Charleston Criminal Defense Attorney

Charleston Criminal Defense Attorney, Russell Hilton, spent 14 years serving the citizens of the First Judicial Circuit.  In his 8 years there as a prosecutor he prosecuted literally thousands of criminal offenses ranging from the simplest of drug charges to the most gruesome of murders.  We know that no one wants to find themselves in a situation to where it is necessary to utilize the services of a Charleston Area Criminal Defense Attorney attorney.  However, when the time comes, you need an experienced Charleston Area Criminal Defense Attorney to help you through a traumatic time.

Being arrested for a crime can be a life altering experience.  Whether you are charged with a minor traffic offense or a felony, the offense can have major implications for your future and possibly your freedom.  There are many considerations that need to be addressed from points on your license to the ability to have your criminal record or “RAP sheet” expunged.

Who to hire as a defense attorney?

Determining which criminal defense attorney in Charleston Area to hire can be a difficult task. You want to make sure that the attorney you choose will be with you through each stage of the process for whatever offense you are charged with, meet with you when you have questions and most importantly, return you phone calls when you need answers.  Whether you have been arrested for a drug offense or a violent crime, we can help you by providing the best representation for your situation. 

Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney in Charleston

Russell Hilton, criminal defense attorney in Charleston Area, has the experience necessary to do whatever possible to possibly avoid jail time, criminal record or extensive fines and court costs.  Being arrested for any offense can put you in a situation of losing your reputation, financial ability, job, or even your liberty. Don't aimlessly hire an attorney who is not well experienced in criminal practice.

Russell Hilton, Charleston Area Criminal Defense Attorney, can help you through these tough issues and give you peace of mind knowing that you are getting the best possible representation. Regardless of your charge, contact Charleston Criminal Defense attorney, Russell Hilton so that we can give you a case assessment, point out your strengths and weaknesses and hopefully help you resolve a difficult matter so that you can move on with life.

North Charleston, Summerville, Moncks Corner

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Moncks Corner, Summerville, North Charleston, Goose Creek

"Cream of the Crop"

I think Mr. Hilton is an exceptional lawyer and a wonderful person as well. He is very thorough, prompt and very easy to talk to - he is just "down to earth" and makes any legal process easier to understand. His secretary, Beth, is so pleasant to talk to as well and will do anything she can to help you. I would highly recommend Mr. Hilton as a lawyer - he's the "cream of the crop!"

Vicki Ward - Client
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"Sharp, Experienced and Diligent"

Mr. Hilton's years of experience as a local county prosecutor served me very well when I was in need of representation. This, along with his thorough legal research and familiarity with local magistrates and law enforcement officials, led to acquittal. Mr. Hilton's able professionalism and wits are worth every penny when you are in need of sage legal advice from a most able agent of the court.

LE - Client
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Excellent

Mr. Hilton was outstanding. He solved our legal problem in short order and was most professional, honorable and caring. We will surely use his services for all future legal needs.

SM - 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.