Lake County Court Records Directory

Lake County, Ohio Court Directory

The Ohio trial court system consists of Courts of Common Pleas, County Courts, Municipal Courts, Mayor's Courts, and Court of Claims. For more information on which types of cases each court oversees, compare Ohio courts.

Below is a directory of court locations in Lake County. Links for online court records and other free court resources are provided for each court, where available. If you’re not sure which court you’re looking for, learn more about the Ohio court system.

Courts of Common Pleas in Lake County

Lake County Court of Common Pleas - General Division
Lake County Courthouse - West Annex
25 N Park Pl, Painesville, OH 44077
Phone: 440-350-2657

Contact information is for the Clerk of Courts office. Court sessions are held in the Lake County Courthouse at 47 N Park Place.

Municipal Courts in Lake County

Mentor Municipal Court
8500 Civic Center Blvd, Mentor, OH 44060
Phone: 440-974-5744 ext. 2360
Fax: 440-974-5742

Mentor Municipal Court has jurisdiction in the cities of Mentor and Mentor-on-the-Lake.
Painesville Municipal Court
7 Richmond St, PO Box 601, Painesville, OH 44077
Phone: 440-392-5900
Fax;: 440-352-0028

Painesville Municipal Court has jurisdiction in the City of Painesville; the Townships of Concord, Leroy, Madison, Painesville, and Perry; and the Villages of Fairport Harbor, Grand River, Madison, North Perry, and Perry.
Willoughby Municipal Court
4000 Erie St, Willoughby, OH 44094
Phone: 440-953-4150
Fax: 440-953-4149

Willoughby Municipal Court has jurisdiction in the Cities of Eastlake, Kirtland, Wickliffe, Willoughby, Willoughby Hills, and Willowick; the Villages of Kirtland Hills, Lakeline, Timberlake, and Waite Hill; and Kirtland Township.

Mayor's Courts in Lake County

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