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

Allegheny County

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I apply for a marriage license?

    The Marriage License Office is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. NOTE: No applications will be processed after 4:00 p.m.

    For information about marriage licenses and applications, visit the Allegheny County Department of Court Records 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.


    Court fines and fees may also be paid in person or by mail:


    Department of Court Records, Criminal Division

    Allegheny County Courthouse

    436 Grant Street, Room 114

    Pittsburgh, PA 15219


  • How do I find information about jury duty?

    For information about jury duty, browse the jury page on the Allegheny County website.

  • How do I file divorce, custody or child support documents?

    See the representing yourself page for family court forms and instructions. Be sure to watch the introductory video first.

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

Resources for Allegheny County