Criminal Defense in Webster Groves MO - starting at $450


Are you trying to figure out what to do with your Webster Groves MO criminal charge?  Are you aware of your Constitutional rights, and your full range of options?  Do you know what benefits you receive by hiring an experienced criminal defense lawyer?  And if you are thinking about pleading guilty, do you know what sort of long term consequences you can expect from such a decision?

Let’s start with the last question first:  if you plead guilty to a misdemeanor in Webster Groves MO, then it will become a part of your permanent record.  It will show up as a criminal conviction for the rest of your life.


Why is that a big deal?  Because most potential employers run background checks on all applicants.  And if they see a criminal record, then you will likely be screened out as a candidate.  The same would be true of a landlord or government agency.

So what’s the alternative?  Well, if you hired us, we would closely examine all the facts of your case to determine the best defense strategy.  As a result, we might be able to get the charges dismissed (especially if your rights were violated), or we might be in a position to get the charges reduced to a minor infraction (so that nothing negative shows up on your record).  Either way, this is a far better outcome than simply pleading guilty!!

The affordable Webster Groves, 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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