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When it comes to the sensitive topic of parents and children going to court, better knowledge of the court system and your rights can help you prepare for the justice system and for any of its outcomes. This workshop covers Dependency, Divorce, Child Custody, and Child Support. Dependency refers to

Going to court can be an overwhelming experience for both landlords and tenants. This presentation will help build knowledge and confidence by guiding you through the process in Allegheny County. The Rent Moratorium is also covered during this program.

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On September 20, 2021, Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts and the Free Library of Philadelphia hosted this virtual forum with the candidates for all of Pennsylvania's appellate courts, including the Supreme Court, Superior Court and Commonwealth Court. This event included all of the candidates on the

This program was held in partnership with the Pittsburgh-Mon Valley Black Women's Round Table on August 31, 2021.

This workshop will inform viewers about key housing issues and landlord/tenant law in Allegheny County.

Presenters:

  • Magisterial District Court Judge Oscar J. Petite, Jr.
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Program Description:

This recording is a collaboration between Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s CivicCLP initiative.

The information provided in this workshop will illuminate the organization and procedures of the Pennsylvania Judicial System with the goal

One-Day Law School for Journalists™ supports journalists and others in the media who must cover the courts without a law degree. This program was sponsored by The Lenfest Institute for Journalism.

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

  • Cherri Greg
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When taken to court, criminal matters involve very high stakes for anyone involved.Therefore, developing knowledge of the criminal process beyond TV movies is vital for an individual's ability to advocate for themselves and for others in their community. This presentation will provide a

Orphans' Court deals with guardianship, wills and disputes related to estates, trusts, and charities. This workshop navigates the the process of dealing with a relative's estate and will after death. This program describes the many documents that must be completed and where to file those documents

This workshop provides guidance to landlords and tenants in Montgomery County, and equips them with the tools they need to resolve conflicts outside of court. It also informs landlords and tenants about their rights. This program was held in partnership with the Coshohocken Free Library and the

Orphans' Court deals with guardianship, wills and disputes related to estates, trusts, and charities. This workshop navigates the the process of dealing with a relative's estate and will after death. This program describes the many documents that must be completed and where to file those documents