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
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.
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.
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 driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you may be arrested for DUI (driving under the influence). Depending on the state, the specific crime is also called DWI (driving while intoxicated), OUI (operating under the influence), or OWI (operating while intoxicated). A DUI conviction has serious consequences (for example, losing your driving privileges); but an experienced DUI attorney can often get the charges dropped or reduced, or may be able to negotiate lesser penalties depending on your circumstances and your past history.