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The Penalties for First-Time Drug Possession in Pennsylvania

The Penalties for First-Time Drug Possession in Pennsylvania

Despite a nationwide shift towards the legalization and decriminalization of certain drugs, Pennsylvania’s drug laws still inflict severe penalties on drug crime offenders – even first-time offenders. Individuals who are convicted of drug crimes in...
Can You Go to Jail for a Second DUI in Pennsylvania?

Can You Go to Jail for a Second DUI in Pennsylvania?

Courts have been cracking down on DUIs in recent years, issuing harsher punishments which can include jail time. Heavy sentencing for this type of crime is undoubtedly issued in an effort to deter people from drinking and driving in the future. Having one DUI on your...
What Are the Penalties for First-Offense DUI in Pennsylvania?

What Are the Penalties for First-Offense DUI in Pennsylvania?

Some states make driving under the influence (DUI) a traffic violation. In Pennsylvania, DUI is a criminal offense. As such, a DUI conviction can lead to probation, jail time, costly fines, license suspension, and other serious consequences. The penalties for...
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Result 1

Result 1: Client K.B. was charged with 14 counts of armed robbery and other related counts. I successfully obtained a full acquittal from a jury after a...
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Result 2

Result 2: Client P.G. was convicted of insurance fraud while represented by another lawyer. I obtained a reversal of the charges based on prior attorney’s ineffectiveness. After a subsequent mistrial, the DA dropped charges and agreed to expunge arrest...
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Result 1

Result 1: Client K.B. was charged with 14 counts of armed robbery and other related counts. I successfully obtained a full acquittal from a jury...

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Result 2: Client P.G. was convicted of insurance fraud while represented by another lawyer. I obtained a reversal of the charges based on prior...

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Result 3: Client S.M. was charged with arson and robbery. The prosecution's offer of a plea before trial was a sentence of 7-14 years. I obtained a...

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