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Unauthorized Use of a Rental Car

By | June 13th, 2016|Categories: All Blog Posts, Criminal Defense|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I was in the Magistrate's Office in Pittsburgh yesterday waiting for a Criminal Preliminary Hearing when I started discussing an interesting new set of criminal charges:  being charged with Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle [...]

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Why You Need An Attorney

By | May 27th, 2016|Categories: All Blog Posts, Civil Litigation, Criminal Defense, DUI, General Legal Information|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Sometimes I think being an attorney is as much convincing people that they need me as it is protecting legal rights and upholding the law.  So, I wanted to share a recent case with you [...]

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Receiving Stolen Property for Riding in a Car

By | June 27th, 2012|Categories: All Blog Posts, Criminal Defense|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Under the Pennsylvania Criminal Code, you have to have control over movable property in order to be charged with Receiving Stolen Property. If you have been charged with Receiving Stolen Property in Pittsburgh, give my office a call. We will fight the charges against you and force the District Attorney to prove its case.

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New Developments in Right-To-Confrontation and DUI’s

By | April 3rd, 2012|Categories: Criminal Defense, DUI|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

You have a sixth amendment right to confront your accuser. However, a recent Pennsylvania Superior Court decision makes defending your DUI charges harder. Call an experienced DUI attorney at 412-209-0657.

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Charging Children with a Crime in Pittsburgh

By | June 14th, 2011|Categories: All Blog Posts, Criminal Defense|Tags: , , , , , |

Public Schools are charging children with Disorderly Conduct after getting into fights at school. While this is a minor crime for adults, it is a serious crime for a child. Call Pittsburgh Criminal Defense Attorney Matthew E. Becker to defend your child's future.

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