If you have been charged with a traffic violation, a summary (minor) criminal offense, or a municipal code violation, you will likely find yourself notified or summoned to appear in district court in Pennsylvania. These courts, which are also known as magisterial courts, are where you will have an arraignment or a preliminary criminal hearing, a traffic hearing, or even a non-jury trial if the judge decides. These proceedings may determine what sentence or punishment you will be facing for your offense, so you should go into your hearing prepared and confident, with the assistance of an experienced attorney.
If you been charged with a traffic violation, a summary or minor criminal offense, or a municipal code violation, you may be facing a hearing in Pennsylvania district court. Some of the kinds of offenses that will be heard in district court include: speeding, underage drinking, running a stop sign or a red light, a DUI or DWI, shoplifting, failure to yield, harassment, or driving with a suspended license. If you have been charged or received a citation for any of these offenses, get in touch with an experienced attorney prior to your court hearing to give you plenty of time to prepare.
King of Prussia District Court
The district court located in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania (District Court 38-1-09) is presided over by the Honorable Judge William Maruszczak. This particular court covers West Conshohocken Borough and Upper Merion Township, specifically voting districts Gulph 1 and 2, King 1 and 2, Roberts, Swedeland, and Swedesburg. Should you need to contact the court or speak to someone there prior to your court date, the address of the court is 485 South Henderson Road in King of Prussia. The phone number is 610-265-3950, and the fax number is 610-265-8932.
When you go into Judge Maruszczak’s courtroom, the best way to show the judge that you deserve to have a lesser sentence or penalties, or even to have your charges entirely dismissed, is to go into your hearing with a well prepared defense, using all of the evidence available. Receiving a sentence or a conviction, even for a summary criminal offense or traffic violation, can have devastating consequences, such as expensive fines or even time spent in jail, which is why you should take your hearing seriously. However, it may be difficult to determine how to proceed with your defense and your preparation for your hearing.
This is why reaching out to one of our experienced attorneys can be your best course of action. Our lawyers have handled hundreds of cases like yours in Pennsylvania district courts, like the King of Prussia district court, and so we are able to provide you with insight into the best ways to handle your case and your defense. We will keep you informed and aware of what is going on throughout the process, and we will help you prepare so that you can go into your hearing calm and confident. Do not wait to get in touch with one of our attorneys at our office, so we can help you begin preparing right away prior to your court date.