PENNSYLVANIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE PRACTICE AREAS

 PA CRIMINAL Practice TABLE OF CONTENTS

CRIMINAL PRACTICE & PROCEDURE
 

GENERAL CRIMINAL DEFENSES
 

  • CULPABILITY DEFENSES

  • JUSTIFICATION (SELF DEFENSE)

  • TIME LIMITATIONS (SOL)

  • SPEEDY TRIAL RIGHTS

  • BARRED PROSECUTIONS

INCHOATE CRIMES
 

  • INTRODUCTION INCHOATE CRIMES

    • CRIMINAL ATTEMPT​

    • CRIMINAL SOLICITATION

    • CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY

  • Corrupt Organizations​

  • POSSESSING INSTRUMENTS OF CRIME

  • PROHIBITED OFFENSIVE WEAPONS

  • SPECIAL DEFENSES TO INCHOATE CRIMES 

CRIMES INVOLVING MINORS

OFFENSES AGAINST PROPERTY
 

  • ARSON

  • CAUSING OR RISKING CATASTROPHE

  • CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

  • INSTITUTIONAL VANDALSISM

CRIMES OF INTRUSION
 

THEFT OFFENSES
 

  • THEFT CRIMES OVERVIEW

  • RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY

  • RETAIL THEFT

  • ORGANIZED RETAIL THEFT

  • THEFT OF SERVICES

  • THEFT FROM A MOTOR VEHICLE

  • VEHICLE CHOP SHOP

FORGERY & FRAUDULENT PRACTICES
 

  • WHITE COLLAR CRIMES OVERVIEW

  • INSURANCE FRAUD

  • IDENTITY THEFT

  • FORGERY

  • ACCESS DEVICE FRAUD

  • BAD CHECKS

  • TAMPERING WITH RECORDS

  • WASHING VEHICLE TITLES

  • DECEPTIVE BUSINESS PRACTICES

  • TRADEMARK COUNTERFEITING

  • COMMERCIAL BRIBERY

  • DEFRAUDING CREDITORS

COMPUTER CRIMES
 

  • COMPUTER CRIMES IN GENERAL

  • INTERNET CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

  • COMPUTER HACKING

    • UNLAWFUL USE OF COMPUTER​

    • DISRUPTION OF SERVICE

    • COMPUTER THEFT

    • COMPUTER TRESPASS

    • UNALWFUL DUPLICATION

    • DISTRIBUTION OF COMPUTER VIRUS

    • UNLAWFUL USE OF E-MAIL

DANGEROUS/VIOLENT CRIMES
 

  • CRIMINAL HOMICIDE

    • ​MURDER

    • ATTEMPTED MURDER

    • VOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER

    • INVOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER

  • ASSAULT CRIMES​

    • ASSAULT OFFENSES IN GENERAL​

    • AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

    • ASSAULT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER

    • ASSAULT BY PRISONER

    • STRANGULATION

    • ASSAULT ON SPORTS OFFICIAL

    • SIMPLE ASSAULT
       

  • Robbery

  • Robbery of a Motor Vehicle (Car Jacking) 
     

  • SEXUAL OFFENSES

    • SEX CRIMES IN GENERAL​

    • RAPE

    • SEXUAL REGISTRATION

    • SEXUAL ABUSE OF CHILDREN 

    • UNLAWFUL CONTACT WITH A MINOR 

    • SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN
       

  • KIDNAPPING

    • UNLAWFUL RESTRAINT​

    • FALSE IMPRISONMENT

    • INTERFERENCE WITH CUSTODY OF CHILDREN

    • CRIMINAL COERCION

    • LURING A CHILD INTO A MOTOR VEHICLE STRUCTURE
       

  • HUMAN TRAFFICKING​

    • SEX TRAFFICKING​

    • WAGE TRAFFICKING

  • STALKING​

  • HARASSMENT

  • ENDANGERING WELFARE OF CHILDREN

  • RECKLESSLY ENDANGERING

  • DISCHARGE FIREARM INTO OCCUPIED STRUCTURE

  • ETHNIC INTIMIDATION

  • TERRORISTIC THREATS

  • TERRORISM

PUBLIC CORRUPTION & ABUSE OF OFFICE
 

  • BRIBERY & CORRUPT INFLUENCE

  • OFFICIAL OPPRESSION

  • WAGERING ON OFFICIAL ACTION OR INFORMATION

PUBLIC ORDER & DECENCY
 

  • RIOT

  • DISORDERLY CONDUCT

  • PUBLIC DRUNKENNESS

  • LOITERING & PROWLING AT NIGHT

  • CRUELTY TO ANIMALS

  • GABLING

  • OPEN LEWDNESS

  • PROSTITUTION & PROMOTING PROSTITUTION

  • OBSCENE & SEXUAL MATERIALS/PERFORMANCES

  • BREACH OF PRIVACY

  • INVASION OF PRIVACY

OBSTRUCTING GOVT. OPERATIONS
 

  • RECRUITING CRIMINAL GANG MEMBERS

  • DEALING IN PROCEEDS OF UNLAWFUL ACTIVITY

  • HINDERING APPREHENSION

  • DISARMING LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER

  • RESISTING ARREST

  • OBSTRUCTING ADMINISTRATION OF LAW

  • ESCAPE

  • WEAPONS OR IMPLEMENTS OF ESCAPE

  • CONTRABAND

  • DEFAULT IN REQUIRED APPEARANCE

  • ABSCONDING WITNESS

  • FLIGHT TO AVOID APPREHENSION, TRIAL, PUNISHMENT

DRUG OFFENSES
 

FIREARMS OFFENSES

  • UNIFORMS FIREARM ACT

  • CRIMES COMMITTED WITH FIREARMS

  • PERSONS NOT TO POSSESS FIREARMS

  • FIREARMS NOT TO BE CARRIED WITHOUT LICENSE

  • POSSESSION OF FIREARM WITH ALTERED NUMBERS

  • ALTERING MARKS OF IDENTIFICATION

  • PROHIBITED BULLETS

FALSIFICATION IN OFFICIAL MATTERS
 

  • PERJURY

  • FALSE SWEARING

  • FALSE REPORTS TO LAW ENFORCEMENT

  • WITNESS/INFORMANT BRIBE

  • TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE

  • FALSE ID TO LAW ENFORCEMENT

  • FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS 

VICTIM & WITNESS INTIMIDATION
 

  • INTIMIDATION OF WITNESSES OR VICTIMS

  • RETALIATION AGAINST WITNESSES OR VICTIMS

  • RETALIATION AGAINST PROSECUTOR OR JUDICIAL OFFICIAL

  • PROTECTIVE ORDERS

  • VIOLATION OF ORDERS

SERIOUS MOTOR VEHICLE OFFENSES
 

LEISURE & RECREATIONAL OFFENSES

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