Criminal Law / Criminal Defense



The Attorneys at Shimer & Dauksewicz excel at providing vigorous and effective criminal defense representation to clients charged with any of the following:


Criminal Defense

  • operating a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol
  • operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs
  • operating a motor vehicle with a blood-alcohol level over 0.08%
  • warrants to take blood samples


Violent crimes

  • murder/homicide
  • attempted murder
  • home invasion
  • assault
  • assault and battery
  • assault with a dangerous weapon
  • assault on a police officer
  • domestic assault
  • child physical abuse
  • restraining orders (hearings for/against and violations of)
  • harassment prevention orders (hearings for/against and violations of)


Drug charges:

  • possession
  • possession with intent to distribute
  • trafficking/sale of narcotics
  • school zone violations
  • drug paraphernalia


Firearms charges:

  • unlawful possession of a firearm
  • unlawful possession of ammunition
  • unlawful possession of a loaded firearm
  • discharge of a firearm
  • possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony
  • firearms and self-defense


Property crimes:

  • theft/larceny
  • burglary/break-and-enter
  • robbery
  • trespassing
  • mischief
  • possession of stolen property
  • malicious destruction of property
  • arson


Sex crimes:

  • rape/sexual assault/date rape
  • statutory rape
  • prostitution/common nightwalker
  • open and gross public lewdness
  • indecent exposure
  • child sexual assault
  • child pornography


Motor vehicle crimes:

  • carjacking/armed carjacking
  • motor vehicle theft
  • receiving stolen motor vehicle
  • leaving the scene of a car accident – property damage
  • leaving the scene of a car accident – personal injury
  • reckless driving/DTE/negligent operation
  • driving with a suspended license
  • operating an uninsured motor vehicle
  • operating an unregistered motor vehicle


White-collar crimes:

  • civil and criminal conspiracy
  • embezzlement
  • theft by employee
  • fraud
  • forgery
  • insurance fraud
  • health care fraud
  • credit card fraud
  • uttering
  • sale or manufacture of counterfeit goods


Community order offenses:

  • disorderly conduct
  • disturbing the peace
  • giving a false name
  • obstruction of justice
  • intimidation of a witness
  • resisting arrest


Computer/Internet crimes:

  • computer crimes
  • online fraud/scams
  • Internet sex crimes/solicitation of a minor
  • identity theft



  • juvenile delinquency


The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice.