Criminal Law

Criminal Law Attorney Near ClevelandCleveland, Ohio Criminal Law Attorneys

Criminal lawyers serving Cleveland, Willoughby, Mentor and Northeast Ohio

Criminal charges can have serious implications on your security, freedom and your future. Sadly, many criminal charges are given to individuals who simply do not have adequate defense. The result is often severe penalties such as longer jail sentences and excessive fines. Regardless of the charges you are facing, you need strategic and aggressive representation. Our criminal law attorneys are available to review your case and discuss the best course of action.  Remember, time is of the essence in criminal proceedings.  Call our criminal attorneys as soon as possible to discuss your case.

Our criminal lawyers have experience defending a variety of violent offenses:

  • Aggravated and simple assault
  • Aggravated and simple battery, simple battery
  • Aggravated and simple burglary
  • Violation of protective orders (domestic abuse)
  • First- and second-degree murder
  • Vehicular homicide
  • Stalking
  • Manslaughter
  • Aggravated and simple kidnapping
  • Armed and simple robbery
  • Aggravated and simple arson
  • Carjacking
  • Hit-and-run

Our defense lawyers have experience defending a variety of sex offenses and internet sex crimes:

  • Aggravated and simple rape
  • Molestation of a juvenile
  • Obscenity
  • Pornography involving juveniles
  • Internet pornography
  • Sexual abuse
  • Statutory rape
  • Sexual battery
  • Carnal knowledge of a juvenile
  • Internet sex offenses
  • Registration of sex offenders

Our attorneys can defened you if you’ve been charged with a drug crime:

  • Manufacture
  • Distribution
  • Possession
  • Transportation
  • Acquiring a prescription by fraud
  • Marijuana cultivation

Our DUI attorneys our experienced building a strong defense:

A DUI conviction may carry criminal penalties, including fines, jail time, probation and/or community service. Some state laws impose certain minimum penalties for first-time offenses, then designate increased penalties for each offense thereafter. Severity of criminal penalties will vary according to the circumstances of the offense, including the following:

  • Whether the driver has a history of OVI violations
  • Whether the driver was operating a commercial vehicle at the time of the OVI
  • Whether the OVI violation occurred while there was a child in the vehicle
  • Whether the OVI violation occurred simultaneously with another dangerous moving violation, such as reckless driving
  • Whether the OVI violation involved a car accident in which property damage occurred
  • Whether the OVI violation involved a car accident in which another person was injured or killed
  • Whether the driver was under the legal drinking age at the time of the OVI violation

Contact us today to speak with an experienced defense attorney.  Toll Free: 800-203-3110