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Legal Division: 330-725-9722 Title Division: 877-722-0016

The Civil Division

The Civil Division of the Medina County Clerk of Courts is responsible for managing and retaining records in civil cases, including civil lawsuits, foreclosure actions, administrative appeals, cognovits, replevins, foreign judgments, foreign subpoenas, petitions for certificate of qualification for employment, petitions for relief from disability, writs of execution, and writs of possession.

The Civil Division also handles paperwork for garnishments and debtor’s examinations, state tax liens, judgment liens, state tax lien releases, full and partial judgment lien releases, civil stalking protection orders, and court-ordered titles.

Notary commissions for notaries who reside in Medina County are also recorded and retained in the Civil Division of the Medina County Clerk of Courts.

Ohio Notary Services

Ohio Notary Services is the ONLY entity authorized by the Ohio Secretary of State to educate and test applicants to become a traditional notary public as well as those who wish to be an online notary public.
(330) 436-0118

There is not a grace period to renew your commission. If your commission has expired you MUST begin the process as if you are a new applicant.



Passport Information

The Medina County Clerk of Courts is an authorized Passport Acceptance Facility and accepts passport applications on behalf of the U.S. Department of State.

U.S. citizens planning to travel internationally may apply for passports at any of our four offices conveniently located throughout the county. No appointment is necessary. For addresses and hours of operation at each of our locations, please see Contact Information above.

For the most up-to-date passport information, application forms, information on documentation required, fees, estimated processing times, and other passport and international travel information, visit the official Passport Services’ public website at

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