Missouri Criminal Defense Attorney
Missouri Criminal Defense Attorney - If you have been investigated for a crime, you need an experienced, serious criminal defense attorney to defend your rights. Clayton Jones aggressively defends clients accused and charged with violating state and muncipal laws. As a former state prosecutor and currently municipal prosecutor, the courtroom experience Clayton Jones has is invaluable in helping clients making informed decisions as they try to resolve their criminal matters.
Criminal Law Experience You Can Trust
Clayton Jones is a former Assistant Prosecuting Attorney and special prosecutor for two Missouri counties. Clayton's experience in Missouri criminal law, both as a prosecutor and defense attorney, provides the framework for his criminal defense practice. With experience from the other side of the courtroom, Clayton is equipped with the knowledge and know-how to provide sound, straightforward legal advice.
When to Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney
When you’re up against a criminal charge, early representation is extremely beneficial. Even during the investigation stage, Clayton Jones can protect your rights and offer legal advice on statements made to law enforcement. Beyond the investigation stage, it’s even more important to not try and fight your charges alone.
Felony and Misdemeanor Defense Lawyer
Whether you’ve been charged with a felony or a misdemeanor, Clayton A. Jones can help. A misdemeanor crime is punishable up to one year in jail and fines up to $2,000, whereas felonies are punishable by more than one year in the Missouri Department of Corrections. Felony charges are more serious, and can result in life imprisonment sentences. Both felonies and misdemeanors can have life long consequenses and should be handled by an experienced criminal attorney.