News Flash


Posted on: March 17, 2020

Court of Common Pleas and Magisterial District Courts

Scales of Justice sculptures above Westmoreland County Courthouse

On March 16, 2020, President Judge Rita Donovan Hathaway declared a judicial emergency in the Tenth Judicial District (Westmoreland County).  
View details of this declaration 

In addition, on March 17th, President Judge Hathaway issued a Judicial Emergency Order that closes the courts for non-essential functions, but provides that courts are to be open and accessible for certain “essential” proceedings.  Essential functions are set forth in the Judicial Emergency Order.

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