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Bedford County, PA Court System Information

Bedford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 49,762. The county seat is Bedford.

Court Information

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

Bedford County, PA Court Overview

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

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

Visitation Information

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

Physical Address:
Bedford County Courthouse
200 S Juliana St,
Bedford, PA 15522

Bedford County Court of Common Pleas:

Bedford County Courthouse
200 South Juliana Street
Bedford, PA 15522
Phone: (814) 623-4812
Fax: (814) 623-3858
Office Hours: 8:30 AM – 4:00 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.

Bedford County Court of Common Pleas Judges:

Honorable Travis W. Livengood, President Judge
200 South Juliana Street, Second Floor
Bedford, PA 15522
Phone: (814) 623-4812
Fax: (814) 623-3858

Bedford County Magisterial District Judges:

Judge H. Cyril Bingham, Jr., Magisterial District Court 57-3-02
120 West John Street
Bedford, PA 15522
Phone: (814) 623-6918
Fax: (814) 623-8453
Office Hours: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday – Friday

Bedford County Prothonotary/Clerk of Courts:

Sheri Lowery, Prothonotary and Clerk of Courts
​Bedford County Courthouse
First Floor
200 South Juliana Street,
Bedford, PA 15522
Phone: (814) 623-4833
Fax: (814) 623-4831
Office Hours: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday – Friday

Service and Responsibilities:

The Prothonotary is officially elected civil clerk of the Court of Common Pleas, responsible for recording and maintaining all civil procedures before the court. The responsibilities include civil suits, medical malpractice, divorce, custody, protection from abuse, judgments, change of name, school audits, driver’s license suspension appeals, District Justice appeals, mechanics liens, and Federal Tax Liens, and administers oaths and affirmations.

Bedford County, PA County Register and Recorder

Dwight “JR” Winck, Register and Recorder
Bedford County Courthouse
First Floor, Room 106
200 South Juliana Street
Bedford, Pennsylvania 15522
Phone: (814) 623-4836
Fax: (814) 624-0488
Email: randr@bedfordcountypa.org
Office Hours: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Services and Responsibilities:

The Register and Recorder’s Office’s primary responsibility is to accurately record all real estate transactions, as well as papers, related to wills such as deeds, mortgages, surveys, financing statements, leases, ordinances, assignments and releases of mortgages. Moreover, The Office also records oaths of office for all county elected officials, notary publics, district justices, military discharges, and highway maps. These documents are part of Bedford County’s permanent records dating back to 1771 following counties such as Huntingdon, Somerset, Centre, Cambria, Blair, and Fulton. Besides, as in charge of the Register of Wills division, the office is also responsible for filing all papers about the probate of wills and all other estate related documents.

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