Criminal Law

Criminal Law

If you or a loved one finds yourself charged with a crime, it is important to have a lawyer that is familiar with the criminal process and will protect your rights. We would be more than happy to discuss your matter in a professional and confidential manner. We are prepared to handle any criminal charge that your may be facing. Below are some of the most common criminal cases that we handle. 


If you have been arrested and charged with a DUI or DWI, you need a lawyer who knows how the system works to make sure your interest are protected. There are many ways that a DUI/DWI can have an affect on you. The lawyers at Ellis & Buckholts have handled thousands of DUI and DWI cases, and will make sure that your rights are protected. In addition to representing you in "criminal" court, we will also represent you in "administrative" court, protecting the rights you have relating to your drivers license. It is imperative that you have a lawyer with experience at both the "criminal" and "administrative" level. 

Drug Charges

If you have been charged with a drug crime, there are many different options in dealing with your case. Drug charges can follow you for a very long time, and affect many different aspects of your life, including your ability to drive or possess a firearm. It is imperative that you have a lawyer who can explain all of your options to you. At Ellis & Buckholts, we take the time to discuss all potential options with our client and help you decide the path you want to take. 


If you have been previously charged with, arrested for, or entered a plea to a criminal charge, you may be entitled to have this information ERASED from the system, as if it never happened. Expunging your old criminal records may assist you with employment, child custody, or educational matters. We have assisted many individuals in expunging their old criminal records. We would be happy to discuss whether you qualify for an expungement and what needs to be done to clear up your criminal history.