Philadelphia Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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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. [...]

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 [...]