Pendleton, Indiana Criminal Lawyers
We take great pride in being recognized by many attorneys in other fields of law as the Indiana Legal Defense Authority and have been consulted on criminal defense cases within every one of Indiana's ninety two county court jurisdictions.
We have been privileged to have been requested to represent good people in many career endeavors including other lawyers, police officers & professional athletes who have faced legal challenges throughout the state.
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Currently, Mr. Avnet regularly practices trial court litigation in state and federal courts. His practice is devoted to serving clients on a wide variety of legal issues, but concentrates his...
As Of Counsel with Chambers Law LLC, Katie focuses her practice in 3 main areas: Family Law, Breach of Warranty Claims (Lemon Law), and Criminal Law. Katie focuses her family law practice in matters involving but not limited to divorce, paternity, child custody, child support, and protective orders representing individuals throughout central Indiana. She has significant trial experience and has worked in a variety of areas...
Pendleton, IN Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
He joined Garrison Law Firm in 2010 and has concentrated his practice in the areas of criminal and civil litigation, personal injury, and entertainment representation. Mr. Hill has litigation experience in both state and federal courts. He also represents personalities in the areas of motor sports (IndyCar series), boxing, and music industries.
Josh Taylor works in the areas of criminal law including misdemeanors, felonies, juvenile law, and traffic offenses; he also practices family law.
McCordsville, IN 46055
Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
Noblesville, IN 46060
Arrested or facing criminal charges?
Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.
Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.
Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.
When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.
Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.
Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.
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