General Law Firm FAQs
Do You Charge for Case Evaluations?
Your initial case evaluation is always free on any new matter. It is a chance to share your situation with a lawyer, receive honest feedback, and get an idea of what to do next at no cost. If you like what we have to say, hire us, and we will get started immediately.
What Are Your Business Hours?
Shuttleworth Law’s office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. We are closed on all federal holidays.
Our firm also offers after-hours emergency legal services when possible, meaning you can call us 24/7/365. Leave a message if we do not answer. Someone will call you back as soon as we receive it.
What Types Of Cases Do You Handle?
Shuttleworth Law represents individuals and businesses in personal injury, criminal defense, and intellectual property (IP) infringement defense cases throughout Pennsylvania and South Jersey. Our founder has extensive experience as a trial lawyer and demonstrates an effective legal track record of results.
You can see the different types of cases we handle here.
Do You Do Video Conferencing With Clients?
Yes, we will gladly meet through video conferencing if that is the best method of communication for you. Let us know that you prefer video chat, and our legal team will set up the call and send out the invite.
If you end up hiring us and we ever need to meet in person, Shuttleworth Law will give you ample notice and gladly travel to you if you cannot do so physically. We will also continue to communicate via video in-between case events.
We are always on the cutting edge of technology and law, so we use them both to our advantage when communicating with clients and litigating against our opponents.
Do I Get To Work With My Lawyer Directly?
You always get to work with your lawyer directly if you hire Shuttleworth Law. We will provide you with updates and legal advice by phone, email, case-management portal, or video conferencing. Our paralegal may contact you from time to time to confirm meeting times or ask for documents.
How Do You Keep Me Informed About My Case?
Our founder understands how to leverage technology, not only in the courtroom but also in the office. Shuttleworth Law uses secure, private methods of communication via phone, video conferencing, email, and through our case-management portal.
We also provide clients with a case-management portal that keeps them updated and connected with us throughout the legal process. After hiring us, your lawyer will set you up with a login to give you peace of mind from day one.
Some meetings are better when held face-to-face, usually at our Philadelphia office. However, if you or your loved one cannot physically travel, Shuttleworth Law can come to your preferred location to pick up or drop off important documents or to meet if necessary.
Criminal Practice FAQs
Where Can I Learn More About PA Criminal Laws?
What is the difference between criminal and civil law?
What is a crime?
What defenses are available to a person charged with a crime?
When is a police warrant required?
What is an investigative detention?
What is the definition of "criminal trespass?"
What is arson?
Could my driver's license be suspended if I refuse or fail to submit to blood alcohol tests?
What is assault?
What is a Miranda Warning?
Can a minor enjoy the same Miranda rights?
Still have questions?
Get in contact with one of our attorneys now to get your free meeting
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