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Posted on: September 20, 2016

WESTMORELAND COUNTY LOCAL CIVIL RULE UPDATE - CORRECTION

The updated local civil rules section and the complete set of updated local rules can be obtained on the County Website at the following link: Local Rules.

Please note that there was a correction made to the Rule "6001" number in both the ci...Read on...

Posted on: September 13, 2016

WESTMORELAND COUNTY COURT CALENDAR 2017

The calendar may be accessed through the following link:

Westmoreland County Court Calendar 2017

Attorneys may obtain a copy of the 2017 calendar from the Civil Court Administration office, Room M10, on the Mezzanine floor of the Courthouse, 724-830...Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2016

JUDGE SCHERER MOTIONS COURT CHANGE FOR SEPTEMBER 30TH

Motions court for Judge Scherer is cancelled for September 30th. Counsel should make arrangements to present motions on a prior or subsequent Friday by contacting chambers at 724-853-2201.

Posted on: August 16, 2016

Juror Donation Program

Juror Donation Program

Soon Westmoreland County jurors will have the option to donate their juror fees to local non-profit organizations. Upon completion of their jury service, jurors may authorize donation of their fees to one of the selected organizations. Read on...

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Posted on: August 2, 2016

Notice - Statewide Orphan's Court Rules Effective September 1, 2016

Westmoreland County Register of Wills

Beginning on this date, state forms MUST be used where applicable. Local forms can no longer be used where a state form exists. Please consult the Unified Judicial System website linked below.

Sherry Magretti Hamilton, Esq.
Register of Wills and Cle...Read on...

PA Unified Judicial System Orphan's Court forms
Posted on: August 4, 2016

Recovering addicts tell lawmakers Westmoreland court rehab program works

Jeffrey Patterson broke a smile and said he didn't expect a standing ovation from 18 members of a state legislative panel who listened Wednesday to his emotional testimony about his drug addiction.

He said it made him feel good about himself, somethin...Read on...

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Posted on: November 5, 2015

NEW JURY DUTY EXEMPTIONS

jury duty

Effective January 2016 pursuant to the Pennsylvania Act 54 of 2015, Westmoreland County citizens summoned for jury duty can request to be excused and will be exempted from service if the individual is:

1. 75 years of age or older, or
2. A judge, mag...Read on...