Updated June 1, 2020

AOPC COVID-19 Website

The Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts maintains a website with links to all Pennsylvania appellate and county court orders and directives related to the COVID-19 Pandemic.​​

http://www.pacourts.us/ujs-coronavirus-information

Northampton County Court of Common Pleas

Northampton CCP Main Page

​​ https://www.nccpa.org/

​​Northampton CCP COVID-19 Page

https://www.nccpa.org/COVID-19

Revised Court Calendar

https://www.nccpa.org/publications/NCCPA-Calendar-2020.pdf

May 27 Order – Extension of Judicial Emergency through September 30

http://www.pacourts.us/assets/files/page-1305/file-9380.pdf?cb=1591027557421

May 4 – Northampton County Order – Impact of Statewide Time Calculations and Judgments of Possession

http://www.pacourts.us/assets/files/page-1305/file-9235.pdf?cb=1589200871337

April 17 – Northampton County Order – Judicial Emergency to May 31, 2020

http://www.pacourts.us/assets/files/page-1305/file-9040.pdf?cb=1587342030247

April 17 – Northampton County Order – Courthouse Closed to Public until May 31 and Access and Essential Functions

http://www.pacourts.us/assets/files/page-1305/file-9042.pdf?cb=1587342030247

April 17 – Revised Northampton County Court Calendar

http://www.pacourts.us/assets/files/page-1305/file-9041.pdf?cb=1587342030247

​April 3 – Northampton County Order – Courthouse Closed to Public until May 1

https://www.nccpa.org/publications/2020-04-03-AdministrativeOrder2020-14-Declaration-of-Judicial-Emergency.pdf

​​March 30 – Northampton County Order – Court Access and Essential Functions

http://www.pacourts.us/assets/files/page-1305/file-8935.pdf?cb=1586346514688

​​March 19 – Northampton County Order – Court Access for Essential Functions

​​http://www.pacourts.us/assets/files/page-1305/file-8666.pdf?cb=1586346494365

​​March 17 – Northampton County Order – Schedule and Essential Functions

http://www.pacourts.us/assets/files/page-1305/file-8545.pdf?cb=1586346464840

​​March 16 – Northampton County – Declaration of Judicial Emergency 35 MM 2020

​http://www.pacourts.us/assets/files/page-1305/file-8494.pdf?cb=1586346427771

Pennsylvania Supreme Court

May 27 Order – Statewide Judicial Emergency Ceases June 1

http://www.pacourts.us/assets/files/page-1305/file-9376.pdf

April 28 – Emergency Order of Statewide Judicial Administration from May 1 through June 1

http://www.pacourts.us/assets/files/page-1305/file-9158.pdf

April 28 – Order Permitting 2020 Law Graduates Limited Practice of Law Prior to Taking Bar Exam

http://www.philadelphiabar.org/WebObjects/PBA.woa/Contents/WebServerResources/CMSResources/April28BLECertified_Copy_Order_Entered.pdf

April 1 Second Supplemental Order Extending Court Closure to April 30

​​http://www.pacourts.us/assets/files/page-1305/file-8846.pdf

​​March 24 Supplemental Order Non-Exhaustive List of Essential Court Services

​​ http://www.pacourts.us/assets/files/page-1305/file-8839.pdf

March 18 Order Closing All Courthouse with General and Specific Directives

http://www.pacourts.us/assets/files/page-1305/file-8634.pdf

March 16 Order Declaring Statewide Judicial Emergency

http://www.pacourts.us/assets/files/page-1305/file-8500.pdf

COVID-19 Resources for Lawyers

​​AOPC Frequently Asked Questions Related to COVID-19 Impact on Courts and Legal Services

​​http://www.pacourts.us/ujs-coronavirus-information/faq

​​Pennsylvania Bar Association COVID-19 Resources Guide for Lawyers

​​https://www.pabar.org/site/News-and-Publications/COVID-19-Resources-Guide

​​PBA Solo and Small Firm Resources

https://www.pabar.org/site/News-and-Publications/COVID-19-Resources-Guide/SOLO-COVID-19-Resources

