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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.
 
 
 
Traffic Update for Wednesday, 2/19/2020 and Thursday, 2/20/2020
 
North 6th Street is not closed and all traffic patterns around the Courthouse have returned to normal. 
 
Please use care when driving or walking in the area of the Courthouse and allow yourself ample time to promptly arrive at your Court appointments, work, jury duty, etc.
 
News / Updates
  
Attention Court-appointed Guardians: For information regarding a series of free online workshops that show Court-appointed Guardians how to use the new Guardianship Tracking System (GTS), please open the attached document.
Upcoming Calendar Events
  
  
Jury Selection on March 3, 2020
Jury Selection on April 7, 2020
Jury Selection on May 5, 2020
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