Criminal Defense Blog

Legislative Watch: Bill That Would Toughen Harassment Penalties for Former PFA Violators Heads to Governor

By: Dave Mueller, Criminal Defense Attorney Our criminal law attorneys are keeping an eye on legislation that recently cleared the Pennsylvania House and awaits the Read More

York County Moves to the Forefront of Juvenile Justice; Ruling Strikes Down Juvenile Sex Offender Law

By: Dave Mueller, Criminal Defense Attorney In a ruling with potentially sweeping consequences for juvenile justice, York County Judge John C. Uhler recently issued a Read More

Pennsylvania Criminal Expungement Law Passes Senate

There is potential good news for anyone seeking to have criminal charges expunged from their record in Pennsylvania. In October, Senate Bill 391 was passed Read More

Criminal Issues for College Students. Part 1: Considering the Consequences Beyond College

By Dave Mueller, Criminal Defense Attorney Part 1 in a series of blogs on the unique exposure that college students face with regard to criminal Read More

My Summons Says “Bail Will Be Set At the Preliminary Hearing” – Am I Going to Jail?

By: Dave Mueller, Criminal Defense Attorney If you have been charged with a crime in Pennsylvania and received a document entitled “Summons for Criminal Case,” Read More

MD Attorney General Scandal Serves as a Reminder: The Criminal Consequences of Furnishing Alcohol to Minors in Pennsylvania

By: Dave Mueller, Criminal Defense Attorney The media has been actively following a recent political scandal involving the Maryland Attorney General’s alleged involvement with underage Read More

Pennsylvania Man Fined $100.00 for Jogging in National Park During Shutdown

A Pennsylvania man is upset he needs to speak to a lawyer after recently receiving a $100.00 fine for jogging in a closed National Park. Read More

Internet Rumor Dispelled: Pennsylvania Has Not Passed a New Law that Prohibits Touching a Pregnant Woman’s Stomach

By: Dave Mueller, Criminal Defense Attorney A rumor that went viral this week on social media may have led to a great deal of misinformation Read More


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