Ames Criminal Law Lawyers
Experienced Representation in Misdemeanor and Felony Prosecutions
If you have been arrested or are under investigation for a crime, you want an experienced lawyer to protect your interests. The criminal justice system has a language and rules of its own and can be very confusing to the ordinary citizen. You want an experienced attorney who fully understands the law and who will help you make informed decisions throughout the process.
At the law office of Payer, Hunziker, Rhodes & Peters, LLP, our lawyers offer extensive trial experience and a high level of personal attention to individuals. We understand that criminal matters can have long-term consequences and focus our efforts on finding solutions that resolve your immediate concerns and protect you down the road. We make certain that your case receives hands-on attention from one of our attorneys throughout the process.
Our Criminal Law Practice
All criminal defense cases in our office are handled by attorney Patrick C. Peters, who has been in practice since 1984. Attorney Peters has considerable trial experience and is never afraid to defend your rights before a judge and jury, if doing so is in your best interests. We handle all types of criminal cases, from misdemeanors and traffic offenses, such as driving under the influence (drunk driving or OWI), to major felonies, including drug crimes.
When you hire us to defend you on a misdemeanor or felony charge, we will sit down with you and learn as much as we can about the facts and circumstances of your arrest, as well as your objectives. We will carefully examine all the evidence against you, including how the evidence was gathered, and will make certain that law enforcement officials did not violate your constitutional rights at any point during the investigation or the arrest. We will identify all your options and provide a realistic assessment of the likelihood of meeting your goals, whether you want to be acquitted or simply stay out of jail, whether you want to minimize fines or keep your driving privileges.
In criminal proceedings, an experienced attorney can make a significant difference in both the short-term and long-term consequences. We will make certain that you fully understand all actions taken by the police or the prosecutors and that you understand your options at all times.
Contact an Ames OWI Defense Attorney Now
To schedule an appointment with an experienced criminal defense lawyer, contact us or call our local number at 515-232-4115 or toll free at 866-382-3599. Our office is conveniently located on Main Street in downtown Ames. We accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover.