Spotlight Issue: Expunging PFA’s

August 28th, 2017

What can you do to remove a Protection from Abuse Order (PFA) from your record? Your ability to expunge the PFA depends on how far in the process your case proceeded. Our attorneys are very familiar with the steps necessary to successfully expunge Berks County PFA’s. First, here is a summary of the Berks County [...]

ENM Law News: Custody case dismissed in favor of ENM Law client

August 28th, 2017

A client came to see Attorney McAllister about a custody case filed by the father of her child in Berks County in December of 2016. Attorney McAllister quickly filed objections to the case on our client’s assertion that the child had been living with her in New Jersey for more than 6 months prior to [...]

ENM Law News: Dismissal of eviction case for commercial tenant

August 25th, 2017

Commercial tenants and landlords can have disagreements just like their residential counterparts. Disagreements can lead to eviction proceedings. Recently, a Berks County business owner came to Attorney McAllister because of a problem with a commercial lease. This client had signed a 2-year lease with the intention of running a hookah lounge in the building. After [...]

ENM Law News: RCC cases dismissed

July 26th, 2017

If you don’t know what RCC is, read our blog explaining it here. As mentioned in the blog, if you’ve been charged with a crime within the City of Reading, your preliminary hearing will be held in Reading Central Court (RCC). RCC can be an overwhelming place and it is important to have an attorney [...]

Spotlight Issue: What is Reading Central Court (RCC)?

July 26th, 2017

You’ve been charged with a crime and now you’re scheduled for something called Reading Central Court (more commonly referred to as “RCC”). Are you wondering what that means? We can help! In Pennsylvania, the first stop for misdemeanor and felony cases is the preliminary hearing. This hearing is held in front of a magisterial district [...]

ENM Law News: Indecent Exposure charge dismissed following bench trial

July 10th, 2017

What do you do if you’ve been charged with a sex offense in Reading, PA that you didn’t commit? You need to hire an experienced criminal law attorney as quickly as possible. That’s exactly what a recent client did when he hired Attorney Nevins to represent him for an indecent exposure charge in Berks County. [...]

Spotlight Issue: What is the difference between a 1543(a) and a 1543(b) violation?

June 30th, 2017

What is the difference between a 1543(a) and a 1543(b) violation? Both violations are traffic offenses, but the consequences for each are vastly different. We’ll point out some of the most important differences here. 1) Both 1543(a) and 1543(b) violations relate to driving with a suspended license, BUT the reason for the original license suspension [...]

ENM Law News: No jail time for 1543(a) violator

June 30th, 2017

Traffic tickets can often have relatively minor consequences, but in certain cases those same traffic tickets can have major consequences involving mandatory jail sentences. One such ticket is a violation of 1543(a) for driving with a suspended license. A first conviction usually results in a fine and an additional license suspension. But subsequent convictions can [...]

ENM Law News: Indirect Criminal Contempt win

June 13th, 2017

A client came to our office looking for assistance with an Indirect Criminal Contempt (ICC) charge for violating a Protection from Abuse order (PFA). Attorney McAllister found out that the offer from the District Attorney’s office was for a jail sentence of 3-6 months. Attorney McAllister and the client decided to proceed with a hearing. [...]

ENM Law News: Armed robbery charge dismissed at preliminary hearing

May 31st, 2017

Attorney Nevins recently represented a client who was incarcerated for an armed robbery charge. Armed robbery is a felony of the first degree and is punishable by a maximum of 20 years of incarceration and a $25,000 fine. Our client denied the allegations and said that he was trying to help the alleged victim, not [...]