Experienced Trial Lawyers Serving Kennett Square, Chester County

Representing Individuals Accused of Crimes, Victims of Negligence & Victims of Crime

If you have been charged with committing a crime, you need to make sure that you are represented by an experienced Kennett Square criminal defense attorney who will fight for you in court. Attorney Evan J. Kelly is death penalty-qualified and a former Chester County assistant district attorney who will aggressively represent your interests. Kennett Square criminal lawyer Evan Kelly 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.

Respected, Aggressive And Experienced

Kennett Square borough is located in southern Chester County, Pennsylvania. Besides being known as the Mushroom Capital of the World, Kennett Square has a population of approximately 7,000 people. Crimes committed in Kennett Square are brought before the Honorable District Justice Maisano in Kennett Square District Court. Most of the criminal complaints filed in Kennett Square are brought by the Kennett Square Police Department located at 115 North Broad Street and the Pennsylvania State Police from their barracks in Avondale.

Criminal cases begin with the filing of a criminal complaint. Attached to the criminal complaint is a police affidavit that sets forth the probable cause that forms the basis of the criminal charges. After the accused is placed on bail at the preliminary arraignment, he or she appears at a preliminary hearing, where the government must prove that the accused committed the crimes he or she is charged with.


Criminal Defense

The Kennett Square criminal defense lawyers, at the Bellwoar Kelly, LLP, handle the following cases:

  • Aggravated assault
  • Simple assault
  • Armed robbery
  • Gun charges, weapons offenses
  • Recklessly endangering another person
  • Harassment, stalking
  • Assault charges enhanced with weapons charges
  • Vehicular assault resulting from a DUI accident
  • Sexual assault
  • Rape
  • Indecent assault
  • DUI
  • Drug possession
  • Murder
  • Possessing a firearm without a license
  • Personal injury

Drug & Cocaine Charges

Possession of cocaine with intent to deliver is a serious crime. The delivery or attempted delivery of cocaine is a felony-level offense that may lead to 15 years in jail and a fine of up to $250,000. The penalties for a second offense for such crimes double. Make sure if you are charged with either possession of cocaine or delivering cocaine that you contact an experienced Kennett Square criminal defense attorney. Get in touch with Bellwoar Kelly, LLP at 610-422-7041.

Directions to Our Kennett Square Office

Bellwoar Kelly, LLP
110 East State Street #305
Kennett Square, PA 19348


Free Consultations

Call us at 610-422-7041 or use our email contact form to arrange a free consultation.

Si usted ha sido arrestado por una ofensa de felonía por drogas, usted necesita a un abogado criminalista de defensa. Póngase en contacte con el Despacho Jurídico Kelly llamando al 610-314-7066.