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Springfield Criminal Defense Attorney

Aggressive Defense Against Criminal Charges

Criminal Defense Attorney Schantz provides aggressive representation for those dealing with criminal defense charges in Springfield, IL.

Our Springfield criminal defense lawyer has extensive criminal 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.

Type of Criminal Cases Defense Attorney Schantz Handle in Springfield:

Murder & Manslaughter

  • First-Degree Murder
  • Second-Degree Murder
  • Felony Murder
  • Involuntary Manslaughter
  • Reckless Homicide

Other Violent Crimes

Controlled Substances

  • Illegal Possession
  • Manufacture/Delivery
  • Possession with Intent to Deliver


    • Unlawful use of weapons

    • Felon in possession

    • Aggravated and reckless discharge

    • Aggravated battery with a firearm

    Property Crimes

    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) 572-1559 or contact Springfield defense lawyer Schantz online for a free consultation to discuss your rights and legal options.

    Fighting for Your Defense

    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, Springfield attorney, 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.

    For more information, schedule a free consultation with our Springfield law firm online or by phone at (217) 572-1559.

    Marcus Schantz

    Tenacious. Compassionate. Experienced.
    • 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

    Case Results

    • 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

    Contact Marcus Schantz Today!

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