Criminal Law

Preliminary Hearing and beyond: What You Can Expect

It’s always a good idea to have a criminal defense attorney represent you at a preliminary hearing. It’s always a good idea to have a criminal defense attorney represent you at a preliminary hearing. Before you proceed to a trial in front of a jury the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, you should know that you are … Read more

HOW THE CLEAN SLATE LAW WORKS…  

HOW THE CLEAN SLATE LAW WORKS…   The Clean Slate Law uses technology to seal certain criminal records from public view.  Arrest records are eligible for sealing if after charges are dropped. Minor conviction records are eligible for sealing after 10 years.  Automated sealing began on June 28, 2019. By June 27, 2020, over 30 … Read more

Got A DUI Charge? Here’s The DUI Legal Process

Why You Need A DUI Attorney If You Get A DUI Charge All the counties surrounding the mid-state including, Delaware, Chester, Lancaster, Montgomery, Berks,?and Dauphin Counties, have experienced a spike in DUI arrests over the last several years.? Hiring a Lawyer for DUI cases is no small decision. Call The Shelton Firm today at (717) … Read more

Questions To Ask Your DUI Attorney

Before a DUI attorney can give you feedback about your options, he or she needs to understand the charges and evidence. Answer any questions an attorney asks you with candor. Once you have talked about your case, you can ask these questions of your attorney: Is a plea agreement a possibility? Would you recommend it? … Read more