Arrested for a crime?
Attorney Stephen Sebald
Attorney Eric Hackwelder
Criminal Defense Attorneys in Erie, PA
If you have been charged with a crime, you need someone with years of experience to fight for you. You deserve aggressive representation from a trusted criminal defense lawyer in Erie. You can minimize or remove your criminal charges by working with knowledgeable criminal defense attorneys at Sebald, Hackwelder, & Knox.
Why Choose Sebald, Hackwelder, & Knox as Your Criminal Defense Attorneys?
We understand this point of your life can be tense, confusing, and frustrating. The best thing you can do after an arrest is immediately set up a free case consultation with our criminal defense attorneys. We have extensive experience in defending clients in court who have been charged with a crime in Erie, PA. When working with us, you can rest assured knowing that your criminal case is in good hands – no matter what criminal offense charges you are facing.
Criminal Defense FAQs
At the preliminary hearing, a representative from the District Attorney’s office has to call witnesses to make a prima facie case that a crime has been committed. If the Commonwealth is able to show that the individual charged with the crime more likely than not commited the crime, then the case will go to trial.
The most common mistake a person facing a criminal charge makes is not working with an experienced criminal defense attorney from the very start. If you meet with the authorities or another government agency on your own without an attorney, then it’s very challenging to come back from any harm done to the defense.
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