Criminal Defense

Johnson County Kansas Criminal Law Attorney

Serving in Johnson County with 17 Years of Experience

Our Criminal law lawyer has helped thousands of people deal with our court system involving criminal charges or injuries from criminal acts. He understands the intricacies of both sides as he has represented both victims of crimes as well as defendants charged with crimes.

Injured From a Criminal Act

We have helped our injured clients recover significant money when they were hurt or damaged by the criminal acts of others. While we have helped in many kinds of criminal and personal injury cases, we have found significant financial recovery most common when our PI clients sustained damages involving battery or DUI wrecks.

Criminal Defense

There are few issues that are more frightening than being caught in the criminal justice system, accused of committing a crime. Even if you are completely innocent, the situation is dangerous, and takes a toll on you and your family. At Martin & Wallentine, we offer our services to those in the Johnson County, KS area that are facing criminal accusations of all types. We are trial lawyers, with a great depth of experience in criminal trial law and how to best develop a compelling case for the defense. Our lead criminal defense lawyer, Jerry Wallentine, also has years of experience as a professional speaker and has been providing aggressive criminal defense representation for decades. You can be confident that your defense case will be presented with great skill to the court. Contact a Johnson County criminal defense attorney from our firm today.

If you have been charged with a crime in Kansas or Missouri, you can rely on a competent Johnson County criminal defense attorneys at Martin & Wallentine, LLC. The right lawyer can make all the difference to the outcome of your case and your future. Without an experienced criminal attorney, you lack the aggressive defense for your case that you deserve, and you may be subject to a variety of injustices.

Martin & Wallentine, LLC is set on providing compassionate and competent representation for those accused or arrested for a crime. We strive to provide high-quality guidance which involves helping the client understand their case and protecting their best interest.

Call us at (913) 764-9700 request a case review with an Johnson County criminal defense attorney. 
We serve throughout Johnson County, Kansas, and Missouri.

Types of Criminal Cases We Handle

Penalties for a criminal conviction can be severe, and typically include jail or prison time, probation, heavy fines, community service and possibly even the suspension of your license. For this reason, it is highly recommended that you seek help from an experienced criminal law attorney as soon as you have been arrested.

We are passionate about defending those accused of a crime and handle cases such as:

Additionally, our firm represents the criminally accused in a wide range of felony crimes and misdemeanor crimes. We represent clients facing charges in violent crimes, including shaken baby, domestic battery, battery against law enforcement officer, battery and all types of assaults or other crimes. We fight for justice for our clients who are accused of a theft crime, including robbery, burglary, identity theft and others. Our legal team can defend against criminal charges of arson, aggravated arson, criminal damage to property and criminal threat.

If you are facing charges in a sex crime such as rape, sexual battery or other felony offense, you need to contact our firm immediately. There are great difficulties that can be present in a sex crime case and we need to move into action for your defense without delay. Drug crimes such as drug possession with intent to distribute, prescription fraud, drug possession or other drug related crimes must be carefully managed by a skilled attorney if you are hoping for success in court. We will fight for every possible advantage for you when our Johnson County criminal defense attorney takes on your case. We offer our defense counsel in other criminal offenses, including but not limited to charges of forgery, electronic solicitation, prostitution, patronizing a prostitute, disorderly conduct and other misdemeanors.

DUI Offenses

We also fight for our clients in cases of DUI. These are dangerous legal problems that must be carefully addressed if you hope to avoid the heavy penalties that will be imposed upon you in a conviction. We also take action for the defense of our clients in traffic offenses.

How Our Criminal Defense Attorneys Can Help

When facing criminal charges, it may be a hard time for you to know where to start. It would benefit you to have the representation of an experienced Johnson County criminal defense attorney on your side. Our team sets high bars with excellent service to help you. The skills that our lawyers will use are:

Knowledge of the Criminal Law - We will carefully review all the evidence the prosecution holds against you and look for any points of injustice in the legal process or any factors which render the evidence invalid or inadmissible. It is possible that this action alone may result in the charges against you being dropped.

Negotiation Skills - Getting an experienced Johnson County criminal defense lawyer may help you in negotiating reduced charges or even eliminate charges.

We can investigate your case for any information or evidence that may be used to introduce reasonable doubt as to your guilt. It is important to remember that the burden of proof lies with the prosecution. Our criminal defense lawyers in Johnson County are backed with years of experience and are ready to help you. Contact us today for a case review.

Reach out to a Criminal Defense Lawyer in Johnson County Today

"Criminal defense is my passion. 
I am excited and serious about defending people charged with serious crimes." 
- Attorney Jerry Wallentine

If you or a loved one has been arrested, contact Martin & Wallentine, LLC today. Our criminal defense attorneys are ready to answer your questions during a consultation. Attempting to defend yourself in court may do more to harm than help your case. Let someone with years of experience and a thorough understanding of criminal law fight on your behalf. Call a seasoned Johnson County lawyer today.

Johnson County Links

Our firm has represented hundreds of clients throughout Johnson County and cities including Johnson County, Gardner, Lenexa, Overland Park, Shawnee, Leawood, and Kansas City.

Our main goal will be an acquittal and your freedom. Call for an evaluation with a criminal lawyer at our Johnson County office.


We Take Pride in Establishing Solid Working Relationships with Our Clients

Read What Our Former Clients Have Said

  • "Professional, informative, and vital in working with the prosecutor to secure the most favorable outcome possible".

  • "Jerry kept in constant contact with us and our son during the case and went the extra mile to plea before the judge outside and inside the courtroom".

    Joanne from Nebraska
  • Disaster diverted!!!


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