Court of Common Pleas

 
Directions

200 N River Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711

570-825-1500 option 7

Link: Courts Page

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed on Holidays

The hours for filing a Protection from Abuse order (PFA) are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Staff
Name Title Phone
Amesbury, Honorable William H. Judge 570-825-1613
Augello, Honorable Joseph M. Senior Judge 570-825-1548
Salavantis, Honorable Stefanie J.   570-706-8942
Toohil, Honorable Tarah C.   570-830-5122
Gelb, Honorable Lesa S. Judge 570-825-1617
Hughes, III, Honorable Richard M. Judge 570-408-8190
Lupas, Honorable David W. Judge 570-706-8410
Pierantoni, III, Honorable Fred A. Judge 570-825-1826
Polachek Gartley, Honorable Tina Judge 570-830-5144
Rogers, Honorable Jennifer L. Judge 570-825-1852
Sklarosky, Jr., Honorable Joseph F. Judge 570-825-1803
Vough, Honorable Michael T. President Judge 570-830-5199

Directions

77 Water Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

272-808-2400

272-808-2396

Link: Magistrate's Offices Page

Street parking is available as well as a small lot across the street.  Parking is also available at the Water Street Parkade which is one block away.


Civil Court Scheduling 

570-825-1595

Link: Courts Page




Court Administration 
Directions

200 N River Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711

570-825-1594

570-825-6242

Link: Courts Page

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Staff
Name Title Email
Hindmarsh, Paul District Court Administrator  
Molitoris, Esq., Lee A. Solicitor to Court Administration  
Phillips, Esq., Mary (Mamie) Chief Deputy District Court Administrator  
Schatzel, Melissa Deputy Court Administrator - Human Resources  
Marriggi, Marlene M. Deputy Court Administrator
Valatka, Kimberly Deputy Court Administrator - Trials  

Court Reporters Office 
Directions

200 N River Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711

570-825-1791

570-830-5194

Link: Court Reporters Office Page

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Calzola, Anita Court Reporter 272-808-2943
Choman, Kathryn Court Reporter 570-825-1792
Colleran, Marcia Court Reporter 570-825-1797
Hearity, Kimberly Court Reporter 570-825-1894
Jaques, Alecia Court Reporter 570-825-1796
Petts, Patty Court Reporter 272-808-2945
Radginski, KrisAnn Court Reporter 570-825-1814
Tratthen, Lisa Court Reporter 570-825-1794

Criminal Court Scheduling 

570-825-1655

Link: Courts Page





Link: Domestic Relations Page




Family Court 
Directions

113 W. North Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711

Link: Family Court Page

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Most offices closed between Noon and 1 p.m.

Staff
Name Title
Maza, Esq., Susan A. Hearing Officer - Divorce
O’Donnell, Esq., Christopher J. Hearing Officer - Dependency
Lazar, Esq., Andrew F. Hearing Officer - Custody
Conser, Esq., Janet A. Hearing Officer - Dependency
Yeager, Esq., Laureen M. Hearing Officer - Custody

Jury Board Room 
Directions

5 Water Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711

570-825-1696 or 570-825-1697

570-825-1807

Link: Courts Page

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

If you are seated on a trial you may be required to stay beyond 4:30 p.m.

Staff
Name Title Email
Malone, Mary Jury Administration

Law Library 
Directions

200 North River Street
2nd Floor - Room 23
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711

570-822-6712


Link: Law Library Page

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed on Holidays

Staff
Name Title
Breazeale, Kristin R. Deputy Director
Burke Ill, Joseph P.J. Director
Kopiak, Gail Deputy Director

Directions

20 N. Pennsylvania Avenue
Penn Place, 2nd & 3rd Floor
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701


Hours

Monday - Friday (Excluding Holidays)

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.




Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Braskey, Ann Marie Interim Director of Probation Services 570-825-1725

Protection From Abuse Office 

Luzerne County Courthouse
Second Floor
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711

570-826-3032

570-820-6395

Link: Protection From Abuse Office Page

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.