Philadelphia Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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When Can You Claim Self-Defense or Defense of Others in a Pennsylvania Criminal Case?

By |July 1st, 2019|Criminal Law|

When facing charges for a violent crime in Pennsylvania, it is important to defend yourself by all means available. Under Pennsylvania law, violent crimes – including assault, homicide, and domestic violence – can carry severe [...]

When Do You Have the Right to Remain Silent in Pennsylvania?

By |May 1st, 2019|Criminal Law, Uncategorized|

As a suspect or defendant in a criminal case in Pennsylvania, you have a number of fundamental legal rights. One of these rights is the right to remain silent. If the police attempt to question [...]

Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Will be on the Lookout for Drunk Drivers This Summer

By |April 1st, 2019|DUI|

More drunk drivers hit the road during the summer months than any other time of year. According to BACtrack, a company that sells breathalyzers and alcohol monitoring phone apps, “[n]ine of the 10 deadliest days [...]

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia in Philadelphia, PA

By |March 1st, 2019|Criminal Defense, Drug Offenses, Drug Possession Charges|

Unlike some other states, possession of drug paraphernalia is a crime in Pennsylvania. A single possession charge carries the potential for a $2,500 fine and up to a year in jail, and some Philadelphia police [...]

What Constitutes Search and Seizure in Pennsylvania?

By |February 1st, 2019|Criminal Defense|

Under the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the police are prohibited from conducting a search and seizure without “probable cause.” If you were subjected to an unconstitutional search and seizure, this violation of your [...]