Meet Experienced Attorney Monish Patel

Monish Patel

Patel Defense | The Defense Never Rests

Indianapolis Criminal Defense Lawyer

At Patel Defense, the defense never rests. When you consult with my Indianapolis criminal law firm, you can expect to find a team of experienced legal professionals who understand the charges you are facing and can competently place you in the best legal position possible.

Led by founding lawyer Monish Patel, my team recognizes the anxiety and stress you are feeling, especially if you have never been arrested or faced criminal charges. We are determined to protect your rights and your future by working to effectively minimize your legal consequences. When you need results that matter, Patel Defense is here for you.

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5 days a week from 8:00am to 5:00pm

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We'll visit at Jail or Prison

And via phone 24/7 at (317) 917-3141

CRIMINAL LAW AREAS WE FIGHT FOR YOU

LEGAL REPRESENTATION IN SEX CRIME CASES

A sex crime charge can destroy your life. The penalties for felony sex crimes are severe, and it is one of the most difficult charges to defend against. In most cases, the jury will have its mind made up before the case even starts. Indiana has extremely serious penalties for sex crime convictions, especially those involving children.

We have represented many clients who have been charged with sex related crimes. There are many elements that go into a conviction when dealing with these kind of charges which is why we’re highly experienced obtaining successful results for our clients.

TYPES OF SEX CRIMES

More Types of Sex Crimes

  • Prostitution
  • Sexual battery
  • Internet sex crimes
  • Indecent exposure

LEGAL REPRESENTATION IN DRUGS & ALCOHOL CASES

Facing a criminal drug charge isn’t one to take lightly as they are considered felonies in the state of Indiana. If convicted, one can be face jail time, heavy fines, inability to get jobs in future, and most importantly, the lasting stain on ones for the rest of their life.

We have represented thousands of people who’ve been charged with drug or alcohol related crimes. No matter the charge, you deserve an experienced attorney to fight for you and your future.

TYPES OF DRUG CRIMES

  • Marijuana
  • Cocaine
  • Crack cocaine
  • Heroin
  • Methamphetamine
  • Prescription drugs
  • Ecstasy
  • Date rape drugs
  • LSD

TYPES OF ALCOHOL CRIMES

  • DUI / DWI
  • MIP: A Minor in Possession
  • Open Container Law
  • Public Intoxication
  • Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor

LEGAL REPRESENTATION IN VEHICLE & TRAFFIC CASES

Traffic tickets can seem like something that comes with driving and gets brushed off. But, some traffic violations are extremely serious.

Even small traffic violations in Indiana can lead to serious problems. Multiple charges in a short time can lead to the loss of your driving privileges, and a Habitual Traffic Offender designation could cause some serious long-term problems.

We have represented many drivers in Indianapolis who’ve been charged with a traffic or vehicle related crime. No matter the charge, you deserve an experienced attorney to fight for you.

TYPES OF TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS

  • Speeding
  • Lane Violations
  • Driving with Suspended License
  • Reckless Driving
  • DUI
  • Vehicular Homicide

TYPES OF CDL TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS

  • Speeding
  • Load/weight Violations
  • Driving too fast for conditions
  • DUI

LEGAL REPRESENTATION IN VIOLENT CRIME CASES

Violent crimes carry the highest stakes. The possible outcomes of a violent crime conviction can be fines, jail or prison time, loss of your freedom, children, spouse, and so much more.

Don’t skimp out on hiring just any attorney. Hire one who’s represented thousands of cases with a very high success rate. We’re usually the last line of defense and we take that VERY SERIOUSLY.

TYPES OF VIOLENT CRIMES

  • Intimidation with a firearm
  • Battery
  • Murder
  • Attempted murder
  • Armed robbery
  • Criminal recklessness
  • Vehicular homicide

TYPES OF WEAPON CRIMES

  • Sex crimes like rape
  • Criminal concealment
  • Juvenile crimes
  • Domestic violence

LEGAL REPRESENTATION IN WHITE COLLAR CASES

A white collar crime is one involving intellectual or technological means, not one of a violent crime nature. White collar crimes are highly complex involving intense evidence collection and legal hurdles to jump through. The consequences and penalties of a white collar crime are usually very severe.

Over the past 12 years, we’ve represented many clients who have been charge with white collar crimes. If you’re facing a white collar crime, let an experienced attorney fight on your behalf. You deserve nothing but the best when you’re freedom, finances, and family are at stake.

TYPES OF WHITE COLLAR CRIMES

  • Securities fraud
  • Health care fraud
  • Insurance fraud
  • Mortgage fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • Money laundering
  • Corruption
  • RICO caseS

LEGAL REPRESENTATION FOR ARREST AT EVENTS

Facing a criminal drug charge isn’t one to take lightly as they are considered felonies in the state of Indiana. If convicted, one can be face jail time, heavy fines, inability to get jobs in future, and most importantly, the lasting stain on ones for the rest of their life.

