Month: January 2016

My ex-wife wants to move. How does this affect custody?

When divorced couples with children start their new lives separate and apart from each other, they cannot be totally free and clear from each other because they have a responsibility to co-parent. In Pennsylvania, divorced parents will usually have a custody agreement or custody order in place that governs the custody arrangement between the parents. …

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Shoplifting: Why it is Essential to Have a Criminal Lawyer Defend You

In Pennsylvania, anyone who is suspected of shoplifting is charged with violation of the retail theft statute. Generally speaking, you can be convicted of retail theft if the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania can prove that you took possession of merchandise that is offered for sale by a store with the intent of depriving the seller of …

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How to Deal with a Possession with Intent to Deliver Charge

A Possession with Intent to Deliver (PWID) charge in Pennsylvania is a felony. The penalties vary based on the type of the controlled substance and the amount or weight of the substance. Other factors include the proximity to a school zone and possession or proximity of a weapon to the drugs. Mandatory minimum sentences may …

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