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What Happens When You Plead “No Contest?”
Did you know you have more options than just “guilty” or “not guilty” when your judge asks you how you plead to your criminal charges? Choosing to plead “no contest” to your charges is a third option that may have some benefits depending on your case. Discuss them further with your attorney before making any decisions; call today!
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Can Police Search My House Without a Warrant?
Most people know that the police are required to obtain a search warrant in order to enter someone’s home. What most people do not know is that the police don’t always need this warrant in order to conduct a legal search for admissible evidence. When are police allowed to do this? Read out latest blog to find out more about searches without warrants.
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Understanding Your Miranda Rights
When you are arrested, you have the right to avoid incriminating yourself to law enforcement and ensure a fair trial. This means law enforcement are required to read you your “Miranda Rights” before they can begin questioning you. Our latest blog looks at these rights in more detail and explains how you can exercise them.
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Robbery
Arrested and charged with robbery in Pennsylvania? Request a free consultation with our Pittsburgh criminal defense lawyer at the Law Office of Melvin L. Vatz today. https://goo.gl/KQiSlg
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Breath Tests
Have you failed a breathalyzer test? Did you know you that your test may have been invalid for a number of different reasons? A skilled DUI attorney can analyze the evidence in your case and possibly refute the evidence against you. Learn more about breathalyzer tests and get assistance with your case by calling our firm today!
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Marijuana Crimes
Marijuana offenses are some of the most common drug crimes in the state of Pennsylvania. If you are facing charges of possession, sales, distribution, or possession of marijuana paraphernalia, call our firm as soon as possible to schedule a free consultation!
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Possessing Stolen Property
Did you know it's illegal to possess property that you know has been stolen? The penalties for this crime are similar to that of actually stealing the property itself, so if you are facing charges, don't hesitate to call for a free consultation!
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Ignition Interlock Devices
If you are convicted of a second or subsequent DUI charge in Pennsylvania, you will be required to install an ignition interlock device in your car. Find out more about ignition interlock devices and get a free initial consultation by calling today!
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Embezzlement
Have you been accused of embezzlement? Theft from a position of trust can be heavily punished by law, especially under aggravating circumstances. Learn more about your charges and get a free case evaluation; call our law office today!
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Shoplifting
If you have been accused of shoplifting, or retail theft, don't face your charges without contacting a skilled criminal defense attorney and review your legal options as soon as possible. Call our firm and schedule a case evaluation today.
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