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 - HR.
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.
To view the legal notice regarding our application to fill vacancies on the Luzerne County Flood Protection Authority, please click here to view it in Microsoft Office or a compatible third-party office suite. If you like to view it in a .pdf file ( for Adobe Reader), please click here. Please read the legal notice before submitting your application.
To view the application questionaire to fill vacancies on the Luzerne County Flood Protection Authority, please click here to view it in Microsoft Office or a compatible third-party office suite. If you would like to view it in a .pdf file (for Adobe Reader), please click here.
If you do not have Microsoft Office or a compatible third-party office suite, please click here for a free download of Adobe Reader. Once the installation is complete, you may download and open the .pdf files listed above.
This website is currently under maintenance. Please pardon our appearance as we work to make the site as optimized for you as possible.
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|