Posts in 'Allegheny County'

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

As the demand for Protection From Abuse orders has skyrocketed, more than ever it is important that the residents of Allegheny County have the legal information they will need to navigate legal processes and seek support if they experience domestic abuse. This workshop will cover topics such as

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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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.


  • Magisterial District Court Judge Oscar J. Petite, Jr.
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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 of bringing

Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts honored Paul H. Titus at its Spring into Action benefit on April 17. Paul Titus was presented with the Judge Justin Morris Johnson Award for his commitment to the improvement of the Pennsylvania court system. Members from Pittsburgh's law community, judicial system...
In partnership with Focus on Renewal and Magisterial District Judge Bruce Boni, Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts held this Housing Court 101 workshop. This presentation will help build knowledge and confidence by guiding you through the process. It will cover how a case gets to court, courtroom etiquette, what happens in the courtroom and the physical set-up of the court.
In partnership with the Hill District Consensus Group and Magisterial District Judge Oscar J. Petite, Jr., Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts presented this Housing Court 101 workshop.

With the Support of the Pittsburgh Foundation, PMC has created a handbook to guide landlords and tenants through conflicts. In creating the handbook, we found that there were few existing resources that provide this information. Therefore, our Handbook on Rules and Procedures for Landlord-Tenant