Resources & Program Recordings

There are a number of bills pending in the current PA legislative session which threaten the independence of the judiciary. This is a discussion about those threats, and how concerned Pennsylvanians can take action to defend judicial independence.

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Going to court can be an overwhelming experience both for landlords and tenants. This presentation will help build knowledge and confidence by guiding you through the process. In addition, this presentation outlines the various duties and obligations expected of both landlords and tenants and how to

When it comes to the sensitive topic of parents and children going to court, better knowledge of the court system and your rights help prepare you for the justice system and for any of its outcomes. This program will cover three topics of Family Court: Dependency, Divorce, Child Custody, and Child

This course illuminates the organization and procedures of the Pennsylvania Judicial System with the goal of bringing Pennsylvanians awareness of and confidence in their courts. Our presenters discuss the different subject matters of each court, knowing your way around the courtroom, how judges are

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 prepare you for the justice system and for any of its outcomes. This program covers Dependency, Divorce, Child Custody, and Child Support.

This program was

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

This session was recorded for the Fall 2021 JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention. In this video, our presenters discuss the importance of independent, informed coverage of the courts to the independence of the judiciary.

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Presenters:

  • Judge

This workshop illuminates the organization and procedures of the Pennsylvania Judicial System with the goal of bringing Pennsylvanians awareness of and confidence in their courts. Our presenters discuss the different subject matters of each court, knowing your way around the courtroom, how judges

This presentation covers the basics of probating an estate. Our presenter identifies important terms, walks through the basic steps, and answers questions about the process. It includes topics such as Guardianship, Wills and Disputes relating to Estates, Trusts, and Charities.

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In 2019, PMC published the Handbook on Rules and Procedures for Landlord-Tenant Relations in the Fifth Judicial District - Allegheny County, with the support of the Pittsburgh Foundation. 

This three-page document is intended to be used as a supplement to the handbook. It defines some major terms