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Areas of Practice

Criminal Law   

Having the best criminal defense attorneys on your case makes a difference, and so does hiring a good criminal lawyer who knows the courts of Missouri.  Choosing a lawyer from the Thurman Law Firm means that you will have access to years of trial experience, unsurpassed knowledge and expertise, working for you at every step of the way.  Thurman Law offers that level of professionalism in every case we take.

If you or a loved one has been accused of committing a crime, you require legal representation from a law firm that is committed to protecting your legal rights.  We are dedicated to defending our clients from unreasonable and often intimidating prosecution.  Your case is too important not to use the best legal assistance you can find.  We understand that when hired on to a case, we are responsible for the welfare of our client and his or her family.  Every decision made and every action taken by our lawyers on behalf of our criminal defense clients will reflect this understanding.  To that end, our experienced criminal lawyers will always stand by our clients and permit no unjust harm.

As a criminal defense law firm, the Thurman Law Firm believes in the value of pre-trial investigation, pre-trial motions practice, and thorough trial preparation.  We employ qualified legal investigators and a resourceful paralegal staff to bring together the most detailed, competent, and unabridged research possible.  Our attorneys take nothing for granted.  Every possible detail is investigated, legally researched, and analyzed before a defense trial strategy is developed before the hearing and modified accordingly as the case unfolds.  Individuals and businesses accused of criminal activity have their very lives, businesses, and families at stake.  A false allegation, mistaken identification, or botched forensic analysis can very easily lead to a wrongful conviction.  The recent proliferation of DNA exonerations across the country exemplifies this tragic reality.

Thurman Law knows that people who are accused of criminal wrongdoing are worried about possibly losing their freedom, their livelihood, or even their license or driving privilege.  We understand that when this happens people need quick and clear resolutions to their legal questions and concerns.  Our criminal defense attorneys are prepared to devote their considerable skill, uncommon ingenuity, and vast experience to achieve the necessary level of resources toward the defense of their clients.

Through our time spent in the courts defending our clients, we have earned the respect of judges, prosecutors and police officers as aggressive attorneys who routinely challenge them on tough cases.  Because of our well-deserved reputation, many other law firms refer their criminal cases to our office for expert handling.  The tremendous difficulties that accompany criminal charges can be overwhelming, in the courtroom and out, but searching for representation can also prove to be challenging.  Choosing the right attorney is one of the most important decisions you can make.  Rest assured, an experienced Thurman Law attorney will vigorously protect your constitutional rights in a court of law seeing you through a difficult time in your life.

Typical matters that the Thurman Law Firm provides criminal defense for:

  • Assault and battery
  • Burglary
  • DMV suspensions and hearings from drunk driving
  • 10 year denials
  • Hardships
  • Driving on a suspended license
  • Drunk driving and DWI or DUI
  • Domestic violence
  • Drug possession
  • Embezzlement
  • Fraud
  • Grand theft and petty theft
  • Juvenile crimes
  • Possession for sales of narcotics
  • Probation or parole matters
  • Possession of paraphernalia
  • Stealing
  • Reckless driving
  • Robbery
  • Sex offenses – lewd conduct, solicitation, prostitution
  • Child sex crimes
  • Terrorist threats
  • Homicide
  • Manslaughter
  • Assault
  • Battery
  • Internet crimes
  • Kidnapping
  • Forgery
  • Credit card fraud
  • Expunctions and non-disclosures
  • Federal crime
  • Juvenile crime
  • White collar crime
  • Probation violation
  • Weapons crime
  • Warrant recalls
  • Moving violations

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