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Juniata County, PA Court System Information

Juniata County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. At the 2010 census, the population was 24,636. Its county seat is Mifflintown.

Court Information

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

Juniata County, PA Court Overview

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

  1. Perry-Juniata County Court of Common Pleas, Pennsylvania
  2. Juniata County Magisterial District, Pennsylvania

Visitation Information

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

Physical Address:
Juniata County Courthouse
26 N. Main Street
Mifflintown, PA 17059

Juniata County Court Administrator:

Christina L. Zook, Court Administrator
Perry County Courthouse
2 E. Main Street
P.O. Box 668
New Bloomfield, PA 17068
Phone: 717-582-5143
Fax: 717-582-5144
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Services and Responsibilities:

The Court Administrative Office’s responsibilities are to oversee the non-judicial functions or duties of the court subject to the supervision and direction of the President Judge. Additionally, the responsibilities of the Court Administrations Office extend to, Jury Management, Liaison functions to various groups and agencies, Personnel and fiscal management calendar or scheduling management information systems, Space and equipment management, and Public Information.

Juniata County Court of Common Pleas Judge:

Kenneth A. Mummah, President Judge
Court of Common Pleas of Perry & Juniata Counties
Perry County Courthouse
P.O. Box 668
New Bloomfield, PA 17068
Phone: 717-582-5143

Juniata County Magisterial District Judge:

Tracy L. Powell, Magisterial District Judge
Juniata County Courthouse Annex
30 N. Main Street
P.O. Box 7
Mifflintown, PA 17059
Phone: 717-436-7722
Fax: 717-436-7723
Email: tlpowell@juniataco.org

Juniata County Prothonotary/Clerk of Courts:

Lori A. Ferry, Prothonotary
1 N Main St.
Mifflintown, PA 17059
Phone: 717-436-7715
Fax: 717-436-7734
Email: lferry@juniataco.org
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 68,
Mifflintown, PA 17059

Service and Responsibilities:

The Office of the Prothonotary is a dual function office consisting of both the Prothonotary Office functions and the Clerk of Court’s Office that handles Criminal, Civil and Juvenile actions, safe-keeping records filed, docketed, and indexed. The office’s responsibilities include trespass, assumpsit, equity, ejectment, mechanic’s liens, stipulation against liens, plus filing of secured transactions, insurance bond financial statements, and notary registration. Besides, the Clerk of Courts charges all criminal filings, exhibits, witnesses, and jurors. Also, the responsibilities extend to administering oaths, certifying legal documents, processing passports, filing State and County reports and distributing fines and costs, and so on.

Juniata County, PA County Recorder of Deeds / Register of Wills and Clerk of Orphan’s Court

Alicia A. Seigler, Recorder of Deeds/Register of Wills and Clerk of Orphan’s Court
1 North Main Street
P.O. Box 68,
Mifflintown, PA 17059
Phone: 717-436-7709
Fax: 717-436-7713
Email: aseigler@juniataco.org
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Services and Responsibilities:

The Juniata County Registrar/Recorder’s and Clerk of Orphan’s Court Office is the official storage and records manager for all documents relating to wills and real estate transactions. The Recorder of Deeds Office is responsible for accurately recording all transactions related to real estate. The responsibilities include the recording of deeds, mortgages, and various miscellaneous items, such as the right of ways, easements, power of attorney, leases, UCC’s (secured transactions), notary bonds, drafts of survey and subdivision plans, mortgage releases, satisfactions, postponements and assignments. Besides, the Register of Wills office probates the wills of all decedents and issues letters of administration and testamentary in each estate and works as an agent for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to acquire inheritance tax and various fees relating to each estate. On the other hand, the Clerk of Orphans’ Court is in charge of all adoptions and incapacitated filings, marriage license issues and presents all First and Final Accounts files in the estate to the court.

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