Notice: All courts will be closed on Monday, May 25, 2015 in observance of MEMORIAL DAY, except Municipal Court's Arraignment Court and the filing of Emergency Protection from Abuse Petitions at thJustice Juanita Kidd Stout Center for Criminal Justiceter, 1301 Filbert St.

Memorial Day Weekend Scheduled Outages The First Judicial District will be performing system maintenance during the Memorial Day weekend. Beginning Saturday, 5/23/15 at 12:01 a.m. thru Monday, 5/25/15 12:01 p.m. the Orphans', CP-Civil & Criminal E-Filing systems, eDiscovery, online dockets, judgment/name searches, document purchase and eSubpoena systems will be unavailable. Additionally the document links found within E-Filing notification emails will be temporarily disabled. Thank you for your patience.

Clerk of Courts

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The Clerk of Courts serves the Criminal Courts of Common Pleas and Municipal Courts, as well as the Juvenile Division of Family Court. It records, indexes and files all bills of information and transcripts of Municipal Court. The department's clerks also post to dockets; take bail imposed by judges; enter orders for judgments upon bail forfeitures; issue bench warrants; collect fines and cost imposed by the courts; record on bills of information or criminal transcripts the decisions of the courts; issue commitments or discharges for defendants; and, when necessary, answer numerous inquiries from prisoners, attorneys, and judges.

In serving the Juvenile Division of Family Court, the Clerk of Courts handles all matters relative to court case files, including sending subpoenas to witnesses and notifying attorneys of case dates and activities.

Office of the Prothonotary, Clerk of Courts
First Judicial District of Pennsylvania
Room 310 The Juanita Kidd Stout Center for Criminal Justice
1301 Filbert Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Tel: (215) 683-7700
Fax: (215) 683-7713

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