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Born and raised in Philadelphia, Michael attended Temple University and became intrigued by the law, developing a fascination with the U.S. Constitution and the Fourth Amendment protections against unreasonable search and seizure. This fascination carried over to Rutgers Law School in Camden where he excelled in Legal Research and Writing as well as Trial Advocacy.

Twenty five years later, Michael has become one of the most sought after defenders of civil liberties in the Philadelphia region. He has coupled a scholarly knowledge of statutes and case law with an undeniable courtroom presence honed by hundreds of trials. At the Caudo Law Group, we offer high-quality legal representation, and are committed to obtaining the best possible results for our clients.

Serving Philadelphia and New Jersey since 1992, Michael Caudo has extensive knowledge of the rules and procedures associated with many criminal cases such as: assault, attempted murder, homicide, sex crimes, drug charges, and more.

Gun Charges

For over 20 years, Michael Caudo has obtained countless dismissals of all manner of gun charges for his clients. Understanding the gun laws in Pennsylvania can be quite complex for someone who has never been in any form of legal trouble before. That’s why it’s imperative to choose a criminal defense attorney who thoroughly understands the laws in this state, and fights aggressively to protect your rights. If you are facing legal trouble involving gun charges, please contact our law offices immediately.

Disorderly Conduct

A person can be found guilty of being disorderly if he or she is found to have had an intention of causing public inconvenience, annoyance, or alarm. One can also be found guilty if one recklessly creates a risk of that alarm, and engages in fighting or a threatening form of behavior. Finally, another possibility is if a person is found to have created a hazard or physically offensive condition by any act which serves no legitimate purpose. Our experienced lawyers have successfully handled these cases in Pennsylvania for the past 20 years.

Theft & Robbery

Robbery and theft laws can also be complicated, but our defense attorneys have vast experience in dealing with robbery cases. If you or someone you know is charged with Robbery or Theft, please contact our law offices.

Drug Charges

Certain illicit drugs, such as cocaine and marijuana, are restricted at both the federal and state level. This includes the manufacturing, cultivation, trafficking, distribution, and possession of these substances. Conviction on drug charges can carry heavy penalties and people brought up on drug charges can face long-term prison sentences. If you are accused of drug possession, or arrested for Possession with Intent to Deliver, give us a call.

White Collar Crimes

The term “white collar crime” refers to any nonviolent crime that is committed by corporate or government officials, to achieve unlawful commercial gains. In cases of white collar crimes, it is frightening how often people find themselves in trouble just by a simple mistake, being unaware of the appropriate laws. The mistaken belief is that such crimes involving business issues don’t need to be taken seriously. However, this mistake has led many defendants to prison. Most white collar crimes involve allegations of fraud. By hiring our experienced riminal defense lawyers, you can avoid jail time because we will prevent any misunderstandings from becoming the basis of your criminal offense.

Domestic Crimes

Domestic violence usually involves physical or emotional violence between husbands and wives, domestic partners, boyfriends and girlfriends, ex-spouses or ex-partners, people who have children together, or family members. Sometimes, when people let their emotions get out of control, a situation can lead to physical assault, stalking, sexual assault, verbal threats or assault, emotional violence, and kidnapping. These are considered domestic violence crimes. If you are under investigation, or have been arrested for domestic violence in the Philadelphia area, contact our criminal defense lawyers before speaking with the police or prosecutor.

Homicide

Homicide is defined as the killing of another human being. The term applies to all such killings, whether criminal or not. Killing may also be legally justified or excused, as it is in cases of self-defense.

Expungements

Our law office also offers help to those people who are looking to have their crimes deleted from their records. This is referred to as an expungement. According to Pennsylvania Law, under limited circumstances individuals may obtain expungement of their Criminal Record.