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Criminal Defense Over 30 Years of Experience Protecting Your Future

Experienced Criminal Defense Representation in Dayton, OH

We Are Ready to Defend Your Future

If you have been accused of a crime, taking swift and strategic legal action is essential. Even what seems like a minor crime could carry serious penalties and harsh consequences. Our team at L. Patrick Mulligan & Associates, LLC can help you address this time-sensitive situation with the complete use of our resources and legal insight. Our goal is to protect your rights and shield you from the severe penalties you may be facing, such as imprisonment and a criminal record.

Arrested? Call (937) 685-7006 for a free case evaluation.

Q: What crimes are felonies in Ohio?

There are a number of crimes that are considered felonies in Ohio. This includes:

  • Murder
  • Aggravated Murder
  • Rape
  • Voluntary Manslaughter
  • Abduction
  • Reckless Homicide
  • Robbery
  • Grand Theft
  • Vehicular Assault
  • Breaking & Entering

Q: Do I Have to Talk to Police if They Question Me?

If you are arrested, you can assert your right to remain silent. Although you may be worried about appearing guilty by not cooperating with law enforcement officials, it is best to exercise your Fifth Amendment right to remain silent. Officers will also advise you of your right to obtain a lawyer before asking you questions. You must also consult a skilled criminal defense attorney before answering any questions—no matter if officers promise leniency or threaten jail time. If the police start asking you questions, simply respond with, “I do not wish to say anything at the moment,” and “I want an/my attorney.”

Q: Do the police have to read me my Miranda rights?

Although the police are supposed to read your Miranda rights before questioning you, it doesn’t mean they can’t arrest you. If police don’t read you your Miranda rights, whatever you say to them during questioning will be inadmissible in court.

Q: Should I take a plea deal?

Every plea deal is different depending on the crime in question. Sometimes it is wise to take the offer, while other times it might benefit you to take your case to trial. A lawyer can evaluate the charges against you and determine if you should take the plea deal, or attempt to negotiate more with prosecutors.

Hire a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist to Represent You

Since 1997, Attorney L. Patrick Mulligan has been a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is one of 24 lawyers who have this specific certification in the state of Ohio. His expert knowledge regarding all things criminal law could make all the difference to your case's outcome. Under his direction, our team of Cincinnati criminal defense attorney works diligently to defend the rights of our clients in court. Our seasoned litigation skills has earned us inclusion among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

Need Help? Contact L. Patrick Mulligan & Associates, LLC

With thousands of cases handled, our firm is not afraid of taking on a challenge. Whether you need representation at the state or federal level, we are confident in our abilities to attain a favorable outcome on your behalf , such as a dismissal or a reduction of charges. Let us help you take control of your current situation so that you may be able to move past this as quickly as possible.

Please contact our firm at (937) 685-7006 to learn more about how we can help protect your rights. We serve clients in Hamilton, Brown, Allen, Clermont, Warren, Montgomery, and Butler counties.

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At L. Patrick Mulligan & Associates, LLC, your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our clients have to say about working with us.

    "I had a very difficult case that took longer than usual but they never gave up on it."

    Extremely pleased with L. Patrick Mulligan and Associates. They helped me through every step of the process and worked hard for me. I had a very difficult case that took longer than usual but they never gave up on it. Thank you!

    - Megan
    "Patrick and his team are the only choice!"
    My husband was forced to defend himself at our home but that put him in jail. I first went with another lawyer, Mike Mills, who took my money and that was it. Feeling hopeless, I contacted Patrick’s team and they didn’t disappoint. Within 3 hours, Patrick was at jail speaking with my husband and a few days later, Patrick had him home. When you call the office, everyone helps you. You are not just another case to them; I know and experienced it. They are a team you want to be on your family’s side! Thank you Patrick and Laura and team - you are the best, thank you!
    - Jackson
    "When he walks in, all the fear melts away and he comes out swinging."
    My family and I have used Patrick for different cases. A child custody as well as DUI. Initially you may feel scared and want to keep calling but in the end he has always proven that he is the best of the best. When he walks in, all the fear melts away and he comes out swinging. He knows what he's doing. Child custody WON! DUI best possible outcome! I wouldn't hire anyone but him. I highly recommend! Thanks Mr. Mulligan and staff!

    - Satisfied Client
    "You helped me with a life changing situation and I'm a better father and son with your help and support."
    I want to personally thank you, Patrick and everyone else who did an amazing job on my cases. I've unfortunately dealt with a lot of attorney's over the years and you guys were the first one's I've ever trusted or felt that you really did what you said you were going to do!! Myself and my family couldn't thank you enough. You helped me with a life changing situation and I'm a better father and son with your help and support.
    - Brian
    "Best Lawyer ever."
    Patrick Mulligan took on my case in May 1996 not knowing how things would go. My case being his first Big case. He saved my life. I have still to this day will always remember and be Thankful to him for trusting and believing in me. I was a mother of a daughter 19 months old who as killed by my boyfriend at the time. The state tried to prove me for child endangering and wanting me to serve 18 months in prison. Parick didnt know until that point what he had gotten into . Patrick did everything he could to prove I was a good mother. It was almost a year after my daughters life was taken. We went to trail and I stood on the stand with all my friends and Dr.'s. Patrick worked so hard for me and we won and here I am 15 years later . I found his web site and had to tell my story. Anyone who needs his help he will work as hard as he can for anyone he believs in. I'm so gald to see he is still in Cinti helping people. Thank you Patrick. I will talk to you soon.
    - Stacy
    "I would recommend him to anybody."
    Patrick Mulligan is one of the few attorney's in Dayton that takes no bullshit I would recommend him to anybody
    - Justin
    "Help in the Middle of the Night"
    Mr. Mulligan made all the difference in my case. Through his yellow page ad, I was able to reach him in the middle of the night, after my ex-wife had me falsely arrested for Domestic Violence Verbal. He was prompt in coming to my assistance. He went out of his way to help reach my family so that they could get me released from holding. He answered all my questions and walked me through the entire process. He was able to get the results I was hoping for at the pre-trial, so that we did not actually have to go through an actual trial. Mr. Mulligan exceeded all my expectations and I would recommend him to anyone who finds themselves in a similar unfortunate situation. He was a Godsend for me.
    - Mark

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