ECBA COVID-19 Updates

ECBA COVID-19 Updates

Court of Common Pleas of Erie County, Pennsylvania - Amended Emergency Judicial Order

Posted on April 1st, 2020 at 9:18 AM

The Sixth Judicial District of the Court of Common Pleas of Erie County has AMENDED the judicial emergency order dated March 16, 2020.

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CARES Administrative Order

Posted on March 30th, 2020 at 4:07 PM

The United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania has issued an Administrative Order Regarding the use of Video and Teleconferencing Technology in Certain Criminal Proceedings.

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COVID-19 and Real Estate Transactions

Posted on March 26th, 2020 at 10:17 AM

The PA Department of State requests limited temporary suspension of 57 Pa.C.S. § 306, which requires physical presence of notaries. 

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Supreme Court of Pennsylvania General Statewide Judicial Emergency Supplemental Order

Posted on March 25th, 2020 at 1:11 PM

On March 24, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania issued a supplement order to its March 18 order regarding the general statewide judicial emergency.

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Clerk of Records Operations Update

Posted on March 20th, 2020 at 12:17 PM

The Clerk of Records offices are closed to the public, except for matters that pertain and that are consistent with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Order earlier this week.

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Public Covid-19 Update | March 20, 2020

Posted on March 20th, 2020 at 10:42 AM

The ECBA staff are telecommuting and the 429 West 6th Street facility is closed due to the COVID-19 virus/Gov. Tom Wolf order.  We are taking Friday, March 20th, to transition to home offices. Staff will be ready to work on Monday, March 23rd at 8:30 a.m.

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Clerk of Records Closed to the Public

Posted on March 19th, 2020 at 11:38 AM

In an effort to restrict potential covid-19 exposure within the courthouse,  and consistent with the Pennsylvania supreme court order dated march 18, 2020, all clerk of records offices (prothonotary, clerk of courts, register of wills/orphans’ court recorder of deeds) are closed to the public for non-essential functions through at least April 3, 2020.

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Important Court and PBA/PBI Updates

Posted on March 18th, 2020 at 3:26 PM

Numerous court orders are being issued in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Judicial Orders Due to COVID-19

Posted on March 17th, 2020 at 4:32 PM

Several orders and a Temporary Modification of Appearance Procedure were issued on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 in response to COVID-19. See them here. 

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Judge Agresti Notice of Temporary Modification

Posted on March 17th, 2020 at 10:48 AM

Public health authorities have advised public and private agencies to promptly take necessary and appropriate precautions to reduce exposure to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and slow the spread of the disease.

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