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Miller Lyden P.C.
53 North Duke Street, Suite 205
Lancaster, PA 17602

Specializing in Criminal Law

Our Firm offers Pennsylvania residents living in the Lancaster area valuable legal service in criminal cases. Miller Lyden P.C. can provide your legal defense from start to finish to individuals who are facing charges for various types of felonies and misdemeanors charges including Assault, Burlary, Domestic Violence, DUI, Homicide, Drug Charges, Robbery, and Sex Crimes. Our Firm has the experience, knowledge and track record necessary to ensure you will be aggressively defended by a caring and capable criminal defense team.

Our Law Firm has dedicated itself to providing the most helpful criminal defense available to those convicted and under investigation or facing possible prosecution for federal or state offenses. Our firm is committed exclusively to criminal defense matters throughout Lancaster County as well as the surrounding counties of Berks, Chester, Dauphin, Lebanon and York in the state of Pennsylvania.

What Sets Our Team Apart
Experience: Our Attorneys have handled hundreds of Preliminary Hearings at the Magisterial District Court level as well as Jury Trials in the Court of Common Pleas defending clients on charges ranging from DUI to Murder. We represent clients in both State and Federal Courts.

Personal Service
The size of our organization is designed to ensure we are able to give each client personalized service. Our criminal defense team will answer your phone calls personally, and they work shoulder-to-shoulder with each and every client at every scheduled hearing.

Miller Lyden P.C. offers FREE Lancaster County Prison visits to your loved one, as well as FREE office consults to keep you and your family well informed of the options available at all stages of representation.

The 24 Hour Criminal Hot-line offered by Miller Lyden Associates does not incorporate a third-party call center. You can reach your attorney 24 hours a day should a crisis occur requiring immediate help. After hour calls are ported to the residence of an on-call attorney who can answer questions or provide immediate representation seven days a week.

Strength and Confidence
Our firm has the strength and reputation to negotiate the best resolution possible for your criminal case and the confidence to take the case to a trial if necessary. Miller Lyden Associates works tirelessly, examining every piece of evidence relevant to each case and will seek out and question all potential witnesses in building a solid defense.

Breadth of Practice
Because our Attorneys have such broad experience in criminal law, our firm is able to handle both State and Federal cases in the following practice areas:

  • Aggravated Assault and Simple Assault
  • Burglary
  • Conspiracies
  • Drug Crimes
  • DUI (Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs)
  • Domestic Violence
  • Rape and Sexual Crimes
  • Theft Offenses
  • Traffic Offenses (Including Driving Under Suspension)
  • White Collar Crime
  • Murder

If you are in need of an attorney to represent you in a criminal matter, we are so confident that you will be satisfied with our services that we encourage you to contact our office and setup a FREE office consultation. We will explain your charges, your rights and your options as well as any consequences FREE of charge. If you are satisfied we will establish a payment plan that suits your situation and begin protecting your rights so you can focus on the things that matter most – your family.

Understanding the Six Steps of the Criminal Case Process

Stage 1 – Charges Filed

1. Arrest
a. You or someone you love has been arrested and is being charged with a crime. This can be a difficult and scary time for any individual as they may not know what to do next. The most important thing to know and understand at this point in time is your 5th Amendment right to REMAIN SILENT. At this level no one is your friend other than the Defense Attorney so DO NOT SPEAK. You must remain respectful when speaking to the officers or other law enforcement, but be respectful in your declining to speak without an attorney present.

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