Criminal convictions can ruin your career and turn you into a second-class citizen. Some convictions affect your basic rights, including travel, voting and firearm possession. Even first-time DUI convictions can hamper your ability to find employment, your career and your ability to support your family or even just yourself.
It is important to consider obtaining the services of an attorney who has up-to-date and extensive knowledge of the legal officers in the area, including the judges, the prosecutors, court personnel, court services/probation officers, law enforcement and correction administrators. At Kinney Law, pc, we have tried numerous cases before juries and judges. Trust our experience and knowledge of the law to shield you from the serious consequences that a conviction brings.
Decades Of Experience In Criminal Law
As a Black Hills-area and Rapid City criminal law attorney, Matt and Kim have 23 combined years of experience defending clients against a wide range of criminal charges. Kinney Law, pc, is equipped to handle a variety of cases, including those involving:
- Drug crimes, including marijuana possession and distribution
- Crimes against people, including assault and sex crimes
- Crimes against property, including burglary, theft, vandalism
- Traffic Violations
- Violations against South Dakota's hunting, fishing and trapping laws
All defendants have the right to counsel as well as to represent themselves. Whenever your freedom, your driving privileges, criminal record or hunting rights are in jeopardy due to an alleged criminal offense, always seek a qualified trial attorney for the best advice on how to proceed. When a defendant represents him/herself in court without an attorney, most come out of the experience wishing he or she had made a different choice. While most cases do not go to trial, always seek advice from a defense lawyer who is versed in jury trials and can thoroughly evaluate your case from all angles. The attorneys who provide the best service to their clients prepare their clients for all stages of the case and advise their clients on how to handle any consequences. The attorneys have a reputation for providing excellent personal service to his clients in need, compassionately helping them to seek all available alternatives to incarceration, conviction and loss of driving privileges.
Get Your Questions Answered: Free Initial Criminal Defense Consultations
Your initial inquiries are free of charge and will help you decide how to proceed with your case. Matt is known for spending more time than the average lawyer at the initial consult stage to make sure the potential client has all the advice needed to make a decision on what to do next. The most satisfied clients are those who leave their attorney's office knowing their options and what to do next. As an attorney, helping his clients avoid anxiety, confusion and a loss of dignity from dealing with the legal system is what Matt and Kim do best in their practice.
Contact The Firm Today To Request A Consultation
If you have questions regarding criminal defense, contact Kinney Law, pc, to schedule a free consultation at either our Spearfish or Rapid City, South Dakota, office. We can be reached by phone at 605-642-2147, email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by completing the online contact form on this site.