Abington Township Criminal Defense Lawyer
If you or a family member are facing criminal allegations, it can be a trying event, especially if you are dealing with a first-time offense. Depending on the charge you or your family may be facing, Fienman Defense will treat you with the respect you deserve and provide you and your family with the representation you need to overcome your conviction. It is important that moving forward, you have a knowledgeable Abington Township criminal defense lawyer by your side.
Fienman Defense offers four locations to help better serve you and we are available 24/7 by phone or email. Our law firm has offices located in downtown Philadelphia, Bucks County, Delaware County, and Montgomery County. For clients belonging to Abington Township, Michael can gladly provide you with a free consultation to discuss your case and better serve your needs.
The faster you call, the sooner Abington Township criminal defense lawyer Michael Fienman can help you build your case. If you are facing criminal charges in Abington Township, taking immediate action by contacting an experienced attorney in your area is commonly the best course of action. Taking this simple step can help you receive the best possible outcome in your case.
At Fienman Defense, Michael has the experience and dedicated resources necessary to provide you or your family member with the best possible outcome for your situation, regardless if the charge you may be facing. Whether the charges you are facing are due to a DUI, retail-related crime, or even if you are dealing with a more serious charge, Fienman Defense will be there for you every step of the way.
DUI and Traffic Violations in Abington Township
Facing a charge for drunk driving in Pennsylvania? Though driving under the influence is a common and recurrent crime across the United States, it is a serious charge which can result in devastating consequences.
The DUI court operations in Pennsylvania can be complex and over the past decade, there has been an increasing amount of DUI offenses. Hiring an experienced Abington Township attorney with experience in these cases can help make the process easier for you.
In 2003, Act 24 was passed in Pennsylvania. What exactly does this mean for residences of the state?
As a result of the act, the legal blood alcohol content (BAC) was dropped to 0.8 in Pennsylvania. This makes it easier than before for law enforcement officials to confront you with a drunk driving charge and depending on whether this is a first-time offense or a recurrent offense, you can face fines, mandatory rehabilitation courses, and jail time up to five years.
Operating a vehicle while impaired is a charge that should never be taken lightly. Fienman Defense will represent anyone facing a related offense and will help you overcome the charges you may be facing.
Misdemeanor and Felony Charges
When you are confronted with a felony or misdemeanor charge, being proactive with this first step is critical to your defense: it is advisable to consult with an attorney familiar with your area since crime classification can vary upon location in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. If you reside in Abington Township, you should seek counsel from a local law firm.
Depending on the type of criminal offense, you or someone you know could be facing either a misdemeanor or felony charge. If you are being charged with a misdemeanor in Abington Township, the most serious of these charges is a first-degree misdemeanor.
Up to $10,000 in fines and five years of jail time can be imposed if convicted. However a third-degree charge can still carry hefty fines and jail time. Though less serious, third-degree misdemeanors can be more common.
A third-degree misdemeanor charge may range from a basic traffic violation, a DUI or public intoxication to minor theft, shoplifting and vandalism. These types of violations can carry considerable consequences if not properly handled by a professional attorney in your area.
Through these cases are not commonly dealt with in Abington Township, you may be confronted with a felony charge in Abington Township. Felony charges can include a broad range of crimes, including arson and property crimes, violent crimes, theft, sex crimes, kidnapping and other family crimes, and fraud. When it comes to fighting a felony charge, you do not want to do it alone. Nor should you. Having a trusted ally by your side who can guide you through the legal nuances that will occur from facing such a serious charge will be in your best interest. Fienman Defense will always look out for your best interest no matter your circumstances.
If you are a resident of Abington Township but you have been charged in another township, please contact Fienman Defense at (610) 828-3338. We serve all townships in Montgomery County. Feel free to example your search to other counties we serve, such as Delaware County, Philadelphia County, and Bucks County.