Limited Clients. Proven Results.

Westfield Center Criminal Defense Attorney 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 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 Lawyer 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 Westfield Center, Ohio. Get results. Let’s talk.

Criminal Defense Attorney Robert Stiefvater formed Stiefvater Law to provide individuals a successful defense to criminal charges in Westfield Center 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 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 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.

Westfield Center Criminal Defense Lawyer 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 Westfield Center 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 Attorneys will fight to protect you from the list of consequences that accompany a criminal conviction. We know how to handle prosecutors. Call a Defense Law Firm that will get you results. Let’s talk.

Westfield Center Criminal Defense Lawyer 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

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 Westfield Center Criminal Defense Attorneys at Stiefvater Law to discuss the penalties specific to your charge.

Below is an example of the penalties if you are convicted of:

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

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

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

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

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

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 Westfield Center Criminal Defense Lawyers at Stiefvater Law to find out if we are currently taking on new clients. We are the Criminal Defense Lawyers in Westfield Center, Ohio, 44251.

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

2909.29 Money laundering in support of terrorism

(A) No person, knowing that property is the proceeds of an act of terrorism or a monetary instrument given, received, or intended to be used in support of an act of terrorism, shall conduct or attempt to conduct any transaction involving that property or transport, transmit or transfer that monetary instrument with the intent to do any of the following:

(1) Commit or further the commission of criminal activity;

(2) Conceal or disguise the nature, location, source, ownership, or control of either the proceeds of an act of terrorism or a monetary instrument given, received, or intended to be used to support an act of terrorism;

(3) Conceal or disguise the intent to avoid a transaction reporting requirement under section 1315.53 of the Revised Code or federal law.

(B) (1) Whoever violates this section is guilty of money laundering in support of terrorism, which is a misdemeanor of the first degree, except as otherwise provided in this division.

(2) A violation of division (A) of this section is a felony of the fifth degree if the total value of the property or monetary instrument involved in the transaction equals or exceeds one thousand dollars and is less than five thousand dollars.

(3) Money laundering in support of terrorism is a felony of the fourth degree if the total value of the property or monetary instrument involved in the transaction equals or exceeds five thousand dollars and is less than twenty-five thousand dollars.

(4) Money laundering in support of terrorism is a felony of the third degree if the total value of the property or monetary instrument involved in the transaction equals or exceeds twenty-five thousand dollars and is less than seventy-five thousand dollars.

(5) Money laundering in support of terrorism is a felony of the second degree if the total value of the property or monetary instrument involved in the transaction equals or exceeds seventy-five thousand dollars.

Cities in Medina County: Chatham, Canaan, Chippewa Lake, Brunswick, Brunswick Hills

Zip Codes in Westfield Center, Ohio: 44273, 44251