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  • PA Supreme Court Extends Court Closures
    PA Supreme Court Extends Court Closures

    In a Supplemental Order to Nos. 531 and 532, which closed public access to courts, the PA Supreme Court has extended court closures through June 1, 2020. Individual County President Judges are able to ...

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  • COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Pandemic and Obtaining Necessary Legal Services
    COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Pandemic and Obtaining Necessary Legal Services

    “Stay-at-Home” Orders from every sector of the government have added a layer of need for legal clients. We have ways to assist and get you into Court. There is no doubt that over a ten-week period ...

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  • Bail Modifications in the Wake of Global Pandemic – Covid 19 (Coronavirus)
    Bail Modifications in the Wake of Global Pandemic – Covid 19 (Coronavirus)

    Conditions of Confinement and Spread of Coronavirus Bail is designed to ensure the future appearance of individuals facing criminal charges. Some of the considerations can be the type of charge ...

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  • Right to Speedy Trial
    Right to Speedy Trial

    In Pennsylvania, the rules of court provide that a criminal defendant must be brought to trial from the date of the filing of a formal complaint within 365 days. In the event the criminal defendant is ...

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  • Collateral Consequences for Professionals with Criminal Convictions
    Collateral Consequences for Professionals with Criminal Convictions

    A criminal conviction may have severe repercussions for a professional career and licensing Certain state or federal convictions may make a person ineligible for many state, federal and municipal ...

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  • Custody Trials- What to Expect
    Custody Trials- What to Expect

    A custody trial occurs when conciliation or mediation has failed and the parties go to the next step; allowing the court to determine their fate. In prior articles, I have discussed how to begin the ...

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