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Our Strategic Criminal Defense Team Is Ready To Defend You

Are you facing charges for suspicion of a crime? Your record, reputation and freedom are on the line. It is not uncommon for you to feel that everyone is turning their back to you or to have your community prejudge your case. Many defendants just like you feel despair and pressure to accept whatever plea deal a prosecutor offers.

What you need most at this time is our criminal defense lawyers. We are ready to stand in the breach, fight for your rights, vigorously advocate your case and give you reliable counsel on the best way to proceed. At Lombardi & Miler Law Firm PLLC, our exclusive focus is criminal defense. Our attorneys will help you understand the charges you are facing and the legal process.

You Have A Right To Legal Counsel And Due Process

What does all of that mean when all you know is how frightening an arrest can be? Our lawyers will provide a clear picture of the misdemeanor or felony charges, possible outcomes such as plea deal, alternative sentencing or probation, and your legal options. This is legal counsel. Due process means you have certain constitutional rights, including the right to have your side of the story heard.

Iowa’s criminal justice process from arrest to trial is complex. It is best to speak with an attorney as soon as possible after your arrest. Our attorneys will defend your rights in all types of criminal cases, including:

As your criminal defense attorneys, we will explain the process and the laws surrounding the nature of your arrest. Drawing from decades of experience, we analyze the evidence, engage expert witnesses when necessary and build a defense strategy through steadfast trial preparation, including ways for raising reasonable doubt and securing an acquittal. All of our conversations are held in the strictest of confidence, known as the attorney-client privilege.

What Steps Should You Take After A Criminal Charge In Iowa?

If you have been charged with a crime in West Des Moines, Iowa, it is important to take the following steps:

  1. Get in touch with our criminal defense attorneys as soon as possible. An experienced lawyer can advise you on the best course of action and represent you in court.
  2. Make sure you understand the charges against you and the potential consequences if you are found guilty.
  3. Gather any relevant documents or evidence that might be helpful in your defense. This could include witness statements, photographs or other evidence.
  4. Consider entering a plea. You have the option to plead guilty or not guilty to the charges against you. You should discuss this decision with your attorneys.
  5. If you plead not guilty, your case will go to trial. During this time, your criminal defense attorneys in West Des Moines will work to build a strong defense on your behalf.
  6. If you are found guilty, you may have the opportunity to appeal the decision. Your attorneys can advise you on whether this is a good option in your case.

Building A Strong Defense

At Lombardi & Miler Law Firm PLLC, we stand as advocates for the accused. Our experienced defense lawyers are committed to protecting your rights. In building the strongest possible case for you, we commit to:

  • Gathering evidence and interviewing witnesses
  • Reviewing police reports and identifying weaknesses in the prosecution’s case
  • Exploring potential legal defenses such as alibi, self-defense, lack of intent and others
  • Negotiating and seeking plea bargains in your best interests with prosecutors
  • Preparing for trial
  • Explaining the trial process and courtroom procedures in detail for you
  • Defending your rights in court
  • Presenting a compelling defense to challenge the prosecution’s evidence
  • Addressing the jury and delivering opening and closing statements
  • Guiding you through the aftermath of a trial

We Serve All Of Central Iowa. Contact Us Today.

If you are contending with an arrest for a misunderstanding and or a mistake, do not hesitate to get experienced defense lawyers on your side. Your side of the story is important. Let our experienced criminal defense lawyers give you a strong voice. Prosecutors are not on your side, despite what they may try to say to you otherwise. The consequences of a conviction can stay on your record, casting a long shadow on your freedom to make decisions. At Lombardi & Miler Law Firm PLLC, our purpose is to defend you and guide you through the Iowa’s complex criminal justice system.

If you are facing criminal charges, call our West Des Moines office today at 515-513-5324 or contact us online to arrange for a free consultation. Payment plans are available.