Criminal Defense Attorney Schantz provides aggressive representation for those dealing with criminal defense charges in Springfield, IL. Our Springfield criminal defense lawyer has extensive law experience and a proven track record of successful outcomes.
When you work with criminal defense lawyer Marcus Schantz, he can effectively guide you through the legal process and make sure your rights remain protected at every step of the way.
When Should You Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney?
You should hire a criminal defense attorney immediately! In an perfect world, it would be essential to have an attorney near during the time of your arrest. Although this is not practicable, you should attempt to speak to an attorney as soon as you can after you are released from being arrested.
Types of Criminal Cases Defense Attorney Schantz Handles:
Murder & Manslaughter
- First-Degree Murder
- Second-Degree Murder
- Felony Murder
- Involuntary Manslaughter
- Reckless Homicide
Other Violent Crimes
- Home Invasion
- Armed Habitual Criminal
- Sex Crimes
- Aggravated Battery
- Aggravated Vehicular Hijacking
- Illegal Possession
- Possession with Intent to Deliver
Unlawful use of weapons
Felon in possession
Aggravated and reckless discharge
Aggravated battery with a firearm
Common criminal defense tactics that could be employed depending on the circumstances of your criminal case, include:
Seeking suppression of evidence obtained by illegal searches and seizures
Discrediting witness testimony based on inconsistencies or bias
Revealing flaws in the prosecution’s case
Seeking suppression of post-arrest statements obtained illegally
Call (217) 548-4433 or contact Marcus online for a free consultation to discuss your rights and legal options.
If you have been charged with a crime, consult an experienced criminal defense lawyer serving Springfield immediately for next steps in your defense. From murder to drug possession, Marcus Schantz can represent you in court and do his best to fight in your defense of criminal charges. In fact, he has handled more murder cases than any lawyer in Springfield, so you can trust that your criminal defense will be in good, experienced hands.
Superb Communication Coupled With Legal Knowledge
Compassionate & Non-Judgmental Advocacy
Personalized Strategies for the Best Possible Result
Attorney Schantz Is Available 24/7 for His Clients
Attempted Murder of Police Officers Not Guilty
First-Degree Murder Not Guilty
Armed Robbery With a Firearm Not Guilty
Felon in Possession of a Firearm Not Guilty
Possession with Intent to Distribute Not Guilty