Criminal Defense Attorneys
Charged With A Crime?
Finding yourself in handcuffs can be a stressful and terrifying experience, especially if it is your first time on the wrong side of the law. If you were recently arrested for a crime, it is essential that you take immediate legal action by contacting a criminal defense lawyer. We at Imhoff & Associates, PC, can help protect your rights and ensure that your voice is heard. Our criminal defense attorneys will work hard to protect your reputation and minimize or avoid serious penalties, such as jail time and fines.
What Is Criminal Defense?
Criminal defense is a strategic argument that is presented on behalf of the individual who has been charged with a crime. The aim of criminal defense is to defend the rights of the accused and to ensure a fair and just trial.
What Is a Criminal Defense Attorney?
Criminal defense lawyers serve to navigate the complex legal system, advocating for their clients by challenging the legitimacy of any criminal charges, negotiating plea deals, and representing their clients in court, if necessary. They also offer valuable guidance on the legal implications and potential consequences of various decisions, thereby aiding in informed decision-making. In essence, the field of criminal defense is about safeguarding one's rights under the law and providing a vigorous defense against criminal charges.
What Does a Criminal Defense Lawyer Do?
A criminal defense lawyer plays a critical role in helping individuals who have been charged with a crime. They are the individuals' first line of defense, providing expert legal counsel, managing the intimidating courtroom proceedings, and fighting for the best possible outcomes. Not only do they provide legal representation in court, but these attorneys also work meticulously behind the scenes to gather evidence, interview witnesses, and formulate defense strategies. They understand the intricacies of criminal law and use this knowledge to challenge the prosecution's case, ensuring their client's rights are not violated and that justice is served.
Criminal defense attorneys offer a range of services to their clients, including but not limited to:
- Case Evaluation: They provide an initial assessment of the case, outlining the charges, potential defenses, and what clients might expect in terms of a plea bargain or sentencing.
- Investigation: They conduct thorough investigations, gather evidence, interview witnesses and police, and work to uncover any information that may strengthen their client's defense.
- Representation in Court: They represent clients in court proceedings, arguing their case before a judge or jury.
- Negotiation of Plea Bargains: They negotiate with prosecutors to reduce charges or sentencing through plea bargains.
- Guidance and Support: They help clients understand the legal process, their rights, and potential outcomes, providing guidance and emotional support during this stressful time.
- Post-Trial Services: If the outcome is not favorable, they may also help to file appeals, negotiate for reduced sentences, and facilitate other post-trial matters.
Thousands of Criminal Defense Cases Handled from Coast to Coast
With skilled and vetted criminal defense attorneys in 48 states, our firm has handled thousands of cases from coast to coast. We view our role as protectors of the rights and futures of the men and women we represent. We view our role as protectors of the rights and futures of the men and women we represent. Regardless of the complex nature of a case, we have well-versed knowledge regarding laws in each state. After carefully reviewing the details of your arrest and the evidence being used against you, we will create a strategy specifically for your case.
Work with our criminal defense lawyers and benefit from:
- One-time flat fees (available for most cases)
- Accessible case managers
- Personalized legal representation in your state
- Productive client-attorney relationships
“"Our family couldn’t be happier"”“Through our company insurance we were lucky to locate IMHOFF and Associates...”
“"I will forever be grateful that I chose you guys to handle our case"”“I have nothing but a huge debt of gratitude for our Atty. Mr. Larry Vandersnick and the whole Imhoff & Associates team.”
“"I wouldn't hesitate to give them a call"”“Without needing to go to a single court date, the team expunged my charges and got me back on track.”
““My fears were put at ease."”
“My fears were put at ease. I was given a step-by-step explanation of what was going to happen.”
““Imhoff & Associates help to minimize damage..."”
“Imhoff & Associates help to minimize damage created by legal confusion.”
“"I almost felt like I was being represented by a trusted family member.””
“I get the impression they truly care about their clients. I almost felt like I was being represented by a trusted family member.”
“Alan was exceptionally personable, confident, and organized. His and Kathleen's ability to bring full disclosure and humor to the table upon our first meeting put me at ease and I wouldn't have asked for anything more.”
“"very knowledgeable; competent.””“Quality of the voice on the other end of the line—very knowledgeable; competent.”