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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Westmoreland courts holding $80,000 owed to crime victims

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Nearly $80,000 owed to about 250 crime victims is being held by Westmoreland County, according to Clerk of Courts Bryan Kline.

The cash represents court-ordered restitution payments to victims who moved and have not updated their home addresses with the co...

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View Victims with outdated addresses here Clerk of Courts
Posted on: July 1, 2019

Clean Slate Process Begins

Chalkboard with words Clean Slate written in chalk

On Friday, June 28, 2019, Pennsylvania became the first state to deploy an automated system to seal criminal records for all qualifying formerly incarcerated or arrested people in the state.  

Westmoreland County Clerk of Courts Bryan Kline report...

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Want to know more? Visit MyCleanSlatePA.com Clerk of Courts
Posted on: May 23, 2018

Owed money? In Westmoreland, some will get restitution on prepaid debit card

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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 Clerk of Courts
Posted on: April 20, 2018

Westmoreland County collects more than $100k in owed court fees through tax returns

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A new program diverts state tax refunds from criminal defendants who owe court costs, fees and restitution.

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