We have represented thousands of people who’ve been charged with drug or alcohol related crimes. No matter the charge, you deserve an experienced attorney to fight for you and your future.

TYPES OF ARREST AT EVENTS

  • Public intoxication
  • Underage drinking
  • Drug possession
  • Assault and battery
  • Resisting arrest
  • Drunk driving (DWI/DUI)

POPULAR EVENT LOCATIONS & VENUES

  • Klipsch Music Center
  • Lucas Oil Stadium
  • Bankers Life Fieldhouse
  • Indianapolis Motor Speedway
  • Indianapolis 500
  • Indy 500
  • Victory Field
  • The Lawn at White River State Park
  • Old National Centre
  • The Murat Theatre

WHAT SETS PATEL DEFENSE APART FROM OTHER CRIMINAL ATTORNEYS

1

We exclusively fight criminal law cases while focusing on protecting the futures of our clients.

  • Over the past 17 years I’ve fought vigorously for our clients with a high success rate.
  • I’ve chosen criminal law out of the many fields available because I believe in everyone getting a fair shake.

2

We fight for cases other Indianapolis Criminal Attorney’s turn down.

  • Our results come from tough cases that require a skilled and dedicated.
  • Everyone makes mistakes in their life, it’s human nature. I’m here to do what it takes to represent in a non-judgmental approach.
  • What someone has done in their life isn’t for me to judge.
  • I’m here to help you when others can’t or don’t want to.
  • I don’t scare easy so I welcome an opportunity at winning a tough criminal cases.

3

I’m seasoned with the Court and Court Personnel in Indiana.

  • As a former prosecutor I’ve fought for both sides of the law. I know what to expect from judges and prosecutors can make a world of difference in the outcome of ones’ case.
  • I don’t just sit in my office, I go out of our way to be an active part of the legal community and get to know judges and prosecutors.

4

I vigorously fight to get criminal charges either reduced or dismissed.

  • We have a mutual goal, TO WIN THE CASE.
  • Your freedom and your record need to be protected at all costs.
  • I’m there when you need me. It’s as simple as a phone call to (317) 917-3141.
  • I can start the process immediately!

5

I are meticulous in our preparations for a solid defense at trial.

  • I use highly experienced former police officers, detectives, or private investigators to investigate cases.
  • I don’t settle or take cases lightly as our dedication is relentless and techniques are strategic.
  • I don’t go to court just to go, we go to WIN.
  • Many attorneys may say they care about you, but unlike most, I REALLY DO!

6

We’re not the biggest but we’re the best! We offer stellar criminal representation for reasonable attorneys’ fees.

  • Quite a few cases can start with fees as low as $500.
  • Not everyone is made of money which is why I offer payment plans and you still get a stellar defense.
  • I’m here when you need me either it be after hours, weekends and most holidays.

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DUI CLIENTS REPRESENTED

17

YEARS EXPERIENCE

1450

VIOLENT CRIME CASES

100 %

DEDICATION TO SUCCESS

ABOUT ME

I’ve focused my legal practice on criminal defense cases throughout out Central Indiana, Indianapolis as well as surrounding counties and beyond.

My practice has taken me to over 50 counties in Indiana with a very high success rate.

I’ve has represented thousands of clients in cases ranging from murder to misdemeanors to traffic infractions – with the sole objective of doing his best for his clients. Patel has also represented thousands of clients in DUI and Drug Offense cases.

Well Experienced

LEAD ATTORNEY HISTORY

Jan 2013 (Deputy Prosecutor)

I served as theDeputy Prosecutor for theHamilton County Prosecutor’s Office.

March 2016 (Defense Attorney)

Served as a Defense Attorney for the Marion County Public Defender’s Office.

May 2017 (Indiana Supreme Court)

Admitted practice to the Indiana by the state’s Supreme Court as well as the United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts.

EXPERIENCE COUNTS

Don’t hire the first attorney you find. Retain one that’s highly-experienced like us.

CRIMINAL DEFENSE

Just because you have been arrested for a crime doesn’t mean you’re automatically guilty. We fight for your rights!

RUTHLESS DEFENSE

I leave no stone unturned when preparing a defense. When freedom is on the line, I don’t stop for anything.

FREEDOM MATTERS

We know the pain of losing ones freedom which is why we do everything in our means to win your case!

FACING TROUBLE WITH THE LAW BUT NOT SURE WHERE TO TURN?

Stop what you’re doing and call us. Your initial case evaluation is FREE!

(317) 917-3141