Being Arrested on Criminal Charges Requires an Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney

Securing an attorney experienced in Pennsylvania trial litigation is your best chance for a favorable outcome when facing criminal charges.

Lancaster PA Criminal Defense Lawyer in PennsylvaniaIf you are the target of a criminal prosecution, there is nothing simpler — you need an experienced criminal defense attorney to represent you in court. The Law Office of R. Russell Pugh offers criminal defense counseling for assaults, thefts, drug and gun cases, DUI, DWI, and more.

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Depending on your criminal defense needs, the Law Office of R. Russell Pugh can return the following results for your case:

  • Dismissal
  • Acquittal
  • Negotiated pleas
  • Probation
  • Alternative punishment
  • In-home detention
  • Work release
  • Parole
  • Record expungement

What you SHOULD DO after being arrested

  1. Be respectful of the police
  2. Remain silent
  3. Call an experienced Criminal Law attorney and have your case reviewed

What you SHOULD NOT DO after being arrested

  1. Do not fight with the police or resist arrest
  2. Do not give statements or try to "explain your side of the story"
  3. Do not attempt to represent yourself in a criminal case

Request a no-cost, no-obligation legal consultation for a Lancaster County criminal defense lawyer.

The Law Office of R. Russell Pugh offers a free initial consultation. Start the process by completing the form on this page, or call our Lancaster, PA law office at 717-875-4957.

We help people in Lancaster win all types of criminal defense cases.

  • Assault & Robbery
  • Theft & Burglary
  • Drug Violations
  • Gun Violations
  • Sex Offenses
  • DUI & DWI
  • Underage Drinking Violations
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Criminal Pardons
  • Post-Conviction Relief

About The Law Office of R. Russell Pugh

Attorney R. Russell Pugh has extensive litigation experience, winning dozens of cases in the Pennsylvania court system. His proven record of success speaks for itself. Schedule a free legal consultation and get more than 30 years of criminal defense experience working for you.

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