A Violent Crimes Charge Can Change The Course Of Your Life

Violent crime charges can result in severe criminal penalties and lasting damage to one's reputation. We fight such charges from the outset and explore every avenue for dismissal or reduction of all charges.

As a knowledgeable and skilled criminal defense attorney, Matthew L. Skinner has represented individuals charged with violent crimes for 20 years. He represents individuals charged with both felonies and misdemeanors, and he's comfortable negotiating for a better deal or trying your case in state or federal court.

Wide Variety Of Violent Crime Defense Representation

Skinner Law Office, P.C., represents individuals from all walks of life accused of violent crimes. We understand how to defend you from such charges, how to investigate what actually occurred and how to expunge such information from your record should there be a conviction.

The kinds of violent crime accusations we defend against include:

  • Simple assault
  • Aggravated assault
  • Child abuse
  • Rape charges
  • Burglary
  • Petty theft and theft
  • Homicide
  • Vehicular homicide
  • Murder
  • Robbery
  • Kidnapping
  • Disorderly conduct

As a lawyer, Matt Skinner represents large numbers of clients from out of state accused of violent crimes, including individuals arrested during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

Sometimes charges arise when misunderstandings occur. When they involve allegations of violent crimes in particular, there is almost always another version of events to consider. Matt Skinner has the resources to investigate such matters and question every witness. During trial, we fight to keep questionable evidence or testimony from being admitted. We are there for you during every phase of the proceedings and also during any possible appeal.

Contact Our Law Firm

Skinner Law Office, P.C., is located in Rapid City, South Dakota. Contact our office by calling 605-519-5600.