At Schatz, Anderson & Associates, we handle all kinds of criminal cases, from minor infractions and misdemeanors to the most serious felony offenses. We provide representation during all stages of the criminal process from the initial investigation to post-conviction appeals. If you have been arrested and/or charged with a crime, it is vital that you have a dedicated and knowledgeable defense attorney working for you. A skilled defense attorney can identify potential defenses to your case and raise those defenses in court. The criminal process can be complicated and intimidating, and the consequences of a conviction can be severe. Penalties for a criminal conviction can include fines, counseling, community service, loss of driver’s license or professional licensure, probation, jail or even prison.
Slightly Different Processes Depending on the Charge and Classification
Class C and B Misdemeanor charges have a somewhat different initial criminal process from Class A Misdemeanors and Felony charges. To see the progression of classifications, click here. DUI charges also have a few additional steps since you must deal with the issues of obtaining your vehicle from impound and the civil procedures for fighting for your driver license. To learn more, click the appropriate tab topics below.