Please Note the Following Updates to FJD Operations:

Unless counsel are notified specifically to the contrary, all in person criminal, civil, orphans' court, municipal court and traffic court trials, hearings, and conferences scheduled through July 6, 2020 are administratively cancelled and shall be rescheduled. However, services and court proceedings shall be expanded as set forth in President Judge Order No. 33

ALL Jury Trials are cancelled through September 8, 2020. Jurors summoned before September 8, 2020 DO NOT need to report for jury duty.

While Family Court services and court proceedings shall be expanded as set forth in President Judge Order No. 34, the Philadelphia Family Court BUILDING shall REMAIN GENERALLY CLOSED to the public.

If you are a homeowner facing mortgage or tax foreclosure and need help, please call the SaveYourHomePhilly hotline at (215)-334-4663.

For More Information on court operations please visit:

Courthouse Room Reservations

If your organization is seeking to request the use of courthouse facilities, please email the following to

Please provide at least 10 business days before the event to process, reserve and hold the date(s) the individual / group is interested in reserving

1. Name and address of your organization
2. Contact person with contact information
3. Date(s)
4. Time(s)
5. Purpose (mock trials competition, meeting, etc)
6. Number and type of rooms (courtroom, conference room, etc)
7. Number of people attending
8. Is your organization an 501(C)(3) non-profit

Please note that there is a fee of $150 per room for any organization that is not a 501(C) (3) non-profit.

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Business Hours

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