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Tioga County, PA Court System Information

Tioga County is a county located on the central northern border of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 41,981. Its county seat is Wellsboro.

Court Information

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

Tioga County, PA Court Overview

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

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

Visitation Information

Office Hours:
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Physical Address:
Tioga County Courthouse
118 Main St,
Wellsboro, PA 16901

Tioga County Court Administrator:

Randi L. Way, Court Administrator
Tioga County Courthouse
118 Main Street
Wellsboro, PA 16901
Phone: (570) 723-8380
Fax: (570) 723-1633
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Services and Responsibilities:

The Office of the Court Administrator is responsible day-to-day operations of the Court as well as provide administrative support to the Magisterial District Courts and Court of Common Pleas. The responsibilities include civil and criminal proceedings, personnel, fiscal operations, budget, jury management, scheduling of court hearings, information systems, pre-trial services, public relations, and liaison functions with various groups and agencies. Besides, the Court Administration office is also responsible for updating the county’s civil rules of Court.

Tioga County Prothonotary / Clerk of Courts:

Marie Seymour, Prothonotary / Clerk of Courts
County of Tioga Prothonotary
116 Main Street
Wellsboro, PA 16901
Phone: (570) 724-9281
Fax: (570) 724-2986
Email: mseymour@tiogacountypa.us
Office Hours: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Services and Responsibilities:

The Office of the Prothonotary is responsible for the filing and recording of legal documents of such as; Civil actions, Equity actions, Judgments, Federal and Local Tax Liens, City Liens, Family Court matters, Arbitrations, License Suspension Appeals, Appeals to Higher Court, and Applications for Passports. In addition, the office of the Prothonotary also provides services such, Judgments, Orders, Decrees of Court, Issue Writs, Collect filing fees, and process many other miscellaneous legal documents.

Tioga County Magisterial District Judge:

Rob Repard, Magisterial District Judge (District No. 04-3-02)
118 Main Street
Wellsboro, PA 16901
Phone: (570) 724-9220
Fax: (570) 723-8224
Email: mdj2@tiogacountypa.us
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Tioga County, PA County Register of Wills, Recorder of Deeds and Clerk of the Orphans’ Court

Jane E. Wetherbee, Register of Wills, Recorder of Deeds and Clerk of the Orphans’ Court
116 Main Street
Wellsboro, PA 16901
Phone: (570) 724-9260
Email: jwetherbee@tiogacountypa.us
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Service and Responsibilities:

The Office of the Recorder of Deeds is the repository for land records, responsible for receiving, recording processing and delivering Deeds, Deed Restrictions, Mortgages, Satisfaction Pieces, Releases, Assignments, Easements, Rights of Ways, Leases, Survey Maps, Miscellaneous Documents as well as Bonds & Commissions for Notaries and Elected Officials, Military Discharge records, etc. Besides, the Office also works as an agent for the Department of Revenue for the collecting Realty Transfer Tax. The Register of Wills has jurisdiction of the probate of wills and grant of letters to a personal representative of a decedent who resided in Tioga County. In addition, the Register of Wills serves as an agent for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the collection of Inheritance Tax. Finally, the Clerk of Orphans’ Court Office is responsible for Issuing Marriage Licenses, Petitions for Guardianship, Petitions for Small Estates, Family Settlement Agreements, Annual Accountings, First & Final Accountings, Adoptions and other court-related issues.

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