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What dose it mean when a Constable is looking for you

Mount Wolf, PA |
Filed under: Tax law

I owe income taxes to the IRS. I have arranged monthly payment plain with them for the past year. I found a business card from a Constable. I called him and he explained to me that the letter was from some town taxes. Is he here to arrest me or give me a letter of subpoena?

Attorney Answers 1


  1. It is unlikely that he intends to arrest you. In Pennsylvania, Constables serve papers, in addition to their other duties. He will likely serve you with a notice, as he indicated. Or he may serve you with original process (a complaint) in a civil action.

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