St. Charles/Criminal Defense Attorney
Ideally you will never face a criminal legal matter. Criminal charges are stressful and confusing for the accused individual as well as his friends and family. However, if you are accused of a crime, it is always important to have an experienced St. Charles, Missouri based criminal defense attorney. This is especially true if you have never been involved in the criminal justice system, and do not understand the system or potential consequences. It is important to understand your legal rights and ensure that they are protected to the fullest extent allowed by Missouri law.
The different stages of the criminal legal process may involve different rights which must be considered and protected. As a St. Charles, Missouri based criminal defense attorney, The Law Offices of Nathan A. Steimel, L.L.C. can monitor the legal process to ensure fair treatment at each stage. Your rights may differ depending what jurisdiction you have been charged in. Criminal charges can be brought at the municipal or city level, state level, or federal level. The Law Offices of Nathan A. Steimel, L.L.C. will consider your case in detail and advise you of your rights and options.
What if the police want to talk to me?
If you have not been charged or arrested, perhaps you are just wanted for questioning or are part of an investigation, you have the right to remain silent. Despite what you may be told, you do not need to incriminate yourself, and should immediately contact an experienced St. Charles criminal defense attorney regarding guidance in any law enforcement questioning.
What if I have been charged with a felony of misdemeanor?
If charges are filed, St. Charles, Missouri based criminal defense attorneys will negotiate with the government's prosecutors to have the charges reduced or dismissed completely.
We represent clients throughout Missouri surrounding St. Charles, Missouri including St. Charles County, St. Louis County, the City of St. Louis, Lincoln County, Pike County, Warren County, and Montgomery County as well as some parts of Illinois. Please call regarding your particular jurisdiction.
By contacting our St. Charles, Missouri based criminal defense law firm, you can get obtain more information about your particular case.