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Welcome to the Probate Court of Hamilton County, Ohio, the Honorable Ralph Winkler presiding. We are committed to using technology to improve the efficiency and accessibility of our office. This website offers access to our court records, an online application for marriage license, forms, and much more.

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THE HONORABLE JUDGE RALPH E. WINKLER

Judge Ralph Winkler is a lifelong resident of Cincinnati, Ohio. He graduated from Colerain High School in 1979 and the University of Cincinnati in 1983 with a Bachelor of Business Administration. He earned his J.D. from Chase Law School at Northern Kentucky University graduating in 1987. After passing the Bar that same year, he was hired as an Assistant Prosecutor for Hamilton County. He worked as a prosecutor until April of 1999 when Governor Taft appointed him a Hamilton County Municipal Court Judge. He was elected to a six-year term by the voters of Hamilton County in November of 1999. In November 2004, he was elected to the first of two six-year terms on the Hamilton County Common Pleas Bench where he presided over 33,000 individual cases. After winning the Election for Hamilton County Probate Court Judge in November 2014, Judge Winkler began serving the public by hearing cases involving adoptions, mental health care, guardianships, wills, marriage licenses and involuntary drug and alcohol treatment.

Recent Alerts

*ATTENTION*
PUBLIC NOTICE
January 05, 2016

Ohio Law requires the Hamilton County Probate Court to post a list of cases in which money has been paid and remained in the hands of the Court for one year since the next preceding first Monday of January. Below is a list of funds, which are being held by the Hamilton County Probate Court. Payees can contact the probate cashier by Wednesday February 10, 2016 to claim the funds. The cashier is located on the 9th floor of the William Howard Taft Center at 230 East 9th Street and is open for business Monday – Friday between 8:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. For additional information contact the cashier at 946-3583.

