The majority of people facing the criminal charges will be prosecuted in state courts. State police and prosecutors handle everything from DUI to homicide, and they will often pursue serious penalties and consequences in an effort to curb criminal activity.
At the criminal defense law firm of Shaffer & Engle Law Offices, LLC, our attorneys represent clients throughout Pennsylvania who have been charged with state misdemeanor and felony crimes. With more than 65 years of combined legal experience, we offer the experience and legal ability to provide a strong defense that protects our clients' rights.
Elisabeth K.H. Pasqualini is ready to aggressively defend your rights if you are facing serious criminal charges in Pennsylvania.
State Crime Defense
We offer vigorous representation in all state crimes, including:
- Drug crimes
- Sex crimes
- Juvenile crimes
- Theft, including retail theft
- Domestic Violence
- Falsification of documents
- Concert Arrests
Our attorneys have an in-depth understanding of the laws relating to all these types of crimes. Additionally, Mr. Engle is a former prosecutor for the DA's office. This background and experience allows us to execute a thorough defense strategy that considers all angles of the case and helps us prepare for potential challenges. Whether negotiating with the prosecution or standing up for your interests in court, you can count on your lawyer to effectively represent your interests.
A Tailored Defense to Your Criminal Case
The actual charges and penalties someone faces for a state crime depend on a variety of factors including the type and extent of the crime, age of alleged offender, and available evidence. Our criminal defense lawyers will help you understand exactly what to expect, and will work with you to determine the best course of action based on the circumstances of your case. We offer creative defense strategies tailored to minimize the negative consequences you face.
If you have been charged with a crime, contact the Harrisburg criminal defense attorneys of Shaffer & Engle Law Offices, LLC. We have offices in both Harrisburg and Millersburg.
Learn more about crimes in the state of Pennsylvania by visiting our Criminal Law Blog.