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Leawood Criminal Defense Attorney

Are you in need of a criminal lawyer in Leawood?

For many people, there is nothing they will ever face more stressful than the time immediately following a criminal charge of any kind. With the ability to be both emotionally and financially taxing, criminal charges of any kind should not be treated lightly or given anything less than the full attention that they deserve. If you are convicted of a criminal offense, you will likely suffer life-altering and detrimental ramifications.

The penalties for different offenses are completely dependent on the severity of the crime itself, but can include such consequences as extended imprisonment, steep monetary fines, restitution paid to the victim and their family, suspension of your driver's license, and mandatory attendance in alcohol or drug treatment classes. Due to these severe consequences, it is absolutely vital that you do not hesitate to contact a Leawood criminal defense attorney as quickly as possible to begin your fight to protect your rights.

Aggressive Defense Against Criminal Charges

I, John Harvell, understand the legalities and complexities that surround cases involving criminal charges such as this. Criminal defense requires an aggressive, knowledgeable hand - you should not trust your future in the hands of an untried, apathetic attorney. I have the unique experience of having served as both a prosecutor and criminal defense lawyer and am therefore well-equipped to handle any kind of case that is brought to me with comprehensive legal advice. I utilize this experience and my intimate knowledge of criminal law to construct compelling defense cases on the behalf of each and every client.

With nearly 30 years of experience, I can offer my support and legal counsel whether you are facing charges of DUI, domestic violence, or any type of drug crime. Being accused of a crime is life-changing, but you have the legal right to challenge your criminal allegations and seek dismissed or reduced charges. This can be a legally complex process, and it is always wise to seek counsel and representation from an experienced criminal lawyer. Some charges, including violent crimes and various drug crimes, can be tried as misdemeanors or felonies depending on the nature of the crime. I always fight for reduced charges on the behalf of my clients so that you can achieve the best outcome for your case.

Regardless of whether you are accused of juvenile crimes, theft crimes or another type of criminal act, you can find the high-quality defense when you choose to work with my firm. By never satisfying myself with anything less than my very best effort, I am often able to help my clients to their optimum outcome. If you choose to work with me, you can be confident that I will do everything my power to do the same for you.

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Do not hesitate to contact a criminal lawyer from Leawood to begin building your defense today.

Why Choose John Harvell?

  • Build Compelling Defense Strategies That More Effectively Protect My Clients' Rights
  • Highly Knowledgeable Regarding All Major Updates to Kansas DUI Laws
  • Former Prosecutor, Understanding Both Sides of The Courtroom
  • Nearly 30 Years Representing Clients Throughout Kansas

Client Testimonials

    "Successful defense"
    Mr. Harvell and I worked closely together and created a successful defense on both the driver's license suspension and the DUI charge.
    - DC
    "Withdraw the motion"
    ...the prosecutor agreed to withdraw the motion.
    - CP
    "Case was dismissed"
    After appearing for a hearing to revoke probation, the case was dismissed.
    - RB
    "Charges were dismissed"
    Mr. Harvell filed a Motion to Suppress because of an illegal car search. Prior to trial, the charges were dismissed.
    - TC
    "Request for diversion"
    My work requires a security clearance, and it was very important that I did not receive a conviction for this matter.
    - AT
    "Important result"
    I am from a foreign country and was facing deportation. This was a very important result.
    - CK
    "Charges dismissed"
    After I hired Mr. Harvell, he contacted my witnesses and convinced the prosecution that charges should be dismissed.
    - MM
    "You rock John"
    This is such a relief. You rock John.
    - RK