Free screening of PCN's "Pennsylvania's Historic Courthouses" at the Westmoreland County Courthouse

Westmoreland County CourthouseWestmoreland County residents are invited to attend a public screening of the PA Cable Network (PCN)’s documentary series, “Pennsylvania’s Historic Courthouses” featuring the Westmoreland County Courthouse.

Free and open to the public, the screening will be held in the Commissioner’s Public Meeting Rooms at the Westmoreland County Courthouse on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 4:30 PM.

The County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP) teamed up with PCN for “Pennsylvania's Historic Courthouses,” a special series that features the history, architecture, and stories from some of Pennsylvania's most beautiful landmarks, our county courthouses.

August 7, 2015, issue of the Westmoreland Law Journal is online.

The Westmoreland County Court Administrator's Notice of Proposed Termination of Court Cases, which appeared in the August 7, 2015, issue of the Westmoreland Law Journal has been posted online. You may stop the Court from terminating matters on this list by requesting a hearing within thirty (30) days of the date of the Notice. The Notice begins on Page 13. The list is fully searchable, and can be downloaded to your computer as a PDF. 

Notice on civil/orphans' court motions

Judge Marsili will not be hearing civil or orphans’ court motions on Friday, September 25, 2015, or Friday, October 2, 2015.  Counsel should make arrangements to present motions on prior or subsequent Fridays.

Notice on civil/orphans' court motions

President Judge McCormick, Jr. will not be hearing civil or orphans' court motions on the following Fridays:

September 18, 2015
September 25, 2015
October 9, 2015

In President Judge McCormick, Jr.'s absence, time sensitive motions can be presented before Judge Regoli on all 3 dates and before Judge Marsili on September 18th and October 9th only.

Attention Criminal Court Attorneys

Effective immediately there is a new Order that must be used for when petitioning for an adult criminal forensic mental health evaluation. The Order to be used can be found on the Westmoreland County Website under, Courts, Criminal, Criminal forms. Questions may be directed to the Court Administrator’s Office, 724.830.3828 or 724.830.3829.

New Death Certificate Requirement for Death of Incapacitated Persons

Effective September 1, 2015, The Register of Wills Office will be requiring a death certificate upon the death of the Incapacitated person. The death certificate MUST be attached to the Suggestion of Death/Final Guardian Report. Without the death certificate, these documents will NOT be accepted for filing.

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