Malvern PA Criminal Lawyers
Malvern Criminal Defense Attorney
In this day and age, many people who are unexpectedly facing criminal charges may question whether they need an attorney, or may simply be overwhelmed with the task of finding the very best attorney for the situation. Of course, we live in a DIY world, and information on practically everything is at our fingertips. It is important to remember that information is not experience and knowledge of Pennsylvania law. The attorneys at the Ciccarelli Law Offices bring advocacy, extensive experience and aggressive representation to the table, whether you find yourself facing a trial in West Chester, a district magisterial judge, or a Domestic Relations hearing.
Before you get to the point of appearing before a judge or jury, our skilled negotiators can determine the weaknesses in the prosecution’s case, and may be able to have your charges dropped entirely, or, negotiate lesser charges. If you are feeling anxious and unsure, our respected legal team can help you make the decisions you need to make, and can provide you with the information you need to make those decisions. Contact our experienced Malvern criminal defense attorneys by email or by phone at (610) 692-8700 or (877) 529-2422.
We Fight for Your Success in Malvern PA
With a population of about 3,500, Malvern is a Chester County borough, twenty-five miles west of Philadelphia. Malvern was settled by Welsh immigrants in the 17th century who bought land from William Penn, and is also the site of the Paoli Massacre, during the American Revolutionary War. Today, Malvern is home to Siemens Healthcare, Liberty Property Trust, American Muscle, Vishay Intertechnology, The Vanguard Group, and Ricoh Americas Corporation.
Malvern rates 88 on the crime index, meaning it is safer than 88 percent of all other cities in the United States. While this means Malvern is a very safe city, overall, there are still crimes committed, whether knowingly or unwittingly, in the city each day. If you find yourself on the wrong side of the law, and need an experienced Malvern criminal defense attorney, it could be extremely beneficial to speak to an attorney from the Ciccarelli Law Offices. We are ready and extremely able to help you. From Avondale to Oxford, our Chester County criminal defense attorneys have the experience and resources needed to fight for you and your rights after an arrest for any of the following:
- Malvern Driving Under the Influence (DUI);
- Serious Traffic Offenses;
- Drug Charges;
- Marijuana Charges;
- Firearm / Weapon Charges;
- Violent Crimes;
- Domestic Violence;
- Sex Crimes;
- Theft and Property Offenses;
- Juvenile Offenses;
- Internet / Cyber Crimes;
- White Collar Crime;
- Violation of Probation;
- Violation of Parole;
- Record Expungement / Sealing;
- Post Conviction / Appeals;
- Student Disciplinary Hearings;
- Misdemeanor Charges; and
- Felony Charges.
If you live in Malvern, you may have received notification to appear in Chester County Magisterial District Court 15-1-02 in West Chester. Our lawyers can represent you if you’ve gotten a summons for a traffic citation, preliminary hearing, or non-jury trial in this court. The Magisterial District Court in West Chester is located at 1572 Paoli Pike.
Malvern DUI Charges
U.S. Route 30 (the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike) runs along the northern limits of Malvern, while U.S. Route 202 and Interstate 76 (I-76 or the Pennsylvania Turnpike) are two other major roadways that are located near the borough. Other less congested roads in Malvern can be frequent locations for DUI arrests, including Warren Avenue, King Road, and Paoli Pike.
Whether you were arrested for drunk driving for the first time or you are an alleged repeat offender, Ciccarelli Law Offices can review all of the circumstances surrounding your arrest and identify all possible defenses that could help you avoid being convicted. Our lawyers also handle criminal cases arising from accidents involving allegedly intoxicated motorists, including aggravated assault by vehicle while DUI offenses.
Malvern, Pennsylvania Court Resources
District Courts | Chester County, PA — Summary offenses and violations of municipal ordinances are typically handled in magisterial district courts, which are minor courts of limited jurisdiction. Magisterial district courts also handle preliminary hearings and arraignments in misdemeanor and felony cases later tried in the Courts of Common Pleas. The Borough of Malvern falls within the jurisdiction of District Court 15-1-02 in West Chester.
County Court of Common Pleas | Chester County, PA — All cases not exclusively assigned to other courts are handled in the Court of Common Pleas, a state trial court of general jurisdiction. The Court of Common Pleas has original jurisdiction over those cases as well as appellate jurisdiction over judgments from the minor courts. On this website, you can learn about the court’s mission and goals, view local rules of the court, and access a judicial calendar.
Superior Court | Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania — Pennsylvania has two statewide intermediate appellate courts, and the Superior Court is the appellate court of general jurisdiction while the jurisdiction of the other appellate court, the Commonwealth Court, is limited to decisions of state agencies and certain cases in which the Commonwealth is a party. The Superior Court often handles appeals of final decisions of the Court of Common Pleas. You can learn more about cases of public interest, read court news, and search Superior Court opinions.
Supreme Court | Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania — The court of last resort in the Commonwealth is the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. It consists of seven justices, each of whom is elected to 10-year terms. Visit this website to view calendars of court sessions, search court docket sheets, and submit case filings online.
Chester County Law Enforcement Resources
Police Department | City of Malvern — Visit this website to learn more about the Malvern Police Department. Read about the agency’s mission, organizational statement, and core values. You can also pay fines online through this website.
Malvern Police Department
1 E. 1st Ave. # 1
Malvern, PA 19355
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. The Chester County’s Most Wanted section of this website allows you to view suspects as well as submit tips (with the option to do so anonymously). You can also read recent scam awareness bulletins.
District Attorney | Chester County, PA — The core functions of the Chester County District Attorney’s Office are to investigate, prosecute, and prevent crimes. On this website, you can download forms and applications, read recent press releases, 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 under 18 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statute §11.201.
Areas We Serve In and Around Malvern, PA
Ciccarelli Law Offices handles criminal cases in a number of other communities in the greater Malvern area, including some of the following that share the 19355 ZIP code:
- Colonial Way;
- Paoli; and
- Whitehouse Farms.
Choosing a Malvern Criminal Defense Attorney
At the Ciccarelli Law Offices, we pride ourselves on mounting an aggress defense, leaving no stone unturned. We have a track record which speaks for itself, having successfully tried and won cases in virtually every District Court and trial courtroom in Chester County. It is important to remember that the decision you make regarding your Chester County criminal defense lawyer could well be one of the most important decisions you will be asked to make in your life. Our attorneys will aggressively fight for your freedom and your future. At Ciccarelli Law Offices, success is our mission—we are driven to serve and ready to fight. Contact Ciccarelli Law Offices at (610)-269-5566.
Our office is conveniently located at 101 Lindenwood Dr. Ste 225 in Malvern, Pennsylvania to better serve you.
The criminal defense lawyers at Ciccarelli Law Offices have successfully defended citizens throughout Pennsylvania who have been arrested and accused of committing a crime. We have tried cases in the Chester County courts and serve clients in Malvern PA and its surrounding communities such as Chesterbrook, Great Valley, Bryn Mawr, Paoli, Immaculate University and Tredyffrin Township.