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2255 | Third Circuit Court of Appeals

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In the Third Circuit Court of Appeals I believe I have a very good issue under 2255. My lawyer did a really bad job and missed something that would have resulted in a totally [...]

Post Trial Motions and Appeals

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I lost at trial, but some of the things that happened at trial were wrong. I want to appeal, but my law tells me that I have ten days to as the judge to correct anything that [...]

Expungements and DNA

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This is less of a question and more of a commentary that is relevant to many questions we get on expugnements. We get a question on either a summary offense or an expungement [...]

In Absentia Update

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My case was done in absentia per the previous November posting. I was found not guilty of all of the major crimes and guilty of some very minor crimes. I was sentenced to [...]

What is a Writ of Mandamus

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What is a Writ of Mandamus? In latin, mandamus means “we command.” In Pennsylvania we see that a Writ of Mandamus is filed in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania. [...]

Reasonable Bail

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My brother got arrested and was charged with all misdemeanors in his case. The bail seems to be outrageously high. What constitutes reasonable bail? How can I get the bail [...]