The Cumberland County Divorce Master's Office is under the supervision of the Court Administrator and the Court of Common Pleas.
was established as an adjunct of the Court for the specific purpose of
providing a procedure for the processing and hearing of all contested
divorce cases in the County.
Staff The office consists of:
The Divorce Master
Court reporter / office manager
Part-time law clerk
About the Master
The full-time Master is an attorney with particular experience in
family law matters. The Master is appointed to a case following the
filing of a motion to the Court signed by 1 of the 5 Common Pleas
Court Judges. Upon being appointed, the Master begins the procedure
established to bring the case to settlement or trial.
Divorce Master does not offer legal advice to the public. Unless a party
is acting pro se, the Master deals exclusively with the attorneys
representing each of the parties.