Charleston, Goose Creek, Summerville, Moncks Corner

You've been arrested, and now you need an attorney because you’re facing criminal charges. Perhaps you’re angry because you were mistreated or wrongfully accused. Or maybe you’re afraid because you simply just “messed up.” It happens. Wish as we might, we can’t change the past. However, the actions you take today can greatly impact tomorrow.

You are likely here because you are looking for a criminal defense attorney with the knowledge and experience to handle your case. After working in the Solicitor's office for 14 years and prosecuting for 8 of those years, criminal defense attorney Russell Hilton is armed with the experience to provide you quality representation.

Been arrested? Don't delay in hiring an attorney.

A timely investigation from a defense perspective can often make the difference in finding usable evidence or not. A criminal charge is initially nothing but a formal allegation against you, and the prosecution still has to prove guilt. The longer you wait to retain an attorney, the easier that task may become for law enforcement and the prosecution.

Criminal Defense attorney Russell D. Hilton represents defendants charged with all types of criminal offenses. Whether you need a defense attorney for a Magistrate Court charge or a defense attorney for a felony charge, call us today to schedule an appointment to review your case. There is no charge for a case review.

Our mission is simple: To provide quality representation for a reasonable fee. Whether you've been arrested in Charleston, Moncks Corner, Summerville, St. George, Mount Pleasant, North Charleston, Ridgeville or Goose Creek, call us so that we can begin advocating for you immediately.

Criminal defense attorney Russell Hilton has handled all types of criminal cases:

Let's Talk About Your Situation at No Cost To You.

There are many unknowns, and you need someone you can trust.

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Moncks CornerSummerville, Goose Creek, Charleston Area, North Charleston


Mr. Hilton was an excel lent lawyer that very well exceeded my expectations. He was very professional and made my first experience with an attorney very positive. Since day one, Mr. Hilton worked with me and updated me on my case. He is very straight forward, experienced, and confident in his abilities. I could not have asked for a better outcome at my court hearing. If I have any more legal needs I will definitely be contacting Mr. Hilton again and I would highly recommend him to anyone.

Tyler T - Client

"Highest Recommendation"

Mr. Hilton was absolutely the most communicative lawyer I have encountered; we were always able to reach him with any of our concerns. His professionalism and understanding was beyond what I could ever hope for. He was able to present a great defense and free my husband and me from a false accusation that could have ruined our livelihood. I couldn't have asked for a better individual to be by our side at a very frightening time. He was trustworthy, compassionate, caring, informative, a wonderful down to earth lawyer that was able to be "tough" enough to get the right thing done. I give Mr. Hilton my highest recommendation and he will also be the first person I contact for any further needs.

Anonymous - Client

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I Serve Charleston & Surrounding Areas
Russell D. Hilton, Attorney at Law, LLC is located in Summerville, SC.  We serve areas in South Carolina (SC), Berkeley County , Dorchester County , Charleston County , North Charleston, Goose Creek , Summerville, Mount Pleasant, Folly Beach, Moncks Corner, Hanahan, Walterboro, St. George , Colleton County, Orangeburg County, Santee, Holly Hill, Eutawville, and surrounding areas. We provide representation for criminal law, dui defense, juvenile defense drug charges , civil litigation, landlord tenant, business law , personal injury law , real estate transactions, accidents , and general law.