Melissa A. Amodie, Magisterial District Judge

Magisterial District Court 53-1-01


This District Court has jurisdiction over the following areas:

  • City of New Castle (Minus the 6th Ward)

This court handles the actions associated with traffic citations and nontraffic citations, the filing of criminal complaints, and holds proceedings on civil and landlord/tenant cases seeking up to $12,000.00.

Please Note: This office only handles the filing and the processing of these cases. The Judge and the staff are not permitted to provide any legal advice on these matters. If you are unsure of what you are filing, you must seek the advice of an Attorney.

Contact Information:

District Court 53-1-01
Lawrence County Government Center
430 Court St.
New Castle, Pa 16101
Phone: 724-652-8555
Fax: 724-652-8576
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.