Allen County Clerk of Courts

The Allen County Clerk of Courts serves the Common Pleas Court and the Third District Court of Appeals when Allen County cases are involved. The Clerk administers the oath to juries, endorses the time of filing on all pleading papers, enters all orders, decrees, judgements and proceedings of the courts. The Clerk of Courts files, dockets, indexes, and preserves all court pleadings for civil, felony criminal, and domestic relations cases, and issues writs to carry out Court orders. The Automobile and Watercraft Title Division of the Allen County Clerk of Courts of Common Pleas issue titles for motor vehicles and watercraft and is responsible for collecting all revenue relating to sales and use taxes for the purchase of automobiles, court costs, bonds, fines, and forfeitures.

The Clerk's office can be contacted at 419-228-3700 ext. 8513 for the legal department and ext. 8529 for the title department. Both mailing addresses are P.O. Box 1243, Lima, Ohio 45802.

Allen County Clerk of Courts
Court House – 2nd Floor
301 N. Main Street
Lima, Ohio 45801