Warwick Township Criminal Defense Lawyer


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Life is peaceful in Warwick Township, which is the heart of Bucks County. Within 11 square miles, Warwick Township offers a rich history, a winery, golf courses, productive farms and a stable community for families. You rarely expect to encounter crime here, but being in the wrong place at the wrong time or becoming involved with a less savory crowd can place you on the wrong side of the law. The police can quickly suspect you of a crime, even if with only circumstantial evidence or false allegations against you.

If you have been charged with a criminal offense, contact a Warwick Township criminal defense lawyer of Fienman Defense at (215) 345-4284. Attorney Michael Fienman will review your case during a confidential consultation and will then develop you a strong, personalized defense for court.

Traffic Offenses

In a mostly suburban environment like Warwick Township, traffic offenses are common crimes. Police often place an emphasis on road safety and monitoring areas associated with speeding, cell phone use, and reckless driving. If you were stopped by the police and charged with a traffic offense due to a misunderstanding, you should work with a Bucks County criminal defense lawyer to help you avoid the harsh consequences of conviction.

Criminal traffic convictions can lead to fines, higher insurance premiums, and even jail time. Some traffic convictions cause the suspension of your driving privileges while others add points to your driving record. If you accumulate six points, you may be required to take special driver’s education training and suffer a brief license suspension. Accumulating 11 points or more results in an automatic license suspension that can last for months.

DUI Charges

If you are suspected of driving a vehicle with a blood alcohol content level at or above 0.08 percent or while impaired by drugs, you will be charged with a DUI. A conviction for drunk or drugged driving comes with serious statutory penalties and collateral consequences. In addition to possible jail time or probation, fines, and a license suspension, you may have a hard time attending school, maintaining a steady job, and supporting your family.

By working with an experienced Bucks County DUI defense lawyer, you can prove your innocence or minimize the consequences of a conviction. Fienman Defense can fight for you to have an occupational limited license, enabling you to get to and from work, school or medical appointments. You may not be able to retain your full driving rights, but your life will not be entirely disrupted by the offense.

Property Crimes

Arson and other property crimes such as vandalism and trespassing are unfortunately common throughout Pennsylvania. The police are on a constant lookout for individuals on other people’s land without permission or who damage other person’s property. If the police suspect you had anything to do with arson, vandalism or trespassing you could face either a misdemeanor or felony charge. Whatever the level of the offense, you need to take it seriously and work with an experienced criminal defense lawyer. In addition to jail time, probation and fines, a property crime conviction on your criminal record can make it difficult to rent safe housing and obtain a good job.

Violent Crimes

Though violent crimes are rare in Warwick County, the police occasionally need to investigate suspicious deaths and injuries. If you are connected to a victim who was hurt or killed in the area, you may become a suspect. The police might look at you particularly closely if you had a difficult relationship with the victim or if you are known to have argued or fought. While an unfriendly relationship does not make you guilty of a violent offense, it can lead to circumstantial evidence against you and charges of assault, domestic violence, manslaughter, or murder.

Accusations of a violent crime must be faced directly with a skilled attorney and a strong, custom defense. Attorney Fienman will review your situation, investigate the circumstances that led to your arrest and build you the strongest defense possible under the law.

Juvenile Offenses

If you are under the age of 18 and have been charged with a crime, you need an attorney who has experience with the Bucks County juvenile court system. Being adjudicated for delinquent conduct can give you a criminal record at a young age and make it difficult for you to move forward with school and work. Depending on the nature of the offense, you could end up in a detention facility until you are an adult.

What happens after you are arrested as a juvenile is far different than the process for an adult defendant. By working with Fienman Defense, you have an attorney who understands how to argue on behalf of an adolescent. We will strive to keep your case out of the courts through informal proceedings and to make sure you receive the rehabilitation or treatment you need.

Fienman Defense is Ready for Your Case

With years of practice within Bucks County, attorney Fienman knows the local criminal justice system and has relationships with prosecutors and judges. Fienman Defense is capable of defending against any criminal offenses and at all times, our main objective is to minimize the consequences of these charges on your life. If an acquittal is not possible, we will fight to have your charges reduced and for the lightest sentence possible under the law.

For more information on how we can defend you, contact Fienman Defense at (215) 345-4284.