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Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) Process

Criminal Law

We’ve broken down the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition process in a simple flow chart.

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Criminal Case Process

Criminal Law

We’ve broken down the criminal case process in a simple flow chart.

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Helpful Links

Bankruptcy | Criminal Law

Please use the list below to find out more information concerning court cases in and around Montgomery County. Criminal District Courts Docket Sheets Common Pleas Court Docket Sheets Expungement Retail Theft Classes – Online Montgomery County Correctional Facility Information Pennsylvania Department of Corrections County Websites Montgomery County Chester County Bucks County Delaware County Philadelphia ARD Applications Montgomery County Chester County […]

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What is a Preliminary Hearing?

Criminal Law

A Preliminary Hearing is a hearing in a criminal case that is held before a Magisterial District Justice or a Municipal Court Judge (in Philadelphia) shortly after an individual has been charged with a crime and has received a summons in the mail or has been arrested for a crime. If the person has been arrested, the Preliminary Hearing will […]

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Divorce and Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy | Divorce-Bankruptcy

If you are going through a divorce proceeding, you may have questions concerning joint debt, child support, alimony or joint debt (such as credit card debt). Domestic support obligation like child support and alimony cannot be discharged through bankruptcy. However, equitable distribution claims may be discharged in bankruptcy. Likewise, although joint debt may be dischargeable in bankruptcy, you may continue […]

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Foreclosure and Ejectment

Bankruptcy | Sheriff Sale

If your home is listed for Sheriff’s Sale, then what are your options? You may be eligible to file for bankruptcy to stop the sale. Also, if you decide to sell your property and get an Agreement of Sale prior to the Sheriff’s Sale, we can file an emergency petition with the court to stay or stop the sale. It […]

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Bankruptcy FAQs

Bankruptcy

Will filing for bankruptcy save your home? In most circumstances, the answer is yes. The filing of a bankruptcy petition operates as an automatic stay, thereby preventing the sale of your home at sheriff sale. Under Chapter 13 bankruptcy, a plan of reorganization is proposed to allow you time to bring your mortgage arrears current. The plan may last from […]

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What is a Preliminary Arraignment?

Criminal Law

In all counties except Philadelphia, a Preliminary Arraignment is a defendant’s first appearance in front of a judge after having been arrested or having been charged with a crime and issued a Summons and Complaint. What is the Purpose of a Preliminary Arraignment? The purpose of a Preliminary Arraignment is for the judge to advise the defendant of the initial […]

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