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Felony Attorneys in Columbus Ohio

A felony is a serious crime under state and federal jurisdiction. In Ohio, penalties may range from one year of imprisonment or may result in punishment far more severe, such as life imprisonment or the death penalty. At the Columbus, Ohio law firm of Yavitch & Palmer, our attorneys focus exclusively on criminal defense, encompassing the full scope of felony charges.

Examples of felonies include, but are not limited to:

  • Homicide
  • Rape
  • Felonious Assault
  • Carrying a Concealed Weapon
  • Robbery/Burglary
  • Drug Offenses
  • Arson
  • Sex Crimes
  • Kidnapping
  • Mail Fraud
  • Counterfeiting
  • Crimes Committed on Federal Land

When you choose our law firm to handle your case, you receive the personal attention necessary to ease you through the often-trying criminal litigation process. Our attorneys concentrate on quality of legal service, providing you with competent representation and in-depth understanding derived from years of criminal law experience in Ohio’s state and federal courts. Listed in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers in Criminal Defense, Yavitch & Palmer is among select firms recognized for professional excellence and the highest levels of skill and integrity. Along with our extensive work in other felony cases, our law firm has carved out a major niche in sexual assault, including rape (especially date rape) and family sexual abuse allegations. Regularly defending those charged with causing harm to children, our attorneys have garnered significant experience and specialized knowledge concerning psychological studies on children’s memory reliability and ability to properly recall the truth. Among high profile felonies, our criminal attorneys have handled cases of serious family violence involving the scientifically controversial Shaken Baby Syndrome. Through regular consultations with many premier experts throughout the country, Steve Palmer has acquired a vast practical working knowledge of the science surrounding child abuse allegations.  Extremely technical/legal/evidentiary issues often accompany Shaken Baby Syndrome and family violence cases. Our technical knowledge in this area leads many other criminal defense attorneys throughout the state to contact Yavitch & Palmer on a regular basis to discuss trial strategies and tactics on these types of cases. Whether you are under state or federal felony investigation or facing felony charges, you should retain an experienced criminal defense attorney before you agree to questioning by law enforcement officials. The attorneys at Yavitch & Palmer have successfully litigated countless criminal cases.  We are dedicated to protecting your rights and developing the best criminal defense possible. If you have questions about a felony charge or need legal representation, call our office at 614-224-6142 to arrange an appointment with one of our Ohio criminal defense attorneys or contact us online.