Fight Your Pennsylvania Criminal Charge!
Arrested in PA? Get the facts about the charges you
The best way to get a realistic assessment of the likely
penalties you are facing is by talking to an experienced
criminal defense attorney, who can go over the specific facts
of your case. There are a number of factors that go into
determining what penalties you might receive if found guilty,
including seriousness of the offense, prior record, the judge
involved, and other mitigating facts.
If you've been arrested and charged with a crime in Pennsylvania,
don't assume that you can't beat the charges! Almost any case
can be won with a lot of skill, and a little luck. There are always
defenses, and the best criminal defense lawyers will vigorously
challenge every piece of evidence that the prosecutor presents. As a
criminal defense lawyer, it is my job to fight for you, and hold the
state to the highest possible standard before they can convict you.
You are innocent until proven guilty.
Call us for a free criminal case evaluation to find out what your
options are, and what we can do for you. (888) 412-3298
Pennsylvania Misdemeanor and Felony Charges
Under Pennsylvania Criminal Laws, crimes and penalties are
categorized as either Felonies or Misdemeanors, with 3 subclasses
of each. Felonies are broken into Felony 1 (F1), Felony 2
(F2), Felony 3 (F3), and likewise, Misdemeanor 1 (M1), Misdemeanor
2 (M2), and Misdemeanor 3 (M3), and there is also a category of
There are also unclassified/ungraded felonies, and unclassified/ungraded
misdemeanors (such as 1st offense DUI charges). Some crimes have penalties that vary from strict
adherence to these classifications, so please call for a
consultation to discuss exactly what you may be facing in the worse
case, and what is the realistic most likely outcome.
The maximum sentences for each crime category under
Pennsylvania Criminal Laws are as follows:
Some Example Charges
||Up to 20 Years in Prison
||Aggravated Assault w/a Deadly Weapon, Drug
Distribution or Trafficking
||Up to 10 Years in Prison
||Burglary, Sexual Assault, Arson
||Up to 7 Years in Prison
||Drug Offenses, Firearms, Major Theft
||Up to 5 Years in Prison
||Simple Assault, Terroristic Threats, DUI
||Up to 2 Years in Prison
||Retail Theft/Shoplifting, Fraud/Bad Checks
||Up to 1 Year in Prison
||Marijuana Possession, Petty Thefts
||Up to 90 days in Jail
||Disorderly Conduct, many Traffic Offenses
Talk to an Aggressive Criminal Defense Lawyer to
Protect Your Rights!
We defend against all criminal charges in courts across
Pennsylvania. Our attorneys work throughout Eastern PA & the Philadelphia metro area,
and Western Pennsylvania Pittsburgh, PA metro also. If you've been
accused of drug possession / possession of drug paraphernalia, simple assault,
domestic assault, domestic violence, assault with a dangerous weapon,
fraud, theft, shoplifting, disorderly conduct, harassment,
indecent exposure, and more..
We also handle Pennsylvania criminal traffic charges, such as DUI license suspension,
reckless driving or careless driving, operating on suspended license,
and other PA criminal traffic, motor vehicle offenses. We've also
successfully beaten speeding tickets and other civil traffic infractions.
We fight all types of PA criminal charges, including:
and many other charges.
We can also help with criminal record
Please call for a free, no obligation criminal
defense legal consultation on any charge in the Commonwealth of
Pennsylvania. Call us now at (888) 412-3298.
- The Attorneys of Pennsylvania-Criminal-Defense.com
Further legal reference:
PA Criminal Code Offense Listings
We represent clients in criminal cases
across Pennsylvania, including Philadelphia, Harrisburg,
Lebanon, Carlisle and Lancaster, and Bucks,
Montgomery, Northampton, and Lehigh Counties, as well as all of
Western PA, the Pittsburgh, Pa metro area, South Hills, and Century
III areas, including Greensburg, Mt Lebanon, Kittanning, Cranberry,
Allegheny County, Westmoreland County, Washington County. Call today, no
|Philadephia & Eastern PA
||Pittsburg, PA Attorney
We work with attorneys statewide. For a
criminal defense case evaluation in Philadelphia, Eastern
PA, or Central PA, please
contact us at (888) 412-3298,
or contact us via this form.
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Pittsburgh or Western PA,