Clerk of Courts

 The Westmoreland County Clerk of Courts office is responsible for maintaining the records and dockets for the Court of Common Pleas. It is the mission of the Clerk of Courts to secure and maintain accurate and up-to-date information on all criminal and juvenile proceedings. Our office provides prompt and courteous service to the courts, public, legal community, and media sources in the recording and retrieval of all records placed in our trust. The Clerk of Courts office is also responsible for collecting fines, costs, and restitution, with our main goal being to restore restitution to the victims of crime.

The Clerk of Courts office is an integral part of the Criminal Justice System. The office is dedicated to pursuing the highest standards of public services through the authority and resources made available by law and by the governing body of our jurisdiction.

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    Fee Increase Notice

    In accordance with Act 5 of 2016 the criminal expungements fee will be set at $154 plus a $5 notary fee effective October 10, 2018
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    Owed money? In Westmoreland, some will get restitution on prepaid debit card

    A pilot program starting next month at the Westmoreland County Clerk of Courts office will give crime victims another option to access their restitution funds. Read full May 22, 2018 Tribune-Review article
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    Westmoreland County collects more than $100k in owed court fees through tax returns

    A new program diverts state tax refunds from criminal defendants who owe court costs, fees and restitution. Read complete Tribune-Review article
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