Bail Reduction Motion Philadelphia
Bail is generally set at the accused’s preliminary arraignment, which will usually occur hours after the arrest. The terms of bail can vary from being released on one’s own recognizance (ROR) or Sign On Bond (SOB) all the...
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Preliminary Hearing Philadelphia
In a criminal case in Pennsylvania, the preliminary hearing is a court date that will happen following the preliminary arraignment, almost always on a different day. Prelims, as they are called for short, usually happen within a few...
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Motion To Quash Philadelphia
First things first. The correct term is “Motion to Quash.” People often mishear, mispronounce, or search the Internet for “Motion to Squash.” Now you know. Also, Motions to Quash are called Writs of Habeas Corpus in many counties in...
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Police Car Search Illegal
If law enforcement officers in Pennsylvania pull you over, what rights do you have during the traffic stop related to searches of your car or truck? Can the police search your vehicle for almost any reason?  In Pennsylvania,...
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Attorney Stephen Stewart joined attorney Michael Coard’s weekly radio program “Radio Courtroom” on WURD Radio to discuss the federal civil rights lawsuit that Michael, Stephen, and four other distinguished civil rights attorneys filed on behalf of 237 plaintiffs...
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