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PA court1 court records are housed at the PA court1 Courthouse. For many counties copies of court records may be found at the Pennsylvania State Archives and in the FamilySearch collection. Note that within these collections some films may contain the same records, but have different titles. Other titles are not duplicates. See Finding Court Records at other repositories within this section for links to the online catalogs for these two collections. Films at the Pennsylvania State Archives are not available for inter-library loan. If court records are available FamilySearch films may be available at a local Family History Center. Call ahead for availability.
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For information about records kept in the Orphan's court, Prothonotary Court, Court of Common Pleas, and other courts in counties of Pennsylvania, visit the [[Pennsylvania Court Records|Pennsylvania Court Records]] Wiki page.<noinclude>[[Category:Templates for PA pages]]</noinclude>
The Clerk of Courts prepares and maintains the records for the Criminal Division of the Court of Common Pleas. The Clerk signs and affixes the Seal of the Courts to all writs and processes, administers oaths and affirmations, and assumes custody of the seal and records of the Courts. The Clerk certifies and distributes orders of the Court. The Clerk also certifies and prepares bills of costs for the defendants and utilizes the computerized financial management system to disburse fines, costs and restitution.<ref>Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania, ''Clerk of Courts'' in [http://www.pacourts.us/T/CommonPleas/ClerksOfCourts.htm http://www.pacourts.us/T/CommonPleas/ClerksOfCourts.htm] (accessed 25 Aug 2012)</ref> For the {{PAGENAME}} Clerk of Courts address see the [[{{PAGENAME}}#Courthouse|Courthouse]] section on this page.<noinclude>[[Category:Templates for PA pages]]</noinclude>
 

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For information about records kept in the Orphan's court, Prothonotary Court, Court of Common Pleas, and other courts in counties of Pennsylvania, visit the Pennsylvania Court Records Wiki page.