Over time, myths develop in any discipline, including criminal law. Some of these myths might even be harmful and cause significant pain if taken seriously. In fact, they can affect the outcome of your case and make things more stressful for the accused and their family. Let’s take a look at some common myths associated with criminal law.
Erie PA Criminal Defense Attorney
If you are facing a criminal charge, it is important for you to know what this area of the law is. Criminal acts can be complicated and are punishable by the government. Let’s take a look at criminal law definitions and examples of the types of crimes.
There are many reasons why you should consult with an attorney who practices criminal defense. Some of the reasons may be obvious, but there are some reasons that many people do not consider. Below are four of the reasons why we urge you to contact our law firm to speak with an attorney. You deserve… Read more »
Many people fear that they will lose their guns if they are arrested in Pennsylvania. Committing some crimes in Pennsylvania can result in losing your gun rights. Therefore, securing an experienced criminal defense lawyer in Erie as quickly as possible is important. Your attorney can fight to have the charges dismissed or reduced to a… Read more »
When you think about the consequences of a criminal conviction, you probably think about jail, fines, loss of driving privileges, probation, alcohol or drug programs, community service, and ignition interlock devices. If so, you are correct. These punishments are just a few of the potential consequences of being convicted of a crime in Pennsylvania. However,… Read more »
Has your child been accused of a crime in Pennsylvania? If so, you must take the matter very seriously, regardless of how ‘minor’ the charge. It is a mistake to consider any criminal charge ‘minor’ because all criminal convictions carry some consequence for your child. It is also a mistake to assume a judge or… Read more »
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 »
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 »
What Does a Criminal Defense Attorney Do? Simply put, a defense lawyer acts as a representative for anyone charged with a crime. This representation includes going to court if necessary. The constitution promises all citizens charged with a crime be provided representation if they cannot afford it. That’s just how important it is to have an experienced criminal… Read more »
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 »