Violation of Probation

Violation of Probation Lawyer

VOP REQUIRES NEW CRIME A violation of probation lawyer may assist in obtaining the release of a defendant arrested while on probation.  The Pennsylvania Superior Court has decided the case of Commonwealth v. Giliam, No. 3882 EDA 2016.  In this case the Superior Court held that to violate probation a defendant must either; 1.) violate […]

Philadelphia Detainer Lawyer

Philadelphia Detainer Lawyer

PHILADELPHIA DETAINER LAWYER MARK D. COPOULOS Philadelphia detainer attorneys play an important role.  Defendants who are arrested on probation are placed on detainers.  A detainer is a legal mechanism that prevents a defendant from being released from prison until he sees his judge.  In order to remove the detainer a Philadelphia criminal defense attorney must […]