Municipal Civil Marriages



Probate Court issues marriage licenses, (513) 946-3590 or 946-3589.

Listed here are various public officials in Hamilton County who are authorized to perform civil marriage ceremonies. They each have varying schedules and policies with respect to performing marriages. It is suggested you first call an official in the area where you live.


Ohio Revised Code  3101.08 Who may solemnize

An ordained or licensed minister of any religious society or congregation within this state who is licensed to solemnize marriages, a judge of a county court in accordance with section 1907.18 of the Revised Code, a judge of a municipal court in accordance with section 1901.14 of the Revised Code, a probate judge in accordance with section 2101.27 of the Revised Code, the mayor of a municipal corporation in any county in which such municipal corporation wholly or partly lies, the superintendent of the state school for the deaf, or any religious society in conformity with the rules of its church, may join together as husband and wife any persons who are not prohibited by law from being joined in marriage.

See Title [31], chapter 3101 of the Ohio Revised Code for other information on marriage in Ohio.


The Duty Judge of the Hamilton County Municipal Court is responsible for conducting civil marriage ceremonies. See Arraignment Court Judges to determine the currently assigned Duty Judge. Courtroom phone numbers are listed HERE.

City/Village Area Code (513)

Addyston 941-1313 Daniel Pillow
Amberly Village 531-8675 Charles Kammie
Blue Ash (Residents Only) 745-8510 Albert J. ("Jack") Buckman
Cleves 941-5127 Danny Stacey
Cheviot 661-2700 Samuel D. Keller
Deer Park 794-8860 David A. Collins
Elmwood 242-0563 Richard Ellison
Evendale 563-2244 Richard Finan (does not perform marriages)
Forest Park 595-5200 James P. Lawler
Glendale 771-7200 Dr. Thomas U. Todd
Greenhills 825-2100 Oscar Hoffman
Indian Hills (Residents Only) 561-6500 Thomas Rink
Lockland 761-1124 Jim Brown
Loveland 683-0150 Rob Weisgerber
Madeira 561-7228 Mellisa Adrien
North Bend 941-0610 Jim Rolses
N. College Hill (Residents Only) 521-7413 Daniel Brooks
Reading (Residents Only) 733-4044 Robert Bemmes
Silverton 936-6240 John Smith
Springdale 346-5700 Doyle Webster
Wyoming 821-7600 David Savage

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