Representing Criminal Defendants throughout the St. Louis Area

Being accused of a crime is a serious matter. Sometimes, criminal allegations arise from a misunderstanding or a case of mistaken identity – or perhaps you just made a mistake. Regardless of the circumstances, if you have been arrested or are under investigation by the police, you should speak to an experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. A lawyer will ensure that you are treated fairly by both law enforcement and the courts and that your case is resolved as well as it possibly can.

What to Do if You are Arrested in St. Louis

If you are unfamiliar with the criminal justice system, as most people are, you run the very real risk of damaging any defenses you may be able to raise in the minutes and hours after you have been arrested. Here are some of the things you can do to protect your rights after an arrest in St. Louis city or country:

Remember, there is no way to “talk your way out of” an arrest or a criminal case. Whenever the police talk to you, they are trying to gather evidence in support of their assertion that you have committed a crime.

Representing Individuals Accused of a Wide Variety of Offenses

At the Byrnes Law Firm, we are qualified to represent individuals accused of a variety of crimes. Examples of the kinds of cases we regularly handle around the St. Louis area include the following:

This list in not exhaustive. If you have been accused of an offense or have a legal matter that you do not see on this list, call us today to discuss your situation.

Call the Byrnes Law Firm Today for a Free Consultation with a St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer.

If you have been accused of a crime, you should talk to an attorney as soon as you can. We offer solution-oriented, judgment-free, and effective legal representation and advice. To schedule a free case evaluation with a St. Louis criminal defense attorney, call our office today at 314-312-0404.

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