Roach & Bishop Law

Criminal Defense

Safeguarding Your Rights with Expert Criminal Defense

Facing a criminal charge can feel like you’re standing alone against a storm. It’s a daunting experience that can leave you feeling overwhelmed and uncertain about the future. Remember, you’re not alone. 

At its core, Criminal Defense is a broad field of law that focuses on safeguarding the rights of individuals, organizations, and entities accused of or charged with criminal offenses. It’s about ensuring that every person receives a fair trial and that their rights are upheld throughout the legal process.

When devising a criminal defense case, it involves analyzing the details, formulating a robust defense strategy, and presenting this defense effectively in court. The goal is to challenge the prosecution’s case, create reasonable doubt, and work towards the best possible outcome for the client.

At Roach & Bishop Law, we handle a wide spectrum of cases, from Petty Offenses to Misdemeanors to Class A Felonies. We understand the gravity of these charges and the impact they can have on your life. That’s why we’re committed to providing vigorous defense representation to our clients.

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Criminal Crimes You Need to be Represented

Navigating the world of criminal law can feel like traversing a labyrinth. The complexities are vast, and the stakes are high. Criminal offenses cover a broad spectrum, each with its own unique characteristics, legal considerations, and potential consequences. 

Here’s a snapshot of some of the criminal offenses that we handle at Roach & Bishop Law: 

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Drug Crimes

These offenses involve the illegal possession, distribution, or manufacture of controlled substances. The severity of the charge and the potential penalties can vary greatly depending on the type and quantity of the drug involved, as well as the circumstances of the offense.

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White Collar/Fraud

These are non-violent crimes typically committed in business or professional settings. They often involve deceit, breach of trust, or concealment rather than force or physical harm. Examples include embezzlement, insider trading, and various types of fraud.

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Federal Crimes

These are offenses that violate U.S. federal laws and are prosecuted in federal courts. They can range from drug trafficking and fraud to crimes committed on federal property or offenses that cross state lines.

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Violent Crimes

These offenses involve the use or threat of force against another person. They include crimes like assault, robbery, and homicide.

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Sex Crimes

These offenses involve unlawful sexual conduct. They range from sexual assault and rape to possession of child pornography and sexual exploitation.

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Domestic Violence

These are crimes that occur within a domestic or family setting. They can include physical abuse, emotional abuse, stalking, or harassment.

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These offenses involve the unlawful taking of another person's property with the intent to deprive them of it permanently. They can range from petty theft to grand theft, depending on the value of the property involved.

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DUI Defense

These cases involve individuals who are accused of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

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Pre-Charge Investigations

These are investigations that occur before formal charges have been filed. They can involve gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses, and working to prevent charges from being filed.

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Appeals and Post-Conviction Relief

These are legal actions taken after a conviction in an attempt to challenge the conviction or sentence.

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Protection Orders

These are court orders designed to protect individuals from harassment, stalking, or abuse.

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These are legal proceedings where the government seizes property connected to criminal activity.

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Do I Have a Criminal Defense Case?

Being accused of a crime can turn your world upside down. It’s a time of uncertainty, stress, and fear. At Roach & Bishop, we stand by your side, providing the legal expertise, guidance, and support you need during this challenging time.

We understand the intricacies of criminal law and have a proven track record of defending our clients’ rights. We handle each case with the utmost care, knowing that the outcomes can significantly impact our clients’ lives. We’re not just your legal representatives but your advocates, advisors, and allies in navigating the legal system.

Don’t let uncertainty paralyze you. Take the first step towards your defense today. Reach out to us at Roach & Bishop to book a consultation. Let us help you understand your situation, explore options, and chart the best course of action. We’re here for you, ready to fight for your rights and work towards the best possible outcome.