An Experienced Criminal Defense, DUI/OWI, and Family Law Attorney Serving the South Bend Area

I believe that honest and clear advice is the most important item that any attorney can offer their client.  With the right advice, you can make the right decisions to your legal problems.  You should know all of the ways your legal issue can impact your life and what options you have. Most importantly, you should have this advice delivered to you in a timely manner at a price you can afford.  As your lawyer, I will strive to help you understand your case and your options and how each option can impact your life.


My South Bend Area Criminal Defense and OWI Practice

As a lawyer based in South Bend, Indiana, I specifically work with clients throughout St. Joseph County and Marshall County in helping them find solutions for their criminal or OWI case that protect their rights and aim to minimize the impact on their life that the case could have.  My goal as your lawyer is to help you find solutions to your legal problems at a lower cost to you and your family.

As an experienced defense lawyer and former deputy prosecuting attorney, I have the knowledge and know how to assist you in looking for potential problems with the State’s case against you as well as the background to help you understand all of your options and which ones will be best for you and your case.  If your criminal matter is best suited for trial, I have the knowledge, know-how, and experience to effectively present your case to a jury or a judge.

An Affordable Criminal Defense and OWI Lawyer

When you are looking for a lawyer, I know that you have plenty of options.  When you choose my office to represent you in your criminal matter, you are not only getting an experienced criminal defense attorney, but someone that understands legal fees may not have been a part of your regular budget.  I work with my clients to help them get the legal advice that they need with affordable options and payment plans.

As a South Bend Criminal Defense and OWI Lawyer, I handle the following areas of practice:

  • DUI/OWI, Felonies and Misdemeanors
  • License Suspensions
  • Specialized Driving Privileges
  • Lifetime and HTV Suspensions
  • Marijuana Possession
  • Drug Charges and Prescription Related Offenses
  • Alcohol Related Offenses
  • Theft and Shoplifting
  • Battery and Domestic Violence
  • Gun Crimes

My South Bend Family Law, Child Support, and Divorce Practice

If you are facing a divorce, need help with a custody matter, having problems with your child support order, or need help with visitation, you need a lawyer that understands you and your unique situation. Facing a the uncertainties that surround these matters can only make things worse if you do not have the right answers.  I can help you understand your rights and work with you to protect them.

Don’t attempt to go it alone on your family law issues, contact me today to see how I can help you with:

  • Divorce and Post-Decree Modifications
  • Child Support Modifications
  • Non-Payment
  • Emancipation
  • Custody Modifications
  • Visitation
  • Prenuptial Agreements

Contact me today so that we can discuss your case.  I offer free phone consultations for cases so that we can help you determine the best course of action for your case and help you understand how I can help you as your family law lawyer.