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Pennsylvania Dockets - Quick Links

PA Dockets

Docket sheets typically list the proceedings and documents filed in a case. In a criminal matter, the docket may also list the criminal charges. Many jurisdictions provide online access to their docket sheets. Links to a select number of Pennsylvania appellate and trial level courts are found below. For some jurisdictions, the only way to access the docket is to contact the court.

Federal dockets are available via PACER. For more information on how to find federal dockets and briefs, see our Federal Dockets & Briefs research guide.

Pennsylvania Appellate

Pennsylvania Appellate Court
Includes dockets for the Pennsylvania Supreme, Superior, and Commonwealth Courts. Various search options available, including by docket number, party name, and case type.

Pennsylvania Criminal

Unified Judicial System of PA Common Pleas Court - Criminal
Includes criminal dockets for all Pennsylvania counties. Also includes Philadelphia Municipal Court criminal dockets. Can search by docket number or party name.

Philadelphia - Civil

Philadelphia Municipal Court - Civil
Can search by case number (CaseID), plaintiff, or defendant.

Philadelphia Trial Division - Civil
Can search by party, company name, or case ID number.

Research Tip

Other information, like Orphans' Court Listings, may also be available.

Four County - Civil

See the Pennsylvania Criminal box above for how to find criminal dockets.

Bucks County
Search civil dockets. For additional information, including marriage records and Register of Wills information, see the Bucks County Public Access System. Fees may apply.

Chester County
Subscription-based service for civil dockets, real estate information, and more.

Delaware County
Access to civil dockets and judgment index.

Montgomery County
Access to civil dockets, Register of Wills probate cases, and marriage licenses.