Waukesha Criminal Defense Attorney

When arrested or accused of a crime, selecting the right criminal defense attorney may be the most important decision you will make. An experienced criminal defense lawyer can make the difference between a brief encounter with the legal system and years behind bars. While our main offices are in the Third Ward in Milwaukee, our Criminal Defense practice focuses on Waukesha and surrounding counties. Halling & Cayo represents clients throughout the state and in federal court, on trial and on appeal. We can assist with both felony and misdemeanor charges. Contact us today to speak to our legal advisors of criminal law.

How to Choose a Criminal Defense Lawyer?

Picking the correct criminal defense attorney could be the make or break difference in your legal defense. We work with you every step of the way to make sure you are comfortable with who will be representing you and what our approach in defending you will be. Not only will you be matched with one of our experienced Milwaukee Attorneys, but we also will make sure that you and your criminal law legal advisor is someone you connect with on a personal level. At Halling & Cayo, we want to be a teammate during your criminal law proceedings, not just a service.

How Much Does A Lawyer Cost?

That depends on many factors, including the severity of the charges and the complexity of your case. However, before you retain our criminal defense team, we will be open and upfront with you regarding the cost of your defense.

Do You Need a Lawyer?

If you are charged with a criminal offense, or believe you may be charged with a criminal offense, then the answer is ‘Yes’. Contact us to connect with our criminal defense legal advisors to discuss your case immediately. We work within the Greater Milwaukee area and provide criminal defense services in Waukesha, Ozaukee & Washington Counties.

Know Your Rights

We will protect your constitutional rights and develop a legal strategy aimed at eliminating or reducing the potential negative consequences for you both today and in the future.

A felony conviction can affect your life for years. In the State of Wisconsin, a felon cannot join the military, own a gun, hold office, or even attend some graduate schools. It may be difficult to get a job with a criminal conviction on your record. And if you were a licensed professional, you may be unable to practice here or anywhere in the US or even in other countries.

Waukesha and Southeast Wisconsin Criminal Defense Services

You have the right to a fair trial. We provide criminal defense whether this is your first arrest or you’ve had previous entanglements with the law. As experienced trial lawyers in criminal defense, we will point out the weaknesses in the government’s case in order to create a reasonable doubt in the minds of jurors. Without experienced Milwaukee defense counsel on your side, you may be incurring life-altering losses that follow you for many years. Contact Halling & Cayo for a discreet and professional review of your case.

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Milwaukee Criminal Law Common Charges

Milwaukee Misdemeanor Lawyer

A misdemeanor charge of the State of Wisconsin means you won’t end up in prison. But you can still face large fines up to $10,000 and receive a sentence of up to a year in county jail. Our team of Milwaukee Misdemeanor Attorneys will fight for you to avoid any legal punishment or minimize your punishment. Whether it’s a Class A, B, or C misdemeanor, the team at Halling & Cayo will help you win your case. Contact us today to learn more about your misdemeanor charge and how we can help.

Milwaukee Felony Defense Lawyers

A felony charge in the State of Wisconsin may result in fines of up to $100,000  and a possible prison sentence of 3.5 years to life. No matter the class of your felony charge, our team of Milwaukee Felony Defense Lawyers can work directly with you to help defend your charges. You cannot afford to have a single detail be missed. Hire a defense attorney that will fight for you at your trial, contact us to get started in finding your Milwaukee felony defense lawyer.

DUI/DWI Attorneys

Operating a vehicle while under the influence or while OWI/intoxicated can lead to jail, license forfeiture, and other serious penalties. Hire a team of Milwaukee DUI/DWI Attorneys to protect your rights and fight your charges. If you’ve been charged, don’t speak with anyone besides our OWI/DUI/DWI lawyers, we can help you fight your case.

Drug Trafficking & Defense Lawyers

If you or any of your loved ones have been charged with any drug-related crimes, contact our team of Milwaukee Drug Trafficking & Drug Possession Defense Lawyers. There are a lot of factors that go into how your case is handled and we will make sure that you are given a fair and honest trial for your drug charges. Whether it’s a small drug possession charge, or a felony drug trafficking charge, our drug defense lawyers will work directly with you to get the best result possible. Contact our Milwaukee drug trafficking & possession defense lawyers today. 

Assault Attorneys

Violent crimes like assault and battery come with much more aggressive penalties than non-violent crimes. Getting a team that has your best interest in mind with loads of experience gives you the best chance of a positive outcome. Talk to our team of Milwaukee Assault & Battery Attorneys today to begin the process of getting these charges dropped or reduced.

Grand & Petty Larceny/Theft lawyers

Theft/Larceny charges in Wisconsin can be complex. With that in mind, don’t overlook anything that could lower your chances of getting these charges dropped or reduced. Our team of Milwaukee Theft/Larceny Lawyers will make sure that they double & triple check all of the elements that go into these cases. Don’t proceed without speaking to our team of theft/larceny lawyers first, contact us about your theft/larceny charges.

Criminal Damage to Property

Damaging someone else’s property without the consent of that individual will lead you to a CDTP charge. Don’t proceed without being armed with all of the knowledge you require to have the best chance to get your CDTP charges dropped or reduced. Speak with our team of Milwaukee Criminal Mischief Attorneys today to begin the process of beating this case.