Criminal Defense

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State or Federal Criminal Defense

Attempted Crimes

Crimes Against Children or Disabled Persons

  • Abuse of an Elderly or Disabled Person
  • Child Abuse
  • Child Neglect

Driving and Boating Offenses

  • BUI
  • Civil Infractions/Traffic Court
  • DUI
  • Fleeing and Eluding
  • Reckless Driving

Drug Charges

  • Manufacturing
  • Obtaining Prescription by Fraud
  • Paraphernalia
  • Possession and Possession with Intent to Sell
  • Sale
  • Trafficking

Fraud and Theft

  • Adverse Possession
  • False Insurance Claims
  • Fraud​
  • Grand Theft
  • Obtaining Benefits by Fraud
  • Petit Theft
  • Schemes to Defraud
  • Uttering and Forgery

Inchoate Crimes

Accessory After the Fact Principal

Juvenile Criminal Charges

  • Direct Filing/Adult Certification
  • Felonies, Misdemeanors and Municipal Ordinances

Minor Offenses

  • Misdemeanors
  • Municipal Ordinances

Property Offenses

  • Burglary
  • Criminal Mischief
  • Trespass

Repeat Offender Enhancements

  • ​10-20-Life​ (Gun enhancements)
  • Failure to Comply with Registration Requirements
  • Habitual Felony Offender
  • Habitual Violent Felony Offender
  • Habitual Traffic Offender
  • Prison Releasee Reoffender
  • Three Time Career Offender
  • Violent Career Criminal

Sex Offenses

  • Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
  • Human Trafficking
  • Lewd or Lascivious Molestation
  • Lewd or Lascivious Battery
  • Possession of Child Pornography
  • Prostitution
  • Sexual Battery
  • Voyeurism and Video Voyeurism

Violent Crimes

  • Arson
  • Assault, Aggravated and Simple Assault
  • Attempted Murder
  • Battery, Aggravated and Simple Battery, Domestic Battery, Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer, Battery in a Detention/Correctional Facility
  • Making Threats
  • Stalking and Aggravated Stalking

Weapon Offenses

  • Carrying a Concealed Firearm
  • Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by a Convicted Felon
  • Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by an Adjudicated Delinquent
  • Shooting or Throwing Deadly Missiles