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Russell D. Hilton, Attorney at Law, LLC

Charleston County Criminal Defense Attorney

Charleston County Criminal Defense Attorney, Russell Hilton, worked for the Solicitor's Office (Prosecutor's Office) for the past 14 years. Of those 14 years of service, he spent 8 years there as a prosecutor where 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 hire the services of a Charleston County Criminal Defense Attorney.  However, when the time comes, you need an experienced Charleston County 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 should I hire as a Charleston County Criminal Defense attorney?

Determining which criminal defense attorney in Charleston County 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 and at every appearance for whatever offense you are charged with. You also want someone to 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 Charleston County Criminal Defense Attorney

Russell Hilton, criminal defense attorney in Charleston County, South Carolina has the experience necessary to do whatever possible to possibly avoid jail time, a criminal record or extensive fines and court costs.  Unfortunately, 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 County 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 County 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.

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