Aggravated Assault in Pennsylvania

Aggravated Assault is a felony offense in Pennsylvania carrying a maximum sentence of ten to twenty years in prison.  For the commonwealth to convict a defendant of aggravated assault, the following elements must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt: First, the Commonwealth must show that the defendant attempted to cause serious bodily injury to the […]

DUI: First Offense / Highest Tier – Possible Defenses

Driving Under the Influence: First Offense / Highest Tier is a very serious offense in the State of Pennsylvania.  Defendants facing this charge are looking at a mandatory minimum sentence that will affect their future and their finances for years. DUI: First Offense / Highest Tier is a charge that affects anyone arrested for DUI […]

Philadelphia Criminal Law Resources

Any criminal charges can have lasting repercussions on your life.  The impact, especially after the initial arrest, is utterly confusing, embarrassing, and in some situations, devastating to the arrestee and his family members. It is critical, especially for those with limited prior contacts with the criminal system to seek out the necessary resources that can […]