At The VanNoy Firm, our Springfield criminal defense attorneys strive to help individuals who were charged with crimes defend their rights and their freedom. A criminal charge does not have to lead to a conviction, and with the right lawyer on your side, the chances that it will are reduced. If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime, reach out to our Springfield criminal defense lawyers today to learn more about your legal options.
Ohio crimes are not created equal. Like every state, Ohio categorizes its crimes into one of two broad categories — misdemeanors and felonies. Within those categories, there are 11 subcategories of crimes, five for misdemeanors and six for felonies. The first degree of each is the most serious of its parent category, save for felonies. In Ohio, there is such a thing as an “unclassified felony.” An unclassified felony is a classification reserved for the most two serious felonies in Ohio — murder and aggravated murder. Each of these crimes carries its own specific penalties, which are far more serious than a standard first-degree penalty.
Regardless of how serious the crime for which you were arrested is, our Springfield criminal defense attorneys are prepared to help you combat the charges and protect your freedom. Some charges we have successfully fought include the following:
Though fighting a criminal case is never easy, our team strives to make it a little easier by performing an in-depth investigation, identifying any legal defenses that may apply to your case, and using violations of your rights to suppress important evidence the prosecution may have. When necessary, we also represent clients in communications with police and negotiate with prosecutors on their behalf for favorable plea bargains. We are always willing to represent our clients at trial and to present mitigating factors at sentencing if need be.
If you or a loved one was charged with a crime in Springfield, Ohio, your future and your reputation may be at stake. You can mitigate or even alleviate the consequences of a criminal conviction by working with an experienced Springfield criminal defense attorney from the moment you learn of the charges. Get the representation you need today – contact The VanNoy Firm by phone or online now.
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