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Freedom And Your Future

Our Philadelphia criminal lawyers have over 25 years
of combined legal practice – handling some of the
toughest cases in the country.

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SKA Law is a premier, Philadelphia criminal defense law firm, founded by professional criminal attorneys. We take on cases other law firms turn down, because we know how to fight – and when to negotiate. Our goal is to get you the best outcome possible. No fluff. No nonsense. Our focus is results.

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Fewer Clients. Better Service And Results

SKA Law takes on fewer clients than other firms – it’s because we believe that taking on fewer clients means we can provide more service, and better results.

25 Years Of Legal Practice

Our firm has over 25 years of combined legal practice. Our Philadelphia criminal attorneys have been recognized by the top lawyer ranking services.

24/7 Customer Service

Our Philadelphia criminal attorneys are available 24/7- regardless of the holiday, or time of week. We are always available to help you.

Concierge Service

We take on fewer clients than other firms. Each client works 1:1 on with one of our senior attorneys.

Criminal Attorneys Philadelphia

We Protect Your Freedom And Your Future.

At the law offices of Amato T Sanita, Esq, this is more than just a slogan – it’s our philosophy, and belief. Our goal is to protect your freedom, and to ensure your future is protected. By working with our firm, you get legal representation when you need it the most for your criminal case in Philadelphia. We understand that dealing with the criminal system is overwhelming – the consequences cannot be underestimated. Regardless of whether it’s a small misdemeanor, or a severe federal crime, you need to understand the legal process – how it impacts you – and a Philadelphia criminal defense attorney, who will work for you. Our Philadelphia criminal lawyers treat each case as it’s own unique situation, and work hard to uncover evidence that will get you the best possible outcome. Founding partner Amato Sanita, understands that you’re very concerned about possible sentences, and issues in the future you might face. There are many aspects to a criminal defense case. Our goal is to show the court you didn’t commit the crime and/or don’t deserve the maximum sentence for the crime you’re accused of committing. Regardless of whether it’s a drug offense, assault charge, or bank fraud, our Philadelphia criminal lawyers work tirelessly to represent your interests in court.

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Our firm has over 25 years of combined legal practice – handling some of the toughest cases in the country.

25 YEARS

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Statutory Sexual Assault

Aggravated Assault can be charged against someone if they cause or attempt to cause “serious bodily injury” to another person. Serious bodily injury within Pennsylvania is defined as injury which creates a substantial risk of death or which causes serious, permanent disfigurement, or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ (18 Pa.C.S. Sec. 2301). If convicted of Aggravated Assault, the crime is graded as a felony in the first degree.

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Aggravated Indecent Assault

Serious Bodily Injured

Aggravated Assault can be charged against someone if they cause or attempt to cause “serious bodily injury” to another person. Serious bodily injury within Pennsylvania is defined as injury which creates a substantial risk of death or which causes serious, permanent disfigurement, or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ (18 Pa.C.S. Sec. 2301). If convicted of Aggravated Assault, the crime is graded as a felony in the first degree.

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Harassment

FACED 3 YEARS IN PRISON

Aggravated Assault can be charged against someone if they cause or attempt to cause “serious bodily injury” to another person. Serious bodily injury within Pennsylvania is defined as injury which creates a substantial risk of death or which causes serious, permanent disfigurement, or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ (18 Pa.C.S. Sec. 2301). If convicted of Aggravated Assault, the crime is graded as a felony in the first degree.

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False Imprisonment

15 YEARS IN PRISON

Aggravated Assault can be charged against someone if they cause or attempt to cause “serious bodily injury” to another person. Serious bodily injury within Pennsylvania is defined as injury which creates a substantial risk of death or which causes serious, permanent disfigurement, or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ (18 Pa.C.S. Sec. 2301). If convicted of Aggravated Assault, the crime is graded as a felony in the first degree.

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Handicapped Parking Permit Lawyer

Throughout the city of Philadelphia, parking seems to be at a premium. It can often be difficult to find a spot on the best of days, creating a headache for people who depend on their car to run their daily errands and to get around town. This situation is compounded for individuals who have limited mobility. It is important for them to be able to park close to a building so that they can get in out of their car without difficulty. Parking spaces are reserved for such individuals at most places of business around the city, but you need to have the appropriate license place or windshield sticker in order to use them.

If you are an individual with physical limitations, you are well aware of the importance of being able to park in one of those reserved spots. You are able to get a specialized plate to allow you to do just that by submitting an application to the Philadelphia Parking Authority. This is the organization responsible for handing out those permits. This is especially important for people who need to park close to their home on the street. The only way to do that in some neighborhoods is to have this permit. You should have your application approved if you can demonstrate that your mobility based on one more of a variety of diagnosed medical conditions.

Going Through the Application Process

If you are forced to live with a physical limitation, then you are well aware that there are times when you need to speak up and let it be known that you have rights. If you are having difficulty getting the needed residential handicapped parking permit, our office is here to assist you. We have a Philadelphia traffic attorney that knows how to cut through the red tape. We are also able to help you appeal a wrongful denial that you may have received. Our goal is to make sure that every resident of the city is able to live their lives freely with the protections that modern society should be able to provide.

The Law

There is actually a provision in Pennsylvania law that deals with a residential handicapped parking permit. It is found in Section 3354 of Title 75. It basically says that a person with a physical disability may request a reserved spot in front of their residence. When approved, only individuals with a specially issued permit will be allowed to park there. If they do, then they will be subject to a fine and can be towed.

Essentially, this should be good news to individuals with limited mobility. The law provides that the government is permitted to put up a sign on the street that indicates the space is reserved for a resident who has a physical disability. It should be noted that this does not guarantee the spot will be available when you need it. The sign indicates that any person with a physical disability, and who has the requisite permit, may park there.

What Do You Need To Do?

At this point, you might be wondering what you need to do in order to get a handicapped parking permit. First of all, it should be noted that the permit itself, and the requisite sign that will be erected in front of your residence, is free once approved. These are issued for a time a period of between one and three years. At the time of expiration, you must then demonstrate that you still need to have the permit. The city will also examine the designated space to ensure it is still acceptable to keep it there and that it does not adversely impact traffic flow or the general safety of the community.

You have a right to this permit if you qualify. Our office is here to help you. Contact us right away so that we can assist you in protecting your legal rights.

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Firearm Carried W/O License

Montgomery 12/2016

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"I found Michael Kotik via the internet with the hope by someone to help my son in what we thought was something routine. Long story short after being mislead by the prior firm and received no results and my son sat for 18 months in prison because "no one knew what was going on" Michael was able to not only..."
~ Michelle Doria
"I had a pleasure of dealing with Mike on couple of occasions. He is an amazing attorney. He always came through and did what was promised. Also he went above and beyond to assist with any request. He is definitely a fighter and will do what is needed to come out with the best outcome"
~ Ella Shapiro

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