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Criminal Law

The Alvarez Law Office has been providing expert criminal defense to those accused of all kinds of crimes, from minor misdemeanors to violent felonies. Your choice of a criminal defense attorney may be the single most important decision you’ll ever make. The lawyers at Alvarez Law have more than 60 years of combined experience defending the accused. We are committed to justice and the protection of every defendant’s constitutional right to the best available defense.

When you have been accused of a crime, you need help. The remainder of your life is dependent on what happens next, which means you need quality representation. Every accused person has the right to an attorney. This is an important right granted by the US Constitution. But all attorneys are not created equal.

Why Choose Alvarez for Criminal Defense?

If your income is limited, you may qualify for a public defender. This satisfies your constitutional guarantee, but is it always in your best interest?

The answer is an emphatic no.

Public defenders are often extremely dedicated and committed lawyers, but they have huge caseloads, little time, and few resources to apply to your case. The Justice Policy Institute reports that relying on a public defender means a reduced chance that justice will prevail. Many public defenders are required to handle two hundred cases at a time, and sometimes more. The American Bar Association recommends that no attorney handle more than a maximum of one hundred cases.

When you choose Alvarez Law for your defense, you are putting the voice of experience on your side. Alvarez has helped defendants in criminal cases since 1974 and has an impressive record of success in getting charges dropped or reduced. That’s nearly 40 years of criminal defense experience, and it shows in the positive outcomes we consistently get for our clients, with expert investigation and well-planned and innovative strategies. We have the time, the resources, the experience, and the commitment to give you superb representation and to fight on your behalf for the best outcome given the circumstances.

Criminal Cases Alvarez Defends

Our experience covers a broad range of criminal charges, including

  • Own recognizance releases
  • DUI
  • Juvenile justice
  • Gang-related charges
  • Drug cases
  • Child abuse
  • Trafficking
  • Sexual assault and rape
  • Expungements
  • Federal cases

Whether you’ve been accused of a misdemeanor or a felony, call the Alvarez Law Office in Crown Point before you make any statement to police or prosecutor. You have the right to have a lawyer present and it will be to your advantage to exercise that right. Your initial consultation is free.

We defend against criminal charges in Lake, Porter, Laporte, Jasper, Newton, St. Joseph, and White Counties, and the Chicagoland area.

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