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Protection From Abuse

What is a PFA? A Protection From Abuse Order, or “PFA”, is what is commonly referred to as a restraining order. A PFA is a civil order signed by a judge which prevents an abuser from contacting the victim and/or the children in any way. Who can get a PFA? Any victim of domestic violence can obtain a ...

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Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD)

What is ARD? ARD is short for Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition and is a program unique to Pennsylvania. ARD is designed for first-time offenders of certain non-violent crimes who avail themselves to treatment and rehabilitation, and who are unlikely to commit another crime. ARD is considered a diversionary program; it is an alternative to trial, to conviction, ...

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Simple Assault vs. Aggravated Assault

In Pennsylvania, simple assault is defined as when someone attempts to cause or intentionally, knowingly or recklessly causes bodily injury to another; negligently causes bodily injury to another with a deadly weapon or attempts by physical menace to put another in fear of eminent serious bodily injury.  Simple assault is usually classified as a second ...

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In Pennsylvania, a person is guilty of robbery if, in the course of committing a theft, he or she: 1. inflicts serious bodily injury upon another (first degree felony); 2. threatens another with or intentionally puts him in fear of immediate serious bodily injury (first degree felony); 3. commits or threatens immediately to commit any felony of the ...

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Retail Theft

Section 3929 of the Pennsylvania Crimes Code defines retail theft as follows: Section 3929 Retail Theft. (a) Offense defined - A person is guilty of a retail theft if he: (1) takes possession of, carries away, transfers or causes to be carried away or transferred, any merchandise displayed, held, stored or offered for sale by any store or ...

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Meet Pennsylvania Attorney Enrique Latoison

Managing Partner and founder of Latoison Law, Enrique Latoison, Esq. represents a diverse portfolio of clientele, including individuals, families, businesses and working professionals, in all of their legal needs. Mr. Latoison earned his Juris Doctorate degree from the James E. Beasley School of Law at Temple University, where he received awards in class excellence and accolades ...

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