How do you choose an attorney when you are facing criminal charges? This is an important decision, as your future could be heavily impacted by the skills with which your case is managed.
Call The Toney Law Firm, LLC: (888) 473-4058 Attorney Sarah Toney has a reputation for excellent defense work, and has been chosen for the Illinois Super Lawyers list in 2016 and 2015. Rated 10 out of 10 by Avvo, a legal rating service, and highly regarded for her legal talent, Ms. Toney is available to discuss your case and to answer your questions about the criminal defense strategy that should be employed to assist you. She must fully review and analyze the evidence that resulted in your arrest as early as possible after your arrest.
If you have not yet been arrested, but have become aware that you are a person of interest in a criminal case, ensure you have the protection of a criminal lawyer in any questioning or if there is a request to search your car, home, work area, computers, phone or any other of your personal or work areas or items. If you allow a search without a search warrant being issued by a judge, it could be dangerous. Get legal representation immediately if you have had such a request.
The firm defends those accused of committing all types of drug crimes, including possession, prescription fraud, sales, distribution, manufacturing and others, whether the charges were filed in state or federal court. Ms. Toney is highly regarded throughout the legal community for her excellent work, and was admitted to the United States District Court, Northern District, general federal bar, and later to the United States District Court, Central District of Illinois and the United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit. She is familiar with defending criminal charges filed in either state or federal court, and has a reputation for excellence in her legal work.
If you are facing any charges of DUI, either a first time misdemeanor offense or a more serious felony involving an injury, accident or a 2nd, 3rd or 4th charge, the situation should be managed carefully. The attorney is a member of the National College for DUI Defense, and was recently profiled in "Women Defying Gravity" as one of the mighty female trial lawyers who inhabit the field of DUI defense.
Those who are accused of being involved in sex crimes, such as internet sex crimes, rape, sexual abuse, or crimes related to the possession or distribution of child pornography have an uphill battle. These cases must be handled with the utmost skill and discretion. The charges alone can damage your personal and professional reputation, and your defense must be initiated without delay. Sex crime charges can be based upon an alleged victim's accusation about what occurred, and there are many cases on record in which the accusations were false. It could not be more important that your defense lawyer is involved early in any criminal case involving a sex crime if you hope to avoid the penalties that could be imposed upon you by the court.
There is a range of criminal charges that can be filed in theft crimes, from misdemeanor shoplifting through to burglary/robbery and others. The firm is committed to providing the highest quality defense counsel in theft crime accusations, and should evaluate the situation immediately. It is possible that there has been a right violation in search and seizure or other factor that could be beneficial to the defense case, and your case should be analyzed immediately. If the charges involve violent crimes, such as assault, murder/manslaughter or other similar offense, the penalties in a conviction can be life changing. Being innocent is not enough.
Once you are arrested, it means that the prosecution believes there is sufficient evidence to convict. You have the right to an attorney – ensure that the defense lawyer on your side that knows how to work within the criminal justice system and has the ability to identify and initiate the most effective defense strategy for you. Contact The Toney Law Firm, LLC for assistance. If your case involves weapons charges, if you need to seek an expungement, are facing charges on federal crimes, juvenile crimes, probation violations or are accused of white collar crimes, the attorney is a zealous defender, known for her quality defense work in both state and federal court. The earlier the firm gets involved in your defense, the more opportunities there could be for you to have the charges dismissed or reduced. Get help immediately if you are facing charges in a criminal case.