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April 2016 Archives

Sex offender registration laws in Pennsylvania

The General Assembly in the state of New Jersey passed several bills in 1994 requiring the disclosure of information about convicted sex offenders to the general public. These bills collectively became referred to as Megan's Law, named for Megan Kanka, a murder victim. It was proposed that this compiled information be shared in what's now called a Sex Offender Registry. Even though this registry is of use nationwide, every state's laws regarding sex offenses differ. Therefore, the sex offender registry requirements will subsequently vary as well. Below is information specific to Pennsylvania.

Forgery crimes must be based on deceptive acts

Forgery is a crime of deception that is taken very seriously. Often, this crime is committed when a fake document is created or when a factual document is changed. There are several elements that must be present in a forgery case. Challenging these elements is often the basis of a defense against forgery charges.

Internet privacy and the use of file sharing programs: what you need to know

The use of popular peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs may not necessarily prevent your most private and personal information from being compromised. These programs have proliferated over the years and are widely available for a variety of uses, both personal and commercial. According to a report to Congress prepared in May 2005 by the General Accounting Office (GAO) in Washington, D.C., there were in excess of 100 P2P programs available for commercial and non-commercial uses.

Have a Fun and Safe Night Celebrating the Villnova Wildcats

On behalf of the Law Offices of Joseph Lesniak, we'd like to wish Villanova's Wildcats good luck at the NCAA March Madness Finals game tonight against the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Tar Heels.

Our Firm is named "Best Lawyers" in Delaware County Daily Times 2016 Reader's Choice

We are happy to announce that in the March 31, 2016 edition of the Delaware County Daily Times, The Law Offices of Joseph Lesniak was recognized as one of the best lawyers for the Criminal Law category. This was the second annual Reader's Choice section for the publication, and our election was completely based on readers votes.

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