Finding A Trusted Attorney After An Assault Charge
Assault charges can arise from all sorts of situations, from a domestic altercation to a physical confrontation between strangers. Regardless of what triggered the event, if you are charged with assault, it is important to have a dynamic defense lawyer protecting your rights. At The Law Offices of Joseph Lesniak, LLC, we work relentlessly to defend our clients against all types of assault charges.
Depending on the facts of your case, these defenses could include:
- The “Castle Doctrine,” a Pennsylvania law that allows people to use force, including deadly force to protect themselves against a threat within their homes, their vehicles or other specified areas
If you have a valid defense to your charge, our Media assault charge defense attorney will make a persuasive case to both the prosecutor and the judge. If the evidence in your case is strong, we will work closely with you to find the best way to minimize the legal consequences.
Experienced Legal Advice When You Need It Most
Domestic violence charges are a unique type of assault charge. In addition to the criminal penalties, you could be subject to a Protection From Abuse Order. This could keep you from entering your home and place all sorts of limits on your freedom while your criminal case is pending.
As a former chief prosecutor in the Special Victims and Domestic Violence Division, Joe Lesniak has prosecuted hundreds of domestic violence charges and related crimes. He oversaw the Protection From Abuse Court, providing invaluable insight into how a PFA Order can best be utilized to protect victims and also how to ensure it is not misused. This perspective offers you a crucial advantage, as we can analyze your case from different perspectives. As a result, we are able to find effective defenses.
Contact The Law Offices of Joseph Lesniak, LLC
The sooner you get in touch with our law firm, the more options you will have. We offer a free initial consultation, either in person or over the phone. Call 484-444-2348 or complete our online contact form to get started.