Downingtown Criminal Defense Attorney
For many people, being investigated by the police is a scary proposition. The police, along with the Chester County District Attorney’s Office, have seemingly endless resources to use against you. If you were charged by the Downingtown Police Department or are being investigated in connection with a crime, you should contact an experienced Downingtown criminal defense attorney to represent you.
Former Chester County Assistant District Attorney
Attorney Evan J. Kelly was a prosecutor in the Chester County District Attorney’s Office, where he prosecuted and tried hundreds, perhaps thousands, of cases. Now as a Downingtown criminal defense attorney, he is certified to handle death penalty cases in Pennsylvania and has won numerous awards.
Mr. Kelly has obtained the highest possible rating of “10” by Avvo and was recently named one of the top 10 Criminal Defense Lawyers in the eastern portion of Pennsylvania by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Mr. Kelly was also named one of the top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys in Pennsylvania for both 2014 and 2015 by the American Institute of Legal Counsel. And finally, Mr. Kelly was ranked as one of the top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys in Pennsylvania by the National Trial Lawyers Top 100. Mr. Kelly also was invited to be a member of the prestigious American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys.
Why You Need An Experienced Lawyer In Downingtown
Downingtown borough is in the center of Chester County, Pennsylvania. With a population of approximately 8,000 people, it has one of the busiest district courts in the entire county. Almost all of the criminal complaints filed in Downingtown are filed by the Downingtown Police Department at 10 West Lancaster Ave. or the Pennsylvania State police. The crimes charged in Downingtown range from DUIs and theft charges to sexual assaults and even homicides. The District Court in Downingtown is located at 231nBoot Road in Downingtown. The District Justice for 15-4-02 is District Justice Jeffrey Valocchi
Aggressive Downingtown Criminal Drug Lawyer
Among the main charges brought by the Downingtown Police Department are drug charges for possession and possession with intent to distribute. Depending on the type and amount of drugs and the specific allegations, the delivery of narcotics to another can result in a sentence ranging from five to 25 years in state prison as it relates to the following drugs:
- Prescription drugs, including oxycodone, Percocet, Vicodin, Xanax, Adderall, Ritalin and others
Contact An Experienced Downingtown Criminal Lawyer Who Will Fight For You
Regardless of the charge or the type of criminal investigation, Evan Kelly and the attorneys at Bellwoar Kelly, LLP are ready to fight for you if you are being investigated for a sex crime such as:
- Date rape
- Spousal rape
- Sexual assault
- Involuntary deviant sexual intercourse (IDSI)
- Child sexual abuse
- Internet sex crimes
- Child pornography
- Internet solicitation
We will be ready to fight on your behalf. Call us at 610-314-7066 or use our email contact form to arrange a free consultation. Our office is conveniently located one block from the West Chester County Courthouse.