Felony Defense

NORTHWEST INDIANA FELONY DEFENSE LAWYER FULL-SERVICE CRIMINAL DEFENSE

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If you are facing felony charges in Northwest Indiana, the stakes are high.  Your liberties are at stake.  Felony offenses are given an increased level of attention and scrutiny by law enforcement officers, prosecuting attorneys, and judges.  The right defense can make all the difference in minimizing the impact a felony arrest may have on your life.  Put forth your best defense!

If you have been arrested for a felony offense in Northwest Indiana, don't delay.  Contact Attorney Joseph M. Roberts, a Northwest Indiana criminal defense lawyer who has dedicated his career to protecting the rights and preserving the freedoms of those accused of committing felonious acts.  Call or text us now at 219-779-9187 to receive your FREE case evaluation and consultation.

POTENTIAL PENALTIES OF A FELONY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA

All Indiana felonies, regardless of classification or severity, subject an individual to a potential fine of up to $10,000.00.  The potential terms of imprisonment for Indiana felony offenses are as follows:

For felony offenses committed after June 31, 2014:

Murder: 45 – 65 years, with an advisory sentence of 55 years.
Level 1 Felony: 20 – 40 years, with an advisory sentence of 30 years.
Level 2 Felony: 10 – 30 years, with an advisory sentence of 17.5 years.
Level 3 Felony: 3 – 16 years, with an advisory sentence of 9 years.
Level 4 Felony: 2 – 12 years, with an advisory sentence of 6 years.
Level 5 Felony: 1 – 6 years, with an advisory sentence of 3 years.
Level 6 Felony: 6 months – 2 years, with an advisory sentence of 1 year.

For felony offenses committed prior to July 1, 2014:

Murder: 45 – 65 years, with an advisory sentence of 55 years.
Class A Felony: 20 – 50 years, with an advisory sentence of 30 years.
Class B Felony: 6 – 20 years, with an advisory sentence of 10 years.
Class C Felony: 2 – 8 years, with an advisory sentence of 4 years.
Class D Felony: 6 months – 3 years, with an advisory sentence of 18 months.

This chart only includes the general statutory penalties for Indiana felony offenses.  You may be facing even steeper penalties if you are a repeat or habitual offender, the activity was  criminal gang-related, a firearm was used during the commission of the offense, etc.  Further, a felony conviction could cause you to lose your voting rights, firearms rights, professional licenses, and your job or career.

Indiana felony charges carry very serious potential consequences and must be defended vigorously.  If you are facing felony charges, you need an attorney with the training and experience necessary to be the most effective advocate on your behalf.  Our criminal defense lawyer works with individuals facing major felony charges on a daily basis.  In addition to his private practice, Attorney Roberts also maintains a contract to provide his services to indigent defendants in one of Lake County's four major felony courts.

CALL OR TEXT US NOW AT 219-779-9187 TO RECEIVE YOUR FREE CASE EVALUATION AND CONSULTATION WITH OUR NORTHWEST INDIANA FELONY DEFENSE ATTORNEY WHO HAS DEDICATED HIS CAREER TO PROTECTING THE RIGHTS AND PRESERVING THE FREEDOMS OF THE ACCUSED!

Our Team

Although technically a solo practitioner of law, Attorney Joseph M. Roberts has worked hard to surround himself with a team of knowledgeable and helpful support staff and network of fellow attorneys.

Our Philosophy

Our law office only does criminal defense and we do it right. Attorney Joseph M. Roberts has devoted his legal career to zealously defending those individuals accused of committing criminal acts.

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We work hard to protect your rights and preserve your freedoms. Your FREE case evaluation and consultation is only a call, text, or email away. We are available for you when you need us most: RIGHT NOW.

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