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1. Where are fines, court costs and restitution paid?
2. Do I need a landline phone while on House Arrest/Electronic Monitoring?
3. May someone on probation or parole have a firearm?
4. May someone on probation or parole leave the state?
5. How are fines, court costs, and restitution determined?
6. How can I find out how much I owe for costs, fines, and restitution?
7. What is the difference between a county and a state sentence?

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1. How can I register to vote?
2. How do I vote by absentee or mail-in ballot?
3. How do I change my address or political party?
4. How to find out if I am registered to vote?
5. If I missed voting last year am I still registered to vote?
6. How old do I have to be to get registered to vote?
7. When are the Polls open?
8. How do I find out information about the candidates?
9. Why can I not vote in the primary if I am not registered as a Republican or Democrat?
10. Why should I vote? Does it really mean anything?
11. How do I request information?
12. How to run for political office?

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1. What is the Butler County Infrastructure Bank (BCIB) Program?
2. Why would I apply for a loan from the BCIB versus federal, state, or private loan programs?
3. Who is eligible to apply for a loan from the BCIB?
4. What type of projects are eligible for BCIB loan financing?
5. Are all project costs eligible for payment with BCIB loan proceeds?
6. Is there a maximum or minimum BCIB loan amount or percentage of project costs that an approved applicant can receive?
7. What are the BCIB loan terms regarding interest, repayment and security?
8. What financial metrics might be used by the BCIB Program to assess credit worthiness/ applicant qualifications?
9. Will the financial statements provided by private entities as part of the B CIB loan application credit review process be kept confidential?
10. What is the “turnkey” delivery option and how does it differ from the “Finance Only” project delivery option?
11. Are there any pre-application requirements?
12. How are the BCIB loan applications evaluated?
13. When are BCIB applications due and where should they be submitted?
14. How many copies of the BCIB loan application are required to be submitted?
15. When are BCIB project loans approved?
16. What is the BCIB loan program approval process?
17. How are BCIB loan application approvals/denials communicated to applicants?
18. What is the procedure for accessing the BCIB loan funds?
19. Are Butler County’s administrative costs included in the BCIB loan?
20. How are project cost overruns handled during the project?

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1. What is Butler County’s Agricultural Easement Program?
2. If I place an easement on my property, am I selling my property?
3. When is the application period for this program?

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1. How is COVID-19 impacting the Children & Youth Agency?
2. What is child abuse?
3. What is child neglect?
4. How do I report suspected child abuse or neglect?
5. Can Butler County Children and Youth Services help me with my custody case?
6. Does Butler County Children and Youth Services investigate every referral?
7. Can Children and Youth Services provide services for a young adult (ages 18 and up) having significant problems at home, but is not already receiving services from them?
8. What kinds of services does Butler County Children and Youth Services provide?
9. What services are not provided by Butler County Children and Youth Services?

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1. How do I check my criminal case status and case financial information?
2. How do I get an enforcement bench warrant resolved?
3. How do I get a failure to appear bench warrant resolved?
4. What is the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's phone number and/or website?
5. How do I contact the Butler County Sheriff?
6. Who handles wills, estates, marriage licenses, adoptions, birth/death certificates?
7. Who do I contact for victim information?
8. Where do I get a hunting, fishing or dog license?
9. Where do I find divorce or civil filings?
10. Who are the Butler County Magisterial District Judges?
11. How do I find the Pennsylvania state DUI association?

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1. Where can I obtain a death certificate?
2. Why is the Coroner involved?
3. What is an autopsy and is there a charge for it?
4. When is an autopsy performed?
5. Does the Coroner need permission from the legal representative or next-of-kin for an autopsy?
6. How do I donate my body, or a loved one's body?
7. How long does it take for a death ruling to be made?
8. When will the autopsy report be completed?
9. Where may the clothing of the deceased be located?
10. How is the funeral director selected?
11. How do I make arrangements for the body to be released from the Coroner's office?
12. Why does the Coroner charge a fee for a cremation release?
13. Will I be charged for the services of the Coroner?
14. Who will clean up the death scene?
15. Why does the Coroner refuse to release information about an investigation?
16. Is it necessary for me to come to the Coroner’s Office to identify the body?
17. Why wasn't I notified sooner?
18. Can the time of an unattended death be determined with certainty?
19. What are the office hours of the Butler County Coroner's Office?
20. How do outside entities obtain an Autopsy, Toxicology and/or Coroner's report?
21. How do I obtain a copy of an Autopsy, Coroner's Report and Toxicology Report?

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1. Does it cost more to build with green products and materials?
2. What about the use of salvaged building materials for a project as a cost savings measure as well as environmental considerations? Is this a practical consideration?

