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Clerk of Courts


The Official Record Keepers of 
Erie County's Common Pleas
and the 6th District of Ohio's
Court of Appeals

Luvada Wilson is the Erie County Clerk of Courts.


The Clerk of Courts is responsible for filing, docketing, indexing and preserving all court pleadings for civil, felony, criminal and domestic relations cases. We process appeals from all lower courts within the county.

The Clerk of Courts must also follow procedures required by law and issue writs to carry out court orders. Some of these writs include summons, subpoenas, warrants to arrest and to convey to penal institutions, and signing the death warrant in capital cases.

The Clerk of Courts must preserve all of these records for use by future generations.

Additional Duties

  • Record Notary Commissions
  • Administer Oaths
  • Keep Naturalization Records
  • Accept Passport Applications
  • Issue Automobile & Watercraft Titles

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