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
NOTICE: Effective June 28, 2021, mask wearing is optional for all employees and visitors who are fully vaccinated in all FJD facilities. Employees and visitors who are not fully vaccinated are still required to wear masks in all FJD facilities and work areas. All social distancing requirements in all public and work areas including elevators are lifted. Social distancing requirements may still be required in Courtrooms.

Legal Assistance

If you need legal assistance, you may wish to contact the following organizations:

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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Please download this free software from the Adobe Acrobat Web site.

Please note that the Philadelphia Courts does not provide Technical Support for Acrobat Reader Software. For technical support, please contact Adobe.

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