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Practice in civil and criminal cases before subordinate courts of Pennsylvania

William Alexander Valentine

Practice in civil and criminal cases before subordinate courts of Pennsylvania

showing the proper mode of procedure in actions before justices of the peace, alderman and magistrates, together with procedure in the Courts of Common Pleas and Quarter Sessions, approved forms, docket entries and fees, duties of constables, notaries public, etc.

by William Alexander Valentine

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Published by Soney & Sage in Newark, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania.
    • Subjects:
    • Civil procedure -- Pennsylvania.,
    • Criminal procedure -- Pennsylvania.,
    • Justices of the peace -- Pennsylvania.,
    • Police magistrates -- Pennsylvania.,
    • Forms (Law) -- Pennsylvania.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby William A. Valentine.
      ContributionsHess, Llewellyn Floyd, 1876-, Valentine, William Alfred, 1879-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFP520 .V34
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 1590 p. ;
      Number of Pages1590
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6303158M
      LC Control Number34007817
      OCLC/WorldCa8789214

        A recent year saw almost , criminal cases in a recent year, includ drug cases DUI cases. Trial courts. Pennsylvania’s Courts of Common Pleas are responsible for civil cases over $12,, family matters, including Pennsylvania child support and custody filings, felonies, juvenile cases, probate, and appeals of. J.T. Herber, III primarily practices in the fields of criminal defense and civil litigation, including personal injury. His criminal defense practice includes the representation of clients facing felony and misdemeanor charges, as well as serious traffic violations in the Courts of Common Pleas throughout central and eastern Pennsylvania.


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The party bringing suit, or plaintiff, must prove his or her case before a judge or jury by presenting evidence that is more persuasive than the opposing evidence (unlike a. Datasets for civil, family, and orphans’ courts, as well as jury data are provided by the 67 counties that comprise the Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania.

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