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Prothonotary, Clerk of Courts and Clerk of Orphans Courts

The Wyoming County Prothonotary Office is responsible for all the Court of Common Pleas records filed on Civil actions, Criminal matters, Orphans Court petitions, Juvenile petitions, Adoptions, Protections from Abuse petitions; Guardianship petitions.

 

 

 

 
​Records from 1833 - present

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 Office Information
​Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
 
Wyoming County Prothonotary, Clerk of Courts,
Clerk of Orphans Court


Wyoming County Courthouse
1 Courthouse Square
Tunkhannock PA 18657
 
Phone: 570-996-2232

Staff

Donna Valvano, Second Deputy
 
Sharon Kuback, Second Deputy
 
Alysha Gregory, Clerk
 
Ashley Inman, Clerk
 
Mark Yuhas, Clerk

Prothonotary

Karen Bishop
Prothonotary, Clerk of Courts and Clerk of Orphans Court
Phone: 570-996-2234
 

​This office files all legal documents then dockets same in either hard dockets or on computer in the assigned file for each matter. The office is responsible for all files to be available to the Judge at time of hearing and/or trial.
 
The Prothonotary/Clerk of Courts selects jury panels from prospective jurors prior to trials, keeps jury attendance records, files verdicts of record; issues subpoenas and certifies records. The office also administers oaths and affirmations, take bonds and bail, issues bench warrants as required by Court Order.
 
Birth and Death records filed in this county beginning 1893 and ending 1906. Prior to these dates records were not kept and after 1906 records were sent to New Castle, Pa. Forms are available in the office to send for information after 1906. Marriage records are from 1885 to the present.

​This office is also a U.S. Passport Agent and submits proper documents and proof to Passport Services for passports.

This office accepts payments for all criminal fines and costs.
 
Filing fees vary for the various filings of office and we will be happy to provide copies of our fee schedule. Please call the office and request a schedule at the phone number listed above.
 
NO SEARCHES OF THE INDICES INCLUDING JUDGMENTS AND LIENS WILL BE DONE BY THIS OFFICE. ALL RECORDS, EXCEPT THOSE SEALED BY LAW OR COURT ORDER, ARE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC AT ALL TIMES.

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