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The Mahoning County Domestic Relations Court’s hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The Mahoning County Commissioners, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, issued a directive that effective May 18, 2020 all county employees and the public are required to wear face coverings when working or conducting business in all county buildings.  The directive includes that all people entering the Mahoning County Courthouse will have their temperatures taken at the courthouse door, and state guidelines for social distancing will be followed. Thank you for your cooperation and compliance with regard to these measures implemented for the safety of the public.

The Domestic Relations Court’s self-help center resumes on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.   The self-help center shall be held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. by appointment only.  Please call the court at (330) 740-2208 to schedule an appointment.

"Please find the following seven Ohio Supreme Court Domestic Relations Forms approved through The Ohio Supreme Court Administrative Actions dated June 8, 2020 that removes the necessity of a notarization due to the observance of social distancing and the potential cost for online notarization that requires access to the internet."

Motion for Contempt and Statement - Uniform DR Form 21.pdf 
Statement of Health Insurance - Uniform DR Form 4.pdf 
Parenting Proceeding Statement - Uniform DR Form - Affidavit 3.pdf 
Statement of  Property - Uniform DR Form 2.pdf 
Statement of Income and Expenses - Uniform DR Form 1.pdf 
Information for Parenting Proceeding Affidavit - DV Form 10.01-F.pdf 
Petition for Domestic Violence Civil Protection Order - DV Form 10.01-D.pdf

Judge Beth A. Smith

Mahoning County Domestic Relations Court 

Self-Help Center
By Appointment Only - 330-740-2208

This program is provided to qualified low income individuals to meet with an attorney who is available to assist them in document preparation and answering legal questions regarding Domestic Relations Law.