Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense Attorney Serving Luzerne and Lackawanna County including Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, and Pittston

There are few things more intimidating than facing criminal charges of any kind. When you find yourself facing criminal charges, you will need a criminal defense attorney who will help fight the charges against you.

Hands in handcuffs on the tableThose who are facing criminal charges in Pennsylvania may not understand whether they are facing felony or misdemeanor charges. Felony charges are clearly more serious, as they can result in not only steep fines but long jail sentences.

Some of the charges you may face include:

  • Assault or assault and battery
  • Distribution, manufacture or possession of drugs
  • Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Reckless endangerment
  • Burglary including theft and robbery
  • Indecent assault or exposure
  • Sexual assault or rape

Keep in mind being arrested is only the first stage; it is likely there will also be in investigatory stage prior to your going to trial. In most cases, if you have been arrested by a law enforcement officer in Pittston, Wilkes-Barre or Scranton and may be facing criminal charges the first thing you should do is contact a criminal defense attorney.

A capable criminal defense attorney will help protect your rights, fight for bail and help defend you against whatever charges you may be facing. As a Pennsylvania criminal defense attorney, the Lehman Law, P.C. is committed to defending you and preserving YOUR rights.