Understanding Pennsylvania Embezzlement Laws

When you think about embezzlement in Pennsylvania, you might imagine someone who works for a large company funneling away substantial sums from their employer to their personal accounts. While some embezzlement cases fit this scenario, this offense does not need to involve huge sums or… read more

Is Theft by Deception a Misdemeanor or Felony in Pennsylvania?

While most people in Pennsylvania understand what the general crime of theft is, they might be less aware of theft by deception. This offense is a type of theft that is committed by deceptive means. If you are charged with theft by deception, you should… read more

What is the Statute of Limitations for Theft by Deception?

In every state, there are statutes of limitations that establish the time within which the state has to bring charges against people for committing crimes. If the state fails to file charges within the limitations period, the statute of limitations can serve as a complete… read more

What Is The Burden Of Proof?

If you are facing criminal charges in Pennsylvania, you may have heard about the burden of proof and not know what it means. In the legal context, the burden of proof includes both the burden to produce evidence and to persuade the jury or court… read more

What Constitutes Burglary and Why Is It Misunderstood?

Burglary is a common property crime in Pennsylvania. Many people confuse burglary with other property crimes that are related. If you are facing burglary charges, you should get help from an experienced criminal defense lawyer at DiCindio Law. We can review your case and talk… read more

What Is Pennsylvania’s Clean Slate Law?

A criminal record can negatively impact the lives of people in Pennsylvania. People with criminal records may have difficulty finding jobs and housing and obtaining certain types of loans. People who have criminal records may also have trouble securing professional licenses. Because of these problems,… read more

What Happens When You’re Charged with a Crime?

Being charged with a crime in Pennsylvania can be overwhelming and scary. People who have been charged with their first criminal offenses may feel bewildered by the process and not know what to expect. All states, including Pennsylvania, have rules in place that govern how… read more

What kinds of crimes can be expunged?

Having a criminal conviction on your record can negatively impact your life long after you have discharged your sentence. Even having an arrest without a conviction on your record can cause problems. Thankfully, many types of less serious criminal convictions can be expunged in Pennsylvania…. read more

Who Can Let the Police Search Your Home?

Warrantless searches of homes by the police are generally presumed to be unreasonable. Evidence that is gathered through an unreasonable search will generally be inadmissible in a criminal case. However, there are exceptions to the requirement for a search warrant. One of these exceptions is… read more

What is possession with intent to deliver?

If you are arrested and charged with possession with intent to deliver drugs in Pennsylvania, you should seek legal counsel as soon as possible. A charge of possession with intent to deliver is one of the most serious types of drug crimes. This charge means… read more