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Pittsburgh Courthouses

Last updated: September 26, 2013

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The Pennsylvania Court system consists of interconnected levels of courthouses that handle different aspects of the legal system or areas of the law. The Courts of Common Pleas are Pennsylvania's courts of general trial jurisdiction, and handle major criminal and civil cases. The Superior Court and the Supreme Court handle appeals in criminal and civil cases. Knowing which court is appropriate for your particular issue is critical to your success, so here is a useful guide to some of the key courthouses in Pittsburgh.