Common Pleas Court Municipal Court
Mercer Probate Juvenile Court
Seal of Mercer County

Welcome to the Mercer County
Probate/Juvenile Court

Judge Matthew L. Gilmore

Richard M. Delzeith, Magistrate

Mercer County Courthouse


Monday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Tuesday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:00pm
The Court is closed on all legal holidays


101 North Main St., Suite 307
Celina, OH 45822
The Probate/Juvenile Court is located on the 3rd Floor of the Mercer County Courthouse


Juvenile: (419) 586-1249 | (419) 586-2418
Probation: (419) 586-7238
Probate: (419) 586-8779
Fax: (419) 586-4506

Mission Statement

In the Mercer County Juvenile Court, we will protect children from abuse, protect the public from juvenile crime, hold parents and juveniles accountable for their actions, rehabilitate juvenile offenders, and strengthen families. This will be done through honest interactions, well-trained staff, innovative solutions and respect for all parties.


This website is designed to provide information to the general public about the purpose, programs and basic structure of the Juvenile Court. This website cannot provide specific case information due to the confidential nature of juvenile proceedings.

Legal Disclaimer

It is not the intention of the Mercer County Probate/Juvenile Court to offer legal advice through these pages or through answering questions. While knowledgeable about the operational procedures of the Court, the Clerks are not attorneys and cannot recommend specific legal options and by their answering questions should not be construed as such. When in doubt about your legal status, you should seek the advice of an attorney knowledgeable in the area of law about which you are inquiring.