Clerk of Orphans’ Court

Alicia A. Seigler, Clerk of Orphans' Court

Alicia A. Seigler, Clerk of Orphans’ Court
Email:  aseigler@juniataco.org
Phone:  717-436-7709
Fax: 717-436-7713
Office location:  1 North Main Street, Mifflintown
Postal address:  P.O. Box 68, Mifflintown, PA 17059


COVID-19 PRESS RELEASE

Effective June 1, 2020


ALL CDC GUIDELINES WILL BE FOLLOWED
SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES WILL BE FOLLOWED
MASKS AND/OR FACE COVERINGS WILL BE REQUIRED


TITLE SEARCHING:
All searching will be by appointment only and will be limited to 2 (two) searchers at a time. Appointments can be requested by calling the Register and Recorder’s Office before 4:00 PM the day prior to having an appointment scheduled – no emails or walk-ins. If your name is not on the schedule you will be denied entry to the Courthouse. Appointments will be scheduled for two (2) hours with the first appointment at 8:00 AM and the last appointment at 2:00 PM. Each appointment will be for the duration of 105 minutes in order to give the staff time to sanitize work areas. Only one employee per organization will be permitted per day. Bring only the bare minimum items necessary for the work that needs to be done.
RECORDING/FILING:
The current practice of placing documents to be recorded or filed in the drop off box at the entrance to the Courthouse and sending documents through the mail will continue. There will be no recording or filing documents at the counter unless you are there for a scheduled appointment. Please follow the Judicial Order for anything filed in the Clerk of Orphans’ Court.
MARRIAGE LICENSE APPLICATIONS:
All applications will be by appointment only. For now, applications will be processed during a Zoom meeting. Please contact the office for details.
PROBATES:
All probates will be by appointment only. For now, probates will be processed during a Zoom meeting. Please contact the office for details.


THE ABOVE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANYTIME.


COVID-19 PRESS UPDATE
March 31, 2020

The issuance of a marriage license is not an essential function under the Supreme Court’s order during COVID-19 effective immediately. The issuance of marriage licenses have been suspended until further notice.  The current order is in effect until April 14, 2020, however as we all know COVID-19 is a fluid situation, please check back with our office after April 14, 2020.  We thank you for your cooperation during this difficult time.

COVID-19 PRESS UPDATE
March 17, 2020

Marriage License Applicants: All applications will need to be completed through the marriage license online application process located on the Juniata County website under Clerk of Orphans’ Court. Applicants will need to schedule an appointment by calling the office at (717)436-7709 to finish the application process. The license will then be mailed or can be picked up at the Register and Recorder’s Office after the three-day waiting period.

Certified Copies of Marriage Licenses: Requests can be made by calling (717)436-7709. Please make arrangements with the Juniata County Register and Recorder’s Office to pick up your certified copy. The office requires the exact amount due of $5.00 when picking up a certified copy of a marriage license. Requests can also be mailed to the Juniata County Register and Recorder’s Office. Mail-in requests are preferred for the safety of our citizens. For mail-in requests please provide the individuals names and date of marriage along with the $5.00 fee and a self-addressed stamped envelope.


Clerk of Orphans’ Court Fee Schedule

The Clerk of Orphans’ Court issues all marriage licenses, handles all adoptions and incapacitated filings, and presents all First and Final Accounts files in the estate to the court for confirmation.

MEMO on Public Access Policy

Registers of Wills and Clerks of Orphans’ Court Association of Pennsylvania.

REMOTE ACCESS OF RECORDS NOW AVAILABLE!
Our records are available online through landex.com. You may either sign up to use the remote services as a customer or one time users can simply use the web store search. To search records online visit Landex.