Criminal Defense Attorney in Pennsylvania
Applebaum & AssociatesThe Sovereign Building 609 Hamilton Street, Suite 19
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18101
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Law Firm Overview FREE CONSULTATIONApplebaum & Associates is an experienced and dedicated law firm in Pennsylvania. We help clients who are facing charges in a broad range of criminal law cases. We have extensive experience in these matters, and we know the best approach to reaching a positive result for you. From our home office in Bensalem, we pursue every legal option available in an effort to preserve your rights and your freedom.
We understand how overwhelming it can be to face a criminal charge. When you hire our firm, you will have direct access to your lawyer at all times. We take our responsibility to you very seriously and commit ourselves to providing the best service available by treating your case as if it were the only case that we have.
Attorney Michael H. Applebaum has been practicing law in Pennsylvania for over 40 years and has handled thousands of cases. He is known as a skilled litigator and a strong advocate for his clients' rights. He has a complete understanding of Pennsylvania law, and he knows how to build a strong case on your behalf. He has extensive experience handling all types of criminal offenses.
Areas of Law
Areas of Law Description
Our practice areas include:
- Drunk Driving Defense
Attorney Michael H. Applebaum has over 40 years of experience practicing law in Pennsylvania. He has been successful in defending clients against all types of drunk driving offenses. He looks at each case with a fresh perspective and creates a customized strategy designed specifically to accommodate the unique challenges of your situation. We pursue every possible option in creating your drunk driving defense, including questioning the: Traffic stop; Field sobriety and chemical tests; and, Qualifications of the person administering tests. We closely examine every aspect of your case and look for holes in the prosecution's case that we can use to your advantage. We will seize any opportunity to have the charges against you dismissed and we are always ready to present the strongest possible case to a judge or jury in an effort to beat your charges outright.
- Traffic Violations
Attorney Michael H. Applebaum has been practicing law in Pennsylvania for over 40 years. He has handled nearly every type of traffic violation on the books and he works hard to minimize the damage of the charges in these cases. He has been successful in negotiating violations down to non-points offenses in many cases. We also have extensive experience working with truckers and other CDL holders. Truck drivers' careers are on the line when they are facing charges for a serious traffic violation. We will fight to minimize the impact of any violation on your ability to hold a CDL. Our experience in these matters allows us to be much more proactive in our efforts to protect your license. Don't let a simple mistake on the road jeopardize your earning capacity.
- Drivers License Suspension
Driver's license suspensions can happen as a result of excessive points for traffic violations or for a conviction on crimes such as drunk driving. Successful defense against DUI or traffic violations is a solid first step in the preservation of your driving privileges. Attorney Michael H. Applebaum has over 40 years of experience in Pennsylvania law. He has been successful at preserving clients' driving privileges without condition. He has also helped clients facing a license suspension to obtain occupational limited licenses which allow them to drive to work and medical appointments.
- Juvenile Crimes
At the law firm of Applebaum & Associates, we represent minors in all types of criminal cases. We have extensive experience in juvenile delinquency matters, and we work diligently to obtain the most favorable possible result. Attorney Applebaum has been practicing law in Pennsylvania for over 40 years. He knows the law, and he knows what it takes to protect your child's future. We are ready to help with any type of juvenile crime, including: Underage DUI; Traffic violations; Drug charges; Sex crimes; Arson and vandalism; Shoplifting; Assault; and, Summary offenses.
- Drug Crimes
Drug related crimes are among the most aggressively pursued cases in the Pennsylvania legal system today. It sometimes seems that law enforcement officials and prosecutors will do almost anything to get a conviction. What seems to get lost in many of these case cases is the rights of the people being investigated for the crimes. When the government is prepared to mobilize every resource at its disposal against you, it is important that you have a strong defense to match. Be sure that you have an Allentown drug charge defense lawyer who has the experience and the knowledge to properly handle your case. At the Bensalem, Pennsylvania law firm of Applebaum & Associates, we represent clients in cases involving all types of drugs and controlled substances.
- Sex Crimes
The penalties for a conviction on many sex offenses can be quite severe and may include jail time and permanent inclusion on the sex offender registry. In many cases, the truth of the matter often comes down to your word against your accuser's. When you hire our firm, we work diligently to expose any false allegations. We build the strongest possible defense on your behalf and do everything we can to beat the charges against you. We provide aggressive defense in all types of sex crime cases, including: Rape; Sexual assault; Inappropriate touching; Indecent exposure; and, Sex with a minor.
