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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, December 9th through Friday, December 16, 2022

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    Administrative Order In Re: Further Procedures Regarding Fee Increase

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    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, November 25th through Friday, December 2, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    Notice: All courts will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 24-25, 2022 in observance of Thanksgiving 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.

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    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, November 18th through Friday, November 25, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    Notice: All courts will be closed on Friday, November 11, 2022 in observance of VETERANS 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.

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    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, November 11th through Friday, November 18, 2022

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    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, November 4th through Friday, November 11, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    Notice To The Bar: Criminal Judicial Assignment Chart

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  • First Judicial District

    Notice To The Bar: Judicial Assignment - Judge Only Bench Warrants

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  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Order In Re: Safety Protocols and Use of Advanced Communication Technology

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, October 28th through Friday, November 4, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    Notice To The Bar: Mandatory Free Continuing Legal Education For Court Appointed Counsel Regarding PCRA Filings And Hearings

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  • First Judicial District

    In recognition of National Pro Bono Week and in honor of our volunteers, we recognize the following individuals for their service to the Elder Justice & Civil Resource Center

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, October 21st through Friday, October 28, 2022

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    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, October 14th through Friday, October 21, 2022

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    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, October 7th through Friday, October 14, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    Notice: All courts will be closed on Monday, October 10, 2022 in observance of INDIGENOUS PEOPLES' 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 Order, Orphans' Court In Re: Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Order No. 553, Judicial Administration Docket

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  • First Judicial District

    Judicial Docket In Re: Assignment Of Judge Kenneth Joel - A Judge Of The Court Of Common Pleas Of Philadelphia To The Trial Division

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, September 30th through Friday, October 7, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Order, Family Court In Re: Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Order No. 553 - Judicial Administration Docket

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, September 23rd through Friday, September 30, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Order In Re: Special Election For The Office of District Council, 7th and 9th Districts

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  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Order In Re: Special Election For The Office of District Council At-Large

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  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Order In Re: ELECTION DAY JUDICIAL ASSIGNMENTS - 2022 General Election - Tuesday, November 8, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    President Judge General Court Regulation In Re: Adoption of Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Civil Rules *204.1, *215, *1041.1 and Recission of Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Civil Rule *1569

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, September 16th through Friday, September 23, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    Notice To The Bar: Criminal Judicial Assignment Chart

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, September 9th through Friday, September 16, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    Notice: All courts will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2022 in observance of LABOR 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.

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    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, August 26th through Friday, September 2, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    General Court Regulation In Re: No. 2013-01 - Mass Tort Protocols - Amended

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, August 19th through Friday, August 26, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, August 12th through Friday, August 19, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    General Court Regulation In Re: The Abandoned and Blighted Property Conservatorship Act

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  • First Judicial District

    Judicial Docket In Re: Assignment Of Judge John R. Padova, Jr. A Judge Of The Court Of Common Pleas Of Philadelphia To The Trial Division

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  • First Judicial District

    Judicial Docket In Re: Assignment Of Judge Brian Mclaughlin A Judge Of The Court Of Common Pleas Of Philadelphia To The Family Division

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  • First Judicial District

    Judicial Docket In Re: Assignment Of Judge Tamika Washington A Judge Of The Court Of Common Pleas Of Philadelphia To The Trial Division

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, August 5th through Friday, August 12, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, July 29th through August 5, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, July 22nd through Friday, July 29, 2022

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    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, July 15th through Friday, July 22, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, July 8th through Friday, July 15, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    Notice: All courts will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022 in observance of INDEPENDENCE 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.

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    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, July 1st through Friday, July 8, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    President Judge General Court Regulation In Re: Adoption of Philadelphia Rules of Judicial Administration *122, *122-11, and *122-12

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, June 24th through Friday, July 1, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    Notice: All courts will be closed on Monday, June 20, 2022 in observance of JUNETEENTH, 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.

