Criminal

CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYERS

As former members of the Jefferson County Public Defender’s Office, we have a keen awareness of the issues facing those accused of crimes that face our local criminal justice system.

The hiring of an attorney in a criminal defense matter is possibly the most important decision you will ever make. Cases can be lost without early preparation. It takes time and resources to uncover all the facts and provide for a vigorous defense. The Louisville law firm of Ask Alvarez PLLC understands the consequences when lack of attention or experience come into play in a case.

In the electronic world we live in, the ease of access to your records for such things as future employment purposes means your past can come back to haunt you in the future. We make every effort to get charges eliminated, reduced or eventually expunged from your record, whenever possible, so you can get a fresh start.

BAIL AND BOND REDUCTIONS

Many factors, such as seriousness of the crime, priors, anticipated future conduct, ties to the community and ability to pay are considered by the court. In misdemeanor cases, Release On Recognizance is the goal, but even if you are not eligible we can improve your chances of getting bail reduced. You also need a criminal defense attorney who is up to date on the new laws that are passed in Kentucky.

MISDEMEANORS IN KENTUCKY

Examples include Possession of Marijuana, Resisting Arrest, Harassment, Criminal Trespass, Public Intoxication, Criminal Mischief, Terroristic Threatening, Resisting Arrest….among others.

The most important thing to remember in any criminal matter is to get in touch with a qualified criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. It is equally important to have your case pursued by someone genuinely interested in your case and passionate about defending you! We will do both for you!

FELONIES IN KENTUCKY

Our defense work includes those facing felony charges, persistent felony offenders and persons involved in felony probation revocation hearings. Obviously, felonies are serious matters and require our immediate attention. We are prepared to investigate the facts in your case, negotiate with local prosecutors and provide defense through trial, if necessary.

KENTUCKY PROBATION REVOCATIONS

We start by looking at the circumstances and sometimes there are incidents or situations that contributed to the violation that were outside your control or otherwise extraordinary. We help make these known to the court. At revocation hearings, you can either “stipulate” to a violation or ask the Commonwealth to “prove” the violation. If you stipulate and show evidence of remorse, employment, child support, letters of recommendations and other favorable evidence you could get another chance at probation, or a reduced sentence/home incarceration in lieu of revocation. If your probation has already been revoked then shock probation could be the next step. Just don’t give up!

EPO AND DVO PROCEEDINGS

We defend clients in domestic violence cases and in related proceedings. If an EPO is filed against you and the court determines you are, after review, not an immediate threat, you must be given notice and a hearing within 14 days and at that time the court may issue a DVO. However, if you violate the terms you can be arrested without a warrant and face a contempt hearing. Violations of such orders is a Class A Misdemeanor.

EXPUNGEMENTS

Under many circumstances, such as dismissals, misdemeanors, Class D drug possession and others, your criminal record can be sealed. Expunging your records can be the best investment you ever make, greatly improving your chances of advancing your employment opportunities.

This is just a brief summary of the typical cases we encounter, but by no means a complete listing. Since not all the types of cases we handle have been mentioned here, simply give us a call to discuss your situation. Chances are, we can help.

YOU HAVE RIGHTS.  LET US PROTECT THEM

You have the right to a fair trial — let us make sure you get one. Nothing is worse than facing criminal charges without someone in your corner to back you up. Let Daniel Alvarez, Attorney at Law handle your case and make sure that you get the fair trial you deserve.

You don’t have to face your criminal charges alone. 
Your case is important to us. You want to get the best possible outcome for your unique case, and Daniel Alvarez is the qualified attorney that is going to help you get it. Daniel Alvarez, Attorney at law can handle all felony and misdemeanor offenses.

Get the legal representation you deserve: 

  • Murder
  • Warrant cases
  • Drug offenses
  • DUI
  • Robbery
  • Assault
  • Sex offenses
  • Domestic violence
  • Theft / shoplifting
  • Expungements
  • Bond hearings
  • Jury Trials
  • Shock probation

Legal counsel you can count on is a phone call away. Call (502) 272-2006 right now 24 hours a day, 7 days a week or visit us at 539 W. Market St., Suite 300 for representation for all of your criminal law needs and you can always contact us by email


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