130 North Main Street Wallingford, CT 06492

Criminal Law

Lawyers in Wallingford Helping You Deal With Criminal Defense
When facing criminal charges you need an experienced lawyer on your side. We communicate with you on cases from the moment we begin representing you until a disposition is reached.


Klapproth & Kenworthy, LLC located in Wallingford, CT, has provided representation to thousands of people in Connecticut. If you have been arrested, or are even suspected of a crime, you must act quickly to build a strong defense. Our team works tirelessly on our client’s behalf to avoid the repercussions associated with being charged or convicted of a crime.

You have the right to remain silent…

In each and every criminal defense case, our clients come first. We emphasize communication and keep them informed about their cases from the moment we begin representing them until a disposition is reached.

Criminal offenses are a serious matter. If you’ve been questioned, arrested, or charged in court with a criminal offense in Connecticut, you need a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney who will fight for your future. The our defense team offers dedicated, experienced legal counsel, when you need it most. Our team of attorneys has 60 years of combined experience representing clients on criminal charges, including:


  • Traffic violations

  • Vehicular homicide and vehicular assault

  • Sex crimes

  • Drug crimes

  • Domestic violence

  • Felonies

  • Misdemeanors

  • Property and Economic Crimes

  • Assault and battery

  • Malicious mischief

  • Weapons charges and firearm violations

  • Juvenile sex crimes

  • Federal Crimes

Frequently asked questions

Yes. You have the right to remain silent and the right to speak to an attorney prior to interrogation. However, police do have the right to ask you basic questions like your name and birth date.

Booking establishes an arrest record, those who post bail right away often will not be released until after the booking process is complete.

A DCF investigation is an investigation that usually occurs as a result of allegations made to DCF and/or the DCF careline that allege safety concerns on behalf of a minor child. These safety concerns can range from educational neglect to physical and/or sexual abuse.