It is the Mission of the Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas to be as effective and efficient as possible in:
-Providing equal access to justice for all
-Building and retaining public trust and confidence
-Developing the accountability of Court employees
The history of the Lancaster County court began when William Penn drafted his Frames of Government and the English system of government was adopted in Pennsylvania. Judges with proficiency in administering justice in cases of serious felonies heard appeals in regional courts, while justices of the peace, designated from local citizenry presided over lesser offenses and administrative duties. Read More...
225th Anniversary Information, Click the Image Below...
2018 Proposal to Realign Lancaster Magisterial District Courts....Notice is given that a proposal reestablishing the magisterial districts within Lancaster County will be submitted by the Honorable Dennis E. Reinaker, President Judge....read more
Effective January 1st, 2017
Public cell phones and other audio-video recording
devices are prohibited in
Court Facilities. Read More...