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Adams County, PA Court System Information

Adams County is a county in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 101,407. Its county seat is Gettysburg.

Court Information

Adams County is served by a Court of Common Pleas, and a Magisterial Court.

Adams County, PA Court Overview

The following courts are located in Adams County, Pennsylvania. This list is not meant to be comprehensive and only lists courts with pages on Ballotpedia.

  1. Adams County Court of Common Pleas, Pennsylvania
  2. Adams County Magisterial District, Pennsylvania

Visitation Information

Office Hours:
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Physical Address:
Adams County Courthouse
117 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Adams County Court Of Common Pleas:

Adams County Courthouse
117 Baltimore Street, 4th Floor
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: 717-337-9846
Fax: 717-334-8817
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Service and Responsibilities:

The Court of Common Pleas is a trial court of general jurisdiction resolving controversies involving a wide variety of cases. It represents judges who comprise the Board of Judges. The judges preside over matters such, adult and juvenile prosecutions, civil disputes involving property or money, divorce, custody, child support, adoptions, trusts and estates, guardianships, administrative hearings and appeals.

Honorable Michael A. George, President Judge
117 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Adams County Magistrate District Judges:

Honorable Matthew R. Harvey, Magistrate District Court 51-3-01
525 Boyds School Road
Suite 900
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: 717-334-7913
Fax: 717-334-1262
Email: districtcourt51301@adamscounty.us
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Honorable Daniel S. Bowman, Magistrate District Court 51-3-02
45D West Hanover Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: 717-334-7810
Fax: 717-334-3226
Email: districtcourt51302@adamscounty.us
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Honorable Mark D. Beauchat, Magistrate District Court 51-3-04
525 Boyds School Road
Suite 800
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: 717-337-3870
Fax: 717-337-0934
Email: districtcourt51304@adamscounty.us
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Adams County Court of Clerk:

Kelly A. Lawver, Clerk of Courts
117 Baltimore Street ​
Room 103 ​
Gettysburg, PA 17325 ​
Phone:​ 717-337-9806 ​
Fax:​ 717-334-9333​
Email:​ klawver@adamscounty.us
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Services and Responsibilities:

The Clerk of Court’s primary responsibilities are – assessing, recording, collecting, and dispersing court costs, fees, fines, and restitution. Besides, the Clerk of Courts Office also provides services such; Appealing to Courts, ARD Program, Clean Slate, E-filing and Access to Records, Expungements, Municipal Filings, Parents Guide to Understanding the PA Dependency Process, Constable, Bondsman and Private Detective. The Office also employs as Collection Agency, Contempt of Court – Delinquent Payments, Making Payments and Inquiry for Victim Information.

Adams County, PA County Recorder of Deeds

Karen Heflin, Recorder of Deeds
County of Adams​
Recorder of Deeds ​
117 Baltimore Street​
Room 102​
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone:​ 717-337-9826 ​
Fax:​ 717-334-1758
Email: registerrecorder@adamscounty.us
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Services and Responsibilities:

The County Recorder of Deeds is the certified keeper of all public records for the County. The responsibilities are preserving records relating to Real Property, Recording of Deeds, Mortgages, Easements, Agreements, Financing Statements, Subdivision Plans, and Miscellaneous Real Estate Documents. The Recorder of Deeds office serves as an agent for the Department of Revenue to collect realty transfer tax and distribute it to state, municipalities and school districts. Besides, the Office also records commissions, bonds and notary publics as well as military discharges.

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