How Serious is Retail Theft in Pennsylvania?

How Serious is Retail Theft in Pennsylvania?

According to the Pennsylvania Court System, about 50% of all retail theft offenses committed within the state between 2013 and 2017 resulted in convictions, and in 2017 alone there were 243,305 cases of shoplifting. In Pennsylvania, you will find that shoplifting is a...
Pennsylvania’s Clean Slate Law

Pennsylvania’s Clean Slate Law

Under Pennsylvania’s Clean Slate Law, which is the first of its kind, an estimated 30 million criminal records will be sealed by the Pennsylvania court system. The goal of this law is to effectively give eligible, non-violent offenders a clean slate with which...
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...