Limited Clients. Proven Results.

Portage Lakes Criminal Defense Lawyer Robert Stiefvater limits the number of clients his Criminal Defense Law Firm represents in order to provide the best possible defense to your case. Too many Criminal Defense Law Firms represent too many clients and lose touch with the needs of each individual person. You are more than a case number. Criminal Defense Attorney Robert Stiefvater gets that. He answers and returns your calls. He responds to your texts. He has been standing up to prosecutors throughout the state, including those in Portage Lakes, Ohio. Get results. Let’s talk.

Criminal Defense Attorney Robert Stiefvater formed Stiefvater Law to provide individuals a successful defense to criminal charges in Portage Lakes and throughout the State of Ohio. Robert once worked one of the largest prosecutor offices in Ohio. He saw first hand the struggles that Criminal Defense Lawyers and Criminal Defense Law Firms had when defending their clients. Many of these struggles would have been non-existent if they would have limited the number of clients they were representing. The system is set up to force convictions. The traditional Criminal Defense Law Firm is not the answer to fighting the system. We are different. We focus on you. We have experience. We get results. Let’s talk.

Portage Lakes Criminal Defense Attorney Robert Stiefvater knows that every criminal charge is serious. Especially to the person who has been charged. Stiefvater Law was formed to defend individuals in Portage Lakes and throughout Ohio from overzealous prosecutors who only want convictions. There is no greater threat to our clients than a government entity that wants to put them in prison or take their money. Our Criminal Defense Lawyers will fight to protect you from the list of consequences that accompany a criminal conviction. We know how to handle prosecutors. Call a Criminal Defense Law Firm that will get you results. Let’s talk.

You need a Criminal Defense Law Firm with experience. You need a firm known to get results. The Criminal Defense Lawyers at Stiefvater Law have the knowledge and ability to defend your criminal charge. The list of charges we have defended is too long to list, but includes:

• Computer Crimes

• Conspiracy

• Drug Manufacturing

• Drug Trafficking

• Drunk Driving

• Hate Crimes

• Larceny

• Money Laundering

• Obstruction

• Perjury

• Racketeering

• Robbery

• Securities Fraud

• Telephone Harassment

• Voyeurism

• Violation of Protection Order

• White Collar Crimes

Criminal charges vary greatly in range of punishment. In Ohio, crimes are classified as either misdemeanor or felony. Felony charges are more serious than misdemeanors. Jail and prison are possible on all charges except for minor misdemeanors. Your case is specific, so contact the Portage Lakes Criminal Defense Lawyers at Stiefvater Law to discuss the penalties specific to your charge.

Felony Penalties are as follows:

Fifth Degree Felony (F5) – up to 12 months in prison. Fine up to $2,500.

Fourth Degree Felony (F4) – up to 18 months in prison. Fine up to $5,000.

Third Degree Felony (F3) – up to 5 years in prison. Fine up to $10,000.

Second Degree Felony (F2) – up to 8 years in prison. Fine up to $15,000.

First Degree Felony (F1) – up to life in prison. Fine up to $20,000.

Put your mind at ease. We know how to handle prosecutors. We know how to defend you. Our phones are answered 24/7. Let’s talk.

Call the Portage Lakes Criminal Defense Lawyers at Stiefvater Law to find out if we are currently taking on new clients. We are the Criminal Defense Attorneys in Portage Lakes, Ohio, 44319.

Chapter 29 of the Ohio Revised Code proscribes the criminal laws in the State of Ohio. For example:

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 Summit County: Bath, Akron, Boston, Barberton, Boston Heights

Zip Codes in Portage Lakes, Ohio: 44319