Major civil and criminal cases are heard in these courts.
Judges also decide cases involving adoption, divorce, child custody, abuse, juvenile delinquency, estates, guardianships, charitable organizations and many other matters.
District headquarters were in Lancaster, with branches located in Bucks, Fulton, Lancaster, and York counties.
Several Presbyterian churches were built in Bucks County to accommodate Scotch-Irish settlers.
Neshaminy Presbyterian Church in Warwick Township was organized in 1726.
A Presbyterian Church was organized at "Craig's Settlement" by 1737.
There are no county or state census records available for Pennsylvania.
The Office of the Prothonotary Bucks County Courthouse 55 East Court Street Doylestown, PA Phone: 215-348-6191 Fax: 215-348-6184 See Vital Records The Orphans' Court is responsible for a wide range of matters.
There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
For tips on accessing Bucks County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Federal (or United States) census records online, see: Pennsylvania Census.
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.