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Assault Defense

Skilled Defense Counsel For Those Charged With Assault

If you’re facing charges of simple assault, aggravated assault or weapons offenses, the advice of a seasoned criminal defense lawyer can help reduce your exposure to punishment while expanding your range of options for a favorable resolution of the case. To discuss your charges with an experienced trial attorney, contact the​ McClenahen Law Firm P.C. in State College by calling 814-308-0870.

Defending Against All Assault-Related Charges

Attorney Matt McClenahen has extensive experience and an impressive trial record on behalf of clients charged with crimes of violence. Although he no longer has the time to handle homicide cases, attorney McClenahen has met the stringent trial experience requirements necessary for death penalty defense certification in Pennsylvania. With a solid reputation, his advocacy comes with gravitas in plea negotiations, which can lead to reduced charges or a more lenient sentence.

Our law firm advises and represents people charged with crimes of violence, including the following offenses:

  • Assault, including aggravated assault, simple assault and simple assault by mutual affray (fighting)
  • Domestic violence
  • Terroristic threats
  • Harassment
  • Disorderly conduct

The defense strategy we recommend for your case will depend on many factors, primarily the nature of the evidence against you or lack thereof. Typical defenses in an assault case include self-defense, defense of others, mistaken identity or fabricated allegations altogether.

Call To Schedule A Free Initial Consultation

To learn more about our experience and trial record in the defense of violent crime charges, contact the McClenahen Law Firm P.C. in State College by calling 814-308-0870 for a free consultation. You may also complete the online contact form.