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Criminal Defense Attorney Zak T. Goldstein, Esquire

The Pennsylvania Superior Court has decided the case of Commonwealth v. Diaz, holding that the fact that the defendant was on probation pursuant to an illegal anticipatory probation violation does not protect him from being found in violation again even though the existing probation is actually illegal. The

Philadelphia Criminal Defense Lawyer Zak T. Goldstein, Esquire

The Pennsylvania Superior Court has decided the case of Commonwealth. v. Ellis, holding that the trial court did not violate the defendant’s Fifth Amendment rights by ordering him to remove his non-prescription glasses during trial. The Court found that the trial court’s order did not require the

Criminal Defense Lawyer Zak T. Goldstein, Esquire

The Pennsylvania Superior Court has decided the case of Commonwealth v. McIntyre, holding that VUFA § 6105’s prohibition on possessing a firearm after being convicted of certain prior offenses is constitutional and does not violate the Second Amendment. Despite the fact that numerous federal courts have reached the

Criminal Defense Lawyer Zak T. Goldstein, Esquire

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has decided the case of United States v. Danny Cruz, holding that the breach of a specific agreement in a plea bargain by the government requires a new sentencing hearing in front of a different judge. In Cruz, the government promised to

Philadelphia Criminal Defense Attorney Zak T. Goldstein, Esquire

The Pennsylvania Superior Court has decided the case of Commonwealth v. Rosendary, holding that the police do not need a search warrant to get a parolee’s GPS monitoring data from parole agents so long as the parolee was already on GPS monitoring for reasons unrelated to the

Philadelphia Criminal Defense Lawyer Zak T. Goldstein, Esquire

The Pennsylvania Superior Court has decided the case of Commonwealth v. Sutton, holding that the Commonwealth may introduce hearsay evidence as to what a confidential informant (“CI”) told the police at the preliminary hearing so long as the Commonwealth certifies that the CI will be available to

Philadelphia Criminal Defense Lawyer Zak T. Goldstein, Esquire

Philadelphia criminal defense lawyer Zak T. Goldstein, Esquire, obtained the full dismissal of felony charges at the preliminary hearing for a client who was charged in Bucks County with allegedly making a materially false statement on the background check application that he filled out in an attempt

What to Expect at Your Preliminary HearingThe Philadelphia criminal defense lawyers of Goldstein Mehta LLC represent clients who are facing all types of criminal charges in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Our defense attorneys have a proven track record of successfully defending our clients in thousands of criminal cases in countless jurisdictions. In Pennsylvania state court

Philadelphia Criminal Defense Lawyer Zak T. Goldstein, Esquire

The Pennsylvania Superior Court has decided the case of Commonwealth v. Floyd, granting the Commonwealth’s appeal and holding that the trial court erred in granting a motion to suppress drugs and guns where a Philadelphia police officer testified that he saw the defendant engage in two hand-to-hand