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Welcome to the Court of Common Pleas 43rd Judicial District

 
 
Mission
: The
Courts of the 43rd Judicial District of Pennsylvania, as an independent branch of government, are dedicated to the administration of justice in a fair, impartial and timely manner in accordance with the rule of law and the constitutions of the United States of America and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
The Court of Common Pleas of the 43rd Judicial District is a state trial court of the Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania. It encompasses the County of Monroe. The Court hears civil cases with a significant amount in controversy and trials for serious crimes. The Court has original jurisdiction over all cases not exclusively assigned to another court and appellate jurisdiction over judgments from the minor courts. The Court also hears appeals from certain state and most local government agencies. The courts are established by Article V, Section 5 of the Pennsylvania Constitution: "There shall be one court of common pleas for each judicial district (a) having such divisions and consisting of such number of judges as shall be provided by law, one of whom shall be the president judge; and (b) having unlimited original jurisdiction in all cases except as may otherwise be provided by law." The Court of Common Pleas of the 43rd Judicial District has 6 judges. Judges of the Common Pleas courts are elected to 10-year terms. A president judge and a court administrator serve in each judicial district.
 
 
News / Updates
  
Celebrating Women’s History Month In The Pennsylvania Courts – 2019 (News Release)
Administrative Order #60 - Amendment of Local Rules of Civil Procedure
***Jury Scam Alert – Please see this warning from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.
2018 Act 94 regarding UNLAWFUL USE OF AN AUDIO OR VIDEO DEVICE IN COURT
Upcoming Calendar Events
  
  
Jury Selection on April 2, 2019
Jury Selection on June 4, 2019
Jury Selection on May 7, 2019