Practice Areas

Criminal Defense

When you’re charged with a drug offense, driving under the influence or assault with a motor vehicle, there’s a lot at stake. Potential consequences include hefty fine, jail time and loss of employment. Turn to attorney Matthew Joseph Collins for the best outcome. He’s there to ensure that you are treated fairly throughout the entire criminal justice process and to fight for justice on your behalf. As an experienced criminal defense attorney, his successes are many, including dismissal of charges, reduction in charges, parole instead of jail time and reduced sentencing. Plus, he has experience at both the state and federal levels.

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DUI, License Suspension Defense (Including CDL), and Serious Motor Vehicle Charges

If you’ve ever been charged with a crime, you likely know what it feels like to have your life turned upside down. When you’re facing criminal charges, you need an accomplished and experienced attorney to help you provide the best defense possible for your case. Once involved in the criminal justice system, you’ll make decisions that could potentially impact the rest of your life. It’s in your best interests to have someone on your side with the knowledge and experience to help you make the best decisions possible for your circumstances.

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Expungement and Pardon Hearings

Record sealing or expungement removes your criminal record from public view. After the erasure, the court can no longer admit to the record’s existence. And if law enforcement or other agencies want to access an expunged criminal record, they will need a court order. With this in mind, an expungement pardon erases your full criminal history, but it doesn’t physically destroy the files. This can help you get on with your life without a criminal record following you around like a bloodhound.

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