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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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    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.

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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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    Multilingual Landlord/Tenant Forms Available in 12 Languages

    Landlord/tenant forms are available in English and 12 foreign languages most frequently used in Pennsylvania on the Forms for the Public page and on the Bilingual Forms page. The Pennsylvania courts stand committed to translating frequently used court forms into a number of different languages to ensure access for all court users. For more information about language access in the Unified Judicial System, Click here.

    Formularios Multilingües de Desahucio Disponibles en 12 Idiomas

    Formularios de desahucio están disponibles en inglés y los 12 idiomas extranjeros utilizados con mayor frecuencia en Pennsylvania en la página de Formularios para el Público y la página de Formularios Bilingües. Los tribunales de Pennsylvania están comprometidos a traducir los formularios más frecuentemente utilizados a diferentes idiomas para asegurar acceso a los tribunales para todos los usuarios. Para más información sobre acceso lingüístico en el Unified Judicial System, pulse aquí.

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A closer look at Protection from Abuse Orders in Pennsylvania

In 2020, the number of new protection from abuse (PFA) orders filed statewide decreased by 11 percent from 2019. A PFA is a civil court order to help protect victims of domestic violence, providing relief from abuse by an intimate partner, family or household member. Additional information about protection orders is available here.

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Announces Plans to Commemorate 300th Anniversary of the Court

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court announced today future plans to commemorate its 300th anniversary.

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Pennsylvania Celebrates Constitution Day

In recognition of Constitution Day, the Pennsylvania Courts today released an infographic highlighting fundamental information about both the federal and state constitutions.

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