​​Pennsylvania Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers

​​ https://www.lclpa.org/

​​HIPAA, Civil Rights, and COVID-19 – U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/special-topics/hipaa-covid19/index.html

E-Recording with the Northampton County Recorder of Deeds

Simple File

https://simplifile.com/services/e-recording/e-recording-counties/e-recording-in-Pennsylvania/e-recording-in-Northampton-County-Pennsylvania/

CSC E-Recording

https://www.erecording.com/counties/pennsylvania/

PBA Formal Opinion 2020-300 – Ethical Obligations for Lawyers Working Remotely

http://www.pabar.org/members/catalogs/Ethics%20Opinions/formal/F2020-300.pdf

Governor Wolf’s Order May 7, 2020 Staying All Evictions Through July 11, 2020

https://www.philadelphiabar.org/WebObjects/PBA.woa/Contents/WebServerResources/CMSResources/GovernorWolfOrderStayingEviction-ForeclosureuntilJuly10_2020.pdf

Message from PBA President with Information and Resources on PBA website to prepare for re-opening:

https://www.pabar.org/site/News-and-Publications/News/President-Resources-Reminders

Covid-19 General Resources

CDC COVID-19 Resources

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

WHO (World Health Organization) COVID-19 Resources

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/events-as-they-happen

Pennsylvania Government Resources

​​Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

https://www.pa.gov/guides/responding-to-covid-19/

PA Department of Health COVID-19 Page

https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/coronavirus/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx

PA DCED COVID-19 Resources

https://dced.pa.gov/resources/

PA Department of Banking and Securities COVID-19 Financial Resources

https://www.dobs.pa.gov/Businesses/COVID-19%20Information%20and%20Guidance/Pages/For-Consumers.aspx

“Plan for Pennsylvania” – Pennsylvania Guide to Re-Opening from COVID-19 Pandemic

https://www.governor.pa.gov/plan-for-pennsylvania/#Phase1Relief

Local Government Resources

​​Northampton County

https://www.northamptoncounty.org/Pages/default.aspx

​​City of Bethlehem Health Bureau COVID-19 Page

​​ https://www.bethlehem-pa.gov/Health-Bureau/Communicable-Diseases/COVID-19

Tax Information

​​IRS News Releases – including adjustments to deadlines due to COVID-19.

https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/news-releases-for-current-month

​​Pennsylvania Department of Revenue COVID-19 Information

https://www.revenue.pa.gov/Pages/COVID19.aspx

IRS Notice 2020-3 April 13, 2020 – Additional Relief for Taxpayers Affected by Ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/n-20-23.pdf

State Tax Filing Guidance for COVID-19 Pandemic from AICP

https://www.aicpa.org/content/dam/aicpa/advocacy/tax/downloadabledocuments/coronavirus-state-filing-relief.pdf ​​

Business Resources

​​CDC Resources for Businesses and Employers

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/organizations/businesses-employers.html

​​US Small Business Association COVID-19 Guide

https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources

PA Small Business Development Center COVID-19 Resources Page

http://pasbdc.org/services/continuity/disruption-recovery

​​Lehigh Valley Economic Development COVID-19 Resources

https://paper.dropbox.com/ep/redirect/external-link?url=https%3A%2F%2Flehighvalley.org%2Fcovid19%2F&hmac=nRHEX3Svw4e%2FthvrjHbrOEJkchDfeOQySLCQx5Pzycs%3D

COVID-19 Business Recovery Resources

Paycheck Protection Program – U.S. Small Business Administration

https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/paycheck-protection-program-ppp

Economic Injury Disaster Loan Emergency Advance – U.S. Small Business Administration

https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/economic-injury-disaster-loan-emergency-advance

SBA Express Bridge Loans – U.S. Small Business Administration

https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/sba-express-bridge-loans

Northampton County COVID-19 Loan Program

https://therisingtide.org/northampton-county-covid-19-relief-fund/ .

News Resources

​​WFMZ COVID-19 News Center

https://www.wfmz.com/health/coronavirus/

Morning Call Updates COVID-19