What Is in the DUI Police Report?

If you are arrested for a DUI in Pennsylvania, the police officer will write a police report. The officer’s report will document your arrest and the evidence against you. Normally, officers prepare their reports immediately after they arrest people for DUI offenses. After they write… 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 Considered an Open Container Violation?

Getting a few drinks while you are out at a restaurant or bar is not illegal in Pennsylvania. However, if you drink too much, you will need to get a different ride home instead of driving yourself. Even when you have not drunk too much… read more

How Much Time Can You Get for a DUI in PA?

Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is treated seriously in Pennsylvania. If you are convicted of a DUI offense, you will face serious penalties. The consequences for a DUI conviction will depend on your blood alcohol concentration within two hours of driving and… read more

What are the different types of DUI offenses?

Many people are charged with driving under the influence in Pennsylvania each year. Commonly, people who are charged with DUI offenses do not have previous experience with the criminal justice system or any previous criminal records. There are multiple types of DUI charges in Pennsylvania… 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

Will I do jail time for my first DUI in PA?

Being charged with a first DUI offense involving alcohol or drugs can be scary. If you are facing charges for a DUI in Pennsylvania, you are likely worried about how a conviction might affect you in the future. You may be worried about the possibility… 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