What is a probate estate?
The Cuyahoga County Probate Court website offers excellent descriptions of a probate estate, what is involved in probating an estate, and other forms of property ownership that do not require probate involvement.
What is involved in a guardianship?
What else does Probate Court handle?
The Cuyahoga County Probate Court website can direct you to specific sites dealing with marriage, name changes and adoptions, all of which have some involvement with probate court. Start at the general site: http://probate.cuyahogacounty.us
Important Telephone Numbers
Do you suspect that an older person is being abused?
Call Adult Protective Services hotline at (216) 420-6700.
Do you simply need to identify what basic services are available to you?
In Cuyahoga County, call First Call for Help at 2-1-1.
Do you need general information on what the Ohio Department of Aging can offer in your own part of the state?
Call the Ohio Office on Aging at (800) 266-4346. Or check the Ohio Office on Aging website for the regional office located nearest to you: