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    Coronavirus Information

    The Pennsylvania Judiciary continues to monitor developments on the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and any potential impact on court operations. 

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    Multilingual Landlord/Tenant Forms Available in 12 Languages

    Landlord/tenant forms are available in English and 12 foreign languages most frequently used in Pennsylvania on the Forms for the Public page and on the Bilingual Forms page. The Pennsylvania courts stand committed to translating frequently used court forms into a number of different languages to ensure access for all court users. For more information about language access in the Unified Judicial System, Click here.

    Formularios Multilingües de Desahucio Disponibles en 12 Idiomas

    Formularios de desahucio están disponibles en inglés y los 12 idiomas extranjeros utilizados con mayor frecuencia en Pennsylvania en la página de Formularios para el Público y la página de Formularios Bilingües. Los tribunales de Pennsylvania están comprometidos a traducir los formularios más frecuentemente utilizados a diferentes idiomas para asegurar acceso a los tribunales para todos los usuarios. Para más información sobre acceso lingüístico en el Unified Judicial System, pulse aquí.

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    Pa. Courts Launch Civics Education Toolkit

    As one of the three branches of government, the judiciary reflects the core values of American democracy while acting as one of its essential pillars. Created by the Pa. Supreme Court, the Commission on Judicial Independence is charged with fostering a greater public understanding about the role of the courts and explaining the essential need of an independent judiciary.

     

    As part of their efforts, a comprehensive civics education toolkit was developed as a resource for teachers, students and the public to learn more about the work, role and structure of the state’s courts.

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    Virtual Elder Abuse Town Hall Events

    In Pennsylvania, statewide reports of elder abuse have increased by 80 percent over the past five years. This abuse can be experienced through neglect, physical, emotional or sexual abuse and financial abuse. Isolation resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic has also contributed to making older Pennsylvanians vulnerable to abuse.

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    AOPC/IT: A Retrospective

    The primary function of AOPC/IT is to develop and maintain statewide case management systems for Pennsylvania’s Unified Judicial System (UJS), while providing other court-related applications and technology services and support to the UJS and its 60 judicial districts.

    To learn more, view AOPC/IT: A Retrospective.

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Early Identification of Pennsylvania Veterans Key to Success for Justice-Involved Veterans

Pennsylvania’s Veterans Treatment Courts have launched an outreach campaign to encourage all justice-involved veterans to promptly notify the court, attorney or law enforcement officer that they served in the military.

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Pennsylvania Judges Unveil Educational Toolkit to Teach Children about the Pennsylvania Judiciary

Joining schools across the state, the Pennsylvania courts are celebrating American Education Week by launching a digital toolkit aimed at helping children learn about the work and role of the Pennsylvania courts.

The project was spearheaded by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Commission on Judicial Independence.

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Blair County MDJ Central Court Incident

Late this afternoon an incident occurred at Blair County Magisterial District Central Court and the court facility was immediately secured. Due to the ongoing investigation, no further information is available at this time.

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