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Criminal Defense Attorney Near Me

Criminal Defense Attorney Near Me

Criminal Defense Attorney Near Me

An arrest in Indiana can leave many people scrambling to find legal representation, and it becomes important for many alleged offenders to find a criminal defense lawyer who is near them so they will not have to drive considerable distances just to have legal representation. Our Indiana criminal defense lawyer serves nearly 20 different communities in Indiana.

You should always ask an attorney whether they can handle a case in your particular jurisdiction because criminal cases can involve different considerations depending on where prosecutors file criminal charges. Make sure that you are working with a lawyer who knows your area well and will be able to fight for your freedom.

Types of Criminal Cases We Handle

The Law Offices of Shane O’Donnell handles many different kinds of criminal charges, including:

  • Drug Offenses — Indiana has a number of state laws relating to different drug crimes. These include possession of marijuana, narcotics, or medication without a valid prescription, as well as possession with the intent to distribute drugs. These offenses can range from misdemeanors to Class 2 felonies.
  • Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) — The drunk or drugged driving crime of OWI (commonly referred to as driving under the influence or DUI, or driving while intoxicated or DWI in other jurisdictions) can range from Class C misdemeanor offenses to felony offenses, depending on factors involving passengers less than 18 years of age, serious bodily injury, death or catastrophic injury, and death of law enforcement animals, among others.
  • Property Offenses — Offenses against property under Title 35, Article 43 of the Indiana Code include arson, mischief, and tampering; burglary and trespass; theft, conversion, and receiving stolen property; forgery, fraud, and other deceptions; home improvement fraud; motor vehicle and watercraft fraud; impairment of identification; timber spiking; and conversion or misappropriation of title insurance escrow funds.
  • Sex Offenses — Sex crimes listed under Indiana Code § 35-42-4 include rape; child molesting; child exploitation; possession of child pornography; vicarious sexual gratification; sexual conduct in the presence of a minor; child solicitation; child seduction; sexual battery; sexual misconduct with a minor; unlawful employment by a sexual predator; sex offender residency restrictions; sex offender internet offense; sex offender unmanned aerial vehicle offense; inappropriate communication with a child; and unlawful entry of school property by a serious sex offender.
  • Violent Offenses Indiana Code § 35-50-1-2 defines a crime of violence as meaning murder; attempted murder; voluntary manslaughter; involuntary manslaughter; reckless homicide;  battery; aggravated battery; kidnapping; rape; criminal deviate conduct; child molesting; sexual misconduct with a minor as a Level 1 felony or Level 2 felony; robbery as a Level 2 felony or a Level 3 felony; burglary as a Level 1 felony, Level 2 felony, Level 3 felony, or Level 4 felony; operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing death or catastrophic injury; operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury to another person; child exploitation as a Level 5 felony or a Level 4 felony; and resisting law enforcement as a felony.

Our firm also handles expungements and suspended driver’s license issues.

Contact an Indiana Criminal Defense Attorney Near You

If the police arrest you for any kind of criminal offense in Indiana, you will want to hire a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. The Law Offices of Shane O’Donnell serves multiple communities in Indiana, including Crown Point, Merrillville, Schererville, Hobart, Highland, Griffith, Munster, East Chicago, Hammond, Gary, Cedar Lake, Lowell, Whiting, St. John, Dyer, New Chicago, Valparaiso, Portage, Chesterton, and Hebron.

Our firm will work tirelessly to help you achieve the most favorable possible outcome for your case. Call us or contact us online to schedule a free consultation that will allow us to fully review your case and discuss all of your legal options.

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Whether you were injured in an accident or accused of a crime, we work tirelessly to help your case and are committed to protecting your future.

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