David Trouten, the Clerk of Courts for Belmont County, released the report of his office’s activities for June of 2018.

"The office is remaining busy throughout the summer both on the legal and title side," Trouten said. "But all of the Deputy Clerks have done an excellent job in staying on top of their work. I am extremely pleased with my staff."

Trouten also received an Education Certification Award for his activities in the Ohio Clerk of Courts Association during the Summer Conference in Akron, where he was also acknowledged for his service as District Chair of the 3rd District comprising 13 counties in Southeastern Ohio.

The monthly report is as follows:

Clerk’s Fee: $71,586.27

Interest Fees: $264.94


Total Vehicle and Watercraft Titles: 3,126 Titles


All purpose Vehicle: 52, Buses: 0, Manufactured Homes: 16, Motorcycle: 134, Motor Home: 18;

New Cars: 293, New Pick Up Trucks: 100, New Truck: 8, Outboard Motors: 17, Off-road Motorcycle: 6, Trailer: 23, Travel Trailer: 85, Used Cars: 1,463, Used Pick-Up Trucks: 430, Used Trucks: 61, Vans: 29 and Boats including inboard motors: 78.


All purpose Vehicle: 0, Bus: 0, Manufactured Homes: 0, Motorcycle: 4, Motor Home: 0, New Car: 12, New Pickup Truck: 19, New Truck: 1, Outboard Motors: 3 Off Road Motorcycles: 0, Trailer: 0, Travel Trailer: 4 , Used Car: 190, Used Pickup Truck: 64, Used Truck: 6, Van: 3 , Boats, including inboard motors: 7.

Legal Department: New Cases filed

33 Domestic Relations

36 Civils

20 Criminals

32 Certificates of Judgments

171 State Tax Liens

2 Court of Appeals

Reminder: The Bellaire Title Office is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays.