Magisterial District Judges

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There are four Magisterial District Judges covering all of Pennsylvania. Please click on the Court Number to view more information. Magisterial District Court 57-3-00 is Central Court which occurs every Wednesday ONLY. 

              57-3-00 Central Court (Wednesdays ONLY)
              57-3-01 Schellsburg
              57-3-02 Bedford
              57-3-03 Defiance
              57-3-04 Everett

Magisterial District Court 57-3-00
Central Court
200 South Juliana Street
Bedford, PA 15522
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Wednesday's Phone: (814) 624-2254
Wednesday's Fax:  (814) 624-2255

These phone numbers only answer on Wednesdays. If you need to contact someone regarding Central Court on a day other than a Wednesday, please call Court Administration.

Serving: All townships and boroughs in Bedford County for Preliminary Hearings. Central Court occurs weekly, every Wednesday starting at 9 AM. Central Court remains open until all cases are complete.

All Defendants must report to the first floor and check in with the Public Defender’s Office even if the defendant is not represented by the Public Defender’s Office. Please provide the Public Defender’s staff with any address changes at check in. Defendants wishing to pay during Central Court must have the exact amount of payment in cash only. No change will be given. No other forms of payment will be accepted.

All victims and witnesses must report to the double rooms on the second floor by the ramp. All victims and witnesses must check in with the Victim Advocate staff inside the double waiting rooms.

All Attorneys should check in at the counter outside of Courtroom No. 3 on the second floor.

Click here to view the Central Court Schedule.

Click here to download the Central Court Continuance Request form.

 Magisterial District Court 57-3-01
Judge Tonya Osman
1563 Market St
Schellsburg, PA 15559
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Phone: (814) 733-4375
Fax:  (814) 733-4199
Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
No payments after 3:30 p.m.

Serving: Harrison Township, Hyndman Borough, Juniata Township, Kimmel Township, King Township, Lincoln Township, Londonderry Township, Manns Choice Borough, Napier Township, New Paris Borough, Pavia Township, Pleasantville Borough, Schellsburg Borough, West St. Clair Township 

 Magisterial District Court 57-3-02
Judge Kevin R. Diehl
120 West John Street
Bedford, PA 15522
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Phone: (814) 623-6918
Fax:  (814) 623-8453
Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
No payments after 3:30 p.m.

Serving: Bedford Borough, Bedford Township, Colerain Township, Cumberland Valley Township, East St. Clair Township, Rainsburg Borough, St. Clairsville Borough

Magisterial District Court 57-3-03
Judge Brian Baker
124 Hitchens Road
PO Box 126
Defiance, PA 16633
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Phone: (814) 390-6061
Fax:  (814) 390-6254
Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
No payments after 3:40 p.m.

Serving: Bloomfield Township, Broad Top Township, Coaldale Borough, Hopewell Borough, Hopewell Township, Liberty Township, Saxton Borough, South Woodbury Township, Woodbury Borough, Woodbury Township

Magisterial District Court 57-3-04
119 Spring Lane
Everett, PA 15537
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Phone: (814) 652-2523
Fax: (814) 652-9006
Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
No payments after 4:00 p.m. / No payments after 3:30 p.m. on the last day of the month

Serving: East Providence Township, Everett Borough, Mann Township, Monroe Township, Snake Spring Township, Southampton Township, West Providence Township