As a former deputy prosecuting attorney, I can evaluate cases from the perspective... more
As a former deputy prosecuting attorney, I can evaluate cases from the perspective of both sides. I personally speak to each criminal defense client about their case. Each client has a story. I listen to that story, then try to determine what their goal is in hiring legal counsel. Then we try to find a solution to their problem.
Ms. Higdon is licensed to practice law in both Illinois and Indiana. She has a... more
Ms. Higdon is licensed to practice law in both Illinois and Indiana. She has a passion for, and experience primarily in Criminal Law, but is well versed in Estate Planning. Her legal experience includes work as a Public Defender in Southern Illinois, an Associate in a private firm in Southern Indiana, and as a Deputy Prosecutor in Monroe County, Indiana.
Another word for attorney is counselor. As your counselor, my task is to guide,... more
Another word for attorney is counselor. As your counselor, my task is to guide, inform, and advise you, to insure that you are a full partner in resolving your legal issue or defense, and that all of your constitutional rights are protected. I keep my caseload small enough to give each client and each case the full attention it, and you, deserve. Although I cannot assure you of the outco... view profile
I have about 23 years of experience in Monroe and surrounding counties, which... more
I have about 23 years of experience in Monroe and surrounding counties, which includes Morgan, Bartholomew, Brown, Owen, and Martin. My fees are (somewhat) negotiable, and with complicated and difficult criminal cases I often visit with the defendant first for a more nominal fee in order to assess the case. I think is most fair. For my family law cases, my fees are based on... view profile
If you are suspected of a crime or charged with a violation of law, you may require the services of a criminal defense attorney to present your defense or negotiate a penalty. As different rules and procedures exist for different offenses, you should seek a criminal defense attorney who has worked on your particular type of case to provide you with the best defense. An experienced criminal defense attorney knows what information the government will need to prove your guilt. The defense attorney will also know what information you need to prove your innocence, including whether there are any legal rules justifying your actions.