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Breach of Contract Damages

Whenever you sign a contract, you hope that the other party will fulfill their obligations that they’ve agreed to. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always happen. So, when someone else breaches a contract, what are your rights if you decide to pursue litigation? What will a court award you in damages at the end of a lawsuit? […]

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Sued for Credit Card Debt in the MDJ

If you’ve been served with a lawsuit by a credit card company in a Pennsylvania Magisterial District Court, it’s important for you to act fast. Credit card companies often sell their outstanding balances to investment companies, which purchase the debt and then sue the credit card holders for the debt in Magisterial District Courts in […]

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What is Litigation?

What is litigation? What does it mean when a lawyer says that he or she is a litigator? A litigator is someone that represents individuals or companies in lawsuits. This includes the entire process from filing a lawsuit all the way through to a jury trial or a bench trial before a judge. You may be […]

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Wrongful Death in Reading, Pennsylvania

Wrongful Death in Reading, Pennsylvania When a loved one passes away because of someone else’s negligence, it can be very hard to decide what to do next. Nothing can ever replace the individual that you’ve lost in your life, but you are entitled to compensation for the enormous financial expense occasioned by someone’s sudden passing. […]

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When to Settle Litigation

When you are locked in litigation with a foe, one of the most important things to determine is when the time is appropriate to settle litigation, even if it means compromising your overall claim. When you first file a complaint and start a lawsuit against someone or when you’re first sued, it’s easy to become […]

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Berks County Magisterial District Court 23-1-06

23-1-06 MAGISTERIAL DISTRICT COURT Berks County, PennsylvaniaDean R. Patton Magisterial District Courts are the first level of court in the Pennsylvania legal system. Magisterial District Judges—or MDJs, as they are called—preside over traffic ticket cases, landlord tenant evictions, civil cases below $12,000 in value, summary trials for minor criminal citations, as well as preliminary arraignments and […]