Philadelphia Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Philadelphia Criminal Defense Attorney Blog2019-10-30T15:38:54+00:00

Charged with DUI During the Holidays in Philadelphia? Here’s What You Need to Know

By |January 1st, 2020|DUI|

Last year, the Pennsylvania State Police made 330 DUI arrests during the Christmas holiday. Data from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) indicate that drunk driving-related accidents spike sharply during the holiday season; and, as [...]

Charged with a Crime in Philadelphia? Here are 10 Critical Mistakes You Need to Avoid

By |November 1st, 2019|Criminal Law|

When you are facing criminal charges, there are steps you can take to improve your chances of avoiding a conviction and a substantial sentence. There are also mistakes you can make that can significantly impede [...]

When Can You Seek Probation Instead of Jail or Prison Time in Pennsylvania?

By |October 1st, 2019|Criminal Defense|

If you have been charged with a crime in Pennsylvania, you are facing jail or prison time. Even summary offenses – the lowest-level offenses under Pennsylvania law – carry up to 90 days in jail [...]

12 Key Facts that Could Determine the Outcome of Your Pennsylvania Criminal Case

By |September 1st, 2019|Criminal Defense, Criminal Law|

In a criminal case, the prosecution must prove the defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. The government’s attorneys must present an air-tight case for conviction; and, with the defendant’s freedom on the line, even a [...]

10 Ways to Challenge Your Breath Test Results in a Pennsylvania DUI Case

By |August 1st, 2019|Criminal Defense|

If you were pulled over for driving under the influence (DUI) and your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) registered above 0.08 percent, do not make the mistake of assuming that the prosecution has an open-and-shut case. [...]