Montgomery County Magisterial District Courts


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

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

Montgomery 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 Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas.

There are 30 Magisterial District Courts, each presided over by its own Magisterial District Judge. The Magisterial District Courts are located in the following municipalities:

  • Norristown (three Magisterial District Courts)
  • Elkins Park (two Magisterial District Courts)
  • Pottstown (two Magisterial District Courts)
  • Schwenksville
  • Conshohocken
  • Lansdale
  • Souderton
  • Montgomeryville
  • Red Hill
  • Willow Grove
  • Limerick
  • Bridgeport
  • Abington
  • Horsham
  • Hatboro
  • Lafayette Hill
  • King of Prussia
  • Oreland
  • Glenside
  • Collegeville
  • Gilbertsville
  • Narberth
  • Blue Bell
  • Ardmore
  • Ambler
  • Bala Cynwyd

The Court of Common Pleas in Montgomery County consists of 23 judges and meets in Norristown.

Fienman Defense has represented clients on cases at every level of Montgomery 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 Montgomery 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.