Chester County, Pennsylvania
County of Chester
313 W. Market St.
P.O. Box 2748
West Chester, PA 19380-0991
Ph: (610) 344-6000
Toll Free: 1 (800) 692-1100

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County Court of Common Pleas
jc_500.jpgThe Court of Common Pleas of Chester County is a general jurisdiction trial court located in West Chester, Pennsylvania. The Honorable James P. MacElree II is the President Judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Chester County.There are fourteen full time judges and three senior judges.  The judges hear a wide spectrum of cases, including adult and juvenile criminal prosecutions, lawsuits involving money or property, divorce, custody disputes, child support issues, adoptions, and estates.

In addition to court staff and Court Administration, the court supervises Adult Probation, Juvenile Probation, Domestic Relations, Bail Agency, Court Reporters, and the Law Library. The Court oversees and provides administrative services to the nineteen magisterial district court offices that comprise the Magisterial District Court system in Chester County.

 Schedules  General Information
 Judicial Calendar  ChescoPIN - Court Dockets, Marriages/Wills, etc. 
 Miscellaneous List  Courthouse History
 Equitable Distribution Trial List  Supreme Court Policy Non Discrimination & EEO
 Legal Calendar  Mission & Goals
   Organizational Chart
   Notice and Petition for Reestablishment/Merger
   Administrative Regulations - 2013 Closure of MDJ Office 15-2-05
 Where do I go?  
 Audio Visual Equipment Request  Child Support
 Civil Forms / Filing Tips  Family Court Custody Mediation
 Courthouse Directions  Protection from Abuse
 Courtroom Directions  Fee Schedule (Clerk of Courts)
 Local Rules of Court  Fee Schedule (Civil Courts)

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 Adult Probation
 Bail Agency
 Clerk of Courts
 Court Administration
 Court Reporters
 Domestic Relations
 Jury Services
 Juvenile Probation
 Law Library
 Prothonotary  Register of Wills/ Orphans' Court  

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