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

Chester County

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I apply for a marriage license?

    Marriage license applications are accepted Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Both applicants must be present. For a detailed list of what to bring and other questions related to applying for a marriage license, vist the Chester county marriage license page.

  • How do I apply for child support?

    To apply for child support, visit the Domestic Relations Section (DRS) office between 8:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. For a detailed list of what to bring and other questions related to child support procedures, 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, visit the Chester County Jury Service page.

  • 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 Chester County