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Supreme Court limits States power to impose excessive fines and asset seizures in victory against Civil Forfeiture

The United States Supreme Court ruled unanimously that states cannot impose excessive fees, fines, and forfeitures in criminal cases. The unanimous opinion, written by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, makes it clear that the United States Constitution’s 8th amendment prohibiting “excessive fines” applies to states and local governments just as it applies to the Federal government. [...]

2019-02-26T17:47:12+00:00February 26th, 2019|

7 Tips for Successful Holiday Co-Parenting

The holidays are a magical time. Children have breaks from schools; families and friends gather for meals and multi-day celebrations; and emotions run hot. This means the holidays are magical. They can also be an incredibly tough time to deal with co-parenting and/or split custody. To make sure your holidays remain magical for you and [...]

2018-11-19T17:55:31+00:00November 19th, 2018|

AMS Law has a new home! Find us at 26 W. Airy Street

AMS Law, P.C. has moved to a new home! The new address is a just 2-doors down the street, at 26. W. Airy Street. While a short move down the block, it is a big step forward for the firm, and its ability to serve our clients. “2018 has been a year of growth for [...]

2018-10-03T14:11:17+00:00October 3rd, 2018|

Why is a preliminary hearing important?

Preliminary hearings are a crucial early step in criminal proceedings in Pennsylvania. Prelims, as they are often known, provide an important opportunity for an accused person’s attorney to formally review the charges, assess the evidence available, speak with the police, and record testimony from the actual hearing. The purpose of a preliminary hearing, is for [...]

2018-04-30T21:01:07+00:00April 30th, 2018|

Where are the MDJs in Bucks County?

Magisterial District Courts are the first tier of Bucks County’s judicial system. An elected Judge runs the court in each of the 18 “district courts” spread throughout the county.  These courts are located conveniently across the county, within the communities they serve. MDJ’s, as they are known, handle a wide range of issues. According to [...]

2018-04-13T14:46:39+00:00April 12th, 2018|