Court of Common Pleas of Lackawanna County
Court of Common Pleas of Lackawanna County, Lackawanna County Courthouse, 200 N. Washington Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503
General jurisdiction over all civil and criminal cases, and generally handle cases that are beyond the jurisdiction of other courts., Criminal cases typically heard by Courts of Common Pleas include felonies and lesser-included offenses, General civil claDivision:
Phone Number: 570-963-6773
Judge or Clerk: Chester T. Harhut (President Judge), Carmen D. Minora, Patricia Corbett, Michael J. Barrasse, Terrence R. Nealon, Vito P. Geroulo, Robert A. Mazzoni, Carlon M. O'Malley, Thomas Munley
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- How was I chosen? - Jurors are picked at random from lists of registered voters, people with driver's licenses, or those with state issued ID cards.
- What are the exemptions? Depending on local laws and specific court policies, exemptions MAY include persons over age 70, and those having recently served on a jury (usually within 1-3 years depending on county policy). In the state of Pennsylvania, there are possible exemptions for military, and families of murder victims. If any of these apply to you, contact the court to verify they observe the exemption.
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