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

Northumberland 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. The fee to apply for a marriage license is $50.00. For more information, contact Orphans' Court at 570-988-4143.

  • How do I apply for child support?

    To apply for child support, you must file a complaint at Domestic Relations located at 309 Market St., Sunbury, PA. For more information, contact Domestic Relations at 570-988-4227. 

  • 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 the Jury Commissioners at 570-988-4168.

  • 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 Northumberland County