When you or a loved one is facing criminal charges, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney who will fight to protect your rights and help you mount a strong defense. Any type of criminal charges will impact you for the rest of your life. You do not want to take any chances, regardless of how minor the charges may seem in the beginning. You are risking your freedom and could be subjected to harsh fines. We provide criminal defense for:
There is a complicated grid used in Kansas to determine the severity of the charges you are facing. A first-time offender will likely face less jail time and lower fines than a repeat offender. Any felony charge that results in a guilty finding will impact your future rights including your right to vote and your right to own a firearm. Even when you believe you have done nothing wrong, it is imperative that you contact a criminal defense attorney if you are facing felony charges. You could be facing incarceration, fines and future issues with securing employment, housing and loans.
In Kansas, misdemeanor charges are considered unclassified or class A, B, or C. The penalties for misdemeanor charges range from probation to a year in jail depending on the crime. It is important to remember you will have a permanent criminal record after a misdemeanor conviction unless you apply to have your record expunged. Having a misdemeanor conviction on your record may adversely affect your employment and other aspects of your life. It is important to contact an attorney if you are facing a misdemeanor charge.
If your child is arrested and facing criminal charges, you not only have to worry about their immediate future but how an arrest and conviction will impact them long-term. Young people do not always make the best decisions and at The Bolton Law Firm, LLC, we understand your concerns and we will work hard to help defend your child against any charges they are facing. Contact us immediately and let us help.