A criminal conviction in Harleysville, PA can follow you for the rest of your life. While a conviction often includes life-changing penalties such as jail time and fines, a criminal record can make your life difficult even after you have served your time. You could lose the ability to vote, own a gun, pass a background check for work, or even rent a home or apartment.
A criminal defense lawyer in Harleysville, PA from the McKenzie Law Firm, P.C. can help you fight your charges and move on with your life. Our founder, David McKenzie, is a former prosecutor who understands the tactics used by the other side. We can build a compelling defense on your behalf with the goal of getting your charges dropped or reduced. The initial case evaluation is free, with no risk or obligation.
Call 610-680-7842 to schedule an appointment.
Our Criminal Defense Practice Areas in Harleysville, PA
At the McKenzie Law Firm, P.C., we believe in the presumption of innocence. When the jury files into the courtroom, we make sure they remember you or your loved one is innocent until the prosecution can prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Then, we get to work poking holes in the prosecution’s case, preventing it from meeting the burden of proof.
Often, we have been able to avoid a trial altogether by getting the prosecution to agree to drop or reduce charges against our clients.
We can help you with any of the following criminal charges:
A Harleysville DUI can haunt you long after you have paid your fine. You could lose your driver’s license for months or even years. It can become impossible to afford car insurance. Companies might be reluctant to hire you, even years later, if the job involves driving at any point.
We may be able to help you beat your DUI charge. Once we take your case, we investigate the circumstances of your DUI thoroughly. Did the arresting officer follow proper protocol? Did the officer inform you of your rights? Did the technician properly calibrate the breath or blood test machine? Did the officer correctly administer the field sobriety test?
Often, we can uncover evidence of deviation from proper procedure. If so, we can use this as grounds to have your charges dismissed.
A drug crime conviction is serious business in Pennsylvania. A drug possession charge can affect every aspect of your life. If you stand accused of possessing more than a certain quantity of drugs, or if you allegedly transported drugs across state lines, you could face an intent-to-sell charge, which carries even more significant penalties.
Call the McKenzie Law Firm, P.C., today if you have been charged with the possession or sale of any of the following:
- Crack cocaine
- Psilocybin (mushrooms)
Examples of federal crimes include:
- Tax crimes
- Bank fraud
- Mail fraud
- Child pornography
You could face tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars and years or even decades in prison if you are convicted of a federal crime.
You can face theft charges if the police think you gained unlawful access to someone else’s personal property. It does not always mean outright stealing. It can involve the theft of services, theft by extortion, or theft by deception. In Pennsylvania, the penalties for a theft conviction are harsh. You could go to jail and face a hefty fine for stealing something worth less than $50.
The McKenzie Law Firm, P.C. can help you fight your theft charge and get on with your life. Call us today to discuss your case and how we can help.
Prosecutors are vigilant about going after those they believe committed corporate malfeasance. And judges are handing down stiffer sentences than ever.
If you are convicted of a white-collar crime, you face not only a stiff jail sentence and harsh fines but also the loss of your career and reputation. We can help prevent that from happening.
Call McKenzie Law Firm, P.C. for a free case evaluation: 610-680-7842. We also handle cases involving juveniles accused of crimes.
Count on McKenzie Law Firm, P.C. to Help You Beat Your Criminal Charges in Harleysville, PA
If you are facing a criminal charge in Harleysville, PA, make McKenzie Law Firm, P.C. your first call. Here is what we can offer you:
Free Case Evaluation
We want you to be comfortable with us, and we also want to be confident we can help you before taking your case. That is why we offer a free initial case evaluation. During your consultation, we will discuss the charges you are facing and explain how we can help.
The Knowledge of a Former Prosecutor
David McKenzie, the leader of our firm, spent years working for the other side. He was a district attorney, helping convict people of the charges they faced. Thanks to that experience, he knows how District Attorneys work, how to cut deals with them, and how to undermine and cast doubt on their cases. He can use this knowledge to help you beat your charges.
At the McKenzie Law Firm, P.C., we want you to feel like you are our only client. We keep our caseload manageable so that we can give full attention to everyone we represent. Our firm values communication and transparency. We answer your emails and calls 24/7 and inform you of every development in your case.