David Rishel, Magisterial District Judge

Magisterial District Court 53-3-03


This District Court has jurisdiction over the following areas:

  • Shenango Township
  • Slippery Rock Township
  • Hickory Township
  • Scott Township
  • Washington Township
  • Plain Grove Township

This court handles the actions associated with traffic citations and nontraffic citations, the filing of criminal complaints, and holds proceedings on civil and landlord/tenant cases seeking up to $12,000.00.

Please Note: This office only handles the filing and the processing of these cases. The Judge and the staff are not permitted to provide any legal advice on these matters. If you are unsure of what you are filing, you must seek the advice of an Attorney.

Contact Information for Department:

District Court 53-3-03
2497 New Butler Rd.
New Castle, Pa 16101
Phone: 724-924-9870
Fax: 724-924-1969
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Closed from: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.