My landlord served me papers for court due to not paying rent on time what should I do
Speak with an attorney. At a minimum the lawyer can explain your rights and defenses. Good luck!See question
I owe $939 to a creditor, so they are suing me in court in June. They had someone come by my house and leave the paperwork with my boyfriend. He did not give the person his name or sign for anything. Is that legal? What are my rights?
The service is valid. You can dispute the case at the court date. If the money is not owed speak with an attorney. Good luck.See question
This person has come to my home twice within the past two weeks making false accusations and has said these things to my daughter. They have come to my home with their family members.
A Stay Away Order is issued in a criminal case. A Protection From Abuse Order is issued where the individual poses a risk to your safety. They are filed at 1501 Arch Street, 8th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19102. Good luck!See question
Even though it was another person that sent the threat they are not cooperating. The charges are pretty serious but due to me never being in trouble could I qualify for PTI? Pre-trial intervention? Help !!!
PTI is a New Jersey based program. You may be eligible for a program in Philadelphia. You may also want to challenge the State's case. You may have a defense. Speak with a criminal lawyer. Good luck.See question
I have a lawyer and he told me not to go to court to buy me more time but this is the second time i miss court now i got a 21 day eviction notice can i fight this?
Speak with your attorney. You may have an automatic right to appeal. The appeal would stay the eviction. Good luck.See question
In criminal case can the judge just believe the stroy of the victim without any proof or witnesses?!
It can happen. This is why it is important to build your own case. Speak with a Philadelphia criminal defense lawyer. If the crimes were misdemeanors the defendant has an automatic right to appeal. He may be able to fight the case again. He would be able to litigate a jury or waiver trial in the Court of Common Pleas. Good luck!See question
My cousin got locked up with 3 guns but 1 wasnt his but the cops are saying they cant charge him with all those guns cause how was he going to use all 3 at one time so i want to know is it possible that he can get charged with one in stead of all ...
Yes. The sad reality is the DA usually charges for every crime possible. Therefore, expect him to be charged with three counts of Gun Possession. Speak with a criminal lawyer. Good luck!See question
A friend went to court on May 4,2017 and the restraining order was dismissed. It is still appearing as active when an online name search is done. When will this finally be over so he can look for a job and not have this show up in a criminal backg...
It depends on whether its a PFA or Stay Away Order. A Stay Away is simultaneous. The PFA may take a while. Speak with an attorney to investigate this matter.See question
Misdemeanor drug offense minor charge possession, in middle of pre-hearing and actual court date, had this planned months ago before charges.
It shouldn't be an issue. However, if you fail to appear at your court date there will be a problem. Your bail will be revoked and a warrant will be issued.See question
He was arrested 5/11/16.He was convicted 12/16/16 on a Misdemeanor and was given probation he's on Parole.Why doesn't he have his green sheet yet?It's 5/12/17
The conviction will trigger a parole violation. He may be sentenced for the conviction. This is why it is important to fight even minor charges while on state supervision.See question