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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. It discusses the different subject matters of each court, knowing your way around the courtroom, how judges are selected

PMC's fifth annual Spring into Action Benefit was held on May 3, 2022. This benefit used a hybrid format. The in-person location was the Allegheny County Law Library in Pittsburgh.

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PMC presented the Judge Justin Johnson Award to Judge D. Brooks

In this presentation, we will navigate the process of dealing with a relative’s estate and will after death, the process and many documents required for completion, and where to go to file documents. It includes topics such as Guardianship, Wills and Disputes relating to Estates, Trusts, and

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

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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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