Types of Assault in Philadelphia
Assault is one of the most common charges issued by Philadelphia police. This is because the definition of assault under Philadelphia law is broad and covers various situations. An obvious scenario would be engaging in
Steenson Secures $275,000 in Compensatory and Punitive Damages
The police are meant to maintain peace and keep you safe. While most police officers in Philadelphia respect the civil rights of suspects, some cross the line, willfully violating a suspect’s civil and constitutional rights.
What to Do When You Have Been Falsely Accused of a Sexual Offense
To be falsely accused of a sexual offense in Philadelphia, PA, is a nightmare scenario for everyone. With the stigma that even the accusation of rape can cause, and the very serious penalties involved in
What Is The Penalty For Carrying A Gun Without A Permit In PA?
To carry a gun in Pennsylvania, you need to have a license and be at least 21 years old. While you may be aware of this, you are wondering what’s the penalty if you carry
Are Polygraphs Admissible in Pennsylvania Court?
Polygraph tests, or lie detectors, measure the truthfulness of a person’s statements by tracking respiration, skin conductivity, and heart rate/blood pressure. Law enforcement agencies and attorneys often use these tests to determine whether an examinee
Aspects of Law that a Criminal Defense Attorney Would Handle
At some point, criminal defense lawyers received a bad rap because they choose to defend not only the wrongly accused but the guilty, as well. However, if you’re a defendant in a criminal proceeding, you