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Welcome to the Court of Common Pleas 43rd Judicial District

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
Unavailability of the Court, September 30, 2016
Pennsylvania's Historic Courthouses: 2016 Monroe County Courthouse
Notice of Termination of Inactive Cases
Magisterial District Judge Mobile Locator
September 2016 Criminal Trial List Procedures Memo
Court WiFi Access
Upcoming Calendar Events
Jury Selection on October 4, 2016
Jury Selection on November 1, 2016
Jury Selection on December 6, 2016