When you are up against criminal charges and a possible conviction, you need all the advantages you can get. What if you could be represented by an attorney who not only understands the criminal defense side of your case, but the prosecution side as well? That is exactly what you get at our law firm, Garretson & Toth, LLC. We have Leawood criminal defense lawyers who have previously served as Assistant District Attorneys in Johnson County, Kansas. This means that our attorneys know how to think like prosecutors and can therefore serve as even more effective defense lawyers. In addition to this benefit, our legal team also has more than 60 years of legal experience.
Over the decades, our attorneys have handled many different types of criminal cases. We are no strangers to cases that involve allegations for domestic violence, sex crimes and other violent crimes. Those who are accused of drug crimes, DUI offenses and many other crimes can also turn to our law firm for the aggressive legal representation they need. In addition to adults, we additionally represent minors who are accused of juvenile crimes.
If you are accused of committing any of these types of crimes or others, don't hesitate to contact a Leawood criminal defense lawyer from Garretson & Toth, LLC! You will be able to work directly with one of the founding members of our firm. You will also have access to a free case consultation.
Where safety is concerned, Leawood fares well when compared to other U.S. communities of similar size. Its crime rate is noticeably lower than these the average crime rate for these communities. The city has a violent crime rate of only 0.56 (or 0.56 crimes for every 1,000 residents), and it has a property crime rate of 13.80. The total crime rate is 14.36.
When looking at how likely it is to become a victim of a violent crime in Leawood, there is a 1 in 1,799 chance, compared to a 1 in 293 chance in the entire state of Kansas. For property crime, the chances are 1 in 72 in Leawood and 1 in 32 statewide.