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Eastern District Hearing and Mediation Cancellation/Delay Policy

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Allentown

For hearings and mediations held in the Allentown Field Office, if the Allentown School District is closed, hearings and mediations are canceled

For hearings and mediations held at the Northampton County Courthouse and the Bucks County Justice Center, the Judges will follow the announcements for the respective Courthouses.

Bristol

Liberal continuance policy, to be determined by each individual Judge.

Malvern

For hearings and mediations held in the Malvern office, continuance requests for weather related conditions will be considered. For Judge Melcher, after a verbal approval of a continuance request is granted, a formal request must be made to be ruled upon so the record is accurate.

For hearings and mediations held in Dresher, Judge Callahan's events will be canceled if Marple Newtown Schools are closed.  Judge Bowers' events will be canceled if Upper Dublin Schools are closed.

Lancaster

For Judges O'Donnell and Weyl, please use the same liberal continuance policy language.  For hearings and mediations with Judge Goduto, continuance requests will be determined at the discretion of the Judge.

Reading

same as Bristol