IF YOU ARE FACING CRIMINAL CHARGES, YOU SHOULD BE AWARE OF THE SERIOUSNESS OF THE SITUATION. BUT YOU SHOULD ALSO BE AWARE OF YOUR RIGHTS AND YOUR OPTIONS WHEN IT COMES TO YOUR DEFENSE./

Iowa Criminal Defense Lawyer
A criminal defense lawyer can help you establish the best defense possible, developing a strategy to help you with the coming case. At Hall & Wingert, we can provide skilled counsel and help you avoid becoming overwhelmed. If you have been criminally charged, contact Hall & Wingert immediately.

No matter how bad it looks, you should remember that you are innocent until proven guilty under the law.

The state must prove your guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. It is important that you know your rights, understand the charges you are facing, and how to prepare yourself for what is ahead.

You are probably wondering what you can expect if you are convicted. Even a simple misdemeanor could lead to jail time, financial consequences, and an appearance on your criminal record. Sometimes these charges can be expunged eventually, but many of them can haunt you for the rest of your life.

All the more reason to enlist professional legal help. If you or a loved one has been charged with a criminal offense, you will need a skilled criminal defense lawyer to represent you. Contact Hall & Wingert as soon as possible. We will fight for your rights and work hard to achieve the best possible outcome.

Here at Hall & Wingert we can help you defend yourself against the following criminal charges:

Have you been charged with Assault?

Sometimes things get out of hand and you may be facing an assault charge. There are several levels of assault charges, ranging from a simple misdemeanor punishable by up to 30 days in jail and a fine of $65 to $625, all the way up to a Class C Felony punishable by up to ten years in prison and a fine of $1,000 to $10,000. Know what you’re facing. Call Hall & Wingert today.

Drug-Related Crimes Attorney

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The severity of drug-related penalties depends on several factors, including your criminal record, the substance in question, and the amount found in your possession. For a first conviction, you may be facing up to a year in jail, a fine of up to $1,875, or both. Don’t face these charges alone, call Hall & Wingert today.

Alcohol-Related Charges

Possession of alcohol by a minor is a simple misdemeanor. The minor aged 18-20 possessing the alcoholic beverage can be punished with a fine of $100 for a first offense, and penalties become more severe with successive offenses. An establishment selling alcohol to underage persons can be charged with a simple misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $1,500.

Public intoxication is a simple misdemeanor punishable by up to 30 days in jail and a fine of up to $625 for a first conviction. Call us to help you mount the best defense possible.

OWI/DUI Charges Lawyer

Have you been charged with an OWI? Learn more about these charges here.

The state of Iowa takes drinking and driving seriously. Penalties for Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated (OWI), also known as Driving Under the Influence (DUI), become more severe with successive offenses. A first offense is a serious misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in jail and a fine of $1,250, or both. The minimum jail sentence is 2 days. Know your options. Call Hall & Wingert now.

Probation Violations

It was probably just a misunderstanding. No matter what happened, a probation violation can mean being sent back to complete your original sentence. Conviction of further criminal charges during your probation can mean stiffer penalties, in addition to revoking your parole. Let the court see your side. Call us today.

Juvenile Delinquency

No parent wants to have a child taken away. If your child is facing delinquent charges, Hall & Wingert is ready to step in to defend him or her. If your minor is adjudicated delinquent, the court may order probation, placement in foster care, residential treatment, or a state institution.

Juvenile court does not decide simple misdemeanors for violations of traffic, tobacco, hunting, fishing, snowmobile, or curfew laws.

Let us defend your child. Give us a call.

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At Hall & Wingert, we handle criminal defense cases. We understand that this may be a difficult time for you, and we can help. Whether you are seeking a criminal defense lawyer or simply want sound legal advice from a professional who knows your constitutional rights, contact us to learn more about what we can do.