Legal Office


Title Office


Dwight "ike" Hodson

Highland County Clerk of Courts 
Hillsboro, Ohio

Legal Office Hours

Mon - Fri 8:30 to 4:00

Title Office Hours

Mon - Fri 8:00 to 4:30

Sat 8:00 to 12:00

Click here for *NEW* Notary Public process effective September 2019

Welcome to the Highland County, Ohio Clerk of Courts website.

From this site you can  search the case docket for Civil, Criminal and Domestic cases, see the Local Court Rules for the General Division and learn how to apply for a Passport.   
     If you can't seem to find what you are looking for,
contact usand we will assist you.

                  Common Pleas Division                          Phone 937-393-9957  Fax 937-393-9878

The Clerk maintains the records for the General (Civil/Criminal) Divisions and the Domestic Relations Division of the Court of Common Pleas in Highland County and for all Highland County generated cases to the 4th District Court of Appeals.

     The Clerk is responsible for all filing activity associated with civil, domestic relations and felony criminal cases in the Common Pleas Court as well as collecting legal fees, deposits and court costs.

                  Passport Division                                           Phone 937-393-9957

     Our office is the only official agent of the United States Department of State for processing Passport Applications in Highland County.  For more information on how to apply for a Passport, click here

                  Auto Title Division                                         Phone 937-393-9958  Fax 937-393-2202

Our Auto Title Division is responsible for issuing Certificates of Title to the residents of Ohio when purchasing automobiles, motorcycles, off-road vehicles, motor/mobile homes, and watercraft. 

     We welcome any questions you may have about the Office of the Clerk of Courts. Please feel free to contact us.