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February 28, 2017

When Can You Claim Self-Defense in Pennsylvania?

In the state of Pennsylvania, you have the right to defend yourself against certain threats that you face. You may even use a weapon, and sometimes use deadly force when […]

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January 13, 2017

When Do DUI Defendants Need Ignition Interlock Devices?

Many individuals who are convicted of drunk driving offenses in the state of Pennsylvania will be required to have special Ignition Interlock Devices (IIDs) installed on any cars they own […]

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December 6, 2016

Drugged Driving Risks and Consequences in Scranton, PA

Driving while drugged in Pennsylvania is not worth the potential risks. You need to make smart choices to avoid impaired driving, which includes not getting behind the wheel after using […]

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November 10, 2016

Helping Students Avoid Scranton DUIs during Thanksgiving Weekend

Spirit of Philadelphia reports that Thanksgiving is one of the biggest drinking days of the year. There are a lot of reasons why drinking spikes on Thanksgiving. One of the big […]

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October 19, 2016

Gun Background Checks Can Trigger Arrests on Felony Charges

In Pennsylvania, background checks are required for the sale or transfer of most firearms, except for private transactions in which rifles or shotguns are transferred. Those who wish to purchase […]

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September 17, 2016

Scranton Defendants Sometimes Face Mandatory Minimums

Mandatory minimum sentences are common, especially for certain federal drug crimes, in part because of political pressure to be tough on crime. Unfortunately, in many situations where mandatory minimum sentences exist, […]

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August 12, 2016

DUI Arrests on the Rise in PA

Drunk driving arrests are on the rise in the state of Pennsylvania. Lancaster Online reported recently on the increasing number of motorists who are arrested in the state for impaired driving. The […]

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July 22, 2016

First Offense DUI: Understanding BAC Test Rules

If you are pulled over by police and asked to submit a test of your blood alcohol concentration, there is a good chance this traffic stop could eventually lead to first […]

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June 24, 2016

Mistakes To Avoid When Facing First Offense DWI Charges

A criminal conviction for operating while intoxicated can have serious consequences, even when you are just facing first offense DWI charges. If you have been arrested and you are being prosecuted, it can […]

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May 24, 2016

What Are the Consequences of a First Offense DUI in Scranton?

Many people who are arrested for operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and drugs find themselves uncertain of what their arrest means. Your arrest for a first […]

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