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5 Reasons to Hire a DUI Lawyer

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Drinking and driving is an inherently dangerous proposition, and not only for the grave risk of injuries and fatalities for […]

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Public Defender vs. Private Lawyer: Understand the Difference

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With more than 46,000 persons arrested for drinking under the influence (DUI) in Pennsylvania during 2016, DUI is rapidly moving […]

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Can Pennsylvania Courts Try Children 17 or Younger as Adults?

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Under Pennsylvania law, the Juvenile Delinquency Statutes generally allow child offenders the benefit of youth. However, under certain circumstances, offenders […]

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Driving on a Suspended License—Do I Need a Lawyer?

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Driving with a suspended license is a crime under Pennsylvania law. Punishment may include fines, probation, and even jail time. […]

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Heroin Use on The Rise: The Growing Opioid Crisis in America

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You may have read recent headlines or heard news reports about the opioid crisis exploding in the United States. The […]

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What Are My Rights After an Arrest?

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Being arrested may be a frightening and anxiety-provoking experience. Depending on the circumstances, a person is likely to have many […]

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Should I Get a Lawyer for DUI? Yes, and Here’s Why

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An arrest for DUI may change your life. Under Pennsylvania law, punishment and fines for DUI can be serious, and […]

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Guilty by Default? Warrants? We Can Help

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Under Pennsylvania law, members of law enforcement have broad powers in certain circumstances. Any police officer in uniform may detain […]

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