By Russell Hilton
Prior to becoming a South Carolina Criminal Defense Lawyer, I spent 14 years serving the citizens of the First Judicial Circuit in South Carolina including Orangeburg, Dorchester and Calhoun Counties. In my 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. I know that no one wants to find themselves in a situation to where it is necessary to utilize the services of a South Carolina Criminal Defense Lawyer. However, when the time comes, you need an experienced defense attorney to help you through a tough time.
Being arrested for a crime can be a life altering experience. Whether you are charged with a minor drug offense or a violent 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 when possible.
Determining which criminal defense attorney in Summerville 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.
Our firm has the experience necessary to do everything possible to avoid jail time, a criminal record and 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 a South Carolina attorney who is not well-experienced in criminal practice.
Let us help you or your family member through these tough issues and give you peace of mind knowing that you are getting quality representation. Regardless of your charge, contact us to hire a South Carolina Criminal Defense Lawyer so that we may consult with you and give you a case assessment, point out your strengths and weaknesses and hopefully help you resolve a difficult matter during a difficult time so that you can move on with life.