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Welcome to the Butler County Probate Court. Our mission is to protect the interests of the disabled, oversee the administration of estates, maintain court records for public access, adjudicate issues fairly and efficiently, and promote confidence in the judicial system.

This website was developed to provide general information about what your Probate Court does each day. We hope its contents are helpful to you. If you have any suggestions on how we might improve this website or our service to you, please email us at:, or send us a note at: Butler County Probate Court, 101 High St., Hamilton, OH 45011.

Judge John M. Holcomb

Butler County Probate Court - Hours of Operation. Monday through Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm, excluding holidays***

***Marriage License-- NO WALKINS ACCEPTED AFTER 3:30 PM See Court Services, Marriage Information, Marriage Instructions (English or Spanish) for more information

***NOTE -- All hearings scheduled for 8:30 AM are internal court reviews - NO Appearance Required.

The Courthouse entrance has moved due to construction. Follow the temporary signs to the Entrance. The new construction entrance is effective June 2024.

There are new forms in the Guardianship Individual forms for the following: Appointment of Appraiser and Expedited Guardianship

There is a new form to request additional Certified Copies in all cases types - Form RCC

Please See Our Local Rules Effective September 18, 2023.

*NOTE Earlier news releases regarding the COVID-19 Emergency can be found under our News tab.