Civil Division Forms


PURCHASE INFORMATION FORM – Can be downloaded from this link.  All purchasers shall be required to complete this form (2329.271).  A full description of the requirements can be read here.   Please note that P.O Boxes are not an acceptable address when completing the form.

The Lorain County Recorders Office has advised on new requirements for standardized guidelines for documents that are submitted for recording.  Please see deed form requirements. 

DEEDS – The Lorain County Sheriff’s Office does not have a provided deed form.  The attorney of record shall prepare the deed and submit to our office for review.  NOTE: THERE ARE NEW STANDARDIZED GUIDELINES FOR DOCUMENTS THAT ARE RECORDED BY THE LORAIN COUNTY RECORDER.  THESE REQUIREMENTS CAN BE VIEWED AT THE FOLLOWING LINK.  THE NEW STANDARDS GO INTO EFFECT JULY 1ST 2009.

DEED FORM REQUIREMENTS – Can be downloaded from this link. The attorney who files the writ of execution shall, not later than seven days after the filing of the order of confirmation of sale pursuant to section 2329.36 of the Revised Code, make to the purchaser a deed.  A full description can be read here.

Deeds will be accepted for review and processing by sending to the following address.

Lorain County Sheriff
Civil Division – Room 104
225 Court Street
Elyria Ohio 44035

CONVEYANCE FORM – You can use this link to fill out and print the conveyance form “DTE100 – Conveyance” from the Lorain County Auditor’s website.  The conveyance form must be typed or it will not be accepted. 


Taxpayer Mailing Address & Real Estate Tax Worksheet forms for Sheriff’s Sales are now available online.

Taxpayer – change of address mailing address

Click here for Taxpayer Mailing Address for Property Purchased at  Sheriff’s Sales

Tax payment verification forms (Orange form)

Click here for Real Estate Tax Worksheet for Sheriff’s Sales