Being arrested and charged with a crime is a harrowing experience that can put your property and freedom at stake. Knowing you can rely on the Westport criminal defense attorneys at MeehanLaw, LLC can give you confidence that your rights will be protected and that the strongest defense will be asserted. Since 1961, our firm has successfully defended Connecticut residents against criminal accusations of all kinds and degrees. In misdemeanor and felony cases, we advocate forcefully from the first arraignment with a view toward a dismissal, acquittal or favorable plea agreement.
Our firm vigorously defends Connecticut residents who have been accused of criminal misconduct. We take on prosecutors in Fairfield County and throughout the state, fighting against allegations of:
When you entrust MeehanLaw in Westport with your defense, we will conduct thorough discovery of police charges and evidence and will endeavor to defeat the case or to otherwise resolve it favorably.
An offense punishable by a prison sentence of more than one year is a felony. Murder, sexual assault and unauthorized possession of a firearm are examples. There are four classes of felonies, of which Class A, the most serious, can carry a sentence of 10 years to life in prison. Misdemeanors are crimes punishable by imprisonment of one year or less. They are also grouped into four classes, with maximum jail terms ranging from 30 days for a Class D misdemeanor offense up to a year for a Class A charge. Petty theft, prostitution and third degree assault are misdemeanors.
For any criminal case, we provide responsive, personalized legal guidance as we help you navigate the criminal justice system. We examine the charges, review the evidence, conduct independent investigations, collect expert testimony and interview witnesses. Our goal is to have charges dropped or reduced. If your case goes to trial, we will work diligently to convince the jury of your innocence.
The criminal defense attorneys at MeehanLaw, LLC in Westport, Connecticut will protect your rights and immediately begin building a case against the charges. To arrange a consultation with a dedicated trial lawyer, please call 203-916-1743 or contact us online.