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Equal access to the courts is fundamental to the legitimacy of our system of justice and the trust and confidence of Pennsylvanians in our courts. This site provides information on the Language Access and Interpreter Services offerd by the Pennsylvania Courts for individuals who speak limited English or are deaf or hard of hearing.
This site is the Internet Home for the Court's Electronic Services (E-Services). The Pennsylvania Judiciary Web Portal provides the public with access to various aspects of court information, including appellate courts, common pleas courts and magisterial district court docket sheets; common pleas courts and magisterial district court calendars; and PAePay.
This is a fast-paced, animated video that describes the role and work of the courts. It details the role of the courts in a democracy, the structure of the Pennsylvania court system including jury service and how various types of cases advance through the system.
Information from the Pennsylvania Courts website about the operation of the Judicial System in Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania judiciary hears two types of cases: criminal cases and civil cases. A criminal charge is a violation of the criminal law and considered an offense against the community. Civil cases include every type of legal action except criminal actions, including personal injuries, contract disputes, adoptions, divorces and faulty consumer goods. Learn about the differences in how the courts operate in each type of case.