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September 2022: Online Pardons at PA Marijuana Pardon Project

Great news, Pennsylvanians! If you have been convicted of certain marijuana charges, you are now able to apply for a pardon online. On September 1, 2022, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman announced a “one-time, large-scale pardoning project for people with select minor, non-violent marijuana criminal convictions.” If you think you may Read More

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Philadelphia Gun Permits – Owning a Gun in the City

Gun Permit Lawyer in Philadelphia The legal team at Kenny, Burns & McGill takes calls from people from all walks of life who want to legally own a firearm and need help getting there. Whether their license to carry (LTC) needs to be restored or their old criminal records need to be cleaned up before Read More

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Case Downgraded: Felony and Misdemeanor Dismissed

The criminal defense team at Kenny, Burns & McGill is pleased to announce that two serious charges have been successfully Nolle Prossed for a client, and that the overall case has been converted to a non-traffic offense. The term “Nolle Pros” comes from the legal Latin phrase nolle prosequi, which means “unwilling to pursue” or “no Read More

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$90,000 Settlement for Injured Client in Philadelphia

The personal injury team at Kenny, Burns & McGill is pleased to announce that a $90,000 settlement has been won for a client who was seriously injured due to a poorly maintained sidewalk. A man we will call Mr. George Reynolds was your average Philadelphian: hard-working, honest, and doing what he had to do to Read More

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85 Alleged Fugitives Arrested – Operation North Star

Throughout the month of June, the U.S. Marshals led an operation to find and arrest alleged fugitives and criminals. Dubbed “Operation North Star,” this 30-day initiative resulted in the arrests of 1,501 people. The Department of Justice described this operation as “a high-impact fugitive apprehension initiative aimed at combatting violent crime in 10 cities with Read More

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Client’s Bail Reduced by $25,000

Kenny, Burns & McGill is pleased to announce a recent and successful motion to reduce a client’s bail by $25,000. The team at Kenny, Burns & McGill frequently handles difficult cases, many of which include violent allegations. In the United States of America, everyone has a right to due process. We believe that each person Read More

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Appeal Victory; Sentence Reversed and Remanded

Kenny, Burns & McGill are proud to announce a brilliant outcome for a client. When a judge acted illegally and unjustly imprisoned our client, we were able to overturn the sentence and free an innocent man. Our client, who we’ll call Mr. Chris Dent, was under supervised release from a previous run-in with the law. Read More

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House Arrest Granted for Self-Defense Murder Suspect

The criminal defense team at Kenny, Burns & McGill is incredibly pleased to announce that a client who acted in self-defense (but charged with murder as a result) has been granted house arrest and will return home to her family. A woman who we’ll call Mrs. Janet Winslow is in many ways your typical Philadelphia Read More

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How to Appeal Philadelphia Property Taxes – 2023 Values Are Increasing by 31%

Philadelphia Property Taxes Are Scheduled to Increase by an Average of 31% in 2023 The City of Philadelphia government has completed its reassessment of nearly 600,000 properties throughout Philadelphia, resulting in higher property value assessments for many affected homeowners in 2023. Kenny, Burns & McGill is appealing many of these tax assessments to make sure its Read More

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Young Mother Released from Philadelphia Prisons with Credit for Time Served

The Criminal Defense team at Kenny, Burns & McGill is very happy to announce that a new mother has been successfully freed from prison after spending 14 months behind bars. Instead of spending years in jail, she will be able to go home and raise her child. Some people actively seek out trouble, and some Read More

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  • Settlement Reached in Philadelphia Amtrak Accident

    In 2015, a speeding Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia, leaving eight dead and hundreds injured. One victim hired our firm to handle her personal injury claims, and attorney Thomas Kenny was among the first to reach a settlement with Amtrak. READ MORE

  • Federal Probation Terminated–Without a Hearing

    Our client, who was sentenced to several years in federal prison and three years of probation, has been completely released from supervision after our firm filed a successful motion in federal court. The judge granted our motion without even scheduling a hearing and our client walked free.

  • Zoning Board Appeal Granted in Philadelphia

    Our firm successfully lodged an appeal with the Zoning Board of Adjustment in Philadelphia. After our firm presented the project at a local community meeting, worked with the architect to showcase the merits of the proposed structure, and publicly fought the case before the Zoning Board, our client is now permitted to begin construction. READ MORE