Think you may need a Pennsylvania criminal defense lawyer? Being accused of a crime you didn’t commit can be a nightmare. Your life as you knew it becomes more and more unmanageable.
Even though in our society we are considered “innocent until proven guilty”, sometimes the charge alone can change your life in unimaginable ways.
Why Does Experience Matter in a Pennsylvania Criminal Defense Cases?
Scartelli Olszewski P.C., recently had such a case where the Judge granted a defense motion for acquittal on charges of indecent assault and corruption of a minor. Having a lawyer who knows the law can be a game changer for your case. Here are some reasons the hiring an experienced Pennsylvania criminal defense lawyer might matter to your case:
- He or she knows the intricacies of the law and will prepare a defense that can get your life back.
- He or she has done this many times before and knows how the court system works.
- He or she has a strong reputation which may prompt a successful resolution prior to trial.
Pennsylvania Criminal Defense Lawyer Helps Get State Trooper Acquitted
In the case the state trooper was accused of groping a 9 year old girl. According to an article in The Citizen’s Voice:
District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis said prosecutors have the “utmost respect” for the Judge but are disappointed with the decision.
“Obviously we are disappointed that the case cannot proceed to the jury, but the judge decided the evidence as it came out on the witness stand was not sufficient for the case to go to a jury,” Salavantis said. “His decision in this matter is final and cannot be appealed so, while we will be evaluating what went wrong and what can be improved upon, we have no further litigation decisions to consider.”
How to Hire a Pennsylvania Criminal Defense Lawyer
When looking to hire a Pennsylvania criminal defense lawyer, its important to ask about your attorney’s background. You want to know about cases they’ve handled like yours. You need to know more than what school they attended, you want to know they’re real work in the field. You’ll want to understand their record and how they got their experience handling such matters.
I hope this video has helped you to get to know our senior attorneys better. Feel free to reach out to us anytime and tell us what happened to you. We’d be honored to hear your story: