Fifth Judicial District of Pennsylvania
County of Allegheny
Protection From Abuse (PFA) | Emergency PFA Procedures for Nights, Weekends and Holidays

Magisterial District Judges may issue emergency PFA orders when the Family Division Court is unavailable. An emergency PFA Order may be obtained from the Magisterial District Judge with jurisdiction on weekdays after 11:00 a.m. After 11:00 a.m., and on weekends and court holidays, an emergency PFA Order may be obtained from a Magisterial District Judge at the Municipal Courts Building, 660 First Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219