Reading Criminal Attorney
Need a lawyer for a criminal case in Reading, PA?
Have you been arrested and charged with a criminal offense in Reading, Pennsylvania? I am Curtis E. Barnes, Attorney at Law, and I am a Reading criminal lawyer who can provide you with this representation. I have 18 years of experience in defending the rights of the criminally accused, and you can be sure that I will put this experience to work for you if you choose to work with me. I defend the residents of Reading, PA, as well as residents throughout Berks County, Wyomissing, Kutztown, Morgantown, and Boyertown.
In addition to my many years as a defense lawyer, I spent the first three years of my career as an assistant district attorney. From this experience, I learned exactly how the prosecution works and what they really focus on when building a case. I can help you build a defense of your case that is specifically designed to fight the charges against you. This skill is a tremendous advantage that few other law firms can offer to their clients. Combining my experience as a lawyer and as an assistant district attorney, I can put my 21 years of legal experience to work for you if you are seeking legal representation, whether it's for charges of a violent crime or a traffic offense.
Practice Areas in Berks County
If you have been charged with a drug crime, then you can look to my firm for the aggressive legal assistance that you need. I will work to uncover any illegal action that may have occurred in the gathering of evidence as well as other potential violations of your rights to ensure that you are receiving a fair trial. I will also work to have charges dismissed if possible. If you are facing charges of
driving under the influence (DUI), then you could face long-lasting repercussions if convicted as well as immediate hardships such as license suspension. Let me work to discredit the prosecution's evidence and pursue a favorable outcome for you. Some other types of cases that I have handled include:
My trial experience can be extremely beneficial to your case. From violent crimes to
probation violations, you can be sure that I will fight aggressively to protect your rights. If your loved one has been arrested for a
juvenile crime, then seek my assistance to protect their future. I also handle
traffic violations, and it is crucial that you recognize the truth that you can fight a ticket. Seek my representation immediately to begin pursuing the results that you desire. You need help from the best criminal defense lawyer in Reading to help you defend against your charges. See how I could help you.
My Approach to Each New Case
When I am hired for a new case, the first step is always to gather as much information as possible as quickly as possible. I work to obtain information from my client regarding the circumstances of their charge and arrest, the witnesses, police, and others. The more information I have, the better chance there is of me getting out in front of the case and controlling the outcome. The sooner you retain my services, the more time we will have to build a strong defense of your case. Need an attorney for your criminal case in Reading? Contact my firm immediately to discuss your situation and to begin pursuing the results that you deserve.
My firm is located at: 530 Walnut Street
Reading, PA 19601
Phone: (610) 572-1905
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