In my years of practice, I have represented defendants at every stage of the criminal process. From preliminary hearings to appeals, I have had the opportunity to litigate several issues and work to get the best results for my clients.
Practice areas & skills: Child Abuse, Criminal Defense, Sex Crime, Appeals, DUI & DWI
Review: “I have tried to get off drugs for several years. While on drugs I committed a lot of stupid crimes like retail theft, burglary, drugs, DUI but I got clean for 18 months and was turning my life around. I had a relapse wh...
Practice areas & skills: Child Abuse, DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense
Attorney William R. Bickerton was formerly the lawyer from the Trial Unit of the Allegheny County Public Defender's Office assigned to the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas DUI Court. Attorney Bickerton represented clients charged with variou...
Practice areas & skills: Child Abuse, Sex Crime, Criminal Defense, Violent Crime, White Collar Crime
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A child abuse lawyer understands issues related to child abuse and neglect, and child physical or emotional abuse claims can arise in a variety of contexts and motives. Sometimes the young victim tells a relative, who then files a lawsuit; at other times, a government agency such as Child Protective Services may press charges. Because of the victims' tender age, abuse cases frequently are complicated. You may seek a child abuse lawyer whether you have been accused of child abuse, or if you're seeking to file a lawsuit on the victim's behalf.