Check Number Check Date Amount Payee Case Number Case Caption
55909 01/06/2014 6.70 SANDRA HUNN 1996000168 KESHAWN WILSON
55924 01/08/2014 6.05 PAMELA SMITH 2011004143 MIYEAL SMITH
55948 01/15/2014 10.00 JOHN SLADECK 2007000878 GEORGE EDWARD SLADECK
55951 01/15/2014 5.75 JAMES FEUER 2012002070 MARILYN SCHWARTZ
55996 01/29/2014 15.00 EARL NICHOLAS SCHENKEL 1981003596 ELIZABETH MARY SCHENKEL
55997 01/29/2014 15.00 E NICHOLAS SCHENKEL 1997004265 EARL S SCHENKEL
56039 02/06/2014 27.00 THOMAS P SEMPLE 2012001453 GOLDIE M DUDDING
56130 03/06/2014 5.75 LEWIS H SEILER 2011000967 VIOLA JOHNSON
56152 03/06/2014 17.00 CHERI BATAL 2013005797 MATTHEW O CONNELL
56175 03/13/2014 16.48 KATHLEEN GREENE 2013004561 MARY AGNES HOLTHAUS
56181 03/13/2014 22.00 CHRISTINE HERRINGTON 2014000504 GRACIA J HERRINGTON
56201 03/26/2014 15.00 ZELMA J SCHULMAN 2003004206 MELVIN L SCHULMAN
56257 04/03/2014 32.50 JOSEPH S HONERLAW 2014001123 HADEN WILLIAMS
56262 04/10/2014 30.80 TYHISHA MOORE 2012000626 TYIONNA BARFIELD
56263 04/10/2014 10.00 RHONDA LANE 2012000658 NONA WYCHE
56272 04/10/2014 18.75 CORY J STEWART 2013002715 CHRISTINE T STEWART
56322 04/17/2014 6.95 LEWIS H SEILER 2014000298 DASANI PHILLIPS
56348 04/24/2014 116.00 ANDREW MAXWELL 2014000699 MYRON MAXWELL
56353 04/29/2014 56.80 MARILYN J MAAG 1997004213 PATRICIA S THOMPSON
56391 05/07/2014 6.15 EBONE MCGHEE 2012004707 ZANIYAH MCGHEE-GRANT
56435 05/15/2014 33.95 SHEILA A FOLTZ 2013001310 RUBY IDELLA JONES
56494 05/29/2014 18.65 KAREN A ROLCIK 2014000215 VITO ANTHONY ALOISIO
56523 06/05/2014 10.00 REBECCA JUDGE 2011002853 MARVIN L NEELY
56531 06/05/2014 6.00 LAWRENCE M ELFERS 2013003763 LAWRENCE H ELFERS
56568 06/18/2014 5.95 SUSAN M GIBSON 2013005222 EUGENE R HINTON
56569 06/18/2014 3.50 BARRY E STEINBERG 2013005250 NATALIE A STEINBERG
56579 06/18/2014 9.00 GREG DYLAN SCHULMAN 2014001159
56583 06/18/2014 41.00 JAMES L T SEXTON 2014001829 BARBARA S THOMES
56600 06/26/2014 7.85 ROBERT F JACKSON 2013003828 KATHERINE L HUTCHINS
56609 06/26/2014 6.00 KRISTY EILER 2014001920 GIAVONNY MANUEL GONZALES
56640 07/03/2014 13.00 JOSHUA M HINER 2014000513 DOROTHY MAE HORN
56656 07/10/2014 6.00 LINDA S BOLIN 2003003667 DANIEL JOHNSON
56708 07/23/2014 11.00 FRANK JOSEPH SCHULER 2013004156 ELIZABETH S SCHULER
56746 07/30/2014 10.50 JAMES CHRISTOPHER CROWLEY 2014001712 JANE E AND THOMAS R ARMSTRONG
FOUNDATION
56767 08/07/2014 292.35 BARRY H ZIMMER 2011003714 ELIZABETH F BERMAN
56772 08/07/2014 9.00 E MICHAEL ZICKA 2013002890 MARY E ZICKA
56845 08/21/2014 11.00 STELLA CARRILLO 2014001716 ASHLEY M CARRILLO
56857 08/28/2014 31.00 STEVEN TYRA 2013002213 CANDACE DEMOSS
56866 08/28/2014 7.80 KARLA RAE ROTHAN 2014000475 KATHLEEN C ROTHAN
56913 09/04/2014 15.00 ERMA COVERT 2014001439 MELVIN L COVERT JR
57047 10/03/2014 56.00 DALE ISAAC 2014002849 BERTHA ISAAC
57119 10/22/2014 37.00 MICHAEL A THOMPSON 2014000549 JANE M THOMPSON
57165 10/30/2014 20.47 TANYA DAWSON 2014003171 DOROTHY BROWN
57207 11/14/2014 10.00 LEE ANN MINK 2014002335 HERBERT L SINKHORN
57227 11/25/2014 96.00 TERESA GODFREY RIEHLE 2012005096 NOLA M GODFREY
57262 12/04/2014 8.95 JUNE LAWSON 2008005347 EDWARD P PRICE
57264 12/04/2014 29.00 JOHN SEARCY 2014001341 CHRISTOPHER J HUGHES
57266 12/04/2014 21.75 CAROL A SANTEN 2014001570 ALVIN E HUCKE
57306 12/18/2014 14.00 TIMOTHY D MILLER 2012001969 RUTH G MILLER HUNTING
57313 12/18/2014 7.95 LARRY H CREACH 2014000647 NOONAN G PATTON
57315 12/18/2014 7.85 JAMES G ANDREWS 2014001108 ROBERT E ANDREWS SR
57323 12/18/2014 11.00 CAMARA CASH 2014004141 IMAIYA SCOTT
57331 12/30/2014 19.95 MARGARET R WRIGHT 2012002111 ERNEST WRIGHT SR
57334 12/30/2014 7.95 MELISSA ASHMORE 2013004095 THOMAS M LAYNE
57348 12/30/2014 9.00 CRISTEN LEE CASTEEL 2014004882
57356 12/30/2014 38.50 WILLIAM B FECHER 2014005487 DORIS ANN MALONE
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