Criminal Defense in Columbus Ohio

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Federal criminal charges

Federal crimes are most often felony criminal offenses, and can include:

Bank Robbery, Bank Fraud Bribery of Public Officials, Mail Fraud, Mail Theft, Crimes Committed on Federal Land, Large Quantity Narcotic Conspiracy, Counterfeiting, Internet Crimes, Interstate Crimes, Pornography, Smuggling Controlled Substances

State criminal charges

State crimes can either be felony offenses or misdemeanor criminal charges including:

Homicide Rape Sex Crimes Theft Drug Transportation Drug Sales/Distribution Controlled Substance Possession Robbery Assault and Battery Child Abuse Molestation Domestic Violence Fraud Embezzlement

Criminal law deals with punishment for criminal offenses.  It also covers the rights of an accused person and the criminal process including arrest, arraignment, grand juries, pleas, discovery, pretrial hearings, trials, jury selection, evidence, motions, and post-trial remedies.

Arrested or detained by Ohio police?

The moment you are accused of a crime or questioned by police, you have the right to remain silent until you consult with an attorney. Whether you are charged with a misdemeanor or a felony, the Ohio criminal defense attorneys at Yavitch & Palmer will fully explain the charges, your available defenses, likely plea bargains and what to expect if you are convicted. Our attorneys can help you with:

When you face serious criminal allegations, it is vital to have experienced and trusted legal help on your side. We offer clients the utmost discretion in handling their criminal cases. As our client, you can rely on our integrity and unwavering commitment to achieve the best possible outcome, regardless of the charges filed against you.

If you have been charged with a crime, retaining a skilled criminal defense lawyer from the start is critical. Contact the Ohio criminal lawyers of Yavitch & Palmer at 614-224-6142 or fill out the Web contact form to arrange an appointment.