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1. How often may I serve Jury Duty?
2. How was I chosen for Jury Duty?
3. I am a full-time student and unable to miss classes. Will I still have to serve?
4. I am on active duty in the military. How can I be excused?
5. I either sent in a written request for excusable or checked the appropriate box in question 21 regarding excusals on the qualification form but haven't heard anything. What should I do?
6. I haven't lived in Butler County for quite some time. Why did I get a jury summons?
7. I recently served on jury duty. Do I have to serve again?
8. I take medication and/or have medical problems. Do I still have to serve?
9. I'm not a Butler County resident. Am I still eligible to serve?
10. Is there an age limit for Jury Duty?
11. My employer does not pay me while serving on jury duty. Do I still have to serve?
12. My employer said it will create a hardship for them if I serve on Jury Duty. Is my job protected in any way?
13. Will I be paid for jury service? If so, when will I receive payment?
14. How may I request a postponement?

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1. Are hearings open to the public?
2. What is the proper attire for Court?
3. Do I need to hire a lawyer for court?
4. What is the referral process/intake?
5. What do I need to bring to the intake interview?
6. What is adjudication and disposition?
7. What is the difference between a Judge Hearing and a Juvenile Court Hearing Officer Hearing?
8. How do I pay my restitution and Court costs?
9. May a juvenile be fingerprinted or photographed?
10. What is the Court process following the detention of a juvenile?
11. What is decided at the detention hearing?
12. Can parents be held responsible for any payments?
13. What happens with a Non-Payment Referral?
14. How are juvenile records expunged?

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1. Are these survey maps?
2. Do you have my survey on file in the County?
3. How do I find zoning information?
4. Where do I find utility right of way information?
5. Where do I find road right of way information?
6. Where do I find my plan of subdivision or a copy of my deed?
7. How often are the online maps updated?
8. What information do the maps contain?
9. How do I find out who owns the gas, oil or coal rights under my property?
10. Who assigns street addressing?

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1. How do I know what to put in my curbside recycling bin or when it is picked up?
2. How do I get information on hard to recycle items, or items that cannot be placed in my curbside recycling bin?
3. How do I get a new recycling bin?
4. How do I get rid of household hazardous waste or electronics?
5. How do I register to pick up or haul waste or recyclables in Butler County?

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1. I was adopted and want to locate my birth parents. How do I access adoption records?
2. I adopted a child in a foreign country. How do I get a Pennsylvania birth certificate for the child?
3. How do I get appointed as the guardian of a minor child or incapacitated person?
4. What are the requirements to apply for a marriage license?
5. How do I get a certified copy of my marriage license?
6. We are getting married on a cruise, island, or in another state / country. Where do we get our marriage license?
7. Can I register my marriage in Pennsylvania if it takes place in another country or state?
8. Is there a central registry of marriage in Pennsylvania?
9. Where should I obtain my marriage license if I am being married in a different county other than the one I live in?
10. Do I need a licensed minister or priest to perform my marriage ceremony?
11. Does Pennsylvania recognize common-law marriages?
12. Are same sex marriages legal in Pennsylvania?
13. How old do you have to be to obtain a marriage license in Pennsylvania?
14. Why do you need my social security number to apply for a marriage license?
15. Marriage applications are public record, but my social security number wont be viewable by the public, right?
16. What if I have a social security number, but refuse to provide it?
17. What happens if I do not have a social security number?

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1. Do you have my will on file?
2. If I am named in a will as Executor, what do I need to do?
3. How do I get a short certificate?
4. What documents and persons are required to probate a will?
5. Can I probate anywhere I want?
6. Will you help me to probate / administer this estate?
7. What happens to the estate if the decedent died intestate (leaving no will)?
8. Can any distribution be made without probate and grant of letters or a judicial decision (Orphans' Court)?
9. What are the filing requisites for estates?
10. What are the filing requisites for Orphans' Court?

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1. Where are you located?
2. What records do you have in these offices and for what time periods?
3. What records can be viewed by the public?
4. Can I obtain any record from your office?
5. How may I obtain information from you?

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1. What does "probate" mean?
2. Are all wills open to the public?
3. Why is a will registered or probated?
4. What does "intestate" mean?
5. What is a short certificate?
6. When does a will get registered and filed?
7. Why do you keep the original will?
8. I can only find a copy of the will I'd like to offer for probate. What can I do?
9. What are Letters Testamentary / Letters of Administration?
10. Do I need an attorney to apply for files?
11. Who can be appointed administrator?
12. What do I need to open an estate?
13. Can your office help me prepare the inheritance tax form?