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. MARCH ARBITRATION LIST AVAILABLE

    The March Arbitration list is available online on the Civil Division of the Court's homepage.
  2. MARCH 2019 CIVIL JURY TRIAL LISTS - AVAILABLE

    The March 2019 civil jury trial lists for Judge Scherer and Judge Smail, Jr. are available on the Court's website under the Civil Section.
  3. JUDGE SCHERER'S MOTIONS COURT CANCELLED - FEBRUARY 22

    Judge Chris Scherer will not be hearing civil or orphans' court motions on Friday, February 22, 2019. Counsel should make arrangements to present motions on a prior or subsequent Friday.
  4. JUDGE SMAIL, JR. FEBRUARY MOTIONS COURT UPDATE

    The Honorable Harry F. Smail, Jr. will not be hearing Civil or Orphans’ Court motions on Friday, February 22, 2019. Counsel should make arrangements to present on a prior or subsequent Friday.
  5. JUDGE SILVIS MOTIONS COURT CHANGE - FEBRUARY

    Judge Silvis will hear motions court on Tuesday, February 19th ONLY, during the week of February 18th due to the Court Holiday and Judicial Conference that week. Counsel should plan to present any motions that week on Tuesday.
  6. FEBRUARY 2019 CIVIL ARBITRATION LIST AVAILABLE

    The February 2019 arbitration list is available on the website under Civil Court.
  7. MOTIONS FOR CASES ASSIGNED TO JUDGE MARSILI

    Attorneys who need to present a motion on a case assigned to Judge Marsili that has not been temporarily reassigned to Judge Scherer or Judge Smail, must contact the Civil Court Administrator. Cases must be reassigned before presentation of motions.
  8. 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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