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Criminal Defense

What Happens if a Minor Lies About Their Age?

Can I Be Charged for Statutory Rape if the Minor Lied About their Age? Have you been caught up in a bad situation wondering “What happens if a minor lies about their age?” Unfortunately, minors commonly lie about their age to convince adults that they...
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How Much Alcohol is in a Margarita?

Wondering how much alcohol is in a margarita? Most people know that a margarita is a drink made with tequila, lime juice, and orange liqueur. However, many do not know that the calorie and alcohol content of a margarita can vary significantly. In this article,...
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Sex Offender Disclosure Requirements in Pennsylvania

Sex offenders must follow the disclosure requirements in Pennsylvania by registering as a sex offender. In Pennsylvania, sex offender disclosure requirements apply throughout the entire state. In particular, sex offenders must register in a searchable public database where anyone look them up. The sex offender...
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Detained by the Police? Know Your Rights.

How long can the police detain you without pressing charges? The police can detain you for questioning for up to 48 hours without pressing any charges. Some circumstances can allow the police to detain you for a longer period of time. These may include weekends...
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Age of Consent in PA: Charges and Penalties

What is the legal age of consent in PA? The legal age of consent in PA is 16 years of age. Therefore, sexual intercourse with anyone who is less than 16 years old is illegal under most circumstances. Penalties for violating this law can include...
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