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Fort Wayne, Indiana Criminal Defense Lawyers

When you face serious charges, we are here for you

Times of legal trouble call for quick and decisive action. If you find yourself facing criminal charges in northeast Indiana, your first call should be to The Law Offices of Ryan E. Lackey. We offer a detailed understanding of how the Indiana criminal law system works. As a public defender with a private practice, Mr. Lackey’s experience and ability is instrumental after an arrest — or if you are under investigation and are concerned that an arrest may be coming. A successful defense against criminal charges requires an experienced attorney and advocate.

Indiana criminal defense attorney Ryan E. Lackey represents people like you in the greater Fort Wayne area facing a variety of criminal charges, including:

Our Indiana criminal attorney also provides you with a vigorous defense when accused of white-collar crimes, fraud or other felonies.

Mr. Lackey has developed solid and long-lasting relationships with many other defense attorneys in the Fort Wayne area because of his regular presence in the courts. On occasion, we offer referrals should your legal needs require unique representation.

Drug charges

Indiana criminal defense lawyer Ryan E. Lackey should be your first choice when you face charges for offenses such as:

  • Possession of illegal drugs or drug paraphernalia
  • Possession with intent to distribute drugs
  • Unlawful use or possession of prescription drugs

We have a strong history of mounting successful defenses against Indiana drug charges. Our firm is often able to have your charges reduced or dropped without the need for a trial.

Assault and battery

Both assault and battery are common charges some people may face in Indiana. If are charged with assault or battery in greater Fort Wayne, our attorney has the skills to defend you. He regularly handles these charges in criminal court and you can rely on his swift response to your call.

Theft crimes

Whether you are facing theft charges now or potentially in the future, our Indiana criminal defense attorney offers you aggressive representation. Theft crimes can include shoplifting, auto theft and receiving stolen property, as well as identity theft or illegal use of credit cards.

Felony reduction

We are adept at felony reduction negotiations and can help minimize or eliminate the impact of the criminal charges leveled against you. Instead of jail time, you may be able to receive probation instead. We help you enter into a plea agreement if it will provide the best possible outcome. Learn more about felony reduction.

Get in touch with an aggressive Indiana criminal defense lawyer

If you face criminal charges, The Law Offices of Ryan E. Lackey builds a solid defense and protects your legal rights. For a free consultation and cost-effective representation from an experienced Fort Wayne attorney, please contact the firm online or call us at 260-222-7364.

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  • Fort Wayne Office
    1519 Spy Run Ave.
    Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805
    Phone: 260-437-0197
    Fax: 260-745-4703