Law Reporter & Published Opinions

Official Publication of the 38th Judicial District of Pennsylvania

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The Montgomery County Law Reporter is available in both print and fully-indexed and searchable electronic versions. Get the latest opinions, local rule changes, estate notices, sheriff sales, etc.

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Sidebar Magazine

Official quarterly magazine of the Montgomery Bar Association

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Sidebar is suburban Philadelphia’s most widely read legal publication. This popular, full color magazine addresses and explores issues relevant to the legal profession and their commitment to strengthening Montgomery County communities.

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Weekly eNewsletter

BarNews is the weekly eNewsletter sent to members every Monday afternoon, which features upcoming events and CLE, news, and other MBA happenings.

Elder Law Book

Elder Law Book

Published by the MBA Elder Law Committee

The Montgomery County Elder Law Handbook is widely recognized as THE go-to resource for area seniors and their caretakers as they plot their course through our ever-changing legal system.

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2021 edition

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View our Media Kit to link to one of the largest lawyer audiences in Pennsylvania and reaching over 2,100 practitioners in Montgomery County alone. While many of our readers and event participants live within the county, we also enjoy a sizeable readership outside the county.

Criminal Law Handbook

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Rev. May 2017

Montgomery County Criminal Law Handbook

Published by the Criminal Defense and Community Outreach Committee

This handbook is designed to provide basic information to anyone who becomes involved with the criminal justice system in Montgomery County. Obviously, no publication can answer all questions asked by every victim or defendant, but this guide explains various processes, describes services and ways to access them, and points out areas which may require specific legal expertise.

Hard copies of many of our publication may be obtained at the Bar Building - Publications Department. For more information contact 610-279-9660 ext. 210.

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Montgomery County Local Rules

Please visit the Montgomery County Courts web site Document Center for an up to date listing of the Montgomery County Local Rules of Civil, Criminal Procedures, and the Local Rules of Orphans’ Court, at (then scroll down to Local Rules directory).