If you are arrested or facing criminal charges, your first introduction to the Philadelphia criminal court system may involve the setting of bail by a magistrate or judge. At The Zeiger Firm, we understand that the criminal justice system may feel intimidating. We want to help…

  If you or a loved one recently discovered that you are the subject of a bench warrant, you may wonder, “What is a bench warrant?” Why did this occur, and what should I do about it? We can explain what a bench warrant means, why…

There are no bail bondsmen in Philadelphia. The court system, in its own way, acts as a bondsman. An individual need only post ten percent of the total bail, and he or she will be released. (If bail is ten thousand, one thousand in cash gets you…

I want to put money on the books at the prison, how do I do that? At the local prisons in Philadelphia county, defendants want money on their books. By local I mean the CFCF, DC, HOC, PICC, Riverside, ASU, or the Cannery. The term “money…