Criminal Defense

If you have been arrested and/or charged with any sort of crime we understand how scary, confusing and stressful your life is right now. 

Olson Law Firm is here and ready to help you get through this uncertain time in your life and ensure you of your rights.

  • Driving while “under the influence” of drugs and or alcohol.
  • Being in actual physical control of a vehicle while “under the influence”
  •  Having a blood alcohol concentration of .08% or more
  • Within a 10 year period:                 – 1st and  2nd offense = Class 1 Misdemeanor                                  – 3 or more offenses = Felony
  • Drug possession
  • Drug consumption 
  • Drug paraphernalia 
  • Drug manufacturing
  • Drug distribution and/or Intent to distribute
Theft offenses are classified according to the value of property taken:
  • Petty Theft; 1st Degree = Class 1 Misdemeanor
        – theft of property or service at $400 or less
  • Petty Theft; 2nd Degree = Class 2 Misdemeanor

       – theft of property or service more than $400 and less than $1,000

  • Grand Theft = Class 4 Felony

       – Theft of property or services more than $1,000

  • Aggravated Grand Theft = Class 3 Felony
        – Theft of property or services greater than $100,000


  • Class 4 Felony = Any person who abuses, exposes, tortures, torments, or cruelly punishes a minor in a manner which does not constitute aggravated assault.
  • Class 3 Felony = if the victim is less than 7 years of age

  • Due to domestic abuse
  • Due to stalking
  • Due to physical violence 

  • Willfully, maliciously and repeatedly following or harassing another person.
  • Making a credible threat to another person with intent to place that person in fear of death or great bodily injury.
  •  Willfully, maliciously and repeatedly harassing another person by means of verbal, electronic, digital media and or written communication
  • First Offense = Misdemeanor
  • Second Offense= Felony
  • Simple Assault = Misdemeanor
       – Attempt to cause bodily injury to another and has the actual ability to cause injury
    – Recklessly causes bodily injury
    – Negligently causes bodily injury with a dangerous weapon
    – Intentionally casing bodily injury to another which does not result in serious bodily injury 
     – Attempts by credible threat to put fear of bodily harm with or without the actual ability to harm the other person
  • Multiple convictions of simple assault = Felony
  • Aggravated Assault = Felony
        – Attempt to cause serious bodily injury and/or causes such injury to another, under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life
  • Simple Assault against any public officer = Class 6 Felony
  • Aggravated Assault against any public officer = Class 2 Felony
  • Rape – 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th degree
  • Statutory Rape
  • Child Pornography
  • Sex Offender charges
  • When one is under the legal drinking age and is found to have been purchasing, possessing and or consuming alcohol. 
  • 1st degree = Class 2 Felony
       – robbery done by the use of a dangerous weapon or by physical         object
  • 2nd degree= Class 4 Felony
        – robbery accomplished by any other manner
  • Murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Homicide
  • Burglary
  • Kidnapping