District Court Administrator

The Office of Court Administration

Mission Statement

The overall responsibility of the Delaware County District Court Administrator's Office is to ensure the timely and efficient processing of criminal and civil actions including family-related issues for the Court of Common Pleas of Delaware County.

The Court Administrator's Office is primarily responsible for the administration of the Criminal, Civil, Municipal Law and Family Law sections of the Court. The office also is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the one day/one trial jury system and Arbitration Program.

The Court Administrator's Office randomly assigns Family, Civil and Criminal cases to the Trial Judges using a computer program. The office also schedules many types of hearings and conferences for the Family and Municipal Law sections as well as for Custody Conciliators and Equitable Distribution Masters.

The Court Administrator's Office continues to process thousands of motions, petitions, stipulations, and applications, which are filed each year. The office further assists the Court by providing key information to the general public on a daily basis. The Court Administrator's Office also is responsible for providing statistics to State and local agencies upon request. For more information, please access The Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania's Research & Statistics webpage.

The Court Administrator's Office continues to provide quality service to litigants, attorneys and the Court with Gerald C. Montella, Esquire as the District Court Administrator of Pennsylvania's 32nd Judicial District.