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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.

Attorney Referral and Information Services

If you have a legal problem, but don't know a lawyer, the Attorney Referral & Information Service of the Northampton County Bar Association will help you find one. Please call 610-258-6333, briefly explain your problem, and an appointment will be made right away with a lawyer who is qualified to handle your particular problem. The fee of $35 for the first half hour consultation is used only to defray referral costs. The lawyer does not charge for the first half hour consultation.

The Public Defender's Office represents indigent people in criminal cases. i.e. misdemeanors, felonies, mental health hearings, juvenile court delinquency court hearings, protection from abuse contempt hearings (if incarcerated). A person must qualify for services by making application with the office and if qualified, an attorney is assigned to represent that person.

Northampton County Bar Association

Lawyer Referral Service
PO Box 4733, Easton, PA 18042

Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of PA

Public Defender's Office

North Penn Legal Services

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