For updates on court operations during the Coronavirus pandemic, and for a complete list of Orders, please visit: https://www.courts.phila.gov/covid-19

Court News

  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Order In Re: Election Day Judicial Assignments, 2021 Primary Election - Tuesday, May 18, 2021

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of April 9th through April 16, 2021

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    Notice: All courts will be closed on Friday, April 2, 2021 in observance of GOOD FRIDAY, except Municipal Court's Arraignment Court, Bail Acceptance and the filing of Emergency Protection from Abuse Petitions at the Stout Center for Criminal Justice, 1301 Filbert St.

  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Order In Re: Residential Eviction Moratorium and Exceptions. Service of Writs and Alias Writs of Possession

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Docket In Re: Extension of Residential Eviction Moratorium

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of April 2nd through April 9, 2021

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Docket In Re: ACCC Insurance Company (ACCC)

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of March 26th through April 2, 2021

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    Notice To The Bar: Honorable Gary S. Glazer assigned to the Trial Division – Civil – Major Jury Program

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    Notice To The Bar: Honorable Nina Wright Padilla appointed Supervising Judge of the Trial Division – Commerce Program

    Read More
  • Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division - Civil

    Notice To The Bar: Honorable Leon W. Tucker assigned to the Trial Division – Commerce Program

    Read More
  • Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division - Criminal

    Notice To The Bar: Honorable Lucretia C. Clemons duly appointed Supervising Judge of the Trial Division – Criminal Section

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    Notice To The Bar: Civil, Criminal and Orphans’ Court Electronic Filing Systems Restored

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of March 19th through March 26, 2021

    Read More
  • Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division - Civil

    Notice To The Bar: Updated Protocol for the Compulsory Arbitration Program

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    On Saturday, March 13th http://www.courts.phila.gov/ will be down for a scheduled PECO power outage starting from 7:00 AM until 12:00 PM. All services will be restored after the maintenance.

  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of March 12th through March 19, 2021

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of March 5th through March 12, 2021

    Read More
  • Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division - Civil

    Notice To The Bar: Protocol for Discovery Motions Filed on or After March 15 2021

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Order In Re: Rescheduling of April Tax Sales

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Order In Re: Postponement of March 2, 2021 Mortgage Foreclosure Sales

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Order In Re: Procedure for May 4, 2021 Mortgage Foreclosure Sales

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Order In Re: Procedure for June 1, 2021 Mortgage Foreclosure Sales

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of February 26th through March 5, 2021

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Order In Re: Objections to Nomination Petitions – Primary Election, May 18, 2021

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    Notice: All Philadelphia Courts and departments are open and operating on a normal schedule.

  • First Judicial District

    Notice: All Courts and Offices of the Philadelphia Courts will be CLOSED Thursday, February 18, 2021 due to inclement weather conditions. All critical services are expected to remain operational.

  • First Judicial District

    Notice: All Courts and offices of the Philadelphia Courts will be open tomorrow, February 19, 2021.

  • First Judicial District

    Notice: Due to the dangerous weather conditions expected tomorrow 2/18/2021, all Courts and offices of the Philadelphia Courts will be closed. All critical services are expected to remain operational.

  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of February 19th through February 26, 2021

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    Notice: All courts will be closed on Monday, February 15, 2021 in observance of PRESIDENTS' DAY, except Municipal Court's Arraignment Court, Bail Acceptance and the filing of Emergency Protection from Abuse Petitions at the Stout Center for Criminal Justice, 1301 Filbert St.

  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of February 12th through February 19, 2021

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    Notice To The Bar: Protocol for Settlement Conferences in Major Jury, Arbitration Appeal and Non-Jury Cases

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    Notice: All Philadelphia Courts and departments are open and operating on a normal schedule.

  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of February 5th through February 12, 2021

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    Notice: All Courts and offices of the Philadelphia Courts will be open tomorrow, February 3, 2021.

  • First Judicial District

    Notice: All Courts and Offices of the Philadelphia Courts will be CLOSED Tuesday, February 2, 2021 due to inclement weather conditions. All critical services are expected to remain operational.

  • First Judicial District

    Notice: All Courts and Offices of the Philadelphia Courts will be CLOSED Monday, February 1, 2021 due to inclement weather conditions. All critical services are expected to remain operational.

  • First Judicial District

    Notice: Due to the dangerous weather conditions expected tomorrow 2/2/2021, all Courts and offices of the Philadelphia Courts will be closed. All critical services are expected to remain operational

  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Docket In Re: February 1, 2021 Audit List

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    Notice: Due to the dangerous weather conditions expected tomorrow 2/1/2021, all Courts and offices of the Philadelphia Courts will be closed. All critical services are expected to remain operational.

  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Order In Re: Residential Eviction Moratorium and Exceptions. Service of Writs and Alias Writs of Possession

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Docket In Re: Extension of Residential Eviction Moratorium

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Order In Re: Postponement of February Tax Sales

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Order In Re: Further procedures regarding postponement of January and February Tax Sales

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Order In Re: Postponement of February 2, 2021 Mortgage Foreclosure Sales

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of January 29th through February 5, 2021

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of January 22nd through January 29, 2021

    Read More
  • Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division - Civil

    Notice To The Bar: Resumption of In-Person Jury Trials During the COVID-19 Judicial Emergency

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    Notice: All courts will be closed on Monday, January 18, 2021 in observance of MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY, except Municipal Court's Arraignment Court, Bail Acceptance and the filing of Emergency Protection from Abuse Petitions at the Stout Center for Criminal Justice, 1301 Filbert St.

  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Docket In Re: Jury Trials – Criminal Cases

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of January 15th through January 22, 2021

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of January 8th through January 15, 2021

    Read More
  • First Judicial District

    For updates on court operations during the Coronavirus pandemic, and for a complete list of Orders, please visit: https://www.courts.phila.gov/covid-19

    Read More

Court News Archives

Documents in Adobe PDF format.

The latest version of the Adobe Acrobat Reader software is required to view, print and search PDF documents.

Please download this free software from the Adobe Acrobat Web site.

Please note that the Philadelphia Courts does not provide Technical Support for Acrobat Reader Software. For technical support, please contact Adobe.

Contact

Business Hours

  • Monday-Friday: 8am to 5pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed