Clerk of Judicial Records

Mary F. Rinaldi - Clerk of Judicial Records

The Clerk of Judicial Records is the custodian of the documents for the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas. It has maintained that function since 1878.

The Clerk’s office has three divisions: The Civil Division is located in the Brooks Building 436 Spruce Street, Scranton, PA 18503, the Criminal Division is in the Lackawanna County Courthouse 200 N. Washington Ave. 1st Floor, Scranton, PA 18503, and the Family Court Division is located in the Lackawanna County Administration Building 200 Adams Ave. 1st Floor, Scranton, PA 18503. The Civil Division maintains liens,  judgments,  and Civil and Equity files with a current caseload of approximately 8000 per year. It collects the filing fees, time-stamps, issues receipts, proofreads indexes, certifies court seals, exemplifies, notifies, copies, and communicates by mail or phone the legally mandated information. The Criminal Division-the Clerk of Courts-with similar duties as the Civil Division, utilizes a state-wide system. It constantly upgrades and changes in terms of legal, technical, and economic constraints. The current caseload is approximately 5000 per year. The Family Court Division, begun in 2008, maintains divorce actions, custody actions, family court documentation, PFA filings, collects filing fees, time stamps, issues receipts, certifies court seals, issues copies of divorce decree, and provides copies of documents for a fee. The Family Court Division also communicates by mail or phone the legally mandated information as requested. It also provides the record keeping for Juvenile Probation and Children and Youth Services. The current caseload is 4500 per year.

 


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Civil Division


Brooks Building
436 Spruce Street
Scranton, PA 18503


Criminal Division


Lackawanna County Courthouse
200 N. Washington Avenue, 1st Floor
Scranton, PA 18503


Family Court Division


Lackawanna County Administration Building
200 Adams Avenue, 1st Floor
Scranton, PA 18503


Fees


 Judicial Records Fees Civil Division and Family Court Division

 Judicial Records Fees Criminal Division

 


Forms


Clerk of Judicial Records Forms

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Administrative Contacts


Mary F. Rinaldi
Clerk of Judicial Records
E-mail: rinaldim@lackawannacounty.org

Phone:
570-963-6723 (Civil Division)
570-963-5695 (Family Court Division)
570-963-6759 (Criminal Division)

Fax:
570-963-6387 (Civil Division)
570-963-5650 (Family Court Division)
570-963-6459 (Criminal Division)

Thomas A. Parry
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 570-963-6723 Ext: 7501
E-mail: parryt@lackawannacounty.org

Michele Chellino
Chief Clerk
Phone: 570-963-6759 Ext: 7686
E-mail: chellinomi@lackawannacounty.org