Delaware County Court of Common Pleas Emergency Extension – Civil Division

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.