court Public Access & E-file System (Original site):  http://courtsweb.waynecourts.org/publicaccess/

If you have any issues or questions you can contact IT Support or the clerk's offices:

Common Pleas Clerk of Courts Office:  330-287-5590

Municipal Clerk of Courts Office:  330-287-5650

Juvenile Clerk of Courts Office: 330-287-5561

Probate Clerk of Courts Office: 330-287-5575

Wayne Courts System Administration/IT Department:  330-287-7737

*** As of April 1, 2019, the Wayne County Municipal Court has ceased operations at its Orrville Branch.

*** All Wayne County Municipal Court business must be conducted at the Wooster Branch.

Probate Court is a division of the Courts of Common Pleas in Ohio. Probate Court has exclusive jurisdiction over certain special types of cases: estates, guardianships of incompetent persons and minors, name changes of adults and minors, and adoptions. The Probate Court also issues marriage licenses.

Juvenile Court has jurisdiction over legal issues involving people under the age of eighteen. Cases regarding delinquency, traffic, and unruly charges are heard and decided by the Juvenile Court. Custody, visitation and support matters for children whose parents were not married also come under the jurisdiction of the Juvenile Court.


The Wayne County Probate and Juvenile Court will be closed for filings and to the public on Thursday, September 26, 2019, for the purpose of mandatory all-staff traning. Trainings like these help ensure the Court can provide consistent and knowledgeable assistance to the public on an otherwise daily basis. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Operations will resume as normal on Friday, September 27, 2019.