Courts

  1. Criminal
  2. Civil
  3. Family
  4. Orphans'

Criminal Court Judges:

  • C A Feliciani, President Judge
  • M Bilik-DeFazio, Judge
  • T A Krieger, Judge
  • S O Mears, Jr., Judge

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  1. Certificate of Readiness for Arbitration

    In Westmoreland County a copy of the Certificate of Readiness for Arbitration must be served on the Civil Court Administrator. The Certificate of Readiness for Arbitration Form has been modified with this change and is available on the County Website.
  2. March 2023 Civil Trial List

    The Westmoreland County March 2023 Civil Trial Lists are available on the County Website.
  3. Judge Hathaway February 24 Motions

    The Honorable Rita Donovan Hathaway will not be hearing Civil or Orphans Court Motions on Friday, February 24, 2023. Counsel should make arrangements to present motions on a prior or subsequent Friday by calling Judicial Chambers at 724-853-2141.
  4. Judge Smail February 24th Motions

    The Honorable Harry F. Smail, Jr. will not be hearing Civil or Orphans' Court motions on Friday, February 24, 2023. Counsel should make arrangements to present on a prior or subsequent date.
  5. Custody Complaint fee increase

    The Westmoreland County Prothonotary indicates that effective January 1, 2023 the cost to file a new custody case will be $168.00. This is a one dollar increase from the previous year.
  6. February 2023 Arbitration List

    The Westmoreland County February 2023 Arbitration is now available on our County Website.
  7. Scales of Justice sculptures above Westmoreland County Courthouse

    Court of Common Pleas and Magisterial District Courts

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