Criminal Defense

At Burns, Taylor, Heckemeyer, Green & Edwards, LLC, we represent persons whose freedoms and futures are on the line due to various felony and misdemeanor charges in Southeast Missouri courts. Our experienced attorneys handle a broad range of criminal cases, including:

  • Driving while intoxicated (DWI) or other serious driving crimes, including repeat offenses, test refusals and driving while suspended or revoked
  • Drug possession, distribution or trafficking — in cases involving marijuana, powder or crack cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, other illegal narcotics or prescription drugs
  • Violent crimes and property crimes such as assault, domestic violence, shoplifting, robbery or larceny

We treat our criminal defense clients with understanding and respect, offering straight talk without false promises when discussing likely consequences and possible outcomes. We offer tenacious, resourceful representation if you or a loved one faces criminal charges. We serve most all of Southeast Missouri, including Scott, Mississippi, New Madrid, Cape Girardeau, and Stoddard Counties, as well as the many municipal courts throughout the region.
If you are facing criminal or serious traffic charges in the Southeast Missouri area and want legal counsel you can trust, contact Burns, Taylor, Heckemeyer, Green & Edwards, LLC for a free, confidential consultation.