Domestic Violence Charges
Trusted Harrisburg Domestic Violence Attorney
Have you been accused of domestic abuse? In Pennsylvania, law enforcement
has the power to arrest individuals they believe have committed (or will
continue to engage in) domestic violence without a warrant. While these
powers were put in place to keep families safe, they also result in arrests
without traditional due process. These accused individuals must proceed
carefully to ensure that their story is told, their rights are protected,
and any potential penalties are reduced or avoided altogether.
Curcillo Law, LLC, we understand the challenges these accused individuals face. Domestic
abuse cases often involve very difficult emotions and an urgent to need
to be resolved as swiftly as possible. Our Harrisburg domestic violence
lawyers have more than 90 combined years of experience in this practice
area and know what it takes to secure favorable results for our clients
both in and outside the courtroom.
Don't proceed without a proven advocate by your side. Contact us today
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What is "domestic violence?"
23 Pa. Cons. Stat. § 6102 defines domestic abuse as an offense that
occurs against "family or household members." While this definition
includes spouses, children, and family members, it also includes current
or past sexual partners, unmarried parents, and any individual related
by blood or marriage.
The following actions can be considered domestic abuse:
- Bodily injury (or serious bodily injury)
- Statutory sexual assault
- Sexual assault
- Involuntary deviate sexual intercourse
- Indecent assault
- Aggravated indecent assault
- False imprisonment
- Physical or sexual abuse of a minor
- Repeatedly putting a person in fear of bodily injury
If you have been accused of any of these acts—or any other offense
connected to a domestic abuse matter—then our team is ready to hear
from you. We are experienced in handling these sensitive cases and are
prepared to launch a robust and effective defense on your behalf during
this uncertain time.
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