Former Felony Magistrate Judge. Fierce Criminal Defense Advocate.

Indianapolis Criminal Defense

Facing Criminal Charges in Indianapolis?

It can be intimidating and traumatic to face down criminal charges of any kind, whether they are a basic traffic violation or a more serious drug crime. Regardless of why an individual finds themselves in this situation, it is an undeniable fact that they have the right to have a lawyer represent their interests in court.

Even a conviction of a minor crime can have a long-lasting impact on your life – rather than risk your rights and your future, allow me to provide you with the representation you need. As a highly skilled Indianapolis defense attorney, I am committed to helping represent my clients and ensure that their best interests are maintained throughout the process. I have over 20 years of experience that informs my ability to understand the complexities of a given case and provide you with a legal strategy tailored to fit your unique circumstances.

Accused of a crime? Contact our Indianapolis criminal defense firm at (317) 268-5788 to schedule a free consultation.

Benefits of Hiring a Criminal Defense Lawyer

As soon as you have been arrested for a crime, it is vital that you contact a criminal lawyer as soon as possible. The benefits of hiring a criminal attorney can include:

  • A criminal lawyer has the experience and understanding when it comes to the nuances of criminal law proceedings
  • A criminal lawyer has a more expansive knowledge of the criminal law system and can build a stronger defense
  • A criminal lawyer can be a source of moral support when dealing with the stress of facing criminal charges

Criminal Law FAQ

Q: What constitutes a crime?
A: A crime is an action that defies/disobeys the law. Crimes are generally charged as a misdemeanor or felony.

Q: What are the penalties for a crime?
The penalties for a crime vary depending on the type of crime and the specifics of the crime. Common penalties include:

  • Speeding tickets
  • Fines
  • Jail or prison time
  • Community service
  • Suspended license

Q: How do I get out of being punished for a crime?
Talk to an attorney, know your rights, write down your side of the situation for documentation purposes. If you choose to hire an attorney, you should always talk to them first - before making any decisions.

Fighting for Justice on Your Behalf

I am proud to have served as a felony magistrate judge for over a decade. Using this extensive experience, I fight for my clients with ferocity – I refuse to be outmaneuvered, out-hustled, or out-worked. My commitment to my clients is absolute and I work tirelessly to ensure that their rights are defended completely.

I offer assistance with a variety of offenses, including:

The person you choose to defend you in your time of need will have an enormous impact on how your case eventually unfolds. With my decades of experience, I can work with you to minimize the charges against you and defend your future and your freedom.

Call your dedicated Indianapolis defense lawyer today at (317) 268-5788 to get started with your free consultation.

Brave Enough to Fight for You

Why Hire the Law Office of John Alt?
  • Over 20 Years of Experience

    Attorney Alt has came, saw, and conquered the most complex criminal matters you can think of.

  • Tough as Nails Defense

    Facing legal giants fearlessly is how we beat them. Attorney Alt holds his own when handling a case.

  • Not Intimidated by Court

    We refuse to be outmaneuvered, out-hustled, or outworked by the prosecutor or opposing counsel.

  • We Get the Job Done

    A firm with a proven track record for results is most qualified to handle your case. We fit the description.