Assault Charges Attorney in Chambersburg


How to save yourself

Ready for some truth. Who your attorney is determines the outcome of your case. I know we all like to pretend that we live in a “fair” world. we fool ourselves into thinking fairness exists. We pretend that we live a world where only someone’s merit gets them promoted. That’s just not true. Who you know is as important if not more so than what you know. The messenger does matter. When you face this reality and indisputable feature of our criminal justice system, then you need to look on how to make this whole thing the most unfair thing for the government. You do that by hiring us. For nearly 20 years, your friends and neighbors have picked us to go and pick on the government. We are the biggest and best DUI and criminal defense firm in all of PA. You don’t get that way by accident. Just…

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So when you are ready to stop Googling about your problem and you are ready to make it unfair for the government, contact us.

When selecting which attorney to hire, please consider:

  • Can you call anytime and talk to a live person?
  • Do they offer payment plans with no credit checks?
  • Will your attorney be attentive and explain what’s going on?

At The McShane Firm, we answer yes to all of these questions. We strive to provide you with a great customer service experience during this tough time.

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When you can’t lose….

Make no mistake about it, the government is beating you now. They are investigating you. They may have even charged you. If you are out on bail or are in jail, the government is winning. It’s time to fight back… hard. And that’s what we do. For nearly 20 years, your neighbors and friends have called on us to champion them. We hold you up trophy high. We refuse to let you make a mistake. You can easily do your due diligence checks on us. We put all of our qualifications and experience out there for all to see

What is The McShane Difference?

  • We take time to understand your personal needs and goals. Then we cater our legal strategy to fit you.
  • We care about you. We listen and return phone calls. We will take time to explain things so you are not left anxious in the dark.
  • We will make this as easy as possible. We will try to minimize the number of times you have to be in court which means less disruption of your work and family life.

Does this sound like what you are looking for in an attorney? If yes, then take the next step and call (717) 657-3900.

Defense to assault charges

There are some obvious ones such as they just have no proof of an assault. There’s no physical evidence. No video. No photos. And so the credibility of the witness or witnesses is always a big deal in these cases. We shred liars. We can’t stand them. Another typical defense is an alibi, meaning you were not where the complaining witness says you were doing what they say you were. In addition to that Pennsylvania has very favorable self-defense laws. Here is a lot of information on self-defense in PA.

This is the Pennsylvania State Police barracks in Lykens. You do not want to be an involuntary guest there. When you, a friend or a loved one is facing assault related charges in the Chambersburg area, you need the best assault charges attorney in Chambersburg. Our reputation, knowledge, and experience proves to you that we are the best. Here’s why…



What you need to know now

Maximum sentences and the worst case scenario

You are probably looking for reliable and complete information about what the maximums are for these charges. You want to know what the worst case scenario is. Here is some information for you to answer those questions, right now.

Our Clients are entitled to a Bill of Rights which states:

  • Our clients have the right to expect, we will be proactive in communication. You will hear it from us first. We will return all phone calls, texts and emails promptly.
  • Our clients have the right to expect plain speaking, straight shooting. No B. S.
  • Our clients have the right to expect us to do it right the first time, every time.
  • Our clients have the right to expect us to be on time and professionally prepared for all court appearances, and all meetings.
  • Our clients have the right to expect that they will be fully informed at all times.

This is our promise to you. Call today to get us on your side: (717) 657-3900.

Other things you need to be concerned about

So many lawyers don’t look beyond the immediate problem which is the criminal charges. If they care at all, they care about the task immediately in front of them: the criminal case. But you can’t afford to take that singular view because the consequences of any conviction can last a lifetime. We put together this really long list of problems that you will face in the long run if you don’t get all over this now.

Felony Conviction Consequences in Pennsylvania

Misdemeanor Conviction Consequences in Pennsylvania

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But it gets worse, if the alleged crime involves a loved one, you can bet that with the criminal charges will come a Protection from Abuse order.

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