Were you or your loved one recently arrested for an alleged criminal offense in Avondale? Do not say anything to authorities without legal counsel.
Ciccarelli Law Offices represents residents and visitors facing criminal charges in the greater Avondale area. Our criminal defense lawyers work as a team to help individuals achieve the most favorable possible resolutions to their criminal cases.
Criminal Defense Attorney in Avondale, PA
Lee Ciccarelli and the Avondale criminal defense lawyers of Ciccarelli Law Offices can fight to possibly get your criminal charges reduced or dismissed. Our firm will make every effort to ensure that you receive the fewest possible penalties.
Our criminal defense attorneys help people in Avondale and many surrounding areas of Chester County. Call (610) 692-8700 to have our lawyers review your case and answer all of your legal questions during a free, confidential consultation.
Types of Criminal Offenses in Chester County
Some of the most common criminal charges that Ciccarelli Law Offices regularly handles includes, but are not limited to the following:
- Avondale 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.
Avondale DUI Arrests
Pennsylvania Route 41 (PA 41) runs right through Avondale, but U.S. Route 1 (also referred to in Chester County as the Kennett-Oxford Bypass) is only a couple of miles north of the borough. People are arrested for alleged DUI offenses in Avondale on other local roads such as Church Street, Pomeroy Avenue, and Baltimore Pike.
Regardless of whether you are facing drunk driving charges for the first time or you have been previously convicted of DUI, Ciccarelli Law Offices will provide an aggressive legal defense. Our attorneys also represent people accused of criminal traffic offenses allegedly involving alcohol such as aggravated assault by vehicle while DUI.
Avondale, Pennsylvania Court Resources
District Courts | Chester County, PA — Magisterial district courts are minor courts of limited jurisdiction that handle summary offenses and violations of municipal ordinances. They also handle preliminary hearings and arraignments in misdemeanor and felony cases later tried in the Courts of Common Pleas. The Borough of Avondale is within the jurisdiction of District Court 15-4-04 in West Chester.
County Court of Common Pleas | Chester County, PA — The Court of Common Pleas is a state trial court of general jurisdiction that has original jurisdiction over all cases not exclusively assigned to other courts. It also has appellate jurisdiction over judgments from the minor courts. You can visit this website to access a judicial calendar, see local rules of the court, and view fee schedules.
Superior Court | Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania — The Superior Court of Pennsylvania is one of two statewide intermediate appellate courts. The Superior Court often handles appeals of final decisions of the Court of Common Pleas while the other intermediate appellate court, the Commonwealth Court, is limited to decisions of state agencies and certain cases in which the Commonwealth is a party. Visit this website to read court news, search Superior Court opinions, and learn more about cases of public interest.
Supreme Court | Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania — Pennsylvania’s highest court is the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. The seven justices who sit on the bench for the Supreme Court are elected to 10-year terms. On this website, you can search court docket sheets, submit case filings online, and learn more about the court and its justices.
Chester County Law Enforcement Resources
Parkesburg Borough Police Department | Chester County — The Borough of Avondale is serviced by the Parkesburg Police Department. On this website, you can view recent arrests, warrants, and notable cases. You can also access a calendar of upcoming events and read answers to frequently asked questions.
Chester County Sheriff | Chester County, PA — Under Sheriff Carolyn “Bunny” Welsh—the first woman to be elected Sheriff of Chester County—the Chester County Sheriff’s Office was selected as the top sheriff’s office in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for Crime Prevention and Community Outreach in 2008 and 2011. You can use this website to find information about the civil process service, apply for a license to carry firearms, and learn about community programs. The website also features lists of Chester County’s most wanted suspects and the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted.
District Attorney | Chester County, PA — The Chester County District Attorney is the chief law enforcement officer in Chester County. Visit this website to learn more about the current district attorney, read recent press releases, and download various forms and applications. The Victims of Crime section also contains information about the Victim’s Bill of Rights in the Crime Victims Act under 18 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statute §11.201.
Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) — The PSP makes it its core purpose to “seek justice, preserve peace, and improve the quality of life for all.” On this website, you can request a criminal history record, get a copy of a c rash report, and search for sex offenders. The PSP has stations all over Pennsylvania, including the following location in Avondale:
2 Moxley Ln.
Avondale, PA 19311
Areas We Serve In and Around Avondale, PA
Ciccarelli Law Offices represents people in many other locations in the greater Avondale area. In addition to Toughkenamon (which shares the 19311 ZIP code), our firm also defends people who live or were arrested in the following nearby areas:
- Cornish Hills;
- Longwood; and
- West Grove.
Ciccarelli Law Offices | Avondale Criminal Defense Lawyer
If you were arrested for allegedly committing a criminal offense in the greater Avondale area, it is in your best interest to exercise your right to remain silent until you have legal representation. Ciccarelli Law Offices will protect your rights and work tirelessly to help you achieve the most favorable possible outcome to your case.
Lee Ciccarelli is the founder and managing partner of Ciccarelli Law Offices, and our Avondale criminal defense attorneys work as a team to determine the strongest possible defenses against all kinds of criminal charges. You can have our lawyers provide a complete evaluation of your case during a free initial consultation as soon as you call (610) 692-8700 or fill out an online contact form today.