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Criminal Defense

Seasoned Luzerne County Lawyers Provide Strong Criminal Defense

Established Forty Fort law firm ready to assist clients in all prosecutions

Any type of criminal charge, whether it’s a misdemeanor or a felony, has the potential for serious consequences. A conviction can affect your life for many years, causing difficulty with employment, housing and other economic and social concerns. If you or a family member is facing a criminal prosecution, do not hesitate in contacting a qualified defense attorney. The lawyers at Mahler Law Firm, LLC in Forty Fort, Pennsylvania will vigorously protect your rights and work to achieve the most favorable outcome possible in your case.

Skilled counselors provide defense for traffic offenses and DUI

Our lawyers defend clients charged with serious traffic violations, including driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. We are knowledgeable in all aspects of Pennsylvania DUI law and in how to spot and challenge weaknesses in the prosecution’s case. This includes contesting the legality of the original traffic stop, the conduct of field sobriety tests, the administration of chemical tests and the handling of evidence by police. If you’ve been arrested or charged with any serious traffic offense, contact our law firm at the earliest opportunity and we’ll get to work protecting your rights.

Proven advocates for defendants clients accused of theft and white-collar crimes

We provide thorough and efficient representation in cases charging theft of money or property by any means, including prosecutions for white-collar crimes such as:

  • Theft by deception
  • Embezzlement
  • Identity theft
  • Insurance fraud
  • Investment fraud
  • Bank fraud

Theft crimes range in degree based on the value and amount of property taken and the specific conduct alleged. We raise all appropriate defenses, striking at the elements of the prosecution’s case and presenting mitigating factors and circumstances. We apply proven legal strategies designed to produce favorable results.

Committed law firm defends against full range of criminal charges

Every person charged with a crime is presumed innocent and is entitled to effective assistance of counsel. We represent clients accused of all types of crimes, ranging from drug offenses to crimes of violence. These include:

  • Drug possession, manufacture or sale
  • Assault and battery
  • Domestic violence
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder
  • Rape
  • Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Arson

In all criminal cases, the burden is on the prosecution to prove intent and other necessary elements. We know how to subject the government’s case to scrutiny, challenging the competence of the evidence and witness testimony and the methods by which it was obtained. No matter how serious the charges in your case, we will work to achieve the most optimal disposition.

Contact a knowledgeable Pennsylvania criminal defense attorney

At Mahler Law Firm, LLC in Forty Fort, our lawyers have the courtroom experience necessary to mount an aggressive legal defense in all criminal prosecutions in Luzerne County and surrounding areas. If you have been arrested or charged with a crime or you believe you are under investigation, call us at 570-704-5772 or contact us online for a free consultation.

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  • Forty Fort Office
    1043 Wyoming Avenue
    First Floor
    Forty Fort, Pennsylvania 18704
    Phone: 570-718-1118
    Fax: 570-718-1119