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    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, June 17th through Friday, June 24, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Order In Re: Philadelphia Licenses & Inspections Liens Filed pursuant to the Municipal Claim and Tax Lien Act ("MCTLA"), 53 P.S. §§ 7101-7505

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, June 10th through Friday, June 17, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Order In Re: Continued Use of Advanced Communication Technology

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  • First Judicial District

    Notice To The Bar: Jury Trial Spinout Process

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, June 3rd through Friday, June 10, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    Notice: All courts will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2022 in observance of MEMORIAL 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.

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    FJD's Request Pursuant to Pa.R.J.A. 1952(B)(2)(m) to Temporarily Suspend or Modify Statewide Court Rules Regarding Utilization of Advanced Communication Technology - Friday, May 27, 2022

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    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of Friday, May 27th through Friday, June 3, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    President Judge General Court Regulation In Re: Adoption of Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Criminal Rule *700

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  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Order In Re: Continued Use of Advanced Communication Technology

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of May 20th through Friday, May 27, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    FJD's Request Pursuant to Pa.R.J.A. 1952(B)(2)(m) to Temporarily Suspend or Modify Statewide Court Rules Regarding Utilization of Advanced Communication Technology - Wednesday, May 11, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of May 13th through May 20, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of May 6th through Friday, May 13, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    Notice To The Bar: Civil Case Management Memorandum

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of April 29th through May 6, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for Friday, April 22nd through Tuesday, April 26, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for Wednesday, April 27th through Friday, April 29, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    Notice: All courts will be closed on Friday, April 15, 2022 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.

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    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for Friday, April 15th through Saturday, April 16th 2022

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    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the week of Saturday, April 16th through Friday, April 22, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Order In Re: Continued Use of Advanced Communication Technology - Friday, April 8, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of April 1st through April 8, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    FJD's Request Pursuant to Pa.R.J.A. 1952(B)(2)(m) to Temporarily Suspend or Modify Statewide Court Rules Regarding Utilization of Advanced Communication Technology - Tuesday, March 29, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Order In Re: Election Day Judicial Assignments - 2022 Primary Election - Tuesday, May 17, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of March 25th through April 1, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of March 18th through March 25, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of March 11th through March 18, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Order In Re: Objections to Nomination Petitions – Primary Election, May 17, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of March 4th through March 11, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    Notice To The Bar: Protocols And Guidelines For Conducting In-person Criminal Jury Trials In The Stout Center For Criminal Justice During The Covid-19 Pandemic

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of February 25th through March 4, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    Notice: All courts will be closed on Monday, February 21, 2022 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 18th through February 25, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Order In Re: Continued Use of Advanced Communication Technology

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  • First Judicial District

    FJD's Request Pursuant to Pa.R.J.A. 1952(B)(2)(m) to Temporarily Suspend or Modify Statewide Court Rules Regarding Utilization of Advanced Communication Technology - Friday, February 11, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of February 11th through February 18, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of February 4th through February 11, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    Notice To The Bar: Zoom Interpretation Guidelines

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  • First Judicial District

    Notice To The Bar: Judicial Assignment - Judge Only Bench Warrants

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  • First Judicial District

    Revised Protocols and Guidelines for Conducting In-Person Civil Jury Trials in City Hall During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of January 28th through February 4, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    Notice To The Bar: Case Management Conference Protocol Change

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  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Order In Re: Disclosure of Protected Health Information Pursuant to 45 C.F.R. § 164.512(e)(1)(i)

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  • First Judicial District

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of January 21st through January 28, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    Notice To The Bar: Court Appointments Screening Committee – Newly Appointed Members

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  • First Judicial District

    Notice: All courts will be closed on Monday, January 17, 2022 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

    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of January 14th through January 21, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    Administrative Order In Re: Continued Use of Advanced Communication Technology

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  • First Judicial District

    Notice: Due to the dangerous weather conditions expected tomorrow 1/7/2022, all Courts and offices of the Philadelphia Courts will be closed. All critical services are expected to remain operational.

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    NOTICE: View the EMERGENCY JUDGE ASSIGNMENT for the Week of January 7th through January 14, 2022

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  • First Judicial District

    FJD's Request Pursuant to Pa.R.J.A. 1952(B)(2)(m) to Temporarily Suspend or Modify Statewide Court Rules Regarding Utilization of Advanced Communication Technology - Monday, January 3, 2022

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    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

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