Make a Payment

To Make a Payment Online

The Lorain County Clerk of Courts offers the ability for you to make payments online with a credit card.

Please Note: Online bill pay is only available on closed Criminal and Domestic Relations cases that are not in a collections status.

  1. Navigate to the case using our Index Search.
    You can use the Name or Case Number search to locate the case you wish to make payment for.
  2. From the index, click on the case number to bring up the case details.
  3. Click on the Pay Online button for the party you would like to make payments on.
  4. Complete the payment process with Lexis Nexis.

Online Payments are reflected in our system in 1 business day.

To Make a Payment By Mail

Finance Division
225 Court Street
Elyria, OH 44035

To Make a Payment in Person

At the Lorain County Justice Center
225 Court Street
First Floor, Room 107
Elyria, OH 44035


Monday through Friday
8 am to 4 pm

To Make a Payment by Phone

Call 440-329-5625