Watercolor by Kathleen S. Howell. NOTE: The courthouse pictured may be historic and not necessarily the county’s operating courthouse.
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 on person. Applicants must provide 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 $50.
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.
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.