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Scottsbluff Criminal Defense Lawyer

Defense Against Criminal Charges in Nebraska

If you or a loved one have been arrested for a crime, you have a stressful legal battle in front of you. Regardless of the charges that you are facing, your future and freedom are on the line. At Douglas, Kelly, Ostdiek, Snyder, Ossian and Vogl, P.C., we have an experienced legal team to fight aggressively for your rights and future.

Call our firm at (308) 365-1994 or fill out our online contact form to speak with a Scottsbluff criminal defense lawyer from our team.

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We understand that you are currently on a path that could lead to dire consequences if swift action is not taken. When you are arrested, it is vital that you do not answer questions or speak to law enforcement before your legal counsel is present. We are able to develop a legal strategy that gives you the best chance of a positive outcome and use our extensive knowledge to seek results.

Our firm represents all types of cases, including:

  • Drug crimes
  • Sex crimes
  • Felonies
  • Misdemeanors
  • Traffic Offenses
  • DUI
  • Domestic violence
  • Violent crimes
  • Assault
  • Theft crimes

Why Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney?

Hiring a criminal defense attorney is crucial if you're facing criminal charges because they can provide several key benefits:

  • Legal Knowledge and Experience: Criminal defense attorneys are trained in criminal law and have experience handling cases similar to yours. They understand the legal system, know how to navigate the complexities of the law, and can develop effective strategies for your defense.
  • Protection of Your Rights: An attorney will ensure that your rights are protected throughout the legal process. They can advise you on your rights during police questioning, help you understand the charges against you, and ensure that your rights are not violated during the investigation and trial.
  • Investigation and Evidence Gathering: A defense attorney will conduct a thorough investigation of your case, including gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses, and examining the prosecution's evidence. They can uncover facts that may be crucial to your defense and identify weaknesses in the prosecution's case.
  • Negotiation with Prosecutors: In many cases, a defense attorney can negotiate with prosecutors to get charges reduced or dismissed, or to secure a favorable plea bargain. They can advocate on your behalf and present arguments that may persuade prosecutors to offer a more lenient outcome.
  • Courtroom Representation: If your case goes to trial, a defense attorney will represent you in court. They will present your case, cross-examine witnesses, and argue on your behalf to the judge and jury. Their courtroom experience and advocacy skills are critical in presenting a strong defense.
  • Emotional Support: Facing criminal charges can be incredibly stressful and overwhelming. A defense attorney can provide you with emotional support and guidance throughout the process, helping you understand your options and making informed decisions about your case.

Overall, hiring a criminal defense attorney is essential to ensure that you have a strong defense and the best possible outcome in your case. They can protect your rights, advocate for you, and provide valuable expertise and support during a challenging time.

Strong Legal Defense for Criminal Charges

The firm of Douglas, Kelly, Ostdiek, Snyder, Ossian and Vogl, P.C. has years of experience and knowledge in the way local prosecutors and judges think. We use this information to our clients' advantage. Our goal is to work towards a lesser penalty or, whenever possible, a dismissal or reduction of charges.

To learn more about our methods or how we can help, contact a Scottsbluff criminal defense lawyer at (308) 365-1994.

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