General Information

General Information

Welcome to the Montgomery County Court! Here is basic information about our location, hours, and department phone numbers.

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The Montgomery County Domestic Relations Court is in the Dayton-Montgomery County Courts Building. The building is on the corner of N. Perry Street and W. Third Street. The court’s address is 301 West Third Street, 2nd Floor, Dayton, Ohio 45422-2160.

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If you are driving to the building, please note that:

  • 3rd Street is a two-way street. 3rd Street allows traffic to travel east and west.
  • Perry Street is a one-way street. Perry street allows south-bound traffic only.
  • The Montgomery County Parking Garage is on the corner of Second Street. The area around the parking garage is under construction. View the Google Map of the parking garage location.

At the building:

  • The reception area and courtrooms are on the 2nd floor.
  • The Family Relations Department is on the 3rd floor.



The courts regular hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The court closes for lunch from 12:00 to 1:15 p.m.

The court is closed on these holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • President’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veteran’s Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day After Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Department phone and fax numbers


Here is the court’s telephone and fax directory:

  • Main phone number:  (937) 225-4063
  • Main fax number:  (937) 496-7443
  • Assignment - Magistrate Hearings' phone number: (937) 225-4087
  • Case management specialist’s fax number: (937) 496-7835
  • Compliance Officer’s phone number: (937) 225-4782
  • Compliance Officer’s fax number: (937) 225-4998
  • Court administrator’s phone number: (937) 225-6060
  • Family Relations Department's phone number: (937) 225-4191
  • Family investigator’s fax number: (937) 225-5017
  • Jude Denise L. Cross’s Bailiff’s phone number: (937) 225-4874
  • Judge Denise L. Cross’s Court Reporter’s phone number: (937) 225-4875
  • Judge Timothy D. Wood’s Bailiff’s phone number: (937) 225-4091
  • Judge Timothy D. Wood’s Judicial Assistant’s phone number: (937) 225-5818
  • Legal Administrator’s phone number: (937) 225-4053
  • Magistrates Office’s phone number: (937) 225-4063
  • Mediation Services’s phone number: (937) 225-4539
  • Parent Education Department’s phone number: (937) 225-5412

Court website


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