Aviation Law at Dethlefs Pykosh & Murphy

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Aviation Lawyers in Pennsylvania

As aviation lawyers, our firm at Dethlefs Pykosh & Murphy have represented both buyers and sellers of aircraft, and individuals injured in aircraft accidents.

Why Hire Dethlefs Pykosh & Murphy?

As a pilot for more than 25 years and an owner of various aircraft, Attorney Dethlefs has a unique perspective in handling aviation cases. Attorney Dethlefs is a licensed Airline Transport Pilot, and a Cirrus Standardized Instructor Pilot (CSIP), and a Certified Flight Instructor. He handles licensing matters with the FAA and the NTSB.

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What Is Aviation Law?

Aviation law is a stem of the law covering business and personal matters involving aircraft.

Dethlefs Pykosh & Murphy work with clients who need aviation attorneys. Our clients needs range from guidence on purchasing and selling aircraft to representing individuals injured in aircraft accidents.

Frequently Asked Questions

Dethlefs Pykosh & Murphy have collected commonly asked questions from aviation clients to share with you. This effort below is to help you gain a better understanding of what you may need to know before making a decision to seek aviation legal guidence. As always, we are here to serve you. Contact us for your free, no obligation consultation meeting.

I received a letter from the FAA. Do I have the right to have an attorney represent me before the FAA?


Does your firm represent individuals injured and/or killed in aviation accidents?

Yes.  And, we offer a unique perspective because we are also pilots and flight instructors.

Does the purchase of an aircraft need legal representation?

Yes.  The purchase of an aircraft can be complex and aircrafts are large investments.  Representation is critical.

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