Madison County Clerk of Courts

Erin Bauer, Clerk of Courts
1 N. Main Street ~ P.O. Box 557 ~ London, Ohio 43140-0557
Phone: (740) 852-9776 ~ Fax: (740) 845-1778

Notice regarding COVID-19


The Title Office is now a Watercraft Agent under the STATE OF OHIO DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, DIVISION OF PARKS AND WATERCRAFT and has the ability to process boat registrations


The Madison County Clerk of Court serves as a Passport Acceptance Agency for the U.S. Department of State. The Clerk's Office accepts walk-in passport applications Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

To learn more about the Passport application process, visit the Department of State Passport page at:

Certificate of Judgment Fees effective 3/28/2013
Make $5.00
Record $30.00
Make and Record $35.00

Forms related to filing a Petition for Domestic Violence Protection Order or Petition for a Civil Stalking Protection Order may be found on The Ohio Supreme Court’s website.  See

Pursuant to Court order, Petitions filed before 11:30 am during a Court business day will be considered by the Judge or Magistrate at 11:30 am.  Filings after 11:30 am will be considered at 11:30am the following business day.  

Forms related to filing for Divorce, Dissolution, Allocation of Parental Rights and Responsibilities, and Reallocation of Parental Rights and Responsibilities may be found on The Ohio Supreme Court’s website. 

Public Records Policy
This office will adhere to Ohio's public records laws in a fashion consistent with the Ohio Revised Code, Rules of Superintendence for the Courts of Ohio, Ohio Rules of Procedure, and the local Rules of Practice adopted by the Madison County Court of Common Pleas and the Twelfth District Court of Appeals. > More info

NOTICE: The court rules were modified on February 14, 2018.

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