Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Commonwealth v. F.B. (Expungement)

Client came to Attorney Paletta looking to have an Expungement of a case which was effecting employment opportunities.  The charges were:

2 Simple Assaults
1 Misdemeanor - Recklessly Endangering Another Person
Summary - Harassment
Theft by Unlawful Taking

Attorney Paletta filed a Petition for Total Expungement.

The Petition was granted and the case was removed from Client's record.

Commonwealth v. J.F. (D.U.I.)

Commonwealth v. J.F. (D.U.I.) 

Case Facts:

According to the Affidavit of Probable Cause, police observed Client in his vehicle leaving Shenanigans Bar heading North on Babcock Blvd.  Police claim Client's vehicle swerved numerous times and changed lanes without proper signaling.  Police initiate a traffic stop, conduct field sobriety tests and transport Client to UPMC Passavant for blood testing.  Client was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol/Controlled Substance.


Client was accepted into the Allegheny County A.R.D. Program.  Conditions of A.R.D. included 6 months non reporting probation, safe driving classes and a 30 day license suspension.  

Following the completion of the A.R.D. program, Client's record will be expunged.

Commonwealth v. R.R. (D.U.I.) -

Commonwealth v. R.R. 

Case Information:  

Police responded to a non-reportable accident in Baldwin Borough and charged Client with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol.


Client was admitted into the Allegheny County Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (A.R.D.) Program.  Conditions/Requirements of A.R.D. included 12 months non-reporting probation, Safe driving classes and a 60 day license suspension.  

Once all conditions of A.R.D. are completed, this case will be Expunged from Client's record.