Criminal Law

Expert Criminal Lawyers Matthew Kelly Kingston PA

If you’re accused of a crime, no matter how minor, you deserve the best defense possible, from a knowledgeable, experienced, criminal lawyer.

Don’t play games with your future, get legal aid now.

Innocent unless proven guilty; that’s not just a random cliché. It’s a truth that lies at the very foundation of the American legal system. No matter who you are or how much money you have, everyone is considered equal in the eyes of the law. If you or someone you know is being questioned by the police, call us right away. We need to get in there and find out what’s going on before charges are filed. If an arrest is made and you face criminal prosecution, you’ll need an experienced lawyer who can help you protect your constitutional rights, present the best possible defense, and advise you whether it’s better to fight the charges or make a deal. If you’re in trouble, call us for help. The first meeting is free and 100% confidential.



Juvenile Offenses

Minors often think and act as if nothing bad can happen to them. Underage drinking, vandalism and shoplifting may sound like kid stuff, but these are serious crimes. Offenses like this can lead to fines and even incarceration, especially if a weapon or violence is involved. As your lawyer, our job is to help make sure a youthful indiscretion doesn’t ruin the rest of a young person’s life.

To start, we’ll do everything possible to ensure that a juvenile offense is heard in a Juvenile Court, and that your child is not tried as an adult. Our experience with these types of cases can ease the process so there’s a better chance of making that indiscretion a life lesson instead of a life changer. 

DUI – Driving Under the Influence

Caught driving “buzzed”? If your initial thought is that it’s no big deal, think again. A DUI arrest is a very serious thing. If you’re convicted, you could pay fines, have your driver’s license suspended, and even see jail time. If this isn’t your first conviction, then you will most probably go to jail and lose your license.

The laws in Pennsylvania are quite strict, complicated, and evolving. You need an attorney that knows the present state of the law, and who can explain your available options. The state will want justice. You’ll want your freedom. We can help. 

Drug Crimes

Convicting individuals on drug charges makes the District Attorney’s office look good. In fact, careers are built on winning cases like these. Prosecutors take these cases very seriously and so should you.

If you’re a first-time offender or if the crime is relatively minor, a deal may be offered to save the taxpayers the expense of a trial. More complicated situations require careful handling by experienced lawyers like the ones in our firm.

Other Misdemeanors and Felonies

At The Law Offices of Matthew Kelly Associates, our experienced lawyers can assist you with Probation Issues, Parole Violations, Summary Offenses, Traffic Violations, Legal Appeals and a variety of other misdemeanors and felonies. Call us anytime for a free legal consultation.

We take pride in helping the people of Wilkes-Barre and Scranton receive the benefits that are rightfully theirs.

We are here for the people of
Wilkes-Barre and Scranton.

At the the Law Offices of Matthew Kelly Associates, we’ll put you first. Schedule your free consultation today! Call us at 570.714.1205. See how our experience in legal aid can make a difference, and we will provide you with the best criminal lawyer around. We serve the areas of Lackawanna and Luzerne County.

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Park Office Building
400 Third Avenue Suite 205
Kingston, PA 18704

Office (570) 714-1205
Fax (570) 714-2398