The Sutton Law Firm
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CRIMINAL OFFENSES

 

The Sutton Law Firm handles all criminal matters ranging from first degree felonies to minor misdemeanor offenses in Central Ohio.  Criminal charges should be dealt with quickly and aggressively by an experienced criminal law attorney. Our firm has extensive experience in criminal trials and we can help you defend yourself against any criminal charge including federal charges.  Hiring an experienced criminal defense lawyer can sometimes prevent criminal charges from being filed. If you are contacted by law enforcement and asked to submit to questioning or other tests, contact us immediately so that you are aware of your rights. If the police need your cooperation, it may mean that without it, you will never be charged. Remember, you always have the right to remain silent.  The investigation and defense of a criminal charge is no small task and should never be handled alone. Dealing with police and prosecutors can only be effectively done with an experienced criminal defense attorney.


Central Ohio
Criminal Defense Attorney

A criminal conviction can have a catastrophic effect on your life and your family. Do not leave these important issues to chance. We use every tool at our disposal to fight for our clients.  We prepare every case as if it will go to trial. We closely examine all of the evidence that the prosecution intends to use against you. Our goal is to reach the best possible result, whether this is a dismissal of the charges, a not guilty verdict at trial, or a plea that minimizes the impact of the charges. We handle a wide range of criminal law matters including DUI, murder, domestic violence, felonious assault, assault, robbery, burglary, aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary, manslaughter, vehicular manslaughter, vehicular homicide, aggravated vehicular homicide, voluntary manslaughter, involuntary manslaughter, menacing, aggravated menacing, battery, drug trafficking, drug abuse, drug possession, permitting drug abuse, possession of drug paraphernalia, deception to obtain dangerous drugs, cultivation, or any other drug-related, violent, and OVI crimes, we can defend you. It is adamant that the lawyer you hire is experienced with police records and procedures, cross examine witnesses, argue for the suppression of evidence and use every available tool to provide careful case preparation can provide the winning edge in violent crime and other criminal cases.  As experienced Newark, Ohio criminal defense attorney, The Sutton Law Firm knows firsthand how hostile prosecutors, judges and juries can be when dealing with criminal charges. 
 

Criminal Defense Lawyer in Licking County, Ohio

When faced with any type of criminal issue you want to be sure to have experienced defense attorney on your side who will fight to protect your rights above all else.  When you hire our firm, we pursue every legal option available in an effort to preserve your rights. If you have been accused of a crime, you will receive a free initial consultation. 

Federal Charges
The most intimidating charges can be federal charges. If you are convicted of a federal charge, you may be facing long prison sentences. Federal judges are strict and are bound to stricter sentencing guidelines.  It is crucial that you contact the Sutton Law Firm to help you though this trying time.  If you have been charged with a federal crime, the government and the federal prosecutor will aggressively pursue their case.  If charges have not been filed against you, our firm will work to try to keep charges from being filed.  If charges have been filed against you our experience with federal criminal defense will help you at every stage of the investigation.  The Sutton Law Firm will work hard for you so that you get the best outcome available. 

Central Ohio Federal Defense Attorney
Federal charges differ from charges at the state level in many crucial aspects. Many federal crimes are similar to those found in state court but the procedures and sentencing guidelines are considerably different and usually harsher. The Sutton Law Firm understands that every case is unique and will aggressively work to get the best possible outcome for your case.  Federal crimes are very serious and can have catastrophic consequences for those charged with them.  If you or someone you know has been charged with a federal crime, contact The Sutton Law Firm.

Protection Orders
These orders are often issued in domestic violence and stalking cases, cases where emotions run high. It is difficult to go through something like this, particularly if the alleged victim is your family member or significant other.  The Sutton Law Firm knows that Ohio judges are not sympathetic to anyone suspected of not following the orders of the court. We can help ensure that your rights are protected at every stage of the criminal justice process and fight for you to get the best possible outcome in court. You may think the odds are stacked against you, but we urge you to find out what we can do to help.

Charged With Violating a Protection order in Ohio?
If you are accused of violating an order of protection, you probably feel powerless and concerned about what could happen to you. We understand how intimidating the Ohio criminal courts can be and want to help you through the process. 

 

Free consultation:
Contact The Sutton Law Firm for a free, no obligation consultation with an attorney about your case. We serve clients throughout Central Ohio, including Newark, Heath, and Columbus.  

 Phone:  740.349.8384

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