The Office of Court Administration



ARBITRATION

Administrator: Jennifer Galante, Esquire
Duties Include:

  • Scheduling arbitration hearings
  • Scheduling arbitrators and assigning them to panels to hear cases
  • Ensuring arbitration hearings run efficiently
  • Processing motions
  • Processing and managing continuance requests

CRIMINAL

Administrator: Ruthann Squillace
Duties Include:

  • Managing case assignments
  • Processing bench warrant rescissions
  • Processing bail petitions, arraignments, detainers, and ARD removals
  • Processing all criminal petitions
  • Scheduling Rule 150 hearings
  • Calculating and reporting statistics

FAMILY

Administrator: Denise Hansen
Duties Include:

  • Processing first and secondary Protection From Abuse filings
  • Processing alimony, divorce complaints, stipulations, and decrees
  • Processing custody, special relief, and equitable distribution filings
  • Processing continuance requests

CIVIL

Administrator: Nicole Brungard, Esquire
Duties Include:

  • Assigning all major (non-arbitration) civil cases to the trial judges
  • Timely processing all motions filed in major civil cases
  • Calculating and reporting detailed case filing and disposition statistics on a monthly basis

JURY SERVICES

Administrator: Nancy Alkins
Jury Services and Juror eResponse
Duties Include:

  • Processing juror selections
  • Processing juror date of service
  • Managing juror payroll
  • Managing Juror Donation Program

MOTION-HEARING

Duties Include:

  • Scheduling and managing Miscellaneous Lists
  • Managing Sheriff Sales
  • Processing petitions filed under Local Rule 206
  • Scheduling and managing License Suspension Appeals
  • Scheduling and managing Summary Appeals
  • Processing Zoning Appeals
  • Handling emergency matters

Please be advised that employees of the Office of the Court Administrator are NOT permitted to give legal advice. For information regarding the Delaware County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service, please call 610-566-6625.