Criminal Defense in Maplewood MO - starting at $450


If there is one time in your life when you want to engage the services of a good defense attorney, it when you are charged with a crime in Maplewood MO!! 

Why?  Because most people do not hire an attorney, and as a result, they end up pleading guilty to the charge.  When this choice is made, the state will slap the charge onto your permanent record as a criminal conviction.  This in turn will mean trouble for you down the road when you apply for a job, or rent an apartment, or take out a student loan (because each of these entities will run a background check on you).


In addition, there is the potential sentence that the court can hand you.  Most misdemeanors can come with some period of jail time and a large fine.

But we have a much better plan in mind for you!!  We will examine all the facts of your case, determine the best defense strategy for your case, and put you in the best possible future position.  Sometimes this will involve a dismissal of the charges;  other times it can result in a reduction of the charges to a minor infraction.  Either way, this is far better than simply pleading guilty!!

The affordable Maplewood, MO criminal defense attorneys at The Law Office of Jennifer Alter-Rieken, have been helping people with their criminal charges for over ten (10) years.  Our goal is to make sure that the charges leveled against you do not stay on your permanent record, and do any lasting damage.  And we want to do all of this at an affordable price.  The fees for a typical St. Louis misdemeanor charge start at $450.  Our fees for a low level felony charge start at $750.  But the initial consultation to discuss your legal issues is free of charge.  So contact us today!!

We have two main locations:  in the Central West End of St. Louis, at 1 North Taylor (on the corner of Taylor and Laclede), 63108;  and in the Twin Cities of Festus / Crystal City, at 1000 Truman Blvd (Highway 61/67), 63019.  The initial consultation is free of charge.  So contact us today to learn more!!

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