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Venango County, PA Court System Information

Venango County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 54,984. Its county seat is Franklin.

Court Information

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

Venango County, PA Court Overview

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

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

Visitation Information

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

Physical Address:
Venango County Courthouse
1168 Liberty Street
Franklin, PA 16323

Venango County Court Administrator:

Lynn M. Cummings-Wilson, District Court Administrator
1168 Liberty Street
Courthouse, 2nd Floor
Franklin, PA 16323
Phone: 814-432-9610
Email: lwilson@co.venango.pa.us
Office Hours: 8:30 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.

Venango County Courts Of Common Pleas Judge:

Oliver J. Lobaugh, President Judge
1168 Liberty Street
Franklin, PA 16323

Venango County Magisterial District Judge:

Matthew T. Kirtland, Esquire, Magisterial District Judge (District 3-3)
217 Thirteenth Street
Franklin, PA 16323
Phone: 814-432-3621
Office Hours: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Venango County Prothonotary / Clerk of Courts:

Lana Linden, Prothonotary / Clerk of Courts
1168 Liberty Street
Courthouse, 1st Floor
Franklin, PA 16323
Phone: 814-432-9577
Email: llinden@co.venango.pa.us
Office Hours: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Services and Responsibilities:

The Office of the Prothonotary is the official record-keeper for the civil matters, responsible for Appointment of divorce masters and arbitrators, Certification and transmittal of all appeal cases to higher courts, Collection of state taxes on legal documents, Custodian for divorce costs, arbitration funds, Common Pleas Court funds, divorce testimony, court exhibits and Common Pleas Court Seal. In addition, the Office also holds responsibility for Passport applications, Payment of all civil court jurors, Preparation of Argument List and Civil Court Trial List, Recording and filing of various legal papers, Signature and authorization of all writs and processes of the court. As for the Office of the Clerk of Courts, the responsibility holds, Administers oaths and affirmations, Certified payments of all jurors, Collects and transmits all fines and forfeited bonds, Custodian of all bail bond money, Custodian of all juvenile records, Custodian of the seal of the court, Custody and maintenance of records of all Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) cases, Keeps minutes of each hearing and trial, Maintains a record of all exhibits received into evidence and Swears in all juries and witnesses.

Venango 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@Venangocountypa.us
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Venango County, PA County Register and Recorder

Sue R. Hannon, Register and Recorder
1168 Liberty Street
Courthouse, 1st Floor
Franklin, PA 16323
Phone: 814-432-9539
Fax: 814-432-9569
Email: shannon@co.venango.pa.us
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 831
Franklin, PA 16323

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 collecting Realty Transfer Tax. The Office of the Register of Wills is responsible for probating wills and granting Letter of administration, Records of wills, Inventories, Inheritance tax documents and other miscellaneous documents filed. 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 as well as documents relating to adoptions.

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