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Nixon Law Offices, PA
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Board Certified Specialist in State and Federal Criminal Law
Nixon Law Offices, PA
Experienced ― Caring ― Professional

Toll Free: 888-229-6491

Board Certified Specialist in State and Federal Criminal Law

Violent Crimes

What influences a prison sentence?

A criminal act, proven guilty, is supposed to determine a prison sentence. Length and severity should vary by the degree of the crime. Instead, it's repeatedly proven that the cultural, social and economic background of a suspect can increase or decrease the penalty...

Assault: Felony or misdemeanor?

Often we generalize the definitions of assault. To many, the term means that someone inflicted a physical harm upon another. That's not entirely the case. Assault is the threat of harm. For example, assault in its simplest form is when a person raises their fist in a...