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Delaware County, also known as Delco, sits in the southeastern part of the Pennsylvania and has a diverse array of residents. Delaware County is considered a suburb of Philadelphia with many of its residents commuting to and from the city each day. Delaware County is not without its own beauty and includes the Ridley Creek State Park that has miles of hiking trails, paddling on the creek, and many multi-use facilities.
Being so close to Philadelphia, Delaware County is home to a number of qualified Delaware County lawyers who can assist you with any legal situation that you may have. These legal professionals are knowledgeable about many areas of law including personal injury, immigration, DUI, criminal, tax, product liability, bankruptcy, and more.
A Delaware County civil rights attorney recently filed suit against Delaware County on behalf of his client, arguing that the County's policy of refusing to return confiscated firearms unless the owner obtains a court order is unconstitutional. The lawsuit arose when the client's girlfriend filed a protection from abuse order against him. The judge ruling on the order ultimately threw the order out, finding that there was no basis for it, but not before the client's guns had all been confiscated by the Delaware County police, who then refused to return the firearms without a legal action. The Delaware County attorney is arguing that this policy gives unfettered discretion to judges to rule whether a person should get his or her firearms back which is an alleged violation of the owner's civil rights.
The Delaware County's Court of Common Pleas 32nd Judicial District for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is the court that serves Delaware County and hears all types of cases. If you have a lawsuit that arose in Delaware County, you will probably report to this courthouse. Having an attorney who knows this court would be an advantage for you in your case.
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Last Modified: 05-15-2014 02:38 PM PDT