Domestic Violence Lawyer in Stroudsburg
Protecting Clients throughout Monroe, Pike & Carbon Counties
Pennsylvania law generally defines domestic violence as intimidating, stalking, or physically harming a family member or member of the same household. This type of crime covers a wide variety of acts, and domestic violence can be sexual, physical, or even financial. Depending on the severity of the alleged offense, you could face felony charges, exorbitant fines, years in jail or prison, and a protective order.
At Catina Law, LLC, our domestic violence attorney in Stroudsburg has more than three decades of experience in Pennsylvania criminal law. In fact, Attorney Janet Catina spent 15 years working as a successful prosecutor, which gave her unique experience that many other criminal defense lawyers are unable to offer. Our team can efficiently guide you through each stage of the criminal process as we defend your rights and fight for your best interests. You can rely on us for the strong representation you need and deserve.
Common defenses to domestic violence charges include:
- Lack of intent
- Lack of knowledge
- No violence was committed
Penalties for Domestic Violence in Pennsylvania
In addition to the many different criminal penalties you could face upon conviction, there are also other aspects of your life which could be affected. For example, you could have a protective order filed against you, which may prevent you from visiting your home and seeing your loved ones. The alleged victim could also file a civil lawsuit against you in order to recover losses, such as medical bills. Additionally, your conviction would be used against you in any child support or child custody proceedings. This is why Catina Law, LLC works hard to get your charges reduced or dismissed completely.
Common examples of domestic violence-related charges include:
- Endangering the welfare of children
- Violating a protective order
- Criminal trespass
- Domestic assault
- Sexual assault
- Child abuse
To find out more about how our Stroudsburg domestic violence lawyer can help you, call us at (570) 405-9617.
Contact an experienced Attorney, who truly cares about your situation. Catina Law, LLC offers personalized guidance in a variety of legal areas.
Reasonable Fixed Fees
At Catina Law, LLC there are no surprises. We provide a fair cost structure to ensure client satisfaction.
Involved in the Community
As a native of the Stroudsburg area, Janet Catina has served on several local boards and in a variety of volunteer positions.
Thousands of Cases Handled
Former prosecutor, Attorney Janet Catina has thousands of hours in the courtroom representing her client's interests.
Our small firm atmosphere provides you with the personal attention that every client deserves.
Experience You Can Rely On
Over 30 years of legal experience both in and out of the courtroom.