- Prostitution and Indecency
Prostitution and indecency offenses are taken very seriously by Pennsylvania law enforcement and can result in substantial penalties, including fines and jail time. Depending on how you are connected to the crime, you could be facing misdemeanor or felony charges. No matter what type of crime you have been accused of, it is important that you contact a respected Doylestown prostitution defense attorney immediately. At the Bensalem, Pennsylvania based law firm of Applebaum & Associates, we represent clients throughout the state in a variety of prostitution and indecency cases. We have handled cases ranging from simple solicitation to defending those accused of running prostitution rings. We have extensive experience in these matters and are committed to protecting your rights above all else.
- Arson and Vandalism
When you hire our firm, we will take the time to fully understand the details of the case and work with you to learn exactly what happened. We will build the strongest possible defense on your behalf and work diligently to obtain the best outcome available in your case. We look for every opportunity to have the charges against you dismissed. If the prosecution's case is sound, we will work to negotiate a plea agreement that serves your best interests. We represent clients in many different types of property crimes, including: Arson committed for profit; Arson; Causing or risking catastrophe; Criminal mischief; Ecoterrorism; Failure to prevent catastrophe; Injuring or tampering with fire apparatus, hydrants, etc.; Institutional vandalism; and, Unauthorized use or opening of fire hydrants.
- Theft Crimes
If you are facing charges for any type of theft crime, it is important that you seek the advice of an Allentown theft crimes attorney who will fight for your rights. At the Bensalem, Pennsylvania based law firm of Applebaum & Associates, we represent clients in a wide variety of complex theft matters. There is a lot at stake in these cases, and we understand the impact a conviction can have on your future. You can count on us to pursue every option available in order to beat the charges against you either through dismissal or winning an acquittal at trial. Attorney Applebaum has been practicing law in Pennsylvania for over 40 years. He has a complete knowledge of the law, and he knows the best approach to successfully resolving your case.
- White Collar Crimes
If you know you are being investigated for a white collar crime, do not wait until charges are filed before you seek the assistance of an attorney. The earlier in the process we get involved, the better chance we have of reaching a favorable outcome. Attorney Applebaum will work to protect your interests and seek a fair resolution on your behalf. We represent clients in all types of complex white collar crime cases, including: Fraud; Embezzlement; Forgery; Employee theft; Insurance fraud; Identity theft; Computer-based crimes; ATM theft; Healthcare fraud; Medicare/Medicaid fraud; and, Theft of trade secrets.
- Assault and Other Violent Crimes
With every case we take, we look closely at every aspect. If assault charges have been brought against you, we ask key questions. Did the alleged assault result in injury? Did you intend to harm the other person? Were you acting in self defense? Too often, actions that occur during bar fights and other altercations result in unnecessary assault charges. Were you defending yourself in a bar fight? These are just a few of the questions an attorney will ask as we deconstruct the story of what happened and build a strong defense on your behalf. Applebaum & Associates provides criminal defense services to people throughout Philadelphia who have been arrested for or charged with the following: Assault; Aggravated assault; Simple assault; Battery; Assault with a deadly weapon - may involve guns or weapons charges; and, Domestic violence/domestic assault/domestic abuse.
- Summary Offenses
If you have been charged with a summary offense, contact us quickly - we can help you. Summary Charges in Pennsylvania include: Criminal Mischief; Defiant Trespass; Disorderly Conduct; Harassment; Obstructing Highways; Public Drunkenness; Retail Theft for a first offense and the value of the merchandise is less than $150; Theft of Services; and, Underage Drinking.
- Bail and Bond Hearings
While awaiting trial, except in murder cases, everyone has the right to reasonable bail. If you or a family member has been arrested and charged with a crime, the court will normally set bail to allow this person to be released until the trial. It is very critical that you contact an experienced attorney before being arraigned and posting any bail or bond... Our firm has a successful record of having the court reduce bail to affordable amounts or releasing our clients on their own recognizance or non-secured bail. If you would like more information about bail and bond hearings, contact us immediately.
Our law places limitations on appealing verdicts and sentences. If you want to file a criminal or Post-Conviction Relief Act (PCRA) appeal, you have to act quickly. All actions after sentencing have strict time limits so you can not delay your appeals, or you will lose your right to appeal. To get the help you need in filing a timely appeal, contact us now.
- Parole and Probation Violation Hearings
If you are accused of violating your probation or parole, you have the right to a hearing. We have many years of experience with Parole and Probation issues in Pennsylvania and can help you. If you are in violation of your probation or parole, contact us quickly we can help you...Even if you have already had your violation or parole revocation hearing, we can help you appeal the ruling.
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