Downingtown

Do not let anyone get the best of you when it comes to being ignorant of any part of the real estate law in your area. Many people do not know everything they may need to know to fully understand their rights and obligations when it comes to dealing within the housing market.

The firm of Celli & Associates here to help you avoid this very common situation. Let us help you understand everything you should do, can do, and will do in order to get the results for which you are striving.

Impeccable Representation For All Residents of Downingtown

When it comes to finding a great Downingtown real estate lawyer, do not waste time looking any further. Our professional staff strives to make sure that every corner of every case is thoroughly covered. We are the best at what we do because we take the time and energy to address the desires and needs of all of our clients. As one of the most respected firms in Downingtown, we are dedicated to serving your needs.

Celli and Associates are real estate lawyers with membership in both the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bar Associations. Our firm services the entire Delaware Valley and is there for any and all real estate legal needs. Our offices are located on Lancaster Avenue in Wayne, Pennsylvania yet, we service clientele in each and every city, township and municipality in the area. With a comprehensive knowledge of the specific regulations that are unique in each area, our firm is the right fit for your needs.

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Useful Information & Details About Downingtown District Courts

In Chester County, judicial issues are separated by offense. Civil disputes less than $12,000, certain domestic disputes, traffic violations, small claims, and landlord-tenant disputes are all handled by magisterial district courts. These courts, such as the Downingtown District Court of Chester County, also handle some felonies and misdemeanor charges as well as preliminary trials.

One of the 19 magisterial districts of Chester County, the Downingtown District Court, numbered 15-2-06, is located at 231 Boot Road, Downingtown PA 19335. It is presided over by the Hon Rita A. Arnold. In addition, Chester County also employs 19 full-time justices and 3 senior justices at their West Chester seat, which handles different types of disputes.

Open Monday through Friday, the District Court of Downingtown has normal hours 8:30-4:30 with cases sometimes running later. It is available by fax at (610) 269-5017 and by phone at (610) 269-5250.

Besides servicing Downingtown, this district also has jurisdiction over the Townships of East Caln, East Bradford, West Bradford and Birmingham.

The Chester County seat, responsible for cases that are not federal offenses and yet cannot be heard at the district level, is located at 201 West Market Street, West Chester PA 19382. It’s president judge is the Hon. James P. MacElree II.

Its hours are 8:30-4:30 and it can also be reached by telephone at (610) 344-6000. Besides simply housing the courts, it also houses the District Attorney’s Office and the Office of the Public Defender. In Chester County, John R. Merrick and Nathan M. Schenker (first assistant) serve as the public defenders . They are available at (610) 344-6940. Thomas P. Hogan, the DA, and his staff can be reached at (610) 344-6801 and have their offices in Suite 4500 of the courthouse.

  • Real Estate Law

    We are a Pennsylvania based law practice with a primary focus on real estate law specialties including home sales, workouts, landlord tenant issues, and loan modifications. We are one of the top firms in PA for both commercial and residential issues.

  • Bankruptcy Law

    Our legal services are pertinent to a bankruptcy when property is involved. We have experience in "Chapter 7" or liquidation bankruptcy as well as "Chapter 13" where a repayment plan needs to be structured and initiated.

  • Estate Planning

    If you own property, you need our estate planning services. While no one wants to think about death or disability so establishing your estate plan is one of the most important steps you can take to protect your assets and your family.

  • Foreclosure Law

    We represent clients in bankruptcy and mortgage foreclosure cases in Philadelphia and the entire southeast Pennsylvania area. We make a difficult process manageable and work together with you, the banks, and the lenders to stop foreclosure and keep your home.

  • Probate Attorney

    We offer legal help with probate cases including providing superior counsel and representation during the probate administration process. We work with the executors, trustees, and the families of those who have died with no estate plan in place.

  • Property Law

    We are focused on your legal representation throughout all real estate transactions. Buying and selling real estate can be complex. We make the process easier and break down the complex documents so you understand your rights and responsibilities.

  • Wills & Trusts

    Proper planning against the inevitable will save your family time and money after you have passed. We handle all aspects of your estate and get your wills & trusts in order to make sure your family is protected and taxes are kept to a minimum.

  • Closing Services

    We are full service real estate lawyers and offer a comprehensive approach to closing that includes title and escrow, credit reports, appraisals and more. Using our law firm during closing when you are selling your home offers significant cost savings.

  • Residential Law

    We offer a very effective style of legal council for anyone involved in residential disputes as well as residential real estate buyers and sellers. Our residential specialties include acquisitions & sales, eviction hearings, tenant disputes, and collections.

  • Commercial Law

    Our firm can handle contract negotiations and large scale legal representation for commercial real estate proceedings. We have experience in retail leasing, declarations of easements, land use & zoning restrictions, and environmental compliance.