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Delaware County Court of Common Pleas Emergency Extension – Criminal Division

June 8, 2020

Pursuant to the June 5, 2020 Order of the Honorable Kevin F. Kelly, President Judge, Delaware County courts have increased the criminal case maximum to ten cases per hour during the ongoing judicial emergency Emergency Order – Criminal Section, as Amended

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Delaware County Court of Common Pleas Emergency Extension – Family Division

June 2, 2020

ANY type family pleadings, excepting DRO filings, may now again be lodged of-record with the Delaware County Office of Judicial Support either via the office’s drop box located at the courthouse’s front entrance and/or through mailing addressed as follows: Delaware County Judicial Support Office – 201 West Front Street, Media, PA 19063. The filing party remains responsible for the contemporaneous payment of fees and/or costs. Questions about fees and/or costs, as well as accepted forms of payment, may be directed to (610) 891-4224 and/or (610) 891-8766. DRO matters (E.g. Complaints for support – petitions to modify) can continue to be lodged through the PACSES e-filing found on the Pennsylvania Child Support website. (The link is available on the Delaware County court website). DRO pleadings can be directly filed with the Delaware County Domestic Relations Office by email – delawarecourtliaison@pacses.com or traditional mail addressed as follows: Domestic Relations – P.O. Box 543, Media, Pennsylvania, 19063. Anyone needing assistance with any type and/or manner of lodging can contact the Delaware County Domestic Relations office at delawarecaseworker@pacses.com. Although all types of family filings may once again be lodged, the processing of these filings, as well as the resultant listing of hearings may, in…

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Delaware County Court of Common Pleas Emergency Extension – Register of Wills/Orphan's Court

June 2, 2020

The Delaware County Register of Wills and Orphan’s Court will remain closed to the public until at least June 15, 2020.  Orphan’s Court is accepting emergency petitions by fax (610-891-4812) and U.S. mail only.  In addition to submitting an emergency petition by fax or U.S. mail, Petitioners should email Kristi Dick at DickK@co.delaware.pa.us as well as the office via telephone (610-891-4400) and follow the prompts so that the reduced staff on site is made aware of a potential emergency.  The Register of Wills is now scheduling virtual probate appointments for emergency situations that cannot wait.  Attorneys in these situations should email Julie Everett at RossiJ@co.delaware.pa.us to submit the appropriate materials and set up an appointment.  Additionally, the Register of Wills is now scheduling virtual marriage license appointments for Delaware County, Pennsylvania residents only.

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Delaware County Court of Common Pleas Emergency Extension – Civil Division

June 2, 2020

A third emergency order extension for the civil section in the Court of Common Pleas of Delaware County, Pennsylvania has been ordered effective immediately and will continue through and including July 31, 2020.  All civil jury trials remain suspended until further notice.  The four judge civil section has been temporarily structured into two subgroups as follows: Judges Dozor and Whelan; and Judges Angelos and Eckel.  On any day of a week, no more than two civil judges will be simultaneously in session, unless there is an emergent need for another courtroom to be operational.  Judge Dozor will utilize courtroom No.7 while Judge Whelan will utilize courtroom No. 8.  For those every other weeks they are listed to sit, Judge Angelos will utilize courtroom No. 7 and Judge Eckel will utilize courtroom No.8.  Various hearings as the assigned civil judge believes appropriate will once more be scheduled, including but not limited to arguments, contested pre-trial evidentiary hearings, and/or non-jury trials.  Assigned civil judges may also schedule pre-trial and/or case management conferences, as believed appropriate.

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Partner Thomas Musi Successfully Settles Deadly Car Accident Case – Client Testimonial

June 1, 2020

Musi, Malone & Daubenberger – this law firm was invaluable in helping me through the loss of my husband in a tragic car accident. I felt very comfortable with this firm throughout. They walked me through the process and made it easy for me to handle.  They answered my questions rapidly even on weekend.  They didn’t only build a strong case but also they followed up and supported me throughout.  My opinions were valued and my doubts were always reassured. They went above and beyond and did everything they could to ensure a great outcome. I couldn’t have asked for a better law firm or attorney.  May God bless you all.  Thanks a million. Sincerely,  Vivianne J.

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