Posts in 'Philadelphia'

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

By DUNCAN HARDIMAN The Legal Intelligencer Concern about this court arises, however, as it has the potential to become a dehumanized assembly line of lost defendants pushed through the process. Philadelphia’s preliminary arraignment court is likely the least glamorous in the city. It is held deep in...

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

Better Civics has developed a toolkit to help inform Philadelphia voters about judicial elections. The toolkit can be found here

Every two years (odd numbers) Philadelphia voters cast ballots to elect and retain judges from local and statewide courts. The reality is that most voters have no