SPECIAL NOTICE: Message from Prothonotary_Clerk of Orphans Court -Temp Fee Decrease effective 8/01/2023
PLEASE BE ADVISED: The Monroe Street entrance to the Courthouse is CLOSED. Please navigate safely around the building to the Sarah Street entrance for all non-emergency ingress and egress.


The Custody Department manages custody operations within the Family Division of the Court of Common Pleas. This department provides court forms and assistance to individuals seeking court involvement in a custody dispute.

Contact Information

  43rd Judicial Court 
 610 Monroe Street Suite 221 
Stroudsburg PA 18360

 Phone: (570) 517-3022  Fax: (570) 517-3875

Monday-Friday Hours: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Closed all major holidays


Adoption of Local Custody Rules, Local Divorce Rules and Domestic Relations Rules.

Certified Constable Online Search

Introduction to representing yourself at custody proceedings.

A video explaining  a parent's guide to understand the dependency process.