Effective June 1, 2020, if a judge of the Family Division refers a matter to a Divorce Hearing Officer for a conciliation or hearing, counsel/parties shall follow the procedures below:
1. A copy of the order of court referring the matter to the Divorce Hearing Officer, along with contact information (including email addresses) for all counsel and unrepresented parties, shall be mailed or dropped off at the following address:
Family Law Center
Attn: Docket Clerk
440 Ross Street, Room 411
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
2. If a check for the entire fee accompanies the order of court, which is the preferred practice, the Docket Clerk will contact counsel/unrepresented party via telephone to schedule the date.
3. If a check for a portion of the fee accompanies the order of court, the Docket Clerk will wait until the fee is paid in full to contact counsel/unrepresented party via telephone to schedule the date.
Please call 412.350.3906 with any questions.