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Clerk of the Orphans' Court

The Clerk of the Orphans' Court is responsible for performing the administrative record keeping for the miscellaneous division of the Common Pleas Court.  As such, the Clerk is responsible for the accuracy and complete maintenance of case files for accounts (estate trust, guardians) adoptions, appeals, and claims against estates, guardianships, minors' estates, small estate proceedings, trusts, wrongful death actions, as well as sundry other miscellaneous filings. 

The Clerk of Orphans' Court is also responsible for taking marriage applications and issuing license for couples that wish to be married in Pennsylvania. 

Marriage records from October 1885 to present are available for viewing along the Birth and Death Records from 1893 to 1906 are available from the Orphans' Court division.

Click here for Clerk of the Orphans' Court Fees.

If you are a legal guardian of an incapacitated individual, training is available to assist you in understanding and completing the mandatory reports.  Click here for the current training schedule.

Click here for our Marriage Application Process

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Elk County Courthouse
250 Main Street
P.O. Box 448
Ridgway, PA 15853

Elk County Courthouse Annex
300 Center Street
P.O. Box 448
Ridgway, PA 15853