Archive for the ‘Criminal Law’ Category

Child Pornography Charges And Teen Sexting Between Peers

iPhones and smartphones are everywhere, and it is rare to find a teen who doesn’t own one. Though cell phones…

What Is The Difference Between Simple Assault And Aggravated Assault In Pennsylvania?

Assault is a common charge in the state of Pennsylvania, and there are enormous variations in the severity of the…

How to Lower Your Chances of a “No Bond.”

When you’ve been arrested and put in jail, one of the first steps in the criminal law process is the…

Why Crime Rates Rise in the Summer

Many people say that summer is their favorite time of year, and there are good reasons for that. Even if…

How Does Self-Defense Work in a Simple Assault Case?

In the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, simple assault is a crime against a person involving knowingly, intentionally and recklessly causing somebody…

Can Police Prosecute You Based on Social Media Evidence?

Do you have a Facebook account? How about Instagram, Twitter or Snapchat? Whether you’re addicted to social media and share…

Avoiding a Criminal Defense Case with Marijuana in Philadelphia

The city of Philadelphia made efforts to lessen the impact of marijuana possession charges, particularly when people are found with…

How DNA Can Be a Benefit or Detriment in a Sexual Assault Case

DNA evidence has become a staple in legal defense in sexual assault or other sexual violence cases. Often, it is…

Changes to Criminal Expungement Process in New Jersey

New Jersey has passed a new law that makes it easier for some people that have criminal records expunge their…