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. CUSTODY SCHEDULING ORDERS UPDATED

    The scheduling orders for Custody Complaints and Custody Modification Petitions have been revised. Read on...
  2. WESTMORELAND COUNTY LOCAL RULE OF JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION UPDATE

    New local rule of judicial administration, WJ 511, Filing Documents to Conform to Public Access Policy becomes effective January 6, 2018. Read on...
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    IMPORTANT ALERT

    Someone posing as a court official is making phone calls claiming to be from District Court 10-3-01 in an attempt to fraudulently receive payments from unsuspecting individuals Read on...
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    PA courts release video series on new public access policy for appellate & trial court case records

    Pennsylvania courts have released a series of videos that explaining the judiciary’s new policy (effective January 6, 2018) for protecting confidential information and documents in public court filings with the trial and appellate courts. Read on...
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    Protecting Confidential Information - New Court Policy

    Effective January 6, 2018, a new public access policy governing case records of Pennsylvania appellate and trial courts takes effect. The policy governs access to case records by the public and provides guidelines for information that must be protected. Additional Info...
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    Veterans Court in Westmoreland County

    The 10th Judicial District of Pennsylvania in Westmoreland County under the leadership of President Judge Richard McCormick, Jr. wants to remind all veterans, citizens and attorneys of the availability of Veterans Court. Read on...
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