Delaware County Magisterial District Courts


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If you or a family member has to appear in a Delaware County courtroom on a criminal or traffic case, you will need a skilled and experienced criminal defense attorney to protect your rights.

In Delaware County, your case may go before one of the county’s Magisterial District Courts or the Court of Common Pleas.

Delaware County Magisterial District Courts decide all summary offenses, Pennsylvania’s least serious offense level. The next step in the court system for misdemeanor and felony cases is the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas.

There are 32 Magisterial District Courts, each presided over by its own Magisterial District Judge. The Magisterial District Courts are located in the following municipalities:

  • Collingdale
  • Broomall
  • Chester (three Magisterial District Courts)
  • Havertown (two Magisterial District Courts)
  • Springfield (two Magisterial District Courts)
  • Newton Square (two Magisterial District Courts)
  • Media
  • Wayne
  • Folsom
  • Crum Lynne
  • Sharon Hill
  • Upper Darby (five Magisterial District Courts)
  • Linwood
  • Aston
  • Brookhaven
  • Glenolden (two Magisterial District Courts)
  • Folcroft

The Court of Common Pleas in Delaware County meets in a historic courthouse located in Media.

Fienman Defense has represented clients on cases at every level of Delaware County’s criminal justice system. We thoroughly understand how each court works. No matter which court your case appears in, we will provide you with an experienced and skilled defense.

Questions? Contact us today.

If you have been charged with a criminal offense in the Philadelphia area, you need an attorney who thoroughly understands the way Pennsylvania’s criminal justice system works. Fienman Defense has successfully represented people in the Magisterial Courts of Delaware County. We have the skills to create the solid defense that, depending on the circumstances of your case, can get the charges against you lessened or even dismissed.