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Resisting Arrest and Contraband Drug Charges Dismissed in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

This summer, Cornerstone Law Firm’s Joel Ready successfully obtained the dismissal of contraband drug charges, terroristic threats, and resisting arrest charges for a client in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania after habeas corpus proceedings.  Part of the charges were based on a claim that the individual involved had fought with an officer while he was being arrested. […]


Harassment Charges in Berks County Dismissed – March 2020

Last month, Attorney Joel Ready obtained dismissal of harassment charges in Berks County. The charges had been filed against a defendant over an alleged dispute with an ex-girlfriend. After oral argument in front of a Berks County Magisterial District Judge, the charges were dropped completely. The charges were filed in the Bernville area “upon information […]


Berks County Defendant Found “Not Guilty” in School Bus Charge

This past January, Attorney Ready obtained a “not guilty” verdict for a client charged with running a school bus stop sign. The ruling came at the end of a summary trial, which was on appeal in the Court of Common Pleas in Reading, Pennsylvania.  Violation of the school bus statute carries serious fines and, more […]


Criminal Trial Attorneys in Berks County

If you are facing criminal charges in Berks County, Pennsylvania, you will find yourself facing several very important questions as you strategize how to handle your case. The chief among all these questions is whether you should go forward to a trial on your charges or accept a plea deal. If you decide to go […]


“I’ve been Charged with a Crime in Union County. What Now?”

If you’ve been charged with a crime in Union County, Pennsylvania and you’re wondering what happens next in the process, you’ve come to the right place. The responsibility of filing charges in Union County, Pennsylvania falls to local police departments as well as the Pennsylvania State Police who have jurisdiction to file charges. But ultimately […]


Harassment Charge in Pennsylvania – 18 Pa.C.S. Section 2709

Harassment Charge in Pennsylvania Harassment is a minor criminal offense in Pennsylvania found in the statutory code at 18 Pa.C.S. § 2709. Harassment is a misdemeanor in some situations, but is usually graded as a “summary offense.” This means that it is essentially on par with a traffic ticket. It does not create a formal […]


Criminal Defense Lawyer

When you have been arrested for a crime, it is urgent to find a criminal defense lawyer who can defend you against the criminal charges. At Cornerstone Law Firm, our criminal defense team can help sort through the charges against you and find your best legal defense. If you’re looking for a criminal defense lawyer […]


Trial Attorney in Snyder County, Pennsylvania

If you’ve been charged with a crime in Snyder County, Pennsylvania, it’s important that you have aggressive legal representation. Criminal charges can change your life, and having an attorney prepared to take you to trial, if necessary, is a vital part of a strong defense. Why a Trial Lawyer is Important Not every attorney or […]


Passing a Stopped School Bus in Pennsylvania

One of the most terrifying traffic tickets to receive in Pennsylvania is a traffic ticket for passing a stopped school bus with its stop sign extended. Sometimes, especially on sunny days, or on curvy roads, a motorist can drive right by a school bus with a stop sign activated without realizing they have done so […]


Preliminary Arraignment

A preliminary arraignment is the first step in the criminal procedure process in Pennsylvania. When you’ve been charged with a crime, the preliminary arraignment is the first hearing that you’ll be notified of by the Magisterial District Court. Typically, you’ll receive a notice in the mail although, in some instances, the preliminary arraignment happens when […]