Have you been charged with a crime? If so, you’re most likely very worried about what your future may look like, and rightfully so. When someone is convicted of a crime, they will not only face a variety of harsh legal penalties, but they will also develop a criminal record, which can permanently impact their lives. Fortunately, if you’re reading this, you are in the right place. Contact a dedicated Chester County criminal defense lawyer from Cohen & Patel today so we can get started working on your case.
Criminal Defense Lawyer | Serving Clients in Chester County & All of PA
Here at Cohen & Patel, we believe that everyone is innocent until proven guilty. As such, we handle the gamut of criminal matters on behalf of our clients, including the following:
General Information About Chester County, Pennsylvania
Chester County is one of the oldest and most populous counties in the Commonwealth, with a rich history and diverse culture. It is located in the southeastern part of the Commonwealth, in the Delaware Valley region. The county seat and most populated municipality is West Chester.
The court system in Chester County consists of several levels and branches, each with its own jurisdiction and procedures. The highest trial court is the Court of Common Pleas, which handles major civil and criminal cases, as well as family, juvenile, and orphans’ court matters. The Court of Common Pleas is located in West Chester. Below the Court of Common Pleas are the Magisterial District Courts, which handle minor civil and criminal cases, such as traffic violations, landlord-tenant disputes, and summary offenses. There are 19 Magisterial District Courts throughout the county.
Contact a Criminal Defense Lawyer Today
No one should have to face criminal charges alone. Fortunately, if you are reading this, you don’t have to. Cohen & Patel is here to defend you, every step of the way. Contact our firm today so we can begin building a strategy to safeguard your future.