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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Pennsylvania on
Q: Aggravated Assault with SBI - How many years incarcerated in PA if found guilty with a gravity score of 1?
Mark Aaron Hinrichs
Mark Aaron Hinrichs answered on Dec 29, 2021

There isn't enough information to even make a educated guess. Many different circumstances and factors will be considered (or should be) by the Court when fashioning a reasonable sentence. The Court will consider that this is not a guilty plea (as your question points out "found... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: I need a pro Bono criminal defense lawyer or someone who takes payments?

I need a pro Bono lawyer asap please help me

Mark Aaron Hinrichs
Mark Aaron Hinrichs answered on Nov 21, 2021

You should apply for a public defender in your county or contact the bar association for an attorney that will accept reduced rates. Additionally, you will find that attorneys will sometimes accept payment plans depending on circumstances.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Cannabis & Marijuana Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: I was pulled over in PA with marijuana and paraphernalia. What charges am I facing?

I was pulled over for registration being expired, the cop said he smelled weed and then searched my car after telling me if I don’t consent he would make me wait for a drug unit dog to come in. He found 8grams of weed, .5 grams of wax and some paraphernalia. ( I have me medical card for... Read more »

Mark Aaron Hinrichs
Mark Aaron Hinrichs answered on Nov 21, 2021

Likely possession of both marijuana and paraphernalia. Depending on other circumstances, you could be facing additional charges. I suggest retaining an attorney to assist you and ensure any potential pentolites are kept at a minimum.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: I live in Pennsylvania and my 16 year old son took a bb gun with him to school. Can he get charged.

Someone told the teachers that my son had a bb gun in his locker. Cops were called. Can my son be charged for having a bb gun on school property

Mark Aaron Hinrichs
Mark Aaron Hinrichs answered on Nov 21, 2021

Yes, a number of things can happen, including being charged with several crimes. i suggest you and your retain counsel immediately and do not speak with the police without an attorney.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: What do I do if my husband is being blamed for a crime he didn't commit?
Mark Aaron Hinrichs
Mark Aaron Hinrichs answered on Nov 21, 2021

In addition to my colleagues response, he should NOT speak with law enforcement without counsel.

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