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Hours & Contact Information
Orphans' Court Division

Orphans' Court Hours of Operation

8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday.

The Clerk of Orphans' Court Division is closed on all major holidays and/or as directed by the President Judge of the Court of Common Pleas.

Orphans' Court Contact Information

General Questions
Phone: (610) 782-3172
Email: Orphans' Court Division Email
Location & Mailing Address:
Clerk of Orphans' Court
Lehigh County Courthouse
455 West Hamilton Street, Room 123
Allentown, PA 18101-1614
Director of Orphans' Court Operations/Counsel
Janet Thwaites, Esq
Phone: (610) 782-3020 • Fax: (610) 782-3928
The Clerk of the Orphans' Court Division
Wendy A. W. Parr
Phone: (610) 782-3172 • Fax: (610) 782-3928
Orphans' Court Auditor
Christine Fratrik
Phone: (610) 782-3220 • Fax: (610) 782-3928
Tracking address: Tracking code - do not email: crt5-caajcg@users1.lccpa.org (do not email this address - tracking purposes only)

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