Sex Crimes Lawyer in Gettysburg


When it rains it pours, right? Just when you weren’t expecting it, out of no where comes sex offense charges filed against you. What a disaster! What do you do? When you need the best sex crimes lawyer in Gettysburg, you call us. But don’t just take our word for it. Consider these two client success stories out of the 400+ client and peer reviews:

I called at midnight the night before my hearing and spoke with Attorney Barrouk for almost an hour. He attended my hearing and got my charges dismissed.




Agg Indecent Assault dismissed

Justin, I believe, is the best bar none. Not only just in the courtroom but also for just being a great guy. I’ve always been told not to trust an attorney but Justin I trust along with the whole firm.


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.

It’s not hopeless

Most folks in your situation think right now, that their lives are over. As you can see from the above, just being charged with a crime doesn’t mean the fight is over. In fact, it is just beginning. You need professionally aggressive representation. We have been waiting to represent you. Call us.

Meet our attorneys

What are the mandatory minimum and maximum for sex offense charges?

In Pennsylvania there are sexual offenses that trigger the potentials of Megan’s Law Reporting as well as Sexual Violent Predator related action by the state. Here’s a list of general crimes that fall under the wide net of sex crimes in PA:

Sexual Offenses (Sex Crimes)

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.

What you need now

We have put all in one place the internet’s most up-to-date and comprehensive FREE guide to sex crimes in Pennsylvania including information on:

  • mandatory minimums,
  • maximum prison time,
  • Megan’s Law triggering offenses in PA,
  • what Megan’s Law is like,
  • what is a Sexually Violent Predator,
  • neighborhood notification, 
  • defenses to sex crimes,
  • statute of limitations, 
  • and a lot more

Free information on Sexual Offenses (and Free Megan’s Law) Information in PA

Will my neighbors know I have been charged?

The police won’t go around and tell folks that you have been charged with a crime. However, depending upon the accusations, the newspaper might. The police can and do issue press releases for these types of charges to the Gettysburg news outlets. Depending upon how slow a news day is, they may or may not decide to publish it. Because of the First Amendment, we cannot stop them.

If you are charged with any crime in PA, it goes on to the Unified Judicial System web dockets. Anyone with an internet connect and your name, can look you up. (And you can look them up too).The Public Web Docket Sheets option provides access to search, view and print the docket sheets for Pennsylvania’s Appellate Courts, Criminal Courts of Common Pleas, Magisterial District Courts and the Philadelphia Municipal Court. 

But what is vital is that you not appear on Pennsylvania’s Megan’s Law list. A link to it is below, when you go to the site, you can see a lot of information about those who have to register. Don’t be on this list. Call us.

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.

Pennsylvania State Police Megan’s Law searchable database.

With so much to lose, make the right call

It’s more than just these charges. It’s the consequences that will follow you like an evil shadow for the rest of your life, if you lose. Just take a look at what is at stake.

Felony Conviction Consequences in Pennsylvania

Misdemeanor Conviction Consequences in Pennsylvania

Don’t wait. Fight back. Never ever give up. We won’t. When you need the best sex crimes lawyer in Gettysburg, you need us!