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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are encouraging individuals to appear remotely via Zoom videoconferencing rather than coming to the Courthouse and appearing in person for court proceedings. To appear remotely, please follow the instructions provided with your court notice. In addition to remote court proceedings, many court services are available on-line without having to come to the courthouse.

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Birth & Death Records
Orphans' Court Division

Available in the Clerk of Orphans' Court Office are some birth and death records for the years 1893 through 1905. Records for the years thereafter may be obtained form the Division of Vital Records of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania by visiting their web site at The telephone number for Vital Records is 724-656-3100. In addition, applications to obtain these records are available in the Clerk of Orphans' Court Office, Room 123 of the Lehigh County Courthouse at 455 West Hamilton Street in Allentown.

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