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    Woman Receives Drastically Reduced Sentence For Felony Theft

    Sep 16 2016 in Case Results, Criminal Defense, Theft Crimes

    If you are facing the harsh consequences of a criminal conviction in Pennsylvania, it is extremely useful to have a skilled defense attorney, like Samir Sarna, who has experience maneuvering through the state’s rigid sentencing procedures to find the best result possible. This advice recently helped a woman when she was convicted of felony theft after taking approximately $46,000 from her employer. With the looming threat of a lengthy prison sentence, the woman consulted with attorney Sarna in hopes of mitigating the possible ramifications.

    After discussing her circumstances, she followed attorney Sarna’s advice and took proactive steps to begin repaying the amount that she owed. By utilizing her attorney’s ability to negotiate with all the parties involved and strategically postpone court proceedings for a little over two years, this woman was able to make all the necessary installment payments until the entire balance was reimbursed. Once the sentencing hearing arrived, the judge looked favorably on this client’s ability to make amends. As such, she was spared from any jail time and only sentenced to two years of probation for felony theft. The woman was quite grateful to receive such a reduced outcome, which was the result of her attorney’s instrumental advice and experience.

    The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.

    Driver Sees Drug Possession Charges Reduced To Avoid Suspension

    Sep 14 2016 in Case Results, Criminal Defense, Drug Crimes

    During the recent traffic stop of a union truck driver in Pittsburgh, the driver’s actions apparently raised the suspicion of the police officers and they subsequently found some suboxone pills. This led the officers to charge him with possession of heroin. Since any drug possession conviction carries the penalty of a six-month license suspension, the man was not only in danger of a serious mark on his record but also the loss of his professional driving job. Therefore, in order to save his job, he contacted our experienced legal team with Worgul, Sarna & Ness, Criminal Defense Attorneys, LLC.

    Attorney Samir Sarna is very familiar with the handling of drug possession cases in Pennsylvania and negotiated on his client’s behalf with the officers and the prosecution. When these discussions concluded, attorney Sarna had successfully convinced the officers and the prosecutor to modify the man’s charge from drug possession to possession of paraphernalia. Because this new, lesser infraction is not considered a drug possession conviction, he no longer needed to worry about a license suspension. The man was very pleased to see that this unfortunate incident would not end his career.

    The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.

    Several Felony Drug Charges Dismissed For A Reduced Sentence

    Sep 12 2016 in Case Results, Criminal Defense, Drug Crimes

    In Pennsylvania, being charged with drug crimes is a very scary ordeal and it is always best to consult with a capable criminal defense attorney. A skilled lawyer will work to set you free, but their experience will also prove invaluable when you need to mitigate the impact of a conviction. Such was the case for a man, who became entangled in a serious Attorney General drug case. Apparently, on two separate occasions, this individual sold over 100 marked bags of heroin to an undercover officer and found himself charged with four felony drug charges of intent to deliver and access device fraud. Since these dire circumstances included the possibility of a very lengthy prison sentence, he retained top-tier legal assistance from Worgul, Sarna & Ness, Criminal Defense Attorneys, LLC.

    The veteran Pittsburgh criminal defense lawyer Samir Sarna took the man’s case and began negotiating with the Attorney General’s office to achieve the best possible result. Ultimately, the prosecution agreed to dismiss several of the charges against his client in exchange for pleading to a single count of intent to deliver and conspiracy, resulting in three years of probation in lieu of prison. Due in large part to the man’s sensible decision to seek legal intervention, his potential repercussions were drastically reduced, allowing him a chance to move on with his life.

    The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.

    Area Doctor Has Several Traffic Violations Dismissed

    Sep 08 2016 in Case Results, Traffic Offenses

    The skilled Pittsburgh traffic attorneys with
    recently assisted an area doctor when a few automotive oversights led to several traffic violations. The doctor was apparently found driving without a valid driver license, valid insurance, registration, or inspection. Since this individual was facing serious repercussions and very costly fines, he knew that he’d need very knowledgeable legal counsel.

    Attorney Samir Sarna reviewed these issues with his client and advised him of the best course of action. By adhering to attorney Sarna’s instruction, the client was able to get all of his required paperwork in order before he was scheduled to appear in court. Attorney Sarna was able to appear on his client’s behalf and when he presented all the necessary documents, the judge dismissed all the traffic violations against his client. Due to attorney Sarna’s practical advice and legal counsel, he saved his client from a lot of legal trouble.

    The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.

    25-Year-Old Sees Theft By Deception Charges Withdrawn

    Sep 06 2016 in Case Results, Criminal Defense, Theft Crimes

    In Washington County, PA a 25-year-old man with a history of serious drug dependency issues found himself in significant legal trouble after he was arrested and charged with theft by deception. He allegedly took some wire from a local hardware store and attempted to return it, in exchange for a store gift card. To complicate matters, the man was also on probation for another offense in West Virginia and this situation put him in danger of violating his probation, since any conviction would likely send him to jail. Since he was facing substantial time in jail, the man began searching for a capable criminal defense attorney and came upon attorney Samir Sarna with Worgul, Sarna & Ness, Criminal Defense Attorneys.

    After consulting with his client, attorney Sarna saw that the root cause of the man’s situation was his serious drug addiction. Therefore, he advised the young man to take steps towards getting the necessary help. His client participated in a drug evaluation and treatment plan and was able to get documentation, detailing that he was following a voluntary treatment strategy. When attorney Sarna presented this documentation to the court, he effectively negotiated to have the theft by deception charge withdrawn, thereby removing the fear of another conviction and with it, the fear of incarceration.

    The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.