Get Answers from a Results-Driven Criminal Defense Lawyer in Northwest Indiana
The Law Office of Adam Tavitas represents clients facing criminal charges in Indiana. If you have been arrested on criminal charges, you probably have many questions about what you need in order to best protect your future. As your advocate, I can help you see what evidence the prosecution has against you and help you tell your side of the story.
Get answers to your specific questions in a free consultation with an experienced criminal defense lawyer. Call (219) 245-2655 for an appointment.
Below you will find answers to commonly asked questions. Please feel free to contact me to schedule a free consultation.
What types of cases do you handle?
I represent clients facing a variety of charges, including:
- Drug charges
- Federal crimes
- Sex crimes
- Traffic violations
- Weapons violations
- White collar crimes
- Violent crimes
How much experience do you have?
I have been a criminal defense attorney for more than 20 years.
How many jury trials have you handled?
I have handled 85-90 jury trials (both in state and federal courts) for my clients.
Do you offer free consultations?
Yes. Consultations are always free. Please contact the law firm for an appointment.
What are the classifications of misdemeanors?
The state of Indiana classifies misdemeanors into 3 categories:
- Class A – Up to 1 year in county jail and up to $5,000 fine
- Class B – Up to 180 days in jail and fine of up to $1,000
- Class C – Up to 60 days in jail and $500 fine
Classifications of felonies in Indiana?
There are 6 levels of felonies, including:
- Murder - 45-65 years in prison
- Level 1 – 20-50 years in prison
- Level 2 – 10-30 years in prison
- Level 3 – 3-20 years in prison
- There are also level 4, 5, 6 felonies that were previously mentioned
All felonies can also carry a fine.
What should I do if I’m arrested?
If you are arrested, you should immediately contact a lawyer. Do not speak to police, answer questions, or give a statement without speaking with a lawyer. Call a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible to ensure that your rights are protected.
If you have questions that are not answered here, please call (219) 245-2655 or contact my firm online.