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DUI/OWI/DWI Lawyers in Merrillville Protect Your Future

Serving clients in Gary and across Lake County and Porter County

Everyone makes mistakes. Whatever happened, what’s important now is protecting your future. Indiana’s DUI/OWI laws have severe consequences. It’s not a time to take chances. You need a lawyer with a proven record of success. You need one of our experienced Merrillville DUI attorneys.

At the Law Office of Weiss, Schmidgall and Hires, P.C., our criminal defense attorneys have more than a decade of experience keeping clients out of jail, on the road and not burdened with outrageous fines. If the police violated your rights or used faulty equipment, we might be able to get your case dismissed. If not, we’ll work to reduce your charges and shield you from jail time, heavy fines and the loss of your driving privileges. We can also protect your driving privileges and clean up your record with an expungement or record sealing. A traffic violation attorney who knows the process can help you make the best of this early opportunity to get your license back right away.

Getting a Specialized Driving permit

From getting to work or school or just picking up some groceries, losing your license can be a terrible consequence for a single mistake. We know how difficult this can make your life. Our OWI lawyers do what they can to get you a hardship license so you can get back on the road and keep moving on with your life. New Indiana guidelines apply effective July 1st, 2019.

Keeping your CDL license

Staying on the road means more when it’s your job. Our Merrillville lawyers have over a decade of experience helping professional drivers fight unfair CDL traffic violations and DUI/OWI charges in the I-94 corridor.

For a free consultation about your DUI/OWI call our Merrillville office

At the Law Office of Weiss, Schmidgall and Hires, P.C., we’re committed to making sure that a single mistake doesn’t continue to harm your life well into the future. Call us today at 219-293-8988 or contact us online.

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Christopher R. Schmidgall

For more than ten years, Christopher Schmidgall has protected the lives of people who find themselves caught in the tangled machinery of criminal prosecution. With the skill and determination he’s demonstrated throughout his life, Chris offers them the help they need to get their lives back in order. Not long after graduating from Valparaiso...

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Amanda C. Hires

Following a remarkably accomplished academic career, Amanda Hires applied her record of success to servicing good people facing difficult situations. She served as a volunteer at the New Orleans Public Defender’s Office and worked intensively with prosecutors and defense attorneys while under the guidance of Judge Sheila Moss at the Lake County Superior Court...

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Jessica McPheeters

Jessica McPheeters is an associate attorney with her primary focus being in Estate Planning, Probate, Business Formation and Planning, and other general practice matters. Jessica received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Economics from Ball State University in 2014. Jessica then received her Juris Doctor from Valparaiso University School of Law...

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