Q: trying to get live birth record from harrisburg I was told to go to my local court house 4court order.isthatfamilycourt?
I’m in Philly just trying know which court can I get a court order for this and can a lawyer represent me?
In Philadelphia, to obtain a court order for a live birth record, you would typically go to the family court or the court of common pleas, as they handle matters related to vital records and personal documents. The specific division or department within the courthouse can vary, so it's a good idea to call ahead or check the court's website for guidance.
Once at the courthouse, you can request information on the process for obtaining a court order for a birth record. This usually involves filing a petition or an application, providing a valid reason for the request, and possibly attending a hearing.
Yes, a lawyer can represent you in this matter. While it's not mandatory to have a lawyer for such requests, legal representation can be helpful, especially if the case involves any complexities or if you're unfamiliar with the legal process.
Remember, the process and requirements for obtaining a court order for a birth record can vary, so it's important to follow the specific procedures of your local court. If you're unsure about any part of the process, consulting with a lawyer can provide clarity and assistance.
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