Defending Against Animal Cruelty Charges

Animal cruelty charges often arise from unfortunate circumstances and take on a life of their own as the accused is dragged through the criminal justice system. You may have been charged with dog cruelty, abuse or neglect after a natural disaster or personal problems left you unable to care for your pet properly. Or you may have been charged in connection with pet care giving that you were providing for dog owners. Whatever the circumstances of your criminal case involving allegations of animal abuse and neglect, you are now faced with the challenge of preventing undesirable outcomes such as:

  • Jail time
  • Fines and penalties
  • A criminal record

Did a disgruntled neighbor report you to the Animal Cruelty Task Force (ACT) with the result that animal cruelty investigators and local law enforcement accused you of neglect? Talk to a defense attorney promptly to learn how to protect your freedom and your future. Contact Richard H. Sindel, Inc., if you have been accused of operating a substandard puppy mill, hoarding, promotion dog fighting, or abuse and neglect of horses or other farm animals.

At Richard H. Sindel, Inc., our attorneys are prepared to defend you vigorously in the face of animal cruelty charges. We bring proven skill and extensive experience in criminal defense matters throughout the St. Louis area and beyond. Since 1937, our lawyers have devoted their knowledge and skill to protecting the rights of the accused.

Contact Us If You Have Been Accused Of Animal Abandonment Or Pet Negligence

Being charged with a violent crime such as cruelty to animals can jeopardize your future. Prosecutors may seem to mount an impossible battle against you. However, keep in mind that our law firm has achieved outstanding results on behalf of many previous clients. Entrust your case to the experienced and skilled attorneys of Richard H. Sindel, Inc. To schedule a free initial consultation with one of our Missouri criminal defense attorneys, call 314-499-1282 or contact us online.