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    Coronavirus Information

    The Pennsylvania Judiciary continues to monitor developments on the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and any potential impact on court operations. 

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    Autism Roundtables

    Committed to access to justice for Pennsylvanians with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, along with the Department of Human Services (DHS) is pleased to announce upcoming virtual forums aimed at learning about court experiences from individuals with an ASD.

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    Virtual Elder Abuse Town Hall Events

    In Pennsylvania, statewide reports of elder abuse have increased by 80 percent over the past five years. This abuse can be experienced through neglect, physical, emotional or sexual abuse and financial abuse. Isolation resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic has also contributed to making older Pennsylvanians vulnerable to abuse.

    Please join us for two virtual town hall sessions, hosted by Pennsylvania’s Advisory Council on Elder Justice in the Courts.

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    AOPC/IT: A Retrospective

    The primary function of AOPC/IT is to develop and maintain statewide case management systems for Pennsylvania’s Unified Judicial System (UJS), while providing other court-related applications and technology services and support to the UJS and its 60 judicial districts.

    To learn more, view AOPC/IT: A Retrospective.

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Senior Judge Reinstated for Lycoming County Court of Common Pleas

Lycoming County President Judge Nancy Butts today announced that retired Common Pleas Judge Kenneth D. Brown will be reinstated as a senior judge for the Lycoming County Court of Common Pleas.

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Identity-theft case trends in Pennsylvania

Over the last five years, Pennsylvania has seen a mostly gradual decrease in identity- theft cases. Identity theft is defined as the fraudulent use of another person’s identifying information (social security number, bank account information, license etc.).

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Chief Justice Reflects on the Passing of Former Chief Justice Zappala

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Max Baer today released the following statement on the passing of former Chief

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