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Posted on: July 28, 2016

Updated Family Court Form

The updated acceptance of service, nunc pro tunc, form now contains a reference to Rule of Civil Procedure 1003, permitting waiver of rules relating to the time for serving process. The updated form is found on the Family Court section of the Court's web...Read on...

Posted on: July 18, 2016


Judge Scherer will not hear motions court on July 29th. Counsel should make arrangements to present motions on a prior or subsequent Friday by contacting chambers at 724.853.2201. Thank you.

Posted on: November 5, 2015


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...

Posted on: July 29, 2015

Notice: New Death Certificate Requirement for Death of Incapacitated Persons

Effective September 1, 2015, The Register of Wills Office will be requiring a death certificate upon the death of the Incapacitated person. The death certificate MUST be attached to the Suggestion of Death/Final Guardian Report. Without the death certific...Read on...

Register of Wills website