Courts

In our continuing efforts to enhance public access and information, we are proud to present this new website as an electronic gateway to the Court. It is the hope of the Court that this will facilitate the access to justice.

Amy Mears DeMatt, District Court Administrator
  1. Criminal
  2. Civil
  3. Family
  4. Orphans'
Criminal Court Judges:
  • R D Hathaway, President Judge
  • C A Feliciani, Judge
  • M Bilik-DeFazio, Judge
  • T A Krieger, Judge
View more information on Criminal Court 
  1. JUNE ARBITRATION LIST IS AVAILABLE

    The June 2019 Arbitration list is available on the county website under the Civil Section of the Court's homepage.
  2. JUDGE SMAIL MOTIONS COURT CANCELLED - JUNE 7, 2019

    The Honorable Harry F. Smail, Jr. will not be hearing Civil or Orphans' Court motions on Friday, June 7, 2019. Counsel should make arrangements to present on a prior or subsequent Friday.
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    Westmoreland County prepares to launch new veterans court program

    After years of hiatus, a reinvigorated and enhanced veterans court — expected to begin operations by early May — will enable former members of the military convicted of crimes to earn reduced sentences. Additional Info...
  4. JUDGE SILVIS MOTIONS COURT CANCELLED - JUNE 7

    Judge Silvis will not preside over motions court on June 7, 2019. Counsel should plan to present motions on an alternative date.
  5. Did You Know? Information for Veterans and Friends of Veterans

    Westmoreland County and Westmoreland County Courts would like to remind those who have served, as well as friends, family and attorneys who represent those who have served, that we have resources available to you. Read on...
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