Magisterial District Courts

Jurisdictional limit not to exceed $12,000

District Court 60-3-01
Deborah Fischer, Magisterial District Judge

ADDRESS: Box 632, 103 W. High Street Milford, PA 18337
PHONE: 570-296-8108
JURISDICTION: Milford and Westfall Townships and Matamoras and Milford Boroughs
TERM: 6 years 2012 - 2018
HOURS: Monday 10 - 6:30 pm / Tuesday - Friday 9 - 3 pm

District Court 60-3-02
Shannon Muir, Esq., Magisterial District Judge

ADDRESS: 106 Shook Road, Suite 100, Hawley, PA 18428
PHONE: 570-226-9650
JURISDICTION: Blooming Grove, Greene & Palmyra Townships
TERM: 6 years 2014 - 2020
HOURS: Monday - Friday 9 - 3 pm

District Court 60-3-03
Alan B. Cooper, Esq., Magisterial District Judge

ADDRESS: 502 Little Walker Road, Shohola, PA 18458
JURISDICTION: Dingman, Lackawaxen and Shohola Townships
TERM: 6 years 2012 - 2018
HOURS: Monday - Friday 9 - 3 pm

District Court 60-3-04
Paul D. Menditto, Sr., Magisterial District Judge

ADDRESS: 213 Silver Lake Road,
JURISDICTION: Delaware, Lehman and Porter Townships
TERM: 6 years 2014 - 2020
HOURS: Monday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm / Tuesday - Friday 9 - 3 pm

Jurisdictional Information
Pike County is divided into four Magisterial District Courts each of which has jurisdiction over the municipalities located within the geographical boundaries of that Court. In addition to the geographical jurisdictional limitations, the Magisterial District Courts have statutory jurisdiction in the following areas:

Civil Cases:
- civil cases for money damages not to exceed $12,000.00;
- landlord/tenant complaints for nonpayment of rent and/or eviction;
- emergency Protection From Abuse proceedings when the Court of Common Pleas is not in session (evenings and weekends)

Traffic and Criminal Cases:
- minor traffic offenses and summary criminal offenses such as disorderly conduct and harassment;
- preliminary arraignment and preliminary hearing court for all adult misdemeanor and felony cases filed.