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The Fishman Firm In Philadelphia Offers The Right Defense For Your Criminal Case

When you have a criminal charge held against you in Philadelphia, get the right defense from the Fishman Firm. We have many years of experience in a variety of cases and know specific strategies to help you in your defense for your criminal case. Let us provide you with the guidance and support you need from start to finish.

Any charge against you is a serious matter. When you have a charge being held against you, contact us right away. Possession of a firearm or gun has become one of the most serious offenses in Philadelphia as the District Attorney tries to curb the gun violence in the city. It is often the first step taken toward any violent offense.  While you are subject to incarceration merely for possession of a firearm without a license to carry, the penalties escalate dramatically for every offense committed while in possession of a firearm, even if the gun is never discharged. Don't face your criminal charge in Philadelphia alone, call the Fishman Firm today.

Due to recent legislation, possession of a firearm during the commission of most violent crimes and possession with intent to deliver drugs triggers mandatory minimum sentences where the judge has no discretion but to impose significant state incarceration. For example, if you are convicted of robbery, burglary, rape, aggravated assault, attempted murder or other violent crimes and you are in possession of a firearm, the court must impose a mandatory sentence of 5 years of incarceration

With our years of experience and knowledge of the law, we can take our expertise and put it to work for your case. You don’t want to be handed a longer sentence or charged with a crime that you didn’t commit. The Fishman Firm will put our knowledge to work hard for you. Don’t face your case alone, give us a call today at 267-758-2228.