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Effective November 22, 2021, the wearing of face masks is required for all court employees under the supervision and authority of the President Judge, or an individuals entering any courtroom or court facility under the supervision and authority of the President Judge, including all Magisterial District Court, the office of Court Administration, the Domestic Relations Building, and the offices of Adult Probation and Pretrial Services, unless fully vaccinated, pursuant to Administrative Order 2021-20.

Pursuant to CDC guidelines residents, employees and visitors to the Northampton County Juvenile Justice Center, including juvenile detention and treatment, must wear masks irrespective of vaccination status. Irrespective of vaccination status, all individuals who enter a courtroom in which a resident of the Juvenile Justice Center and/or treatment center is present must wear a mask.

More information is available on our
Judicial Emergency Orders and COVID-19 Information page.

Co-Parenting Education Program

The Co-Parenting Education (COPE) Program, initiated in Northampton County in 1992, is aimed at reducing the negative impact of divorce on children, while helping parents remain sensitive to the children's needs. The facilitator presents a 90 minute program focusing on the challenges for parents, the impact of issues on children, and special problems all children face. The program costs $25.00 for each participant and is held the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Human Services Building, 2801 Emrick Boulevard, Bethlehem, PA, 18020.

Anyone (other than children) may accompany the parent to the program as a guest or interested party for an additional fee. CHILDREN ARE NOT TO BE BROUGHT TO THE COURTHOUSE FOR THE PROGRAM.

Click here to access the registration form.

COPE Registration Form
Admin Order 2015-1: Co-Parent Education Program

COPE Contact Information
Marilyn Davenport, ACSW, LSW
Family Divorce Services
Phone: 610-366-8868
Tracking address: Tracking code - do not email: crt19-ccajci@shom.nccpa.org (do not email this address - tracking purposes only)