Courts Located at 801 Wheeling Avenue

The Common Pleas Court has jurisdiction over matters relating to nearly ever aspect of an individual's life.

Welcome to the Guernsey County Common Pleas Courthouse!!

Inside this beautiful building, you’ll find several offices to serve the citizens of Guernsey County. Below is a list of each office and their location. Click on their names for more information.

We hope this helps you navigate through our building and it’s our pleasure to serve you!

Monday – Friday
Per Department

801 Wheeling Ave.
Cambridge, Ohio 43725

General Contact Number

Located at:
801 Wheeling Ave.
Cambridge, Ohio 43725


Bottom Floor (Street Level)


Court Appointed Special Advocates

Juvenile Probation

Probation is used for a variety of purposes within the juvenile justice system and affects a large number of youth. This section draws on juvenile court data to provide a statistical overview of juveniles on probation.


Adult Probation

supervises offenders who have been convicted of felony offenses by the Guernsey County Common Pleas Court, as well as defendants awaiting trial/sentencing.

Second Floor

Clerk of Courts Office

Custodian of all legal records filed in the Guernsey County Common Pleas Court General and Domestic Relations Divisions. The Clerk’s office is also responsible for issuing and maintaining all motor vehicle and watercraft titles in Guernsey County through our Auto Title Department.

Common Pleas Court Probate Division

Duties range from the issuing of marriage licenses to overseeing testamentary trusts valued in millions of dollars

Common Pleas Court Juvenile Division

Purpose of the Juvenile Court to provide the care, protection, and mental and physical development of children subject to the Court’s jurisdiction; to protect the welfare of the community, and to protect the public interest by treating children as persons in need of supervision, care, and rehabilitation.

2nd Level (Top Floor)

Common Pleas General and Domestic Relations Divisions

The Court of Common Pleas are the original courts of general jurisdiction of the Ohio Judicial System. In every county there is a common pleas court, served by one or more judges. In Guernsey County, the court is served by Judge David A. Ellwood and Judge David B. Bennett

Law Library

Law Library

Guernsey County Common Pleas Courthouse