Administrative Office of Fayette County Courts

Mission Statement

The responsibility of the Administrative Office is to manage the non-judicial functions of the court subject to the supervision and direction of the President Judge.

Fayette County Courthouse
Fayette County Coronavirus Update, with photograph of an individual using hand sanitizer.

Coronavirus Update - Fayette County Courts

Until further notice, the Fayette County Courthouse will be closed to the general public, effective 8:00 a.m. Friday, March 20, with the exception of the Courts.

The Courts will be providing all essential operations as mandated by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. The Courts and Court-related offices, which include the Prothonotary, Clerk of Courts, and Register of Wills, will continue to provide essential services as outlined by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. 

­­­Thank  you for your patience as we strive to maintain the health and well-being of the residents of Fayette County. 


Duties of the Administrative Office include:

  • Jury management
  • Liaison functions to various groups and agencies
  • Personnel and fiscal management calendar or scheduling management information systems
  • Public information
  • Space and equipment management

Fayette County Local Rules

Updated: March 26, 2019

       Recent Amended/Rescinded/Adopted Rules:

Master's Report. Notice. Exceptions.Final Decree - F.C.R 1920.55-2 (PDF)

Rescind F.C.R 1920.3, 1920.31, 1920.52, 1920.53(a)(1), 1920.53(a)(2) and 1920.76 (PDF)

Appointment of Master, Master's Fee, Transcript Costs - F.C.R. 1920.51(a) and 1920.51(b) (PDF)

Notice: Statewide Orphans' Court Rules effective September 1, 2016. Beginning on this date, state forms must be used where applicable. Local forms can no longer be used where a state form exists. Please consult the Unified Judicial System website.


Forms & Additional Information

Bench Warrant Lists