Marriage License

Frances Roland Kovaleski, Director

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The Marriage License Bureau is a division of the Clerk of Orphans’ Court, an elected office held by Frances Roland Kovaleski.  She has been serving the public in the capacity of Deputy since 1995 and was elected Register and Clerk in November, 2013.

The primary function of the Marriage License Bureau is taking application for and issuing marriage license to couples who plan to be married in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The Marriage License Bureau archives all marriage licenses, issued in Lackawanna County from 1885 – to present day.  All births and death records that have been recorded before 1906 are available on-line under the caption of “Genealogy research” and an excellent resource for tracing your family tree.

GENEALOGY RESEARCH – click to begin

 

NEWS RELEASE – NOVEMBER 9, 2015

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Time you can apply:

M-F from 9:30 am / 3:30 pm

Records Search for Register of Wills, Orphans’ Court and Marriage License Bureau

(Note: Pop-ups need to be disabled to access online records.  For support call Infocon at 814-472-6146)

If you have any questions or suggestions, please do not hesitate to call or email us at marriagelicense@lackawannacounty.org. Please notice that all Marriage License forms are now available on line for you convenience. This website is intended to benefit the public.

Forms

Certified Copy of Original Marriage Record Genealogy Information
Officials Who Can Perform a Marriage Ceremony Dual Citizenship Information

Staff 

Alex Burda – burdaa@lackawannacounty.org

Justin Giombetti – giombettij@lackawannacounty.org

Joan Panzera – panzeraj@lackawannacounty.org


Administrative Contacts 


Frances Roland Kovaleski
Register of Wills
Phone: (570)963-6702
Fax: (570)963-6377
E-mail:  kovaleskif@lackawannacounty.org

Tracy Diskin Doherty Esq
Deputy Register of Wills
Phone: 570-963-6702
Fax: 570-963-6377
E-mail: dohertyt@lackawannacounty.org

General Inquiries Requests:
Phone: (570)963-6708
Fax: 570-963-6377


Location


The Scranton Electric Building 507 Linden Street, 4th Floor Scranton, PA. 18503