Kennett Square PA Criminal Lawyers
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania Criminal Defense Attorney
If you find yourself in the anxiety-producing situation of being charged with a criminal offense in Kennett Square Pennsylvania, it is particularly important that you have an experienced, respected legal team on your side. The Kennett Square criminal defense attorneys at the Ciccarelli Law Offices are highly respected, and have the experience you need to achieve the best outcome possible. We have local offices at 135 East State Street, Kennett Square PA 19348 and are available by calling (610) 925-2500. Our Kennett Square criminal attorneys will fight hard for your freedom and your future, and we fully understand that good people sometimes make a bad decision. Knowing that, our fight for your future is all the more aggressive, because we also believe those that make a one-time bad decision deserve a second chance.
A criminal conviction can derail your entire future, leaving you unable to obtain employment, return to college on a government student loan, obtain a professional license, own a firearm, and even rent a place to live. We want to help you prevent those negative consequences of a criminal conviction as well as the more known consequences of jail or prison and high fines. Contact our Kennett Square criminal defense attorneys at the Ciccarelli Law Offices by email or by phone at (610) 925-2500 or (877) 529-2422.
Fighting for Your Success in Kennett Square PA
With a population of about 7,000, Kennett Square is a Chester County borough in Pennsylvania, known as the Mushroom Capital of the World. In celebration of this title, Kennett Square conducts an annual Mushroom Festival, which essentially shuts the town down to celebrate with tours of mushroom farms, a parade, and lots of activities and food booths. Kennett Square is also the home to Genesis Health Care, an administrator of elderly care facilities. Each fall in Kennett Square, the Kennett Brewfest is held, allowing unlimited tastings of rare, different, seasonal or exclusive beers.
Kennett Square comes in at 59 on the crime index, meaning the town is safer than 59 percent of other towns in the United States, with the majority of those crimes being property crimes rather than violent crimes. That being said, crime does occur in Kennett Square, and those who find themselves being criminally charged need an experienced criminal defense attorney who will consistently be in their corner, fighting for their rights.
Of course, no one ever expects they will be criminally charged, therefore few are prepared for this occurrence. If you happen to find yourself in the position of facing criminal charges, it is extremely important that you not hide your head in the sand, but face your charges head on, with a knowledgeable attorney from the Ciccarelli Law Offices. Our Kennett Square criminal defense attorneys have the experience and resources needed to fight for you and your rights after an arrest.
Criminal Defense Lawyer in Kennett Square, PA
Lee Ciccarelli and the Kennett Square criminal defense attorneys at Ciccarelli Law Offices are experienced in a wide variety of criminal matters. Our firm will work tirelessly to possibly get your criminal charges reduced or dismissed.
Our lawyers will examine every aspect of your arrest and challenge any evidence that was illegally seized. You can have our attorneys provide a complete evaluation of your case when you call (610) 692-8700 to take advantage of a free, confidential consultation.
If you are criminally charged in Kennett Square, you will likely appear at the Kennett Square Magisterial District Court 15-3-04 located at 916 West Cypress Street. Our attorneys are very familiar with this court, along with the judge and other court personnel.
Kennett Square DUI Charges
Pennsylvania Route 82 runs through Kennett Square, but the borough is also only a couple of miles from U.S. Route 1 (also known as the Kennett-Oxford Bypass in Chester County). While these two highways account for some of the high-traffic areas around Kennett Square, several people are arrested for alleged DUI offenses on other local roads such as Cypress Street, Baltimore Pike, and Broad Street.
Ciccarelli Law Offices represents people with prior drunk driving convictions as well as individuals facing DUI charges for the first time. Our lawyers also handle such alleged alcohol-related traffic offenses as aggravated assault by vehicle while DUI.
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania Court Resources
District Courts | Chester County, PA — Summary offenses and violations of municipal ordinances are typically handled in magisterial district courts. Magisterial district courts are minor courts of limited jurisdiction that also handle preliminary hearings and arraignments in misdemeanor and felony cases later tried in the Courts of Common Pleas. Kennett Square is home to two magisterial district courts:
District Court 15-3-04
916 W. Cypress St.
Kennett Square PA 19348
District Court 15-4-04
914 W. Cypress St.
Kennett Square, PA 19348
County Court of Common Pleas | Chester County, PA — The Court of Common Pleas is a state trial court of general jurisdiction. In addition to original jurisdiction over all cases not exclusively assigned to other courts, it also has appellate jurisdiction over judgments from the minor courts. Use this website to view fee schedules, access a judicial calendar, and see local rules of the court.
Superior Court | Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania — The Superior Court of Pennsylvania is one of two statewide intermediate appellate courts, with the Commonwealth Court being the other. The Superior Court usually handles appeals of final decisions of the Court of Common Pleas while the Commonwealth Court is limited to decisions of state agencies and certain cases in which the Commonwealth is a party. On this website, you can read court news, search Superior Court opinions, and learn more about cases of public interest.
Supreme Court | Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania — The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania is the court of last resort in the Commonwealth. The seven justices who sit on the bench for the Supreme Court are elected to 10-year terms. Visit this website to search court docket sheets, read recent news, and learn more about the court and its justices.
Chester County Law Enforcement Resources
Police | Borough of Kennett Square — Visit this website to learn more about the Kennett Square Police Department. Find information about criminal investigations, public services, and the department’s mission. You can also view press releases and arrest information.
Kennett Square Police Department
115 N. Broad St.
Kennett Square, PA 19348
Chester County Sheriff | Chester County, PA — The Chester County Sheriff’s Office is the law enforcement arm of the Court of Common Pleas for Chester County. On this website, you can apply for a license to carry firearms, learn about community programs, and read recent scam awareness bulletins. You can also view lists of Chester County’s as well as the FBI’s most wanted suspects.
District Attorney | Chester County, PA — As the chief law enforcement officer in Chester County, the Chester County District Attorney’s Office identifies its core functions as investigating, prosecuting, and preventing criminal offenses. You can use this website to read recent press releases, download forms and applications, and learn more about the office’s investigative units. Victims of crimes can also learn about their rights under the Victim’s Bill of Rights in the Crime Victims Act.
Areas We Serve In and Around Kennett Square, PA
Ciccarelli Law Offices defends residents of and visitors to Kennett Square as well as such other communities in the 19348 ZIP code as Toughkenamon and Willowdale. Some of the other nearby locations in Chester County that we serve include:
- Marshallton; and
Trusted Experience from The Ciccarelli Law Offices
Our attorneys have nearly 100 years of combined experience, and have successfully assisted those with criminal court cases in Chester County and throughout the Philadelphia area. With our unique approach to criminal cases, we can tackle even the most challenging criminal charges, whether through skilled negotiation or aggressive litigation. We are fully cognizant of what is at stake—your future and your freedom. We have successfully tried and won cases across all areas of criminal law in virtually every District Court and trial courtroom in Chester County. At Ciccarelli Law Offices, success is our mission—we are driven to serve and ready to fight. Contact Ciccarelli Law Offices at (610) 925-2500. Our office is conveniently located at 135 East State St. in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania to better serve you.