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The Prothonotary is the custodian of all civil matters in the county. This includes naturalization, immigration, equity actions, family court, and more.
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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 Orphans' Court covers matters of a person or thing that is "without protective affiliation or sponsorship", such as, minors, incapacitated persons, and decedents' estates.<ref>The Philadelphia Courts at http://www.courts.phila.gov/common-pleas/orphans/ accessed 10 July 2012</ref>
 
 
 
The Courts of Common Pleas are the trial courts of Pennsylvania. Major civil and criminal cases are heard in these courts. Judges also decide cases involving adoption, divorce, child custody, abuse, juvenile delinquency, estates, guardianships, and many other matters.<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><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.