Criminal Defense Attorney
in Wichita, Kansas

When you have a criminal charge against you, the first thing you should do is hire an experienced lawyer. Representing yourself in court is always a bad idea, and public defenders are so overworked that they hardly have time to think about your case, let alone prepare a proper defense strategy. The benefits of having a good lawyer on your side extend to more than just a favorable outcome of your case. A good lawyer can console you and guide you through the court process so that you understand what is going on rather than being left in the dark

Criminal defense cases can have a variety of different solutions. A good attorney can recommend probation and house arrest instead of incarceration, or recommend rehab for drug-related charges instead of time in jail. If the crime is a first offense, then a good lawyer could even recommend a suspended imposition of sentence (SIS), wherein the accused goes on probation with the prosecuting attorney and the charges are dropped if probation is complete.

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When Dealing with the Police

For any crime, whether you are innocent or guilty, the absolute worst thing you can do for yourself is talk to the police. They are highly skilled and incredibly effective at gathering information to charge you with a crime and if possible, they will even trick you into giving up your constitutional rights that protect you from them. If they succeed, then all their actions after are perfectly legal. The phrase “anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law” is a serious one, so your best defense from the police is silence coupled with a good lawyer.

I was a police officer for 15 years, and I know every trick and tactic used to incriminate you. When you come to me with a criminal charge, I can go through the paperwork and check to see if there was any misconduct committed by the police that could get your case dropped. It is even possible to have potentially condemning evidence removed in court and to have any statements made to the police thrown out should the right circumstances apply. One of the most powerful defense strategies is to use the prosecution's own moves against them, and I know how to do just that. 

You want an insider fighting in your corner when things go wrong. I can use the opposition’s playbook against them, but only if you call me today. The longer you wait to hire an attorney, the worse your situation will get.