Horsham District Court 38-1-22

Pennsylvania district courts are the first courts in the state to hear cases involving traffic offenses, municipal code violations, and summary or minor criminal offenses. There are often several district courts in each county, and some boroughs or townships may also have more than one district courts that serves its population. The district courts are divided up by voting district or districts, depending on their relative size. District courts also handle small claims and landlord tenant disputes.

If this is the first notice or summons you have received to appear in district court, or even if it is your second or third, it is in your and your family’s best interests to contact an experienced attorney that can help you prepare for your court date and develop a strong and convincing defense. You should not take your hearing lightly -- call an experienced attorney today.

 

Horsham District Court

The district court in Horsham, Pennsylvania is District Court 38-1-22. This court is presided over by the Honorable Judge Harry J. Nesbitt III. The address of the court is #903 Sheehy Drive, Suite A, Babylon Business Campus in Horsham. You may call the court at 215-675-2040 or fax the court at 215-675-2344. District Court 38-1-22 serves the following voting districts in Horsham Township: voting districts 1-1, 1-2, 1-3, 1-4, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, and 2-5.

The kinds of traffic violations that are heard in Judge Nesbitt’s courtroom include: speeding, driving with a suspended license, failure to yield, or running a red light or stop sign. The kinds of summary criminal offenses that are heard in district court include: shoplifting, disorderly conduct, drinking and driving, underage drinking, loitering, or harassment.

 

How to Prepare For Your Proceeding

Depending on where you are in your case and what you have been charged with, you may have been summoned for an arraignment, a preliminary criminal hearing, a non-jury trial, or a traffic hearing. Every step in this process is very important in determining whether the judge will convict you and what kind of sentence or penalty you will have to face once if are convicted.

Fortunately, our experienced district court lawyers are available to assist you throughout each step of your case. As soon as you receive your citation, or after you have been arrested, call our offices and get in touch with an attorney. This will give you plenty of time to work with your attorney prior to your court date. Your attorney has dealt with cases like yours in district courts throughout Pennsylvania, including those in Montgomery County, and we can talk you through the process and let you know what you will need to do every step of the way.

Also, your attorney will help you prepare a strong defense to present to Judge Nesbitt at your hearing or trial. Because the penalties can be very steep (including hundreds of dollars in fines and several weeks in jail), a convincing defense can help show Judge Nesbitt that you deserve to have your sentence or penalty reduced, or even to have your charges entirely dismissed. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with one of our experienced attorneys today.

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