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Understanding Pennsylvania’s Marijuana Laws

Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Program was signed into law in 2016. That means certain people can legally purchase and consume marijuana for medicinal use, but it is still illegal for recreational Read More

What Happens If You Violate Your Probation?

In Pennsylvania, judges have wide latitude in setting the terms of probation, a period of correctional supervision that serves as an alternative to incarceration. It is similar to parole, which Read More

Why Hire a Local Criminal Defense Attorney?

When you are facing criminal charges, you are best served by a criminal defense attorney familiar with the local court system and its judges and procedures. Local attorneys not only Read More

What Happens if You Refuse a Breath or Blood Test at a DUI Stop?

In Pennsylvania, drivers are prohibited from operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 percent or above. The legal limits are even lower for commercial drivers Read More

If You Provide Drugs to a Person Who Dies, You Face Homicide Charges

Under Pennsylvania law, “Drug Delivery Resulting in Death” (DDRD) is considered a homicide, carrying a potential prison sentence of 40 years — and higher if the victim is under 13. Read More

What Happens When a Night Out on the Town Turns into a Night in Jail?

Here’s a common scenario. You go out for a night of fun with your friends. One drink turns into three and three drinks turn into six. Before you know it, Read More

Can You Get a Marijuana DUI in Pennsylvania?

Medical marijuana is legal in the state of Pennsylvania but it is illegal to operate a vehicle under the influence of the drug, regardless of why you took it. According Read More

Public Intoxication Charges Can Damage Your College Prospects

College is a time for studying, self-discovery and, for many, parties. There’s no denying that alcohol consumption is a big part of the college experience for many young people. However, Read More

An Overview of DUI Laws in Pennsylvania

Are you wondering what the consequences of a DUI look like in the state of Pennsylvania? Below is a quick overview of the penalties you’ll likely face if convicted of Read More

A Look at Pennsylvania Drug Crimes, Failures of the War on Drugs

Pennsylvania, like many states across the country, has been dealing with rapidly rising rates of opioid abuse. This problem doesn’t just manifest itself in rising drug-related crime. It’s also apparent Read More

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