The Court continues to monitor developments on the spread of the coronavirus and any potential impact on Court operations. We are communicating regularly with the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts and county officials and we are monitoring the latest information released through the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
As this situation continues to develop, we will look to these and other resources for guidance on any adjustments needed to protect the health and safety of Court users and Court employees.
Jurors and Court users can also find additional information in our
NewDeclaration of Judicial Emergency
NewAdministrative Order 189
NewAdministrative Order 3
NewAdministrative Order 4 (Child Custody)
Administrative Order 5 (PFAs)
As a precautionary measure all public visitation at the facility is temporarily suspended.
Letter to Care Center Families regarding COVID-19.
Due to the recent closure of the Crawford County Courthouse to the general public, the Register of Wills office is asking taxpayers to mail their Inheritance Tax Returns and Inheritance Tax Payments. If either is due during the time frame the Register of Wills office is closed, the return and/or payment will be marked received March 12th, 2020. The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue is making system modifications to not apply penalties for payment received late.
After much discussion and with the best interest of our employees and their families, we are closing the courthouse. We feel based on the recommendations of the Governor and Dr. Rachel Levine from the Pennsylvania Department of Health, this decision is in the best interest of our community. The Courthouse and Assessment office remain closed through April 3.AS A RESULT OF THIS ACTION, NO REQUESTS FOR REVIEWS, ORDERS FOR CARDS COPIES, UPIS OR ANY OTHER MATERIALS NORMALLY DISTRIBUTED BY THE ASSESSMENT OFFICE WILL BE TAKEN OR PROCESSED UNTIL THE COURTHOUSE IS RE-OPENED. FOR ANY MATTERS OF ABSOLUTE URGENCY NOT DESCRIBED PREVIOUSLY, PLEASE PHONE 814-333-7305.