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

Lancaster 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. Each applicant must provide a valid identification and social security card. Applicants must also provide certified divorce decrees and death certificates if applicable. The fee to apply for a marriage license is $40.00 cash. For more information, call our 24-hour info line at 717-295-3522 or read our guidelines and instructions.

  • How do I apply for child support?

    For information about child support and how to apply, contact the Domestic Relations Sections (DRS) at 717-299-8141 or 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, contact our jury coordinator at 717-295-3547 or browse our frequently asked questions.

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

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