Assault Defense Lawyer
Laughlin Law in Sioux Falls, SD is experienced in assault cases, and we understand there are many forms of assault that can result in arrest and a criminal charge in South Dakota.
Drug Defense Attorney
Laughlin Law in Sioux Falls, SD has an understanding of the protections guaranteed by the Fourth Amendment is integral to successful representation in drug related cases.
Alcohol & DUI
Minor consumption and alleged drinking and driving or driving under the influence are the most common cases we have handled for clients in Sioux Falls and across South Dakota.
Laughlin Law is prepared to handle cases involving homicide with complex issues and the prospect of severe, life altering consequences.
A person’s reputation and freedom are placed in jeopardy when they are accused of a sexual crime. Laughlin Law in Sioux Falls, SD has helped many clients with these cases.
Pardons and Paroles
Laughlin Law has the knowledge and expertise to assist in requests for clemency to the Board of Pardons and Paroles. A pardon has the effect of returning the convicted person to the same status they enjoyed prior to conviction.
South Dakota courts retain jurisdiction to modify a sentence for a certain period of time after the case has ended. This means that the court has the ability to go back and change the original terms of the sentence that was initially imposed.
Suspended Imposition of Sentence
The law on suspended impositions of sentence in South Dakota has recently changed. For information about the availability of a suspended imposition or the applicability to your case please contact Laughlin Law.
Juvenile court is its own special area of the law that involves unique considerations. Juvenile cases in South Dakota require a different approach than that employed in adult criminal cases.