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Effective August 6, 2021, irrespective of vaccination status, the wearing of face masks is required for all court employees under the supervision and authority of the President Judge, or any 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, the Juvenile Justice Center, and the offices of Adult Probation and Pretrial Services, pursuant to Administrative Order 2021-16.

Masks shall not be required for individuals who cannot wear a mask due to a medical condition.

Further, irrespective of vaccination status, individuals who have been directed to quarantine, isolate, or self-monitor at home for the coronavirus by any doctor, hospital or health agency or have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or have flu-like symptoms are prohibited from entering any courtroom or court facility under the supervision and authority of the President Judge.

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

Filing an Appeal to the Superior Court

Helpful Information for Filing an Appeal to Superior Court

The Docketing Clerk for the Domestic Relations Section is not an attorney and is therefore unable to give instructions and/or advice with regard to filing an Appeal
  • Instructions are found on the internet at www.pacode.com (click on "Browse," highlight "Appellate Procedure," and click on "Select")
  • The Appeal is filed at the Docketing Section of the Domestic Relations Section.
  • The Appeal is filed within thirty (30) days of the entry of the Order of Court that is being appealed.
  • The initial documents filed at the Domestic Relations Section are the Notice of Appeal, Order for Transcript, and Certificate of Service.
  • Copies of Court transcripts may be requested in the Court Administration Office located in the Northampton County Government Center.
  • The filing fee is $90.25. Checks should be made out to the Superior Court of PA.
  • If you are requesting to proceed without payment of fees due to financial inability, the Petition to Proceed In Forma Pauperis is filed in the Civil Division located in the Northampton County Government Center or available on this website.
More Domestic Relations Section Information
Domestic Relations Section Overview
Domestic Relations Section FAQ
Support Procedures
Filing an Appeal to Superior Court
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