Experienced Defense for Clients Charged in North Dakota Criminal convictions can carry lifetime consequences. You only get one shot at justice — one chance to minimize the impact that these charges can have on your life. You need an experienced attorney on your side to protect your rights. We protect our clients by defending their criminal charge and helping them understand the consequences of conviction.
Guiding You Through the Criminal Courts Facing criminal charges can be daunting. You need an experienced attorney at your side to guide you through the process. From our initial consultation through the final hearing, we offer peace of mind to our clients. Communication and Understanding From the first call, our trained staff will take the time to fully understand your situation and help you through the process. We want to make sure you know what to expect.
Experience You Can Trust With Your Criminal Defense As a life long defense attorney, current judge and former prosecutor, Joe understands how the system works. He will investigate possible defenses and explain potential issues in the prosecution's case where they exist. Joe can analyze your case from a judge's and prosecutor's perspective and offer you a realistic assessment of the possible outcomes.
Ready to Take Your Case to Trial When it's your freedom on the line, you want someone who is ready to go all the way to get you your day in court. We start every case knowing that it could go to trial. We carefully review evidence and develop every legal strategy. When the day comes, we will be ready to take your case before the jury and fight for that not-guilty verdict.
Misdemeanor Representation If you are facing misdemeanor charges in your local court, it can be tempting to try to handle it yourself. When you step into that courtroom, you are on your own. The prosecutor isn't on your side. Our team is there to make sure you walk away with a fair result.
Felony Defense When the stakes are high and you have been charged with a felony, you may feel in over your head. Delays and complications could leave you feeling like the court process will never end. A felony conviction could change your life's course and deprive you of constitutional rights. Joe will help you get through the process, so you can move on with your life.
Helping You Make the Tough Decisions The reality is most criminal cases don't go to trial. For many defendants, a plea agreement is the best course of action. We will give you the tools you need to make that tough decision. Joe will make sure you understand the consequences of entering a plea, so you don't regret your choice when the judge enters your sentence.
Starting Rates/Retainers: Felony: $2,500 Misdemeanor: $1,500 DUI: $1,500 Restoration of Firearms: $1,000 Get Help Today When you are facing criminal charges, timing is everything. The first step is to contact Joe's team to start INTAKE. Call our office in Devils Lake, North Dakota, at 701.662.5058.