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

Philadelphia Courts

Frequently Asked Questions

  • 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. If an applicant has no valid form of identification, a birth certificate is required. Applicants must also provide certified divorce decrees and death certificates if applicable. The fee to apply for a marriage license is $80. Visit the marriage license section of the county court website for more information.

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

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

  • To find answers to more common questions, visit the jury service section of the county court website.

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

Resources for Philadelphia Courts