Limited Clients. Proven Results.

Our North Lawrence Criminal Defense Attorneys limit the number of clients represented at any given time. By doing so, we can dedicate our full resources to the defense of your criminal case in North Lawrence, Ohio. We answer your phone calls. We respond to your text messages. Your case is as important to us as it is to you. We stand up to the prosecution and get results. Any of our former clients will tell you.  Just ask.

Robert Stiefvater formed his Criminal Defense Law Firm, Stiefvater Law, to break the barriers that too many traditional Defense Law Firms just cannot get around. Criminal Defense Attorney Robert Stiefvater knows what it takes to defend individuals against criminal charges. His first legal job was with one of the largest prosecutor offices in Ohio. Robert saw first hand how difficult it is to defend criminal charges – no matter how serious – from the prosecution’s point of view. Stiefvater Law was formed to level the playing field and to protect individuals from becoming a victim of the system. The North Lawrence Criminal Defense Lawyers at Stiefvater Law will defend you in any court in Ohio. We have experience. We get results. Let’s talk.

If you need a Criminal Defense Lawyer in North Lawrence or anywhere in Ohio, contact Defense Law Firm Stiefvater Law. Founding Criminal Defense Lawyer Robert Stiefvater understands that often the legal consequences of a conviction are matched by the non-legal consequences of a conviction. For example, loss of job, loss of a professional license, and destruction of a marriage. Our North Lawrence Criminal Defense Lawyers will stand up for you and provide an aggressive defense. We know how to handle prosecutors. We know how to get results. Let’s talk.

North Lawrence Criminal Defense Attorney Robert Stiefvater has been successfully defending individuals since 2003. He has defended almost every criminal charge imaginable. Including:

• Aiding and Abetting

• Assault

• Child Abuse

• Credit Card Fraud

• Criminal Tresspass

• Domestic Violence

• Drug Cultivation

• DUI

• Extortion

• Fraud

• Homicide

• Possession

• Rape

• Shoplifting

• Solicitation

• Tax Evasion

• Wire Fraud

North Lawrence Criminal Defense Attorney Robert Stiefvater will discuss the specifics of your case during your free consultation. In Ohio, criminal charges are classified as either felony or misdemeanor. Felonies carry the potential of longer prison sentences and larger fines than misdemeanors. Call to discuss your case with a Criminal Defense Attorney.

Misdemeanor Penalties are as follows:

Minor Misdemeanor (MM) – 0 days in jail. Fine up to $150.

Fourth Degree Misdemeanor (M4) – 0-30 days in jail. Fine up to $250.

Third Degree Misdemeanor (M3) – 0-60 days in jail. Fine up to $500.

Second Degree Misdemeanor (M2) – 0-90 days in jail. Fine up to $750.

First Degree Misdemeanor (M1) – 0-180 days in jail. Fine up to $1,000.

We answer our phones 24/7. We know how to defend you. We know how to handle prosecutors. Let’s talk.

Call the North Lawrence Criminal Defense Lawyers at Stiefvater Law to find out if we are currently taking on new clients. We are the Criminal Defense Lawyers in North Lawrence, Ohio, 44666.

The criminal code in Ohio is contained in Chapter 29 of the Ohio Revised Code (ORC). Here is an example from the ORC:

2905.11 Extortion

(A) No person, with purpose to obtain any valuable thing or valuable benefit or to induce another to do an unlawful act, shall do any of the following:

(1) Threaten to commit any felony;

(2) Threaten to commit any offense of violence;

(3) Violate section 2903.21 or 2903.22 of the Revised Code;

(4) Utter or threaten any calumny against any person;

(5) Expose or threaten to expose any matter tending to subject any person to hatred, contempt, or ridicule, or to damage any person's personal or business repute, or to impair any person's credit.

(B) Whoever violates this section is guilty of extortion, a felony of the third degree.

(C) As used in this section, "threat" includes a direct threat and a threat by innuendo.

Cities in Stark County: Canton, Beach City, Bethlehem, Canal Fulton, Brewster

Zip Codes in North Lawrence, Ohio: 44666