Criminal Law

No matter the severity of your charges or the evidence the prosecution claims to have against you, you are presumed to be innocent and it is my job to fight for you and to look for that defense in every case.

Felonies

Felony crimes are quite serious (more so than misdemeanors), and can be punishable by at least one year of imprisonment and even by life in prison.

Examples include but are not limited to:

  • Murder
  • Manslaugter
  • Assault
  • Sex crimes
  • Robbery and Armed Robbery
  • Weapons charges
  • Drug Crimes
  • Property Crimes
  • White Collar Crimes 

Some consequences of a felony charge can include:

  • Loss of ability to own a firearm or gun or the right to vote or serve on a jury
  • Loss of eligibility for certain types of employment
  • Loss of certain housing opportunities or eligibility for government assistance
  • Loss of professional licensing and/or certification
  • Loss of eligibility for student loans

Misdemeanors

These crimes are not as severe as most felony charges but they can still result in many bad things happening to you.

Examples of misdemeanors can include, but are not limited to:

  • Traffic offenses including DUI and DWI, Reckless driving
  • Vandalism
  • Shoplifting
  • Trespassing
  • Disorderly conduct
  • Failure to obey a police officer

Some consequences and penalties of a misdemeanor conviction can include:

  • Loss of driver's license
  • Probation
  • Restitution
  • Community service