Filing Fees & Forms

Filing Information

The Clerk’s Office at 800 Broadway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, accepts filings for custody, companionship and visitation, child support, paternity and other matters as listed below. Parties can also pay costs and fines at the Clerk’s Office, and post bonds or pay purges. The Clerk’s Office is open Monday through Friday, 8 A.M. to 4 P.M. In person filings are not accepted after 3:30 P.M. The Clerk’s Office is closed on Court holidays.

The Assessment Center, 264 William Howard Taft Road, accepts complaint filings by parents, guardians and agency workers between 8 A,M. and 4 P.M. Call 513-946-7653 for more information.

The Youth Center’s Intake Office accepts complaint filings by police and agency workers and bond and purge payments 24-hours per day, 365 days per year. Please contact the Youth Center Intake Office at (513) 946-2612 for more information.

Filing Fees


  • New Case: $165.00
  • Existing Case: $150.00
  • Contempt of Custody: $150.00


  • New Case: $165.00
  • Existing Case: $150.00
  • Contempt of Companionship: $150.00


  • New Case: $100.00
  • Modification of Support: $100.00
  • Contempt of Support: $100.00
  • Terminate Support: $100.00


  • Parent-Child Relationship: $115.00
  • Motion to Set Aside Paternity (60B): $100.00
  • Foreign Decree (out of state): $75.00


  • Permission to Marry: $70
  • Habeus Corpus: $150.00
  • Mitigate: $50.00
  • Driver’s License Restoration: $50.00
  • Production of Transcripts: TBD by Court Reporter
  • Publication: $100.00

Court Forms

The Court Forms are downloadable, in PDF (Adobe Acrobat Reader) format.