A criminal defense case always begins with the facts. Let's assume you are under 21 underage drinking, and you are drinking alcohol with some of your friends. Unfortunately, one of your friends has drank too much alcohol and has passed out. Or maybe there was a fight and your friend is bleeding. Please call 911, and don't worry, you will not be arrested for underage drinking as well.
Beginning December 25, 2014, a new law in Pennsylvania took effect that closes a loophole in the DUI sentencing law.
When facing a DUI charge, and you're BAC is above .08, you are often guilty until proven innocent. At this time, you need the best criminal defense attorney you can hire to help you fight these charges and ensure the best result you can. DUI Defense
There are many ways to defend a DUI case. We will examine whether a police officer's opinion, that the driver was 'incapable of safe driving' is a rational, unbiased opinion. This article will discuss the 'subjective' opinion of the police officer
So many times I hear clients tell me, 'but the drug wasn't mine!' Unfortunately, the government does not consider ownership when it charges an individual with possession. In a drug trafficking case, the government must prove the individual possessed the drug. There are two types of possession: actual possession and constructive possession. Let's look at both types.
In my last entry, we looked at the often overlooked aspect of jurisdiction to develop a defense strategy against drug trafficking. This entry will look at the other aspects of developing a defense strategy including cooperation with the government; search and seizure, and the entrapment defense.