Criminal Defense

Newton County Criminal Defense Lawyers

Strong Defense in McDonald County & Southwest Missouri

If you are facing criminal accusations, time is of the essence. No days must be wasted in building your case and fighting for your innocence. At Neff & Day, P.C., our criminal defense attorneys in Newton County are prepared to take on this responsibility. You can trust us to be your fierce advocates and provide the knowledgeable, proactive representation you need at this time.

Have you or a loved one been accused of committing a crime? Call (417) 387-3373 to contact our team.

Criminal Penalties in the State of Missouri

The types of consequences you could face will depend on the sort of crime you have been accused of committing. It is also crucial to remember that the penalties for committing a crime may not cease once your time has been served or a fee has been paid. More serious accusations can carry consequences that last for years, or even for the rest of your life.

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Your Rights as a Person Who Has Been Accused of Committing a Crime

Being accused of a crime does not mean that you don’t have rights. In fact, people who face criminal accusations in the United States have certain rights that are set forth in the Constitution. Any violations of these rights during the course of the criminal justice process could serve as potential defenses in your case.

You have the right to an attorney and to avoid saying anything that could potentially incriminate you. The police are not allowed to conduct illegal searches. Above all, you have the right to be treated fairly and without violence. Our lawyers are available to discuss your rights and protect you in the criminal justice system.

Potential Defense Strategies

When establishing a criminal case, the burden of proof is on the prosecution to demonstrate guilt “beyond a reasonable doubt.” Juries are expected to only convict the accused if they have no uncertainty that a crime was committed. There are many possible avenues to presenting a case that proves otherwise.

Our attorneys will work with you to explore possible defense strategies that apply to your case, such as:

  • Self-defense
  • Coercion or duress
  • Violation of rights during an arrest
  • Lack of evidence or illegally obtained evidence

Contact Us as Soon as Possible 

An experienced attorney is an invaluable resource in a criminal defense case. Our legal team will fight for you at every step of your case.

For legal guidance from our criminal defense lawyers in Newton County, send us a message or call (417) 387-3373 today.

Our Values What Sets Us Apart
  • Respected in the Legal Community
    We're well-established in the area and have cultivated professional relationships with colleagues in the legal community.
  • Serving You Since 1994

    For almost 30 years, we've been providing the highest level of service for our clients.

  • Personalized Service

    When you call us, you'll speak directly with an attorney. You're not just a number - we'll walk with you at every step of the process.

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