Register & Recorder

Tina Mertz  –  Register & Recorder

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Biography

Christina, known by everyone as “Tina”, has been employed by Northumberland County since October 1994. Being first hired as a secretary for a District Justice then in 2002 being hired into the Register/Recorders office as a clerk. Shortly thereafter was promoted to Chief Deputy in that office. She was sworn in as Acting Register/Recorder and Clerk of Orphans’ Court in December 2015 and in November 2017 was elected into the position. Tina lives in Point Township with her husband of 20 years, Jeff Mertz. She has one son, daughter in-law and a 3 ½ yr old grandson.

 


UPDATE: Temporary procedures during this time:
For Probate, Marriage Licenses, “vault time”, and any other questions please call the office for the latest updates on procedures at 570-988-4310.

 


New In-house Probate Procedure:
Starting:  June 22, 2020
By Appointment and ONLY Tuesdays and Thursdays
Appointment times: 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm
Only – Attorneys and Executors will appear at the appointment ·
  • No Groups over 3
  • No Children
  • Masks are required during Probate
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Marriage Licenses will remain by appointment only
Appointments made on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
– Bride and Groom ONLY to appear at appointment. Call the office for more information on how to apply.
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Thank you for your cooperation during this time. Please feel free to call my office if you have any questions regarding this procedure.
570–988—4143
Christina A. Mertz
Register & Recorder
Clerk of Orphans Court

 


 

NOTICE:

As of November 1, 2019, the Register/Recorders’s Office will no longer accept “PERSONAL” Checks

Cash, Money Order, or Certified Bank Check accepted

This does NOT include checks from law firms, county attorneys, corporations, local abstractors, titles companies.

I’d be happy to answer any questions concerning this change in office policy.
Christina A. Mertz,
Register/Recorder/Clerk of Orphans’s Court

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