Merrillville Criminal Defense Lawyer

Protecting Your Rights, Preserving Your Freedom

At our law firm, we believe that everyone accused of a crime deserves a strong and effective defense. We aggressively defend our clients, seeking the best possible outcome in every case. When you hire us to represent you, we will fight for your rights and freedom.

Attorney Robert A. Plantz defends people accused of all types of felony and misdemeanor crimes, including:

  • DUI
  • Drug possession
  • Domestic battery
  • Invasion of privacy and violations of protective orders
  • Theft and shoplifting
  • Gun crimes
  • Other alleged crimes

We also represent juveniles accused of delinquency.

In any criminal case, prompt action is essential. Contact us as soon as possible for a free initial consultation (excluding landlord/tenant requests) with a lawyer.

A Comprehensive Defense Effort

Attorney Robert A. Plantz will undertake a comprehensive effort to protect your rights and preserve your freedom.

Mr. Plantz will examine all aspects of the events leading to your arrest, paying particular attention to factual or legal issues that could result in a dismissal of charges or reduction to a lesser offense. As an experienced trial lawyer, Robert A. Plantz has represented numerous clients in jury and bench trials, and if your case does go to trial, he will vigorously defend you at every stage of the legal process.

Avoiding Conviction and a Criminal Record

Many people facing criminal charges in northwest Indiana can avoid conviction, a criminal record and jail time through an alternative disposition. Depending on the circumstances of the case and the prior record of the accused, outcomes such as pretrial diversion, pretrial adjudication and drug court can enable the accused to avoid the worst consequences of a criminal act. Robert A. Plantz has helped many clients in this way, and if the circumstances of your case allow it, he can seek an alternative outcome for you.

Get Legal Help Today

Contact us today for a free initial consultation (excluding landlord/tenant requests) with an experienced Merrillville criminal defense attorney.