Notice: All courts will be closed on Monday, May 25, 2015 in observance of MEMORIAL DAY, except Municipal Court's Arraignment Court and the filing of Emergency Protection from Abuse Petitions at thJustice Juanita Kidd Stout Center for Criminal Justiceter, 1301 Filbert St.

Memorial Day Weekend Scheduled Outages The First Judicial District will be performing system maintenance during the Memorial Day weekend. Beginning Saturday, 5/23/15 at 12:01 a.m. thru Monday, 5/25/15 12:01 p.m. the Orphans', CP-Civil & Criminal E-Filing systems, eDiscovery, online dockets, judgment/name searches, document purchase and eSubpoena systems will be unavailable. Additionally the document links found within E-Filing notification emails will be temporarily disabled. Thank you for your patience.

Civil Division

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For general Court information, contact (215) 686-7000.

The Municipal Court Civil Division is the jurisdiction for civil cases where the amount in controversy is $12,000 or less for Small Claims; unlimited dollar amount for Landlord and Tenant Cases and $15,000 in real estate and school tax cases.

Municipal Court- Civil Division

Supervising Judge
Honorable Bradley K. Moss
1319 The Juanita Kidd Stout Center for Criminal Justice
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 683-7253

Deputy Court Administrator, Municipal Court- Civil Division
Patricia R. McDermott
1339 Chestnut Street, Room 1020
(215) 686-2910

Operational Manager
John Joyce
1339 Chestnut Street, Room 1020
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 686-2910

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