I thought the magistrate said fifteen days from the date of the hearing, then if we are still not out, the landlord would have us served by a sheriff or constable, and this would give us fifteen more days.
Real Estate Attorney
Here is the law:
Pennsylvania Land Lord Tenant Time line.
• Hearing must be set not less than 7 days nor more than 15 days from the filing of the complaint Rule 504
• If the Tenant files a counter claim the trial is delayed to no less than 7 days nor more than 15 days after filing the counter claim Rule 508
• The Court must enter judgment with 3 days of the hearing. Rule 514
• LL may request Order for Possession after the 15th day following judgment. Rule 515
• On or after the 16th day following service of the Writ of possession the constable my forcibly evict. Rule 519
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