Philadelphia Domestic Violence Attorney

Defense Against Domestic Violence Charges

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For experienced representation in Protection From Abuse (PFA) cases, restraining orders, and domestic violence criminal charges enlist the assistance of the Law Office of Douglas Earl LLC. We are dedicated to standing strong for your rights, both inside and outside of the courtroom.

Douglas P. Earl, Esquire has helped many victims of domestic violence obtain restraining orders. Douglas P. Earl, Esquire helped a medical student obtain a final PFA order from her ex-boyfriend who was also a medical student. Mr. Earl obtain a substantial civil settlement where a family member was assaulted.

Defense against domestic violence charges in Bucks, Delaware, Philadelphia, Montgomery County and throughout Pennsylvania in cases involving allegations of abuse between family or household members, sexual or intimate partners, boyfriends, girlfriends, spouses or siblings. You may have to appear in Family Court as a result of your family member or partner filing a Protection From Abuse Act Petition (PFA) against you.

If the police are involved, you may also have been arrested. You might be in a situation where you have to appear in Family Court to defend against a Protection From Abuse Act Petition (PFA) as well as in Criminal Court to defend against assault charges. Douglas P. Earl, Esquire has been in fighting in court on behalf of individuals caught in awkward and difficult situations where they are most vulnerable.

Douglas P. Earl, Esquire has successfully defended a man accused by his ex-wife of threatening her through email and text messages. Douglas P. Earl, Esquire has successfully defended a man who was accused of assaulting the mother of his child during a custody exchange. Douglas P. Earl, Esquire successfully defended a man frustrated over not seeing his child texted his ex-girlfriend that he was going to have a family member beat her up.

There are long term consequences of having a restraining order or a criminal conviction on your record. Douglas P. Earl, Esquire has saved many people from this fate.

With over 28 years of experience, Douglas P. Earl, Esquire knows how to assert your rights and protect your interests. We know the steps that must be taken to confront a difficult legal challenge. You can count on us.

Domestic Violence charges are complex. Douglas P. Earl, Esquire has defended both victims and those accused of abuse who either have had civil Protection From Abuse petitions to pursue or defend against, or have been arrested because of domestic violation allegations or both civil and criminal allegations to deal with. Mr. Earl will sit down with you and prepare you to deal with the abuse allegations. He will explain to you your options.

Is it advisable to ask the court to allow a cooling off period before resolving your case favorably?

Mr. Earl vigorously pursues or defends your case.

Do you believe that you have been falsely accused of domestic violence? Does the alleged victim want to drop the charges against you?

When the police arrive at the scene of a domestic dispute, they often are ready to arrest someone. When a person is charged with domestic violence does the alleged victim does not have the right to drop the charges?

You Don’t Want to Face the Consequences of a Conviction

You don’t want to be on a central registry because a Final protection from Abuse Order has been entered against you.

If you are convicted of a domestic violence or domestic assault charge you may face incarceration. You may also have to deal with a protection-from-abuse or PFA order that keeps you away from your home and your family. We have handled thousands of domestic violence and PFA cases.

Our goal is to prevent you from having to deal with these life-changing consequences. We are good at achieving our goals.

We Fight for You!

Going to court is not something that we shy away from. We know very well that prosecutors are not always willing to play fair and agree to an acceptable resolution.

In those situations, your defense must be presented at trial. We understand courtroom techniques and the best strategies for convincing a judge or jury. We know how to explore every opportunity to obtain positive outcomes in cases involving domestic violence charges.

We’re Here When You Need Us

We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help people in Philadelphia and throughout Pennsylvania.

Contact an experienced criminal defense attorney today.