Criminal Defense

If you are facing criminal charges or a criminal investigation, it can feel like the legal system is unfairly punishing you. From criminal investigation, to arrest and trial, you should know that you have rights that are guaranteed by the Constitution. That includes the right to have a criminal defense lawyer advocate on your behalf.

Skilled Camden County Criminal Defense Lawyers

Right next to the Camden County Justice Center, Sheriff’s Department and Jail

For effective legal representation from a skilled Camden County criminal defense lawyer, contact us at the law firm of Phillips, McElyea, Carpenter and Welch, P.C., located in Camdenton, Missouri. Our office is on Court Circle, right by the Camden County Justice Center, the sheriff’s department, and the jail. We have an open door policy, so we welcome walk-in clients who wish to discuss their legal needs.

With experience as a city prosecutor and former assistant public defender, our lawyers are adept at defending clients charged with felonies and misdemeanors, such as:

  • DUI/DWI, drunk driving
  • driving while license is suspended or revoked
  • traffic offenses, including speeding, careless and imprudent driving, and failure to yield
  • boating while intoxicated
  • fraudulent checks, bad checks
  • stealing
  • robbery
  • burglary
  • assault
  • sexual misconduct/sex offenses
  • possession, manufacturing, and sale of drugs, such as:
    • methamphetamines
    • cocaine
    • marijuana
    • controlled prescription drugs
    • drug paraphernalia

At Phillips, McElyea, Carpenter and Welch, P.C., our attorneys know that every criminal defense case is different. For every case, we take into account the individual needs of the client. We do that by quickly getting information, advising the client of his or her rights, and then working to achieve the goals of the client. We know when to negotiate, when to go to trial, and when to be aggressive.

Contact us for a consultation. Evening and weekend appointments are available.

Contact Phillips, McElyea, Carpenter, & Welch, P.C

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