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Posted on: September 21, 2017

COURTROOM/CHAMBERS CHANGES FOR WESTMORELAND COUNTY JUDGES

Judge Bilik-DeFazio will relocate to Courtroom #3 (2nd floor) and Chambers #3 (Mezzanine) of the Courthouse effective October 11, 2017. She will begin holding court in Courtroom #3 on Monday, October 16th.  Judge Krieger will re...

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

Westmoreland Local Court Rules - Update

Local Rule of Judicial Administration WJ507 - Raw Notes. Transcripts. has been repealed effective September 8, 2017. The printable version of both the local ruled of Judicial Administration and the complete set of Westmoreland County Local Court Rules are...

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

PRESIDENT JUDGE MCCORMICK, JR. MOTIONS COURT CHANGE

President Judge McCormick, Jr. will not be hearing civil or orphans' motions court on October 13, 2017. Please make arrangements to present motions on another motions court date.

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Posted on: July 31, 2017

PRESIDENT JUDGE MCCORMICK, JR. MOTIONS SCHEDULE UPDATE

Civil and Orphans' court motions court is cancelled for President Judge McCormick, Jr. on:

August 11, 2017

August 18, 2017

September 15, 2017

September 22, 2017

Counsel should make arrangements to present motions on a prior or subsequent Friday.

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

ALERT: PA Supreme Court prothonotary’s office phone number is being used in consumer scam

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HARRISBURG -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Office of the Prothonotary is warning people about a telephone scam being used to get money or personal information.

The scam begins when the caller ID indicates the incoming call is coming from the PA Courts &a...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Juror Donation Program - Update

Juror Donation Program

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together

Vincent Van Gogh

Great things have been done with the help of Westmoreland County citizens serving as jurors since the inception of the juror donation program in September, 2016. Over $10,00...

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Posted on: November 5, 2015

NEW JURY DUTY EXEMPTIONS

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Effective January 2016 pursuant to the Pennsylvania Act 54 of 2015, Westmoreland County citizens summoned for jury duty can request to be excused and will be exempted from service if the individual is:

1. 75 years of age or older, or
2. A judge, mag...Read on...

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