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Watercolor by Kathleen S. Howell. NOTE: The courthouse pictured may be historic and not necessarily the county’s operating courthouse.

Erie County

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I apply for a marriage license?

    To obtain a Pennsylvania marriage license, both applicants must appear at the county court together in person. Applicants must provide a valid identification and social security cards. Applicants must also provide certified divorce decrees and death certificates if applicable. The fee to apply for a marriage license is $45 cash. Find more information and a detailed list of requirements on our website.

  • How do I apply for child support?

    For information about child support and how to apply, visit the PA Child Support Program website.

  • How do I pay court costs & fines?

    All court fines and fees can be paid online using the Pennsylvania Judicial System's PAePay service.

  • How do I find information about jury duty?

    For information about jury duty, browse our frequently asked questions.

To find answers to more common questions, visit the county court website.

Resources for Erie County