CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY IN DOWNINGTOWN, PA
Facing criminal charges can be an overwhelming and frightening experience for most people in Downington, Pennsylvania. Both misdemeanors and felonies can result in sentences to jail or prison, substantial fines, and other criminal penalties. Having a criminal conviction on your record can also cause many other problems in your life. You may have trouble finding a job or being approved for an apartment. You might also have trouble being approved for a loan or securing federal student aid to pursue higher education. Many people who have criminal records also have problems in their personal lives, including damage to the relationships that they have with friends and family.
Because of the stakes involved in criminal cases, you should never take criminal charges lightly. Instead, you should retain an experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible after you have been charged. By getting help early, you might avoid making mistakes that could be used against you in the prosecution’s case. Your attorney can handle all of the communication and negotiations for you and work to secure a favorable plea offer. Michael DiCindio spent several years working as a prosecutor before he became a criminal defense attorney. This experience allows him to anticipate the arguments that the state might make against his clients. He has substantial litigation and trial experience and is willing to take his clients’ cases to trial when doing so is in their best interests.
DiCindio Law starts working on our clients’ criminal cases as soon as we receive them. We investigate the circumstances of what happened leading up to the incidents and how the police conducted their criminal investigation. When we find that the police made mistakes in how they investigated their cases, collected evidence, or secured warrants, we may file evidentiary motions to challenge the admissibility of the evidence against our clients.
There are many different criminal offenses in Pennsylvania, and we handle all types of cases, including misdemeanors and serious felonies. Some of the criminal matters that we accept include the following: