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The Court of Common Pleas of Chester County is a general jurisdiction trial court located in West Chester, Pennsylvania. There are eleven full time judges and one senior judge. 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 seventeen district justice offices that comprise the District Justice system in Chester County.

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Adult Probation
Bail Agency
Clerk of Courts
Court Administration
Court Reporters
District Attorney
District Judge
Domestic Relations
Judges
Juvenile Probation
Jury Service
Law Library
Prison
Prothonotary
Public Defender
Register of Wills/Orphans' Court

Court of Common Pleas of Chester County
 
{Chester County Justice Center}

President Judge
 
The Honorable James P. MacElree II is the President Judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Chester County.
Family Court News
 
The Family Court has approved new forms to be used by parties, mediators and attorneys in connection with the court-mandated custody mediation program.   More...  
Juror News
 
Can fulfilling your civic duty be a rewarding experience? Read what some of our residents are saying about jury duty in Chester County.
 

 
The Court of Common Pleas of Chester County is a general jurisdiction trial court located in West Chester, Pennsylvania. There are thirteen 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.
 
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