The difference lies in the type of crime that has been committed and where it happened. Crimes that occur across state lines become federal cases. However, a crime that violates federal laws can happen in a single state. The differences are sometimes complex and require an attorney with experience dealing with federal crimes. Let’s take an in-depth look at what turns a crime into a federal case.
Edinboro PA Criminal Defense Attorney
Do I Qualify for ARD for an Edinboro DUI Charge?
If you are charged with DUI in Edinboro, you need to take the charge seriously. Even a first offense DUI conviction can have serious punishments, including losing your license, jail time, probation, fines, substance abuse education, and DUI school. The penalties for a first DUI offense can vary depending on several factors, including the level… Read more »
Pennsylvania Juvenile Defense Attorney in Erie, Edinboro, and Warren PA
Pennsylvania Juvenile Defense Attorney Serving Erie, Edinboro, Warren, and All of Northwestern PA Lots of parents we talk to, and some college students too, believe they don’t need a defense attorney to handle juvenile offenses. Nothing could be further from the truth. Juvenile offenses do not ‘disappear’ in time, they are simply kept on a… Read more »
Facing Charges For Underage Drinking? Speak To An Attorney About Your Rights
If you are a college student, facing charges for underage drinking or minor in possession of alcohol, you should contact a criminal defense lawyer at The Travis Law Firm as soon as possible. Do not trust the police in this matter, what you say to them will be used against you. Speak only to your… Read more »
Why Would You Waive Your Rights To A Preliminary Hearing?
A local Lake City resident has been charged with aggravated assault and homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol. The charges are resulting from an accident on Presque Isle last June in which one person, a 17-year-old passenger, was killed when the vehicle struck a tree. The car was estimated to be traveling… Read more »
Students Beware – PA State Police Looking for Underage Drinking & Fake IDs
School is back in session, and parties are already happening on weekends at universities around Erie & Edinboro. State police have made it a priority to seek out students guilty of underage drinking. One of the main areas they’ll be focusing on is fraternities and sororities, as patrols are scheduled to increase during the Fall…. Read more »
St. Patrick's Day Begins This Weekend in Erie
St. Patty’s Day Festivities Begin There will plenty of places to get your green on this weekend as several Erie pubs, restaurants, theaters, taverns and bars have plans for festivities to take place over the weekend and on Tuesday. There is even a parade. We encourage you to have a fun holiday, but please be… Read more »