Domestic Relations Court - Summit OH

The Summit County Domestic Relations Court is open from
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Summit County
Domestic Relations Court

205 S. High Street
Akron, Ohio 44308

Phone: (330) 643-2365

OnlineHigh Conflict Co-Parenting 

6 Hour New Ways for Families

$29.99 Add

8 Hour New Ways for Families

$39.99 Add

12 Hour Co-Parenting Without Conflict

$59.99 Add

16 Hour Co-Parenting Without Conflict

$79.99 Add

Level 2 co-parenting class focusing on building resiliency. The objective is to develop the appropriate co-parenting relationship to facilitate a positive parent/child relationship.

Target: Separated parents in conflict/contested cases.

Comprehensive Course Outline

OnlineHigh Conflict Behavioural Training(For Individuals)

12 Hour

$39.99 Add

24 Hour

$59.99 Add

Skills to assist individuals as they begin the process of understanding underlying issues related to anger, addictions, depression, self-esteem, stress, social anxiety, and relationships.

Target: Individuals struggling with anger, addiction or mental health conditions.

Comprehensive Course Outline

OnlineLevel 1 - Parenting Skills(Foundations for the Future)

12 Hour Ages 0-5

$59.99 Add

12 Hour Ages 5-13

$59.99 Add

12 Hour Ages 13-18

$59.99 Add

24 Hour Ages 0-18

$59.99 Add

Level 1 parenting class provides parents a foundational understanding of basic skills while raising their child(ren) from infancy to adulthood.

Target: Adults ages 18+ w/children.

Comprehensive Course Outline

12 Hour Parenting Skills - Thrive Class

$59.99 Add

The primary goal is to minimize the risk of child maltreatment while optimizing child developmental outcomes.

Target: For parents in risk situations

Comprehensive Course Outline

Summit County, Ohio
Domestic Relations Court


The mission of the Summit County Domestic Relations Court is to provide fair, effective, and compassionate legal resolution to specific kinds of family conflict.

What We Do:

  • Dissolutions, divorces, annulments, and legal separations
  • Legal custody cases involving minor children who are not wards of another court
  • Legal custody cases involving minor children who are not wards of another court
  • Parental rights, parenting time, and child support
  • Civil protection orders

The Summit County Domestic Relations Court grants annulments, legal separations, dissolutions of marriage, and divorces to couples who can no longer remain together.

The Court determines parentage of children born to unmarried parents. The Court also issues Civil Protection Orders when violence has occurred between household members and immediate danger is present. Within this context, the Court may address parental rights, parenting time, legal custody, and child support.

The Court works with legal professionals, social service agencies and law enforcement to insure the safety and wellbeing of all family members coming through the court. The Summit County Domestic Relations Court is dedicated to helping families achieve a fair and peaceful resolution to their conflict.

About the Court

The Summit County Domestic Relations Court serves residents of Summit County, Ohio. The court’s jurisdiction includes:

  • Cases involving divorce, dissolution, and annulment;
  • Parentage cases (never married parents), third-party legal custody, and visitation for parents, grandparents, and third-parties;
  • Child support;
  • Civil protection and dating violence orders.

Information specific to Domestic Violence forms and Information

Civil Protection Orders

What is a Domestic Violence Civil Protection Order (“CPO”)?

A CPO is issued by a domestic relations court to protect a victim of domestic violence. A CPO is intended to prevent further domestic violence. It orders someone who has been abusive to do or not do certain things in the future.

To find out more about CPOs, how to serve (notify) the respondent, and how to prepare, visit