Sunday, January 20, 2013

Commonwealth v. H.B. - Parole & Probation Violation

Commonwealth v. H.B.
Parole & Probation Violation

Defendant contacted Attorney Paletta to assist him with an upcoming Parole and Probation Violation Hearing that was issued due to failing to pay the required amount of Restitution in a timely fashion.

 Attorney Paletta and Defendant attended the Hearing with documentation proving Defendant’s employment.  The Court agreed to allow Defendant to continue Probation as long as Defendant continues to pay the required amount of Restitution.

Com. v. M.M. - Poss. Controlled Substance

Commonwealth v. M.M.

Drug Charges

Defendant was charged with violating:

35§780-113§§A16 – Int. Poss. Controlled Substance By Person Not Reg. -Misdemeanor

At the Preliminary Hearing in Pittsburgh Municipal Court, Attorney Paletta worked with the District Attorney to allow Defendant admittance into E.D.P. Court. 
Defendant was admitted into E.D.P. Court and given an offer of 6 months Probation Without Verdict. 
After successfully completing the probation period, Defendant’s case will be Expunged.

Commonwealth v. P.T. - Possession

Commonwealth v. P.T.

Charges:   35§780-113§§A31 – Possession of Marijuana - Misdemeanor 

Defendant came to Attorney Paletta seeking representation for the Preliminary Hearing of this case.  

Together, Defendant and Attorney Paletta formulated a plan of defense and self improvement, and worked that plan up until the day of trial.  On that day, because of the plan, the District Attorney agreed to a continuance of the Preliminary Hearing for Defendant to continue with the self improvement plan that was formulated including Community Service.  On the date of the next Hearing, Defendant presented verification reflecting completed requirements and the District Attorney agreed to withdraw the prosecution.