Assault charges attorney in Lower Paxton (Colonial Park and Linglestown)

In this day and age, folks are quick with their mouths and their fists. Passion and misunderstandings can lead to violence. The police don’t care. They push to arrest. The local DAs office also looks to convict. If we are your chosen assault charges attorney in Lower Paxton Township, we won’t let their rush to judgment become your final judgement.

Assault charges attorney Lower Paxton
This is the brand new MDJ office for the south side of Lower Paxton. It is so much better than the old one. There’s plenty of parking and room for us to meet. The best assault charges attorney for Lower Paxton is The McShane Firm.

MDJ covering the South Side of Lower Paxton Township (traditional Colonial Park area) (map)

MDJ office covering the north side of Lower Paxton Township (including Linglestown) (map)

So much on the line with Assault Charges

It’s not like back 20 or so years ago when The McShane Firm first started. Times are tough. The internet is everywhere. You can do a simple internet search to see if anyone in PA has a criminal record: UJS public search. Employers don’t care about why you have a record, they just see that you have a record and in particular a violent one. Then, they shut the door on you. And if you want to travel outside of the US with a crime of violence on your record? Good luck. So the most important decision isn’t what are you going to do with these assault charges, but instead what are you going to do to protect yourself from a lifetime of having to deal with assault charge convictions on your record?

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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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Why self-defense exists

Self-defense exists to protect you when you need to use violence to protect yourself or others not only from actual harm but from reasonable anticipated imminent harm. It is an ancient right here to protect you even today. We specialize in teaching DAs, judges and juries what self-defense and use of force is like in the real world.

Why no one listens to you

It’s because in this day and age too many criminal defense attorneys look to plead out their cases. The presumption of innocence is forgotten by them. They accept the first offer of the DA with little effort. They just look to close the case and cash the check. We reject that. We hate it. Standing up for you and what is right is all we do. Never ever will we sell you out.

What you can do about it

You can stop accepting that you lose. Don’t give up. Let me invite you to get back in the struggle. This is your life and your future. Don’t let this ruin your life. You are a good person. Let’s work together to fix this now.


We are proud to boast that we have earned over 400 client and peer reviews. No one else in PA even comes close. 

Here’s just one:

Justin was extremely professional and handled my case efficiently and thoroughly. He kept me informed throughout my case as to any new or additional information that was provided to him. I am very satisfied with the preliminary hearing and would definitively recommend him to others.



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