Criminal Defense Blog

Understanding Retail Theft Penalties In Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania, retail theft can broadly be divided into two categories: Retail theft by taking, and retail theft by fraud. While the penalties are the Read More

Felony Charge for Mistake on PA Gun Application?

By: Dave Mueller, Criminal Defense Attorney In Pennsylvania, we are seeing an increasing number of people charged with serious crimes after providing incorrect answers to Read More

Pennsylvania Relaxes its Marijuana Laws, But Beware the Marijuana DUI Trap

By: Dave Mueller, Criminal Defense Attorney Marijuana has once again been in the news in Central Pennsylvania, and it appears that Pennsylvania’s very tough laws Read More

I Was Served With a Subpoena: Now What?

By Dave Mueller, Criminal Defense Attorney Receiving a witness subpoena, which usually includes words such as “you are hereby commanded to appear,” can be a Read More

Pennsylvania Grand Juries: Attorney Mueller Speaks to Philadelphia Magazine

With the recent focus on grand jury proceedings in some high profile Pennsylvania cases, Colgan & Associates criminal defense attorney Dave Mueller recently sat down Read More

Corporal Punishment in the News

By Dave Mueller, Criminal Defense Attorney When Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was charged with child abuse in the state of Texas for the Read More

You Have The Right To An Attorney

By David Mueller, Criminal Defense Attorney In my last few blogs I have been trying to debunk some of the myths regarding the use of Read More

An Update on Mandatory Minimum Sentences in Pennsylvania

By: Dave Mueller, Criminal Defense Attorney In a recent ruling, the Pennsylvania Superior Court held that some mandatory minimum sentencing laws in Pennsylvania are unconstitutional. Read More


All of the information on the Colgan & Associates, LLC web site is for informational purposes only. Merely visiting our websites does not create an attorney-clent relationship with the law offices of Colgan & Associates, LLC. Nothing placed upon this website is intended to be relied upon as legal advice. Our office accepts e-mails from parties that visit this website, but the sending of such e-mails does not create an attorney-client relationship and therefore these communications cannot be treated as privileged or confidential.

Contact Us

611 Gettysburg Pike, Suite 201
MechanicsburgPA 17055

Phone: (717) 502-5000