A complete understanding of what you're going to encounter, especially when it comes to your involvement with the courts, is useful. This is why it's incredibly important that people - especially those who've acquired criminal charges or citations - access all available resources and information they have at their fingertips before ever stepping foot into a courtroom. Sufficient preparation for a case can ease some of the anxiety and intimidation you feel throughout the criminal prosecution process. And although the cold, clinical court system won't ever feel comfortable to endure, it doesn't have to be scary.
In this article, we'll answer some questions that you may have concerning court 07-01-03 in Bucks County.
Why Did I Get Summoned To The Bucks County 07-01-03 Magisterial District Court?
Similar to the rest of Bucks County's magisterial district courts, 07-01-03 is a court of limited jurisdiction. It handles landlord-tenant disputes, small civil actions, traffic cases, parking violations, and certain criminal matters, including preliminary hearings and arraignments. Generally, people who receive a court summons to this magisterial court likely have a case that involves at least one of these matters.
But if you still aren't sure about why you've received a summons, or confused about the content of your summons, you should contact a legal professional prior to stepping foot in any courtroom. An attorney can take a good look at your summons and answer any questions you have regarding your charges, your court appearance, and other concerns. If it turns out that your summons is legitimate and not a complete mistake, you shouldn't rule out the option of getting an attorney to represent you. Attorney Joseph D. Lento has helped numerous people who've acquired criminal charges and traffic violations prevail in the courtroom.
Since preliminary hearings and arraignments are held in court 07-01-03, and other district courts like it, individuals who've acquired misdemeanor or felony criminal charges may be summoned to this court. Their case would, however, eventually advance to the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas.
Where Is This Court Located?
Magisterial district court 07-01-03 is located at 3030 Bath Road in Bristol, Pennsylvania. Bristol is northeast of Philadelphia and opposite of Burlington, N.J. on the Delaware River. Court 07-01-03 is one of two district courts in Bristol, so be sure to double check your paperwork to ensure you attend the right court.
Who Presides Over This Court?
As of right now, the Magisterial District Court Judge of court 07-01-03 is yet to be determined, but this may be subject to change. Keep your eyes peeled and be on your best behavior regardless of who is presiding over the court.
Bucks County Criminal Defense Attorney
A major part of being adequately prepared for your case entails seeking the help of an experienced attorney. A legal professional who defends Bucks County cases will know the ins and outs of the process and the way of this particular court. Attorney Joseph D. Lento brings a wealth of experience to the table, as he's successfully handled numerous cases just like yours. But most importantly, his familiarity with the overall process can be a source of comfort for you in one of the most stressful times of your life. For more information about his representation or how he can help you, contact him online or by phone today at 215-535-5353.