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Case Results

Commonwealth v. Shrestha

Docket number: MJ-38119-CR-0000506-2023

Misdemeanor in the first degree retail theft and retail theft destroy, etc, inventory control tag. Disposition: case withdrawn.

Commonwealth v. Taylor

Docket number: MJ-23301-CR-0000018-2024

Charged with felony in the second degree, strangulation–applying pressure to throat or neck, and summary harassment–subject to other to physical contact. Disposition: case dismissed.

Dorsey vs. Dorsey

Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Case No.: CV-2015-008048

The firm handled this Child Custody case since 2018. When the firm was initially hired, their client client was facing contempt and petition to modify custody. Not only did the firm get the contempt complaint agreed to be withdrawn, but they also procured a very good custody agreement. This case went on until June 27, 2022, where the Judge Ordered the case and our Motions filed to be transferred to South Carolina. The firm represented the Mother, Elisabeth Dorsey. After handling the initial custody case, the firm handled several more, which allowed Mother and Child to move to North Carolina, then move South Carolina. The major dispute was over jurisdiction. The parties agreed to subject themselves to the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act [“UCCJEEA”] along with an agreement that jurisdiction would not be formally transferred until a certain date. Father filed last year a Petition to Modify Custody and Relocation to Pennsylvania twenty [20] days before jurisdiction could simply be transferred to South Carolina. The major dispute was over jurisdiction. After heated Pre-Trial Conferences and several Pre-Trial Motions, not only did the firm have Father’s Petition to Modify dismissed, the Judge not only granted the request to transfer jurisdiction to South Carolina but also all pending motions that were asking for all attorney fees and legal costs. This was a good victory.

Lee v. Lee

PFA Case No.: 2021-18865

Wife filed a Protection from Abuse [“PFA”] against our client, her husband claiming abuse. Hearing held and PFA dismissed.

Cassel v. Pineda

PFA Case No.: 2022-04866

Girlfriend and Mother of the firm’s client’s child filed a Protection from Abuse [“PFA”] against the firm’s client, the Father claiming abuse against the firm’s client and abuse of their child. Proven no abuse by Father. Father is a good Father. Agreement to PFA Without Admission [meaning not admitting to anything] until July 10, 2022. PFA dismissed on July 10, 2022.

Commonwealth v. Davydchik

Docket Number: MJ-38208-CR-0000169-2021

Criminal charged with Misdemeanor in the First-Degree Retail Theft, Conspiracy to commit Retail Theft, and Receiving Stolen Property. Preliminary Hearing held. Case Dismissed.

Commonwealth v. Adam

Docket Number: MJ-38208-CR-0000309-2021

Criminal charged with Simple Assault. Preliminary Hearing held. Case Dismissed. Petition to Expungement the case filed. Expungement granted. All records expunged.

Commonwealth v. Nocket

Docket Number: MJ-38111-CR-0000015-2022

Criminal charged with Drug Paraphernalia. Client also had a pending probation violation. Preliminary Hearing held. Case Dismissed. Probation Violation cases dismissed as well.

Commonwealth v. Dolbow

Docket Number: CP-15-CR-0004265-2019

Criminal charged for Felony Assault . Due Diligent investigation and heated Preliminary Hearing held. Case gets “Held for Court” goes up to Common Pleas Court. Pre-Trial Motions filed. Because of hearing held at the Preliminary Hearing and the firm’s investigation, client who was facing State Prison was offered a Summary Plea to Disorderly Conduct. Disorder Conduct is the same grading as a traffic ticket. This was a good victory.

Commonwealth v. Branson

Docket Number: CP-06-CR-0000830-2017

Criminal charged for DUI . Police used junk science a Drug Recognition Expert where their studies used are not based on science. Pre-Trial Motions filed and hearing held. Judge Ordered Police to provide everything regarding the Drug Recognition Expert. Commonwealth offered the firm’s client, who was facing incarceration, a Summary Plea to Disorderly Conduct. Disorder Conduct is the same grading as a traffic ticket. Client decided to take the Summary Plea Offer. This was a good victory.

Commonwealth v. Levengood

Docket Number: CP-46-CR-0007339-2019

Criminal charges for PWID. Our firm was not for the first attorney. We were hired to procure the best deal possible. Our client was facing at least 5-10 years in State Prison. Sentencing Memorandum, Allocution, and character witnesses on behalf of our client at Sentencing procured a time served county probation sentence. This is unheard of. An incredible outcome.

Commonwealth v. Dunn

Docket Number: CP-15-CR-0004115-2019

Criminal charges for DUI Second. New case law came out stating ARD DUI is not considered a first offense. Therefore, this turned into a first offense DUI.

Commonwealth v. Lockhart

Docket Number: MJ-38109-CR-0000142-2021

Client charged with Felony in the First Degree, Dealing in proceeds of unlawful activities and Misdemeanor of the First Degree, Theft By Deception False Impression/ Procured agreement for Summary Plea at the Preliminary Hearing. A Summary is the same grading of a Traffic Ticket.

Commonwealth v. Lockhart

Docket Number: CP-15-CR-0003067-2021

Felony Theft charges in Chester County. Negotiated Guilty Plea to Misdemeanor Theft charges at Common Pleas Court. Felonies dismissed.

Commonwealth v. Cillo

Docket Number: CP-46-CR-0003730-2019

Felony Theft charges for assault with a knife causing injury. Due Diligence investigation, investigating and taking statements of everyone including the complainant, along with filing Pre-Trial Motions. Shared the investigation results with the District Attorney. Client was facing 10-20 years in State Prison. District Attorney offered a Summary Disorderly Conduct. Client took the plea. All felonies dismissed.

Commonwealth v. Evans

Docket Number: CP-06-CR-0000688-2021

Felony Firearm charges for discharge of firearm into a building which carries incarceration as a minimum penalty. It is unheard of that one can receive Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition [“ARD”] for any Firearm cases. Not only did our firm preserve the client’s firearm rights, but we also got our client into the ARD program.

Commonwealth v. Mirarchi

Docket Number: CP-46-CR-0005086-2019

Client charged with Simple Assault. Reduced to Summary plea. Summaries are the same as a Traffic ticket.

Commonwealth v. Purdy

Docket Number: CP-46-CR-0006967-2021

Client charged with three [3] Felony in the Third-Degree Theft charges. The firm procured a plea to Summary Theft charge with ninety [90] days for probation. Remember Summaries are the same as Traffic Tickets and can be expunged after five [5] years.

Commonwealth v. Hogeland

Docket Number: CP-46-CR-0002841-2021

Client charged with Aggravated Assault, F1, Strangulation, F2, Simple Assault, M2, and REAP, M2. Unfortunately, we had to file to be released from the case. However, before we were released, we procured an unheard-of Plea Offer. The Plea Offer was for a Nolo Contendere Plea, also known as an Alford Plea, with two [2] years’ probation for pleading to the lesser Misdemeanor [M2] charge. Nolo Contendere Plea, also known as an Alford Plea, means one pleading guilty is not admitting any wrongdoing, nor can the guilty plea be used against the one pleading in any proceeding. This is an excellent plea offer. Up to the client now to decide to take it or go to Trial.

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