As part of its desire for greater participation in the groups which provide it advice and recommendations, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court is undertaking a new initiative making it easier for people to express interest in being appointed to court advisory panels.
Comfort dogs come in all shapes and sizes with distinct and different personalities. But one thing they share is the ability to serve a priceless role during difficult dependency court cases by comforting children who appear in court. Watch a new video designed for judges, county officials, court professionals and dog lovers that highlights how comfort dogs are playing a significant role in dependency court. If you are having difficulty viewing this video, please check out the PA Courts YouTube page.
Over the past few years, 24 percent more children have been placed in “kinship” foster care in Pennsylvania. Watch a new video that helps potential kinship providers learn about and understand kinship foster care, navigate the dependency court system and take the necessary steps to become a kinship parent.
Watch Pennsylvanians talk about their experiences with the state court system.
Learn more about court funding and financial accountability.