Criminal Justice

What Happens at the Preliminary Hearing?

The Law Office of Mark D. Copoulos has successfully resolved hundreds if not thousands of preliminary hearings in the Greater Philadelphia area.  The preliminary hearing is the first phase of trial litigation.  At the preliminary hearing the criminal defense lawyer will get critical information about the strength of the government case.  If the case is […]

Protection From Abuse

In Pennsylvania, an individual may seek protection from unwanted behavior by filing a Protection from Abuse or PFA.  According to Section 6102 of the Pennsylvania Code, the Protection Order can be applied to “family or household members, sexual or intimate partners or persons who share biological parenthood.” Therefore, there must be a prior relationship to […]