Women are charged with sex crimes far less frequently than men. Not surprisingly, when a woman is alleged to have committed such crimes, the circumstances can be highly unusual. Two recent arrests in Lackawanna County go a long way to proving the point.
Sex crimes charges can be complex for a variety of reasons and can have a significant impact on the accused individual's future and freedom. Accused individuals not only face the potential consequences associated with the legal process but can also face potentially significant consequences related to a job or housing and in both their professional and personal lives.
Domestic violence is a term we are all familiar with but it can be useful to have a discussion of what the term refers in the legal sense and what the consequences are for domestic violence charges. Domestic violence can impact any family including families and individuals in many different situations.
Each year thousands of Pennsylvania residents are arrested on drunk driving charges. The circumstances that lead to these arrests can be quite varied but, in most cases, a law enforcement officer will allegedly view some traffic violation, initiate a traffic stop and only once coming into contact with the driver might the officer believe that the driver is under the influence of alcohol. So, what is the best approach to fighting drunk driving charges in Pennsylvania?