Kansas City Criminal Defense Lawyer
Personalized & Aggressive Representation in Missouri
Getting arrested for a criminal offense, whether a misdemeanor or felony, can be one of the most intimidating and frightening experiences you will ever face. A criminal conviction can lead to consequences that can affect you not only in the short term but in the long run, even for the rest of your life. These consequences can be profound, ranging from the loss of your reputation to the loss of your job or career, jail or prison time, large fines, and lengthy and restrictive probation periods. Furthermore, with a criminal record, you may have difficulties finding future work or housing, qualifying for professional licenses, advanced education, and more. You will need to fight back against the forces aligned against you in the criminal justice system; the best way to do that is with the help of an experienced and trusted criminal defense lawyer.
At Steve Schanker, Attorney at Law, you can turn to a legal professional who has 25 years of experience handling cases in the local courts, who knows the system, and who knows how to investigate and build defense strategies designed to put you in the strongest legal position possible. Attorney Schanker has represented thousands of individuals over the course of his career and gained the respect of many clients and professionals in the legal community. Due to his high ethical and professional standards and results, he has earned the top peer-reviewed rating of AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell® which is a distinguished award. If you are under a criminal investigation or have been charged, we urge you to take advantage of the knowledge, resources, and skills he can bring to your defense.
Criminal Defense Cases in Kansas City
At Steve Schanker, Attorney at Law, we handle a wide range of criminal charges with an extensive focus on all aspects of DUI.
Our DUI practice includes arrests and charges related to:
We also represent clients in such matters as:
- Leaving the scene of an accident
- Driving with a suspended license
- Drug possession
- Other traffic offenses and moving violations
- Misdemeanor assault
- Weapon charges
We Fight for You Both Inside & Outside the Courtroom
Our Kansas City criminal defense attorney is here to fight for your legal rights and pursue the best possible outcome. That may include taking your case to trial, negotiating with the prosecutor for a plea agreement, or seeking an amendment to a traffic ticket or misdemeanor. In regard to traffic offenses, we can handle your ticket for you in many cases without you ever having to appear in court. When facing any serious criminal offense, you should rely on an attorney who has dealt with similar charges in the past, who can advise you of your options, and who may be able to get charges reduced, penalties reduced, or even get the charges dropped where the facts bear out in your favor. At Steve Schanker, Attorney at Law, you can depend on the commitment, aggressive stance, and thorough case preparation we bring to every client who entrusts us with their case.
Ready to learn more about your particular criminal offense situation? Contact us online or at (816) 607-8860 to schedule a confidential consultation today. Serving clients in Jackson, Clay, Platte, Cass, Johnson, Wyandotte, and Douglas Counties.
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