Were you arrested for allegedly committing any kind of criminal offense in the greater Malvern area? You will want to avoid making any kind of statement to authorities until you have legal representation.
Ciccarelli Law Offices defends individuals who were arrested in Malvern and several other surrounding areas of Chester County. Our criminal defense attorneys can fight to possibly get your criminal charges minimized or eliminated.
Criminal Defense Lawyer in Malvern, PA
Lee Ciccarelli and the Malvern criminal defense attorneys at Ciccarelli Law Offices work as a team to help clients achieve the most favorable possible outcomes to their cases that result in the fewest penalties. Our firm will fight to protect your liberty and work to possibly have your criminal charges reduced or dismissed.
Our criminal defense lawyers understand the tremendous stress that an arrest and the ensuing criminal charges places on every aspect of a person’s life. You can have our attorneys review your case and discuss all of your legal options when you call (610) 692-8700 to take advantage of a free initial consultation.
Types of Criminal Offenses in Chester County
Residents of and visitors to Malvern can be charged with any one of a number of alleged criminal offenses, depending on specific situations. Ciccarelli Law Offices defends people accused of such crimes as:
- Malvern Driving Under the Influence (DUI);
- Serious Traffic Offenses;
- Drug 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.
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.
Ciccarelli Law Offices | Malvern Criminal Defense Attorney
If you or your loved one are facing criminal charges following an arrest in Malvern, it will be in your best interest to quickly retain legal counsel. Ciccarelli Law Offices defends individuals in Malvern as well as surrounding communities all over Chester County.
Lee Ciccarelli and the Malvern criminal defense lawyers of Ciccarelli Law Offices are well-versed in Pennsylvania criminal matters. Call (610) 692-8700 or submit an online contact form to have our attorneys provide a complete evaluation of your case during a free initial consultation.