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Berks County > County Departments > Court of Common Pleas
 Berks County
Court of Common Pleas 
23rd Judicial District of Pennsylvania
Mission Statement
The 23rd Judicial District of Pennsylvania, located in the County of Berks, shall administer justice according to the law equally
to all people, while providing independent and accessible forums for the fair and prompt resolution of disputes. 



Electronic Filing System
MANDATORY ELECTRONIC FILING:  Effective Monday, October 6, 2014, all documents that can be electronically filed in the Berks County Prothonotary’s Office by attorneys will be required to be filed electronically through the Civil Electronic Filing System (EFS).  Effective October 6th, you should no longer file those documents across the counter or by mail.  A list of documents that cannot yet be filed electronically is located on the Prothonotary’s webpage at It is expected that this list will be reduced as more document types can be electronically filed, so please check this list regularly. If you or your staff have not attended one of the EFS training sessions, the only remaining sessions before mandatory E-Filing are scheduled for Monday, September 22, 2014.  Additional sessions have recently been added for the remainder of 2014.  Please go to the Berks County Bar Association website at to register for the training sessions.  To register as an EFS user,click on the EFS link on the Prothonotary’s webpage or
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