Carbon County Criminal Defense

DEPENDABLE. RELIABLE. ON YOUR SIDE. Carbon County Criminal Defense Lawyer



If you have been charged or arrested in Carbon County, Pennsylvania, you need an experienced criminal defense lawyer on your side. Attorney Charles E. Dutko, Jr., is willing to fight for his clients and works to get the best possible outcome on every criminal case.

Whether you received a summons or were arrested and taken before a magistrate, you need to act fast to protect your constitutional rights. The sooner you hire an attorney, the more likely your rights will be protected, and you improve your chance for a more favorable outcome. You could be looking at costly fines, a criminal record, and incarceration. By hiring an experienced criminal defense attorney in Carbon County, you can ensure that you are fairly represented in court.

Attorney Dutko is committed to providing exceptional criminal defense and personalized service. Attorney Dutko has represented clients in the following types of cases:

Criminal Homicide • Assault • Drug Offenses • Theft Firearms & Weapons Charges • Robbery • Burglary • Rape

Why Hire Dutko Law, LLC?

Attorney Dutko will work with you through each step of the criminal process. The preparation begins with the preliminary hearing. The preliminary hearing can improve a defendant’s position for future arguments in the Carbon County Court of Common Pleas.

If the case is bound over at the preliminary hearing, Attorney Dutko will complete a thorough review of discovery and file pre-trial motions. Some common motions include a Motion to Suppress Evidence, a Motion to Suppress Statements, and Writ of Habeas Corpus. These motions, if successful, can weaken the Commonwealth’s case or lead to a dismissal.

A good criminal defense attorney is also a competent negotiator. 92% of criminal cases do not go to trial. Therefore, you need an attorney that can negotiate the best possible plea offer from the Carbon County District Attorney’s Office. In cases where negotiations fail, or you refuse to accept a plea, then you need to consider the manner and tone the attorney takes in dealing with you and the Commonwealth. A good trial lawyer can reach and convince people of their position. Thus, you need a lawyer with a combination of skills that enables you to enter a plea with confidence and one qualified to represent you at trial should your case require it.

Where can I Get a Carbon County Criminal Defense Lawyer?

If you have been charged with a criminal offense in Jim Thorpe, Palmerton,Carbon County criminal defense Lansford, Nesquehoning, or Weatherly, contact Dutko Law, LLC for an experienced criminal defense attorney that is willing to fight to protect your rights. Reach out to us for a free consultation today.