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Let Our Olathe Criminal Defense Lawyers Fight for You

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Olathe Criminal Defense Lawyer

CALL (913) 971-0296 TODAY

Take the First Step
 Toward Justice 

If you or a loved one has recently been arrested for a criminal offense, you have come to the right place. As one of Johnson County’s premier criminal defense firms, Garretson & Toth, LLC is here to aggressively represent those facing criminal charges including drug crimes, DUI, theft crimes, sex crimes, federal crimes, violent crimes, domestic violence crimes, and more. Experienced, knowledgeable, and committed to the needs of our clients, our highly regarded legal team of attorneys will fight for your freedom and defend your rights.

Olathe Attorneys with 60+ Years of Combined Experience

With 60 years of combined legal practice, our legal team has the tools and sharply honed legal skills to handle your case. When you work with us, you will be represented by a founding partner of Garretson & Toth, LLC

Offering Free Consultations

We do not pass down our clients to an inexperienced associate. We also never charge a fee for case consultations, so you have nothing to lose by bringing your case to the attention of our lawyers for criminal defense in Olathe, Merriam, Lenexa, Leawood, Overland Park, and beyond.

Skilled Negotiators &
 Trial Lawyers

Our criminal attorneys in Olathe have aggressively tried 100+ cases in both district and federal courts. We are not just “plea lawyers”, but we will fight for the best result for a client even if that means going to trial. Our clients can have full confidence that they will receive strong and effective representation in court before a trial by jury. If a client’s case does result in a plea, it is only after extensive negotiation.

If you have been charged with a crime, don't hesitate to trust our Olathe criminal defense attorneys for your legal representation.

What Does A Criminal Defense Attorney Do?

A criminal defense attorney is a lawyer who specializes in representing individuals or organizations charged with criminal offenses. Their primary role is to advocate for their clients and protect their rights throughout the criminal justice process. Here are some of the key responsibilities and actions that a criminal defense attorney may take on behalf of their clients:

  • Legal advice: A defense attorney advises their clients on their legal rights, potential consequences of the charges they face, and the best course of action to take in their defense.
  • Case analysis: The attorney reviews the evidence against their client, investigates the circumstances of the alleged crime, and identifies legal issues that may impact the case.
  • Defense strategy: Based on their analysis of the case, the attorney develops a defense strategy tailored to the specific circumstances of their client's case. This strategy may involve challenging the evidence, presenting witnesses, negotiating with prosecutors, or preparing for trial.
  • Negotiation with prosecutors: In many cases, defense attorneys engage in negotiations with prosecutors to reach a plea bargain or settlement that is favorable to their client. This may involve reducing charges, obtaining a lighter sentence, or securing alternative sentencing options.
  • Court representation: If the case goes to trial, the defense attorney represents their client in court proceedings. This includes presenting evidence, cross-examining witnesses, making legal arguments, and advocating for their client's innocence or for mitigating circumstances.
  • Post-trial advocacy: If their client is convicted, the defense attorney may continue to advocate on their behalf during sentencing, seeking the most favorable outcome possible.

Throughout the entire process, a criminal defense attorney works to protect their client's rights, ensure fair treatment under the law, and achieve the best possible outcome given the circumstances of the case.

If you want aggressive advocates who will fight for your freedom, call our Olathe attorneys at (913) 971-0296 or contact us online today.

Aggressive defense 
you can trust

Put Over 60 Years of
 Experience in Your Corner!

Former Prosecutors Turned Criminal Defense Lawyers

There’s No Substitute for  
Insight & Experience

A large part of our success can be attributed to our attorneys’ backgrounds as Assistant District Attorneys in Johnson County. We have handled sex crimes, drug offenses, juvenile crimes, white collar crimes, and many other criminal offenses from the opposite side of the courtroom. Of the over 60 years our attorneys have invested into criminal law, more than 20 of those were spent on the side of the legal arena prosecuting criminal charges.

Choosing a Olathe Criminal Defense Lawyer

This unique legal background allows us to plan our clients’ defense strategies around the prosecution’s case and effectively challenge them in court. We also have professional relationships and a sterling reputation with local prosecutors and other court personnel. Our Olathe criminal defense attorneys can advocate intelligently and aggressively for you.

Call our criminal defense lawyers in Olathe at (913) 971-0296 or contact us online to schedule your free consultation.

Dismissed Assault

Meet Our Olathe Attorneys

Tyler Garretson

Tyler's practice is limited almost exclusively to criminal defense. Tyler has served as the Chair of the Criminal Defense Committee for the Kansas Bar Association in addition to serving as President of the Johnson County Bar Foundation.


Scott Toth

Scott devotes 100% of his practice to criminal litigation. He is regarded as one of the region's most highly skilled criminal trial lawyers. He has prosecuted and defended over 115 jury trials in State and Federal Courts and is recognized as one of the National Trial lawyers top 100 trial lawyers.

Why Do Clients
Choose Our Firm?

We Are Dedicated To the Success
of Our Clients
  1. 1
    Aggressively Defending Our Clients for Over 60 Years
  2. 2
    We Provide a Unique and Specialized Experience for Each Client Facing Criminal Charges
  3. 3
    Our Firm Provides a Confidential Free Case Consultations
  4. 4
    We Are Accessible to Our Clients and Will Return All Calls the Same Day
  5. 5
    Our Team Is Committed to Obtaining the Best Possible Outcome for Our Clients
  6. 6
    We Are Former Prosecutors, Armed With Invaluable Insights
experience You
Can Count On

If You Are Facing Criminal Charges, Our Team is Ready to Help You.

  • “Tyler was able to achieve the near impossible.”

  • “Scott's legal skills & finesse, courtroom experience, and commitment to this case were critical.”

  • “Because of you we have our son back with us, in our lives, every day, to touch, hug and converse with.”

  • “Your professionalism and compassion were outstanding.”

  • “I think you did a great job of making certain that the jurors kept their eye on the facts.”


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