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Due to ongoing public health concerns related to COVID-19, all courts of the First Judicial District will remain closed to the public for non-essential functions through May 1st, 2020, or until further order from the court. For more information and updates on essential court services that remain available please visit: https://www.courts.phila.gov/covid-19.

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If you can't afford a lawyer. How can you get access to legal help?

If you have a criminal charge and cannot afford legal counsel, contact your local public defender's office. The Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network helps those who cannot afford a lawyer with civil matters.

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  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed