Felony Defense Attorneys
While all charges deserve serious attention, felony charges are especially serious. Aside from the obvious penalties, felony convictions can permanently deprive you of vital constitutional rights. Our team not only address the specific charges, but also pay special attention to protect all of our clients' right.
A felony conviction usually carries a sentence of at least one year in prison. Additionally, the process for prosecuting felonies involves several extra steps. As a result, it is vital that you obtain experienced, aggressive representation early in the process. Preemptive steps can reduce the seriousness of the charges before a grand jury ever considers your case.
Persistent Felony Offenders
Felony charges carry additional penalties for those who have already been convicted of one or more felonies. The possibility of additional prison terms requires special consideration when negotiating a plea bargain or weighing the risks of trial. Our experienced defense attorneys understand the intricacies of Persistent Felony Offender prosecution.
Our criminal defense attorneys do much more than simply plea bargain or question witnesses in court. Our attorneys:
Provide our clients with a reality check, an objective perspective on their situation and what is likely to happen if their cases go to trial. This perspective is vital for defendants trying to decide whether to accept a plea bargain offered by the prosecutor.
Are familiar with important legal rules because many criminal law rules are hidden away in court interpretations of federal and state constitutions.
Are knowledgeable of local court practice and procedures that are vital to effective representation but aren't written down anywhere.
Understand the consequences of simply pleading guilty.
Spend crucial time defending each client’s case.
Our criminal lawyers have earned the respect of judges, prosecutors and police officers as aggressive, knowledgeable attorneys who are not afraid to tackle tough cases.