Lawyers Near Lancaster County Courthouse
Cody & Pfursich are a law firm of lawyers near Lancaster County courthouse. For over 30 years our team has specialized in several manner of the law, including in Criminal, DUI and Traffic Violations, Personal Injury, Family Law and Traffic Court representation. Our dedication to excellence in how we represent our clients throughout Lancaster County and Central Pennsylvania has given us the experience and expertise to help you, whatever your need.
We’ve set up our offices steps away from the Lancaster County Courthouse not just for the convenience, but also to remind everyone leaving or going into the courthouse that they have a right to competent legal representation. The state must prove your guilt beyond a reasonable doubt, and we are here to protect your rights.
When it comes to the law, there’s no room for shortcomings or shortcuts. Every option should be looked into and the technicalities of your defense should be left to experts who have stood in that arena before with success and a knowledge of expectations. At Cody & Pfursich, we handles matter of law including:
Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
In Pennsylvania, driving under the influence is a serious crime. A conviction can lead to a mandatory jail sentence, driver’s license loss, and mandatory fines. These consequences reach beyond the criminal sanctions and cause serious problems for employment. Our attorneys have over 60 years of combined experience in representing individuals charged with DUI. We use the best negotiation tactics to achieve favorable resolutions for our clients. We also have the trial experience and know-how to aggressively fight DUI charges in Court.
A conviction for any criminal offense in Pennsylvania is punishable by jail, probation, fines and court costs. There is no system publicly available to you that covers the scope of the law better than a trained legal attorney. Using the best and practiced minds we’ll network you with well accomplished minds in trial attorneys, litigating a combined hundreds of jury trials and thousands of preliminary hearings and pretrial motions. No matter who you find yourself being represented by, you always end up in capable hands, as all of our attorneys have litigated cases involving Homicide, Robbery, Shoplifting, Burglary, Assault, Drugs, Theft, DUI, and many more.
Learn about your rights of protection with our firm. We’ll educate our clients on the importance of family law and how to use the legal system to protect it, including PFAs. A PFA is Protection from Abuse (PFA) is a civil order signed by a Judge which directs an alleged abuser not to abuse, threatened or harass the plaintiff. Those served with a temporary PFA are not to have any contact with the plaintiff in any way and violations can lead to further criminal charges and jail time.
The consequences of having a PFA placed on against you can be severe and can seem incredibly unfair. Plaintiff have a history of leaning on PFAs to get custody disagreements and sometimes as retribution for bad break-ups. To avoid those possibilities with lawyers near Lancaster County courthouse- learn more here.
Meet Our Lawyers Near The Lancaster County Courthouse
For over 30 years, we have been committed to excellence in representing clients. We deeply value all of our clients and the trust they place in us. If you have a legal issue in a specialty area that we do not practice, we will be happy to refer you to an attorney who can help you.
Stephen Cody graduated magna cum laude from the University of Richmond in 1980 and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1983. Steve focuses his practice in the area of personal injury, including motorcycle and automobile accidents, civil litigation and insurance claims. Steve is a member of the board of Community Services of Lancaster, and served on the board of the Urban League of Lancaster. He was a big brother with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Lancaster.
Douglas Cody graduated magna cum laude from Susquehanna University in 1982, and served as a teacher and coach with the School District of Lancaster from 1982 -1986. He is active in coaching youth swimming, soccer and basketball in Conestoga Valley School District. He currently resides in East Lampeter with his wife and three sons.
Ed focuses his practice on criminal defense including traffic matters, where he has developed a reputation as an excellent litigator. He also handles family law, unemployment compensation appeals, PFAs, and professional license appeals. Ed is a 1997 graduate of Manheim Township High School. In 2001 he graduated from Juniata College where he also played football and lacrosse. He received his J.D. from the University Of Oklahoma College of Law in 2004.
Lorraine Russell Hagy
Lorraine graduated from St. Mark’s High School in Wilmington, Delaware in 1996. She attended undergraduate school at Elon College in North Carolina. She graduated from Elon in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts in English, concentration in creative writing. When she graduated from Elon, she was a member of the Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society. As a family law attorney, Lorraine understands the impact that family law issues have on her clients’ lives as well as the emotional toll that is involved in most family law matters.