Being charged with a crime can impact your life in ways that might not be immediately apparent. You likely have no idea what to expect from the criminal justice process. If you have been accused of committing a crime, you probably have various questions, including:
- Will I go to jail?
- Will I be required to pay fines?
- Will I have a criminal record?
- How can I reduce the severity of the punishment?
- How can I clear up my record?
Honest And Straightforward Legal Representation
I am criminal defense attorney Michael F. Dunn, and I will give you straight answers to all of your questions. Since 1980, I have defended the rights of people accused of crimes in Montgomery County, Bucks County, Philadelphia, Delaware County, Chester County and throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania.
I defend individuals who have been arrested for or accused of any felony or misdemeanor. Regardless of the criminal charge, I give every case my personal attention. Over the course of my career, I have built a successful record by helping clients avoid jail time, steep fines, license suspension and criminal records.
High-Quality Defense To Any Criminal Charge In Montgomery County
In addition to representing adults charged with misdemeanors and felonies, I am also experienced defending juveniles charged with crimes. I provide high-quality criminal defense to any and all charges you may face. Some of the criminal issues I can assist you with are:
- DUI/DWI defense, including the refusal to submit to a Breathalyzer test
- Serious traffic offenses, such as driving with a suspended driver’s license, speeding, reckless driving and other traffic violations that can result in driver’s license suspension
- Drug charges involving marijuana, cocaine, prescription narcotics or other controlled substances, ranging from drug possession to manufacturing or distribution
- Assault of all types, including bar fights and domestic violence
- Theft and shoplifting
- Criminal fraud, including check fraud, bank fraud, employee fraud and credit card fraud
- Violation of probation or parole
Let Me Start Fighting For You Today
I am committed to protecting you, whether you have been charged with a DUI, assault, theft or another criminal offense. As your criminal defense lawyer, I will work hard to achieve the best possible outcome for you. I am an experienced attorney who understands the details of Pennsylvania criminal law, and I am familiar with all available options to minimize the impact of a criminal charge on your record. I can help you determine if your criminal record is eligible for expungement, and if it is, I can assist you with that process.
If you have been charged with a crime, I encourage you to contact me as soon as possible. I will start immediately to help you improve your prospects. You can schedule a free initial consultation with me at my office in Glenside by calling 215-572-0955.
If this is the first time you have been charged with a crime, your feelings of fear and uncertainty are normal. The idea of going to jail or prison is scary. Fortunately, Pennsylvania allows many first-time offenders to avoid jail time and prevent a mark on their criminal record.
Criminal assault is a serious charge with serious consequences. In addition to jail time and fines, you face the possibility of having a mark on your permanent criminal record that could affect your ability to get a job in the future. You have the right to defend yourself against these charges. That is where I come in. I am Michael F. Dunn, Attorney at Law, and since 1980, I have defended people accused of these crimes, and I can defend you.
While the statutes stay the same, the way they are interpreted by case law varies slightly with every case and situation. Because your case involves a unique set of facts, the only way to get real answers about the criminal defense process in your situation is to talk directly with a lawyer. Schedule a free initial consultation with me — Michael F. Dunn, Attorney at Law — by calling my Glenside, Pennsylvania, law firm at 215-572-0955 or completing my online contact form.
Domestic violence charges often start with an argument, and they have the ability to change your life forever. People found guilty of domestic violence may find their careers affected, their housing impacted and their ability to carry a firearm taken away. They may also face fines and jail time.
Will I go to jail? When someone has been charged with a criminal offense, this is one of the most common questions he or she asks. At my Glenside, Pennsylvania, law firm, I — Michael F. Dunn, Attorney at Law — use years of experience to help my clients predict the probable outcome of the charges they face. I then work diligently to minimize potential consequences, seeking to get charges dismissed, negotiating pleas to lesser charges or by proving my clients' innocence at trial.
Most people do not realize that a conviction for any retail theft — no matter how small the value of the item alleged to be taken — may result in a permanent criminal record. Your fingerprints will be documented, your picture may be taken and future employers may be able to see that you were found guilty of a theft crime. Young people, in particular, may find that shoplifting charges put their dreams of becoming teachers, lawyers or police officers at stake.
You should not take a charge of theft or shoplifting lightly. The penalties under Pennsylvania law are potentially severe. An experienced criminal defense lawyer can help minimize the harm. For more than three decades, I have provided personal attention to people accused of crimes in Montgomery County, Bucks County, Philadelphia, Delaware County, Chester County and throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania. I am here to defend you.
If you are facing a weapons charge in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, or someone you care about is, it is important that you take it seriously and work with an experienced criminal defense attorney. At my Glenside, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, law office, I — Michael F. Dunn — have been providing clients with effective representation since 1980.