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The Experience You Want In Your Corner If You Face Criminal Charges

Facing criminal charges in Kentucky can be unnerving. However, there often is a difference between what the state can charge and what it can prove. As a former prosecutor for the Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney in McCracken County, attorney Kevin Olsen of Olsen & Oliver, PLLC, understands this.

Our Paducah law firm defends people in a wide range of criminal cases, including:

  • DUI defense: A DUI (drunk driving) conviction can cost you your license and lead to higher insurance premiums, in addition to the fines and possible jail time the court may impose.
  • Drug crimes: We handle all types of drug crimes, such as drug possession and drug trafficking, involving all types of drugs, ranging from marijuana to methamphetamine. Many drug charges are felonies. A felony conviction will have an immediate and detrimental effect on your life; you will lose your right to vote and to own firearms, as well as your ability to hold certain types of employment.
  • Domestic violence: Domestic violence convictions have many serious consequences and must be defended aggressively. Subsequent offenses may have greatly enhanced punishments.
  • Theft defense: A theft conviction has serious future implications for your life. Few employers will hire someone who has a reputation for dishonesty.
  • Assault: An assault charge may result in jail time, fines and a permanent criminal record.
  • Juvenile defense: Legal representation of juveniles who are charged with violation of the law requires particular knowledge of the law that applies to a juvenile offense.

Speak With Us Before Talking To Police

Protect your future. If you have been charged with a crime, consult with a lawyer who is experienced in criminal defense as soon as possible. Kevin's experience defending clients in a broad range of criminal matters, combined with his prosecutorial background, helps him make knowledgeable, informed decisions. Whether we take your case to a jury trial or negotiate a plea deal, you can be assured that you will be fully informed every step of the way.

If you have been charged with a crime, talking to police may not help your case and could hurt it. No matter what type of criminal charge you face, there is no fee for your initial consultation. To schedule an appointment, call (270) 575-3500. You can also contact us online.