Detailed Court Calendars

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Each Daily Court Calendar is published here no earlier than one day in advance. The date is at the top of each calendar, so please confirm that you are viewing the correct day. Many daily calendars span more than one page and for those, you can navigate between the day’s pages using the links at the bottom of each calendar.

Additionally, there may be last-minute continuances and cancellations. Therefore, you must confirm this schedule with the daily schedule is posted in the Butler County Courthouse.

Daily Court Calendars 

There are frequently last-minute continuances and cancellations. Please monitor this webpage, as well as schedules posted in the Courthouse. 

Coronavirus (COVID-19):


FAMILY COURT MOTIONS/PETITIONS:

PLEASE READ memo here  - memo dated March 25, 2020 is extended until May 1, 2020

JURY SELECTION CANCELLATION FOR APRIL 2020

PLEASE READ memo here


Civil Trial Lists                 

Judge Thomas J. Doerr          

Judge S. Michael Yeager

Judge William R. Shaffer

Additional Resources & Documents

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Civil Court Motions

Judge Yeager’s Motions Court is canceled on the following dates. Please contact chambers to schedule any motions:

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Judge Doerr’s Motions Court is canceled on the following dates:

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

ANNOUNCEMENTS: Family Court Motions

REGARDING COVID-19 PROCEDURES Please be aware the email address for MOTIONS has changed.

Motions Court will be conducted via teleconferencing as needed.

All CONSENTED Motions may be transmitted via fax or email to chambers or to court administration at familypetitions@co.butler.pa.us with the original mailed or filed with the Prothonotary.

CONTESTED Motions may be transmitted via fax or email to chambers or to court administration at familypetitions@co.butler.pa.us with the original mailed or filed with the Prothonotary. Please remember proper notice is still required to the opposing counsel/party. The court will make every effort to rule on the motion, but may schedule oral argument via telephone (on the record) or at a later date.

EMERGENCY MOTIONS should be faxed or emailed to chambers or familypetitions@co.butler.pa.us with the original mailed or filed with the Prothonotary after notice is provided to opposing counsel/party, and the court will review the motion to determine if, in fact, it is an emergency. If it is an emergency, the court will schedule oral argument as soon as is possible via telephone if all parties are represented by counsel, and in person if there are self-represented parties. If available, all parties may participate via telephone conference (on the record).

IMPORTANT **Indicate Judge assigned in Subject line *** changes as of 3-25-20

Judge Robinson’s Motions Court is canceled on the following dates:

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Judge Streib’s Motions Court is canceled on the following dates:

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Thursday, April 30, 2020