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According to the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program, there were about 39,228 reported incidents of violent crimes in 2019 in the state of Pennsylvania, comprising 24,465 assault cases. In Pennsylvania, a person may be charged with assault crimes for getting involved in a physical altercation with someone else.

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According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, in 2018, there were 49,730 DUI arrests statewide. Operating a motor vehicle in Pennsylvania while under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a serious offense.

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Divorce is one of the most disruptive events in the lives of spouses and their children. Even in the most amicable divorces, things are irretrievably lost, like the home they had built a life in.

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If you’ve been charged with a sex crime, it can be the beginning of a nightmare that not only drastically alters your life but follows you forever wherever you go. If convicted, you could lose your job, your home, your family and friends, even your freedom.

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Digital devices pose new challenges to offering admissible evidence in family court proceedings, including divorce and child support arrangements. They leave a record of communication that can be used against you or in your favor, depending on the situation.

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The answer is, “Yes, you can.” And considering that in Pennsylvania, even misdemeanor possession of less than 30 grams of marijuana can land you in jail for up to 30 days and/or hold you responsible for paying a fine of up to $500, this is an alarming thought.

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Going through a divorce is painful in all circumstances, but spousal infidelity can make the process even harder. If adultery is a factor in your divorce case, you may be wondering how it will affect outcomes such as spousal support, asset division, and child custody/support.

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If you’ve been charged with or, are under criminal investigation for a drug crime, it can be stressful and difficult to fight. Drug convictions usually carry stiff penalties and potentially life-long consequences. It’s imperative that you take immediate action and speak to a drug charge attorney. Your life, your career, and your livelihood could be at risk.

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Support, in a legal sense, refers to an amount of money paid for the separate maintenance of a child or spouse of the paying party. It can take different forms and can be arranged in private or through court intervention.

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