⚠ THIRD AMENDED ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER – Issued by President Judge Pamela A. Ruest on May 29, 2020. (PDF)
⚠ Declaration of Judicial Emergency Order issued by President Judge Pamela A. Ruest – March 18, 2020 (PDF)
At the direction of President Judge Pamela A. Ruest, the Centre County Courthouse will continue to be CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC for all non-essential matters through July 3, 2020.
Members of the public, including the media, are permitted to observe court proceedings unless otherwise prohibited by law. Any person wishing to observe a court proceeding must contact the Centre County Court Administrator’s Office at (814) 355-6727, one (1) business day prior to the proceeding in order for arrangements to be made.
Administers and supervises the Centre County Judicial System as directed by the Judges of the Court of Common Pleas.
The DRS prepares petitions for both child and spousal support, establishes support, enforces support orders, establishes paternity for children born out-of-wedlock, and locates absent parents.
Supervises adult and juvenile offenders placed on probation by the Court of Common Pleas.