Pennsylvania Probation Reform

Pennsylvania Probation Reform

A bipartisan probation reform bill has been suggested by Pennsylvania senators to tackle a number of issues with the state’s current probationary system. The proposed bill would set caps on how long probation can last and how long someone can be sent to prison for...
How Much Do You Know About Common Traffic Violations?

How Much Do You Know About Common Traffic Violations?

It might not surprise you that speeding is the most common traffic violation in Pennsylvania, but there are other traffic violations that can seriously impact both your driving record and your wallet. In addition, Pennsylvania has a point system that penalizes repeat...
What Constitutes a Violent Crime?

What Constitutes a Violent Crime?

Being accused of any type of crime is a grave matter, but being accused of a violent crime takes things to an entirely different level. Violent crimes are by definition serious, and those who are found guilty often face a considerable amount of jail time. But what...
Is My Criminal Record Permanent?

Is My Criminal Record Permanent?

Having a criminal record on file can be very damaging to both yourself and your family. It can make it difficult to find employment, hard to enroll in college, and pose challenges when a potential landlord runs a background check. In certain cases, however, you can...