Criminal Law

If you've been arrested call our Vernon Storrs office

FAQs About Criminal Law

Kahan Kerensky Capossela’s criminal defense attorneys have over 20 years of experience in the Vernon/Rockville and Manchester, Connecticut, criminal courthouses, as well as across the state, representing clients charged with many types of criminal offenses, including:

  • Felonies
  • Misdemeanors
  • Larceny
  • DUIs and alcohol-related offenses
  • Sexual assault
  • Domestic violence
  • Juveniles
  • Motor vehicle offenses
  • Drug charges

It’s important to protect your rights if you’ve been arrested. Simply being questioned does not constitute an arrest, so ask the police if you are actually being arrested. If you are being arrested, always remember that anything you say or do can be used against you in a court of law. The best thing to do is say nothing, or as little as possible. Do not agree to be questioned without an attorney present. A KKC defense attorney can advise you on what you should or should not say or do.

If you’re facing a criminal charge, we recommend you seek legal counsel, even if you decide not to hire a lawyer. A free consultation with one of our criminal attorneys will help you understand the charges against you. We’ll explain what defenses are available, any possibilities for a plea bargain, and what the next steps would be if you are convicted. We are very familiar with the various diversionary programs which, in many cases, not only allow us to obtain a dismissal of our client's criminal charges, but also the erasure of all public records of arrest and prosecution. Having legal representation increases your chances of having a positive outcome in your case.

We regularly work with UConn and ECSU students and, in most cases, successfully help them avoid DUI and criminal convictions, allowing them to keep their criminal records clean so they can focus on their futures. 

Criminal defense reviews:
"Attorney Willis had great reviews and they were right on. My initial consultation left me feeling that he would be the right choice. He listened and explained things in a way that were easy to understand. He’s down to earth, responds quickly, clearly and does what he says he’s going to do. Our case was like a maze and he went beyond helping and guiding us. We would have been lost without him. So glad we found him."

"Attorney Fontaine far exceeded my expectations. He was professional, kind, generous, and compassionate towards my concerns. I would highly recommend him to those seeking legal assistance."

If you've been charged with a crime, we can help. Schedule your free consultation today and put our experience on your side.

Our Criminal Law Attorneys Vernon Storrs Connecticut

Our Criminal Law Attorneys:

Brandon F. Fontaine

Matthew E. Willis

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