Magisterial District Judges
The Magisterial District Court is the first level of judicial authority in Pennsylvania and is the court where most people experience the judicial system for the first time. There are nine District Judges’ offices located geographically in such a manner as to be available to all the citizenry of Monroe County. They are elected to serve in their districts for six-year terms.
Magisterial District Judges handle all traffic cases, other minor criminal cases and civil cases involving amounts up to $12,000. District Judges also set bail and conduct preliminary hearings in misdemeanor and felony criminal cases to determine if the cases should be dismissed or transferred to the Court of Common Pleas for further proceedings
District Judges are required to attend classes on the judicial system and pass a written examination prior to being seated on the bench. They must also attend continuing education programs each year.
43-2-01 Magisterial District Court
Pocono Outlet Complex
823-A Ann Street
Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone: (570) 420-3492
Office is next to the outlets on Ann St. The office is located in the strip mall in the back of the parking lot ALL the way to the left.
43-2-02 Magisterial District Court
East Stroudsburg Borough
98 Day Street
East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
Phone: (570) 420-3496
Washington St, make left onto Day Street (Rudy’s is on the left corner). Office is in the same complex as Stroud Area Regional Police. Magistrate’s office is on the right of the building.
43-3-01 Magisterial District Court
5560 Municipal Drive
Tobyhanna, PA 18466
Phone: (570) 894-8566
Take Route 611N through Mt. Pocono. Continue on 611N a couple of miles to the Municipal Building on left. Make left at light just before the building. Magistrate’s office is located in the left end of the building.
43-3-02 Magisterial District Court
Hamilton Township, Stroud Township
1211 North Fifth Street
Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone: (570) 420-3494
From courthouse take Sarah St. to light on 5th St. Make left at light go approximately 1 mile. District court is located on the left side of the road in the Stroud Township building, entrance is on the right side of the building.
43-3-03 Magisterial District Court
Jackson Township, Pocono Township
3361 Route 611
Bartonsville, PA 18321
Phone: (570) 629-1460
Take I-80W to Exit 302 - PA 611/Bartonsville.
Turn left off of the exit to PA611 North.
Follow 611N for 1 mile.
Court is located in the Bartonsville Commons - Suite #4.
43-3-04 Magisterial District Court
Chestnuthill Township, Eldred Township, Polk Township, Ross Township
1479 Route 209
PO Box 218
Brodheadsville, PA 18322
Phone: (570) 992-4919
Route 33 to the Lehighton exit (Route 209). Take 209 into Chestnuthill Township (you’ll go through 3 traffic lights). At the 3rd light is the 209/115 split. Continue on Route 209 about a half mile. Office is on right side located just before old location of Kinsley’s Shop Rite.
43-4-01 Magisterial District Court
Delaware Water Gap, Middle Smithfield Township, Smithfield Township
1155 Red Fox Road
P.O. Box 1127
Marshalls Creek, PA 18335
Phone (570) 223-1287
Route 80 East to Marshalls Creek exit. Just continue on Route 209 about 2 miles to left onto Twin Falls Road. Follow road around pond, bear left onto Red Fox Road. Follow signs to Smithfield Twp Municipal Center. Physical address is 1155 Red Fox Rd., East Stroudsburg 18301. The district court is located on the first floor through the front main doors.
43-4-02 Magisterial District Court
Barrett Township, Mount Pocono Borough, Paradise Township, Price Township
6689 Route 191
P.O. Box 213
Mountainhome, PA 18342
Phone (570) 595-2520
Route 191(5th street) to left at light onto Route 447. 447 turns into Route 940. Turn right onto Route 390. Take Route 390 past Msgr. McHugh School. To continue on Route 390 you'll need to make a left at the end of the road. Keep on Route 390 past Mountainhome Diner to a "Y" in the road - Route 191 on left, Route 390 on right. Bear left onto Route 191, go a couple of hundred feet to the Barrett Township Ambulance building on left. Turn into their parking lot and the District Court is in the building behind the ambulance building.
43-4-04 Magisterial District Court
Tobyhanna Township, Tunkhannock Township
1878 Route 940
Route 940 and Hemlock Lane
P.O. Box 116
Pocono Pines, PA 18350
Phone (570) 646-7949
80W to exit for Route 940. Make left onto Route 940, take into Pocono Pines. After you pass Route 423 there is an ice cream stand on the right, the office is the second building on the left. Located on the corner of Route 940E and Hemlock Lane. Left into driveway, office is located in the BACK of the building.