Magisterial District Judges

COVID19 Related Notices

  1. Westmoreland County Courts COVID-UPDATES
    April 3, 2020 Judicial Emergency   View details of this declaration 

    April 3, 2020 Judicial Emergency Order 
    Closes courts for non-essential functions, but provides courts are to be open and accessible for certain “essential” proceedings, which are set forth in the Judicial Emergency Order.
    March 23, 2020 Judicial Order Closing Magisterial District Courts to Public
    View Court Order

    Please review our Court Related Frequently Asked Questions Regarding COVID-19

    Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s second supplemental Order in reference to the statewide judicial emergency can be found here 


Special Courts


The Special Courts administrator is responsible for providing administrative support to the magisterial district courts located throughout Westmoreland County. The Special Courts administrator will:
  • Screen personnel issues
  • Process invoices and coordinates procurement
  • Oversee budgets
  • Coordinates magisterial district judges facilities and leases
  • Review caseload statistics
  • Process citizens complaints regarding magisterial district courts
  • Act as a liaison services between magisterial district courts and county government