Criminal Law Areas
There is an inequality of power and material resources in the criminal justice system. The government has a large staff of lawyers, police and agents, sophisticated crime labs and experts, and a huge budget provided by the taxpayers. This gives them a tremendous advantage because the legal system is based on the premise that “the whole truth” is that presented at the trial. If a defendant cannot challenge the government’s case, or submit his, or her own witnesses, then the jury by default will probably accept as true whatever evidence the prosecutor produces. In order to meet this challenge,if you have been arrested or accused of committing a crime you are probably concerned and confused about what to do next. The first step towards regaining control of your life is the selection of an experienced attorney. Fisher & Fisher Law Office’s strength in its criminal practice lie in the preparation, investigation, motion practice, and trial presentation.
- Violent Offenses such as assault, battery, burglary, domestic violence, murder, vehicular manslaughter, stalking, manslaughter, kidnapping, robbery, arson, carjacking, and home invasion.
- White Collar Offenses such as embezzlement, perjury, fraud, money laundering, larceny, wire fraud, bankruptcy fraud, theft, forgery, credit card fraud, extortion, internet theft, computer crimes, including computer hacking, computer theft, and computer fraud.
- Drug and Narcotic Offenses such as narcotics trafficking, distribution, possession, transportation, possession for sale, marijuana cultivation, and manufacturing.
- Drug Forfeiture Cases
- Juvenile Crimes
- Felony and Misdemeanor Traffic Offenses including Drunk Driving, Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), and Driving Under the Influence of Narcotics.
- Drunk Driving /DUI/DWI A DUI-DWI conviction in Pennsylvania carries with it heavy penalties, including: a permanent criminal record; suspension or loss of license; increased insurance rates; community service; possible jail or prison time; alcohol assessment and treatment; probation; vehicle immobilization or forfeiture; serious fines; possible job loss.