WEFOUNDPENNSYLVANIA CRIMINAL LAW AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Official State Police Manuals


Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

Established in 1906, Powell Law is Northeastern Pennsylvania’s oldest personal injury law firm. For three generations, we have successfully handled a variety of personal injury claims, securing successful judgments for literally thousands of clients. We also have a long-established criminal defense practice, representing clients charged with crimes ranging from misdemeanors to homicide.

The workers’ compensation system in Pennsylvania was created primarily to benefit injured workers, not employers. You have important rights as a worker injured in the workplace. Powell Law will protect working individuals when they incur a work-injury by helping them obtain all of the benefits to which they are entitled as soon as possible as […]

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

Established in 1906, Powell Law is Northeastern Pennsylvania’s oldest personal injury law firm. For three generations, we have successfully handled a variety of personal injury claims, securing successful judgments for literally thousands of clients. We also have a long-established criminal defense practice, representing clients charged with crimes ranging from misdemeanors to homicide.

The workers’ compensation system in Pennsylvania was created primarily to benefit injured workers, not employers. You have important rights as a worker injured in the workplace. Powell Law will protect working individuals when they incur a work-injury by helping them obtain all of the benefits to which they are entitled as soon as possible as […]

Pennsylvania Criminal Laws. Most crimes are charged and prosecuted at the state level. While the types of conduct considered criminal are relatively constant ...

Criminal attempt. § 902. Criminal ... Includes the Constitution of Pennsylvania and a local law or ordinance of a political subdivision...

Criminal charges in Pennsylvania can destroy personal and professional lives. Call Philadelphia, Pennsylvania criminal lawyer Amato Sanita today.

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.


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