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St. Charles/St. Louis Criminal Defense Attorney

If you have been charged with a crime in Missouri, it is crucial that you have an experienced Missouri criminal defense attorney on your side. A criminal defense attorney can analyze your case to determine possible defenses, protect your substantive and procedural rights at all stages of the prosecution, and negotiate with the court and prosecutor to have charges reduced or dropped in some cases.

Criminal defense attorney Ruth Beerup believes in providing her clients with a vigorous and effective defense. If you are facing criminal charges in Missouri, the Law Office of Ruth Beerup is here to help.

Dedicated and Experienced St. Charles Attorney

Criminal defense attorney Ruth Beerup has been serving Missouri for over 20 years. During this time, she has represented clients in many types of criminal cases, including defending drug, theft, assault, DWI, and sex crime charges. She has helped numerous clients deal with probation violations, bond reductions, and warrants as well. Ruth is dedicated to using her knowledge and experience to get the best possible outcome for her clients. Ruth will take the time to listen to you and work hard to come up with the best defense possible.  She will keep you informed and you will be glad you have her on your side.


Ruth understands how frightening  it can be to be charged with a crime. She knows how much is at stake for her clients. From the moment she is hired until the case is resolved, Ruth advocates for her clients at every turn. She is a compassionate and accessible attorney that cares about each of her cases.


A big part of an effective criminal defense is the ability to communicate with the court and the prosecution in a legally compelling way. Sometimes the best course of action is to negotiate with the prosecution to have charges reduced or dropped. In other cases, it is necessary to work out a deal with the court directly. Whatever the facts of a particular case, attorney Ruth Beerup works hard to negotiate the best possible outcome for her clients.

Contact Beerup Law to Discuss Your Case Today!

Facing criminal charges is a daunting experience; experienced legal counsel can help. If you aren't hiring a good criminal defense attorney, you are putting your future at risk. The Law Office of Ruth Beerup helps clients facing criminal charges in Eastern and Mid-Missouri. Call today at (314) 323-3153 to discuss your case.


Case evaluations are free and you will always talk directly with Ruth. She can tell you exactly what charges you are facing and give you some options on how to deal with them. So, even if you don’t hire her for your case, you can still get a better idea of what you are facing.