Criminal charges are incredibly stressful and can result in incarceration, fines, and other penalties. The outcome of a criminal case can affect the rest of your life. If you have been arrested for a crime in Mason City or the North Central Iowa area, it’s essential to work with experienced legal representation. The criminal law system is confusing and scary without a criminal defense attorney. Even if you’ve committed the crime, you deserve compassionate and understanding legal counsel. You are not automatically guilty. An effective defense from your attorney can prevent or limit the consequences of your criminal charge.
At O’Mara Law Office, PLLC, our attorneys have more than 10 years of combined experience in criminal defense law. We can help you handle the complex legal issues of your criminal case. We know how important the outcome of your case is to the rest of your life, and that’s why we give each one our undivided attention. We focus our time and resources on obtaining the most positive outcome possible for your case.
If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime, O’Mara Law Office, PLLC, provides compassionate and strategic legal defense. We can ensure that you understand your legal options and your rights as we work with you at every step of the process.
The attorneys at O’Mara Law Office, PLLC, provide defense for several criminal charges, including:
Our attorneys can help you with other criminal charges and ensure that our representation meets the needs of your specific situation. Being charged with a crime does not automatically make you guilty in the eyes of the law. Your defense strategy needs to be strong.
Being charged with a crime is a stressful and often scary experience. Working with an attorney gives you the greatest chance of having your charges reduced or dropped. Public defenders work hard to provide good legal counsel, but they often have too large a caseload to devote the necessary time and resources to your case. The more complex or serious your case is, the more you need someone who can effectively advocate for your rights and do so unimpeded.
The criminal law system isn’t simple to navigate. Criminal law is confusing and changes constantly. Being charged with a crime means that the prosecutors on your case will be state attorneys with significant resources. You need an attorney who can focus all their efforts and the firm’s resources on defending your interests.
Iowa criminal charges include infractions, petty offenses, misdemeanors, and felonies. There are different levels of misdemeanors and felonies:
In addition to serious criminal penalties, a criminal record can have a serious effect on the rest of your life. It may hurt your future in several ways, including:
Additionally, you may find yourself facing the social effects of being convicted of a crime. Working with an attorney is the most likely way to avoid or limit the impact of a criminal conviction on your life.
At O’Mara Law Office, PLLC, we have proven success in criminal cases and want to use that for your defense. We understand how overwhelming your situation can be and want to guide you through the process. Contact O’Mara Law Office, PLLC, today to see how we can protect your rights.