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. GUARDIAN TRACKING SYSTEM TRAINING

    The state Guardian Tracking System (GTS) Help System and the GTS Essentials video series is now available for viewing by guardians. Read on...
  2. CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY NOTICE

    Criminal defense attorneys are reminded to complete an entry of appearance filed at the Clerk of Courts in order to appear as the attorney of record in the CPCMS (Common Pleas Criminal Case Management System). Read on...
  3. CIVIL COURT CALENDAR FOR 2019

    The draft 2019 Civil Court calendar is available on the county's website. Copies of the final calendar will be available in the Civil Court Administrator's office in November. Additional Info...
  4. November 2018 Arbitration List

    The November 2018 Arbitration List is available on the Westmoreland County Website.
  5. ATTORNEYS NEEDED

    Westmoreland County's Laurel Legal Services, Inc. scaled back in its representation of petitioners for Protection from Abuse actions. Read on...
  6. NOVEMBER CIVIL JURY TRIAL LISTS

    The November 2018 civil jury trial lists for the Civil judges have been posted on the County Website.
  7. CRIMINAL COURT - CHANGE IN GUILTY PLEA PROCESS

    Effective immediately, the Westmoreland County criminal court judges will no longer accept pleas on cases that are not in the judge's regional assignment. Read on...
  8. ATTENTION CRIMINAL LAW ATTORNEYS: UPDATE ON WESTMORELAND COUNTY CRIMINAL CALL OF THE LIST

    Effective January, 2017, the criminal court judges implemented an individual trial list. A protocol for the criminal call was established by the judges. Please click on this link to review the requirements of the Criminal Call of the List Protocol. Criminal Call of the List Protocol
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    Veterans Court in Westmoreland County

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