Welcome to the official website for the Luzerne County Courthouse. Here you will find various information that will help you when you are visiting our courthouse.
Honorable Thomas F. Burke is the President Judge.
Michael A. Shucosky is the District Court Administator.
Kathleen Hubbard is the First Deputy Court Administrator.
Melissa Schatzel is the Deputy Court Administrator - Human Resources.
Paul Hindmarsh is the Deputy Court Administrator - Fiscal.
Marlene M. Marriggi is the Deputy Court Administrator - Functional.
To find your local District Justice Magistrate's Office, please click here.
For more information on the Right to Know policy, please click here.
For more information regarding ADA Requests, please click here.
The Luzerne County Courthouse is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. The hours for filing a Protection from Abuse order (PFA) are Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM. If you need to file a PFA after hours, it must be filed at one of the District Justice offices. For a list of District Justice offices, please click here.
The Courthouse will be closed for business on the following dates:
|January 1, New Years Day||September 1, Labor Day|
|January 20, Martin Luther King Jr Day||October 13, Columbus Day|
|Feburary 17, Presidents' Day||November 11, Veterans' Day|
|April 18. Good Friday||November 27 and 28, Thanksgiving Holiday|
|May 26, Memorial Day||December 25 and 26, Christmas Holiday|
|July 4, Independence Day|