The Court of Common Pleas is located on the corner of Liberty and Market streets in downtown Wooster, an area commonly referred to as Public Square. Three hour parking is available on the street and one hour parking is available in a public lot across Liberty street on the east side of the courthouse.
Common Pleas Court Judges have jurisdiction over adult criminal felony cases, civil actions, Domestic Relations Courts, and Adult Probation agencies.
This court contains a Domestic Relations division which has jurisdiction over cases involving divorce or marriage, dissolution, annulments, legal separations, spousal support, and allocation of parental rights and responsibilities.
The Wayne County Public Access and e-file system has changed!
To provide more efficient processing and functionality, the Juvenile and Probate Court now has a separate database. To access each site navigate to the links below. If you have a current e-file account, your username and password will allow you to access both environments. You may bookmark these pages for ease of access in the future:
Juvenile & Probate Court Public Access & E-file System: http://courtsweb.waynecourts.org/BenchmarkWebJuvenile/
Common Pleas Court & Municipal Court Public Access & E-file System (Original site): http://courtsweb.waynecourts.org/publicaccess/
If you have any issues or questions you can contact IT Support or the clerk's offices:
Common Pleas Clerk of Courts Office: 330-287-5590
Municipal Clerk of Courts Office: 330-287-5650
Juvenile Clerk of Courts Office: 330-287-5561
Probate Clerk of Courts Office: 330-287-5575
Wayne Courts System Administration/IT Department: 330-287-7737
*** As of April 1, 2019, the Wayne County Municipal Court has ceased operations at its Orrville Branch.
*** All Wayne County Municipal Court business must be conducted at the Wooster Branch.