An experienced and compassionate law firm that is ALWAYS on your side.


Criminal Law

Experienced criminal attorney

The Datner Firm can handle the toughest cases, including violent crimes.  When you are in trouble with the law, turn to someone who can truly help.  Robert F. Datner has successfully tried and won HUNDREDS of cases in his career. Let him vigorously fight for you! 

FREE legal consultation

Know your legal rights! Make an appointment for a FREE consultation.  

340  N. Lansdowne Ave.

Lansdowne  PA 19050


Sex Crimes

Sexual harassment

When you have been accused of a sex crime, let The Datner Firm come to your defense. We handle sensitive cases such as improper teacher-student relationships, internet porn, aggravated indecent assault, deviate sexual intercourse, and more. 

  • Date rape
  • Statutory rape
  • Marital rape
  • Sexual harassment
  • Pornography
  • Indecent exposure
  • Sex registration (Megan's Law)
  • Sexual assault


Violent Crimes


  • Murder/ homicide
  • Domestic violence
  • Assault & battery
  • Weapons offenses
  • Terroristic threats
  • Vehicular manslaughter
  • Hate crimes
  • All other violent crimes
  • Juvenile crimes




If your family has been impacted by the opioid and heroin epidemic, call The Datner Firm today. The last thing you want is to go to jail or be fined for a drug charge. 

  • Possession with intent to deliver and drug sales 
  • False or forged prescriptions
  • Opioids, Heroin, or Marijuana
  • Conspiracy
  • Drug cultivation and manufacturing
  • Drug trafficking, transportation, and importation
  • Methamphetamine manufacturing and sales
  • Possession of chemicals for drug manufacturing



Legal Questions

Q. Do I have to go to jail?
A. Absolutely not!  The majority of crimes do not require mandatory imprisonment.  We concentrate on getting cases dismissed and when sentencing is at issue, in alternative sentencing options.

Q. What do I do if the police want to talk to me?
A. Call me first. You do not stand a chance on your own against an experienced detective.

Q. How can I make sure that this is kept confidential?
A. Your trust and confidence in me is critical. My staff and I will insure that no information about your case is shared without your permission.

Q. How can I keep my job from finding out?
A.   No one has to know about your legal matter and we strive to handle your matter without publicity. If you ever run into a problem with your job, we will be there to help you fix it. Remember, you are presumed innocent in the eyes of the law.

Q. How can I get this off my record and keep it clean?
A. We aggressively fight to make sure that your record is clean. Your future livelihood and reputation must be protected. Defense attorney Robert F. Datner fights to get cases dismissed.  In the appropriate case we seek a legal expungement of your arrest record at minimal expense to you.