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Robert C. Keller

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  • Pennsylvania Record Expungement / Correction. Disorderly conduct - SS 5503 A 1 (Engaged in Fighting).

    About ten years ago I was charged (rightfully) with disorderly conduct after a fight occurred outside of my residence, then ended up inside of my residence. I had no part in the fight. The actors had left and I guess the police had to charge someo...

    Robert’s Answer

    It can be expunged. Contact a local criminal defense attorney who has expertise in this area. Most firms like ours, offer free consults. Good luck.

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  • Is it possible for him to stay out of jail?

    My son is 24 yrs old. He just graduated from the Police Academy. However, he is now facing felony charges from a large retail chain for theft and Forgery. The amount in question is a little over $4000. He has no record and he has always maintaine...

    Robert’s Answer

    Hire an experienced local criminal defense attorney who will protect his interests and attempt to avoid a conviction.

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  • Retail theft: what is going to happen?

    I was arrested today on retail theft in Montgomery county. The total amount stolen was about $600 dollars worth of items. I have no priors and they said it was going to be a misdemeanor. Never stolen anything before but made a stupid choice. What ...

    Robert’s Answer

    Retain a local criminal defense attorney. Most, like our firm offer free consultations. You may even be eligible for a first time offenders program which offers an opportunity to have the charges dismissed and your record cleared. Good luck.

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  • What do I have to do to expunge my criminal background?

    I'd like to expunge my criminal background. I've been charged with misdemeanors but they were all dismissed or withdrawn so I never got convicted of those. I have had all summary offenses of harassment and disorderly conduct which I pled guilty to...

    Robert’s Answer

    Retain an experienced criminal defense attorney who will be able to file the necessary court papers to secure an expungement of the misdemeanor. If you pled guilty to a summary offense, there is a five year wait to have that charge expunged.

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  • Is it even worth it to file for a pardon in PA? or would it likely be a waste of time and money?

    i have 2 DUI offenses with the most recent one being about 7 years ago. my second offense my BAC was .17 so it was charged as a first degree misdemeanor. i feel like it is holding me back from getting decent jobs and was thinking about filing for ...

    Robert’s Answer

    In Pa. there is a 10 year look back period for DUI cases, therefore a pardon would not be granted. Be aware that if you are convicted of another DUI within 10 years of your first offense, you are facing up to one year in jail.

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  • In Pennsylavania, how long does an arrest stay on your record if the charges were dropped?

    I was arrested in 2010 for witness intimidation but the charges were dismissed at the preliminary hearing. The charges can never be brought up again (my lawyer told me the DA signed something to this effect.) How long will this stay on my record...

    Robert’s Answer

    The charges will forever remain on your record unless and until you have it expunged. It is important for you to retain a criminal defense attorney with expertise in expungement cases. The attorney can file a petition in court seeking to have your record cleared. Expungement a are not automatic in Pa.

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  • I have not been charged but officer has been here at home to question me several times. charges that i stole 22,000 from a home

    says fingerprints are on box. many other caretakers in home. no proof money was in box. wont tell me where box was or show me evidence of my fingerprints.. says he is going to get a warrent for my arrest if i dont confess which i will not did n...

    Robert’s Answer

    Do NOT speak to the police without an attorney being present. Immediately retain a criminal defense attorney. In the meantime refuse all requests by the police to speak with them.

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  • How much is it to lift a bench warrant

    There is a weren't on my friend and she just in trouble. And I want to bail her out but she had a bench warrant how much is it to lift the warrant

    Robert’s Answer

    Consult with a local criminal defense attorney who will investigate the matter and then quite a fee to represent your friend. Most firms like ours offer free consults.

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  • Am I actually charged if I didn't get processed?

    I was arrested for DUI 3 weeks ago. There was an issue with their official breathalyzer and right before They took me to the hospital it started to work. They then started to process me but their computer and scanner stopped working halfway throug...

    Robert’s Answer

    Have a local criminal defense attorney with expertise with DUI cases investigate to determine if you have been charged. Most firms like pus offer free consults. God luck.

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  • First offence DUI, what are the penalties?

    My boyfriend got pulled over for running a stop sign. Turns out he had been drinking and got a dui charge. It is his first offence with no previous records. They brethalized him in the field and in the station. I do not know the number. There was ...

    Robert’s Answer

    He may be eligible for a first time offenders program known as ARD. If he is accepted, there is no conviction. He will be obligated to take an alcohol evaluation to determine if he has a drinking problem and treatment if necessary. He will also have to complete safe driving school and do some community service. There will also be a license suspension up to 2 months depending on how much alcohol was in his system. He will also be obligated to pay court costs. It is important that he immediately retain a local criminal defense attorney who will review the case and determine if there are defenses and if not to then try to have the case placed in this special problem. The attorney will be able to have the criminal record expunged at the conclusion of the case. Most firms like ours offer free consults. Good luck.

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