Not Guilty in Drug Sale Case

The Philadelphia criminal defense attorneys at Law Office of Mark D. Copoulos obtained yet another victory yesterday in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.  In Commonwealth v. T.C., Defendant was charged with Conspiracy, Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine, Possession With Intent to Deliver Heroin, and Intentional Possession of a Controlled Substance by a Person not […]

Hearsay Alone Still Not Enough in PA

Many lawyers will mistakenly tell you that hearsay is enough to prove criminal charges.  They will cite to Commonwealth v. Ricker, 2015 Pa. Super 153 (2015).  The Superior Court in Ricker held that hearsay alone was sufficient to prove criminal charges at a preliminary hearing.  The Defendant’s attorneys appealed the decision to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.  […]

Attempted Murder Charges Dismissed at Preliminary Hearing

The Law Office of Mark Copoulos was successful in dismissing felony attempted murder charges.  Defendant was charged with firing a gun at an alleged victim in West Philadelphia. The alleged victim did not recognize the individual who shot him. The victim’s friend stated he could identify the perpetrator. Police ran a criminal background check of […]

Ten Ways to Evict a Tenant Fast

When an unwanted individual is living in your property you need to get them out fast. Many tenants in Philadelphia exploit lenient landlord-tenant laws to live for months at a property rent-free. If you have a diligent and expeditious Philadelphia landlord and tenant lawyer you can minimize the duration the unwanted tenants holdover. Here are […]

Philadelphia Real Estate Lawyer on Sheriff Sales

Philadelphia, PA is an expensive town to buy property. The Philadelphia median home price is $219,600. Properties in Center City, West Philadelphia, or South Philadelphia can net prices upwards of one million dollars. With housing prices so high, it is no wonder that many people look for alternative options to purchase real estate. One such […]

Not Guilty Verdicts on DUI and REAP

Defendant, T.N., was facing criminal charges that would have life altering consequences if convicted.  She was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and Recklessly Endangering Another Person “REAP”.  The allegations were that T.N. drove her Nissan Maxima while severely impaired.  Police were alerted to the situation when T.N. struck another vehicle on 95-N. […]