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Billam & Henderson, LLC Attorneys at Law

Sex Crime Lawyer | Serving Overland Park, KS

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913-782-4030

Charged with A Crime? Know This Every Crime Is Defensible. Contact Billam & Henderson, LLC, Today to Find Out How We Can Help Defend and Protect Your Legal Rights.

Being charged with a criminal offense is one of the most difficult times in your life. Suddenly, questions arise about whether you will spend time in jail, have a conviction on your record, lose your job or lose your license to drive. Pursuing professional or academic opportunities becomes challenging when a criminal conviction appears on a background check. A felony or …

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Kentner Wyatt, LLC

Sex Crime Lawyer | Serving Overland Park, KS

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816-287-2923

Attorney Matthew Kentner Will Rigorously Defend Your Rights If You Were Charged With A Crime. Call Him for a Free Consultation to Discuss Your Situation.

Fight to stay out of jail and get the best possible outcome for your case. Being charged with any type of criminal charge is a serious matter. Whether it’s a misdemeanor or felony, criminal charges can have a devastating impact on your life. Don’t put your future in the hands of an amateur.  At Kentner Wyatt, LLC our attorneys are prepared to defend you …

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Paul D. Cramm Criminal Defense Lawyer

Sex Crime Lawyer | Overland Park, KS

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913-766-2226

I provide aggressive Criminal Defense of all charges in the Kansas City area. Call today for a free consultation.

Facing a criminal charge is ALWAYS a serious matter requiring serious defense. My Overland Park, Kansas, criminal defense practice takes every case seriously. As an experienced Johnson County Criminal Defense lawyer, I know that even a misdemeanor can have a devastating effect upon your life. In my practice, there is no such thing as a simple criminal matter. From DUI and …

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Have You Been Arrested for Sex Crimes?

Sex crimes are composed of any acts sexual in nature forced upon another person. These crimes are treated seriously by law enforcement and the courts and are punishable by prison terms and significant fines as well as potential sex offender registration.

What to Do When Faced With a Sex Crime

You should not talk to investigators and immediately hire an Overland Park lawyer who aggressively represents sex crime defendants. A lawyer can protect your constitutional rights, form your defense, and challenge evidence against you. If you decide not to fight, your lawyer may be able to negotiate a plea bargain.

How an Attorney Can Help

An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.

How to Prepare for Your Initial Consultation

Prepare for your consultation by writing down notes of your understanding of the case, jot down questions and concerns for the attorney, and gather your documents. Remember that you are trying to get a sense of whether the attorney has your trust and can help you address your legal issues. Questions should include how the attorney intends to resolve your issue, how many years he/she has been practicing law and specifically practicing in your area, as well as how many cases similar to yours the attorney has handled. It can also be helpful to broach the subject of fees so that you understand the likely cost and structure of your representation by a specific attorney and/or legal team.

Types of legal fees:

Bill by the hour: Many attorneys bill by the hour. How much an attorney bills you per hour will vary based on a number of factors. For instance, an attorney's hourly fee may fluctuate based on whether that hour is spent representing you in court or doing research on your case. Attorneys in one practice area may bill you more than attorneys in a different practice area.

Contingent fee: Some lawyers will accept payment via contingent fee. In this arrangement, the lawyer receives a percentage of the total monetary recovery if you win your lawsuit. In sum, the lawyer only gets paid if you win. Contingent fee agreements are limited to specific practice areas in civil law.

Flat fee: For "routine" legal work where the attorney generally knows the amount of time and resources necessary to complete the task, he/she may be willing to bill you a flat fee for services performed.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se - This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute - Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

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