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The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Cook County, Georgia, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Cook County, Georgia should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Melinda Ilene Ryals

Melinda Ilene Ryals
Georgia Capital Defenders Office
PO Box 1909 Ste 9
Tifton, GA 31793
Licensed for 35 years, Melinda Ilene Ryals is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Mercer University-W. George L.S.... read more >

Lorie Lynn Williams-Smith

Lorie Lynn Williams-Smith
Georgia Legal Services Program
105 N. Parrish Ave
Adel, GA 31620
Licensed for 22 years, Lorie Lynn Williams-Smith is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

William Marshall Castleberry III

William Marshall Castleberry III
George McCranie Law Firm
105 N Parrish Ave
Adel, GA 31620
Licensed for 9 years, William Marshall Castleberry III is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Florida Coastal School of Law... read more >

Frank Holt Carter

Frank Holt Carter
Carter,Carter & Carter, Attorneys At Law, LLC
PO Box 423
Adel, GA 31620
Licensed for 11 years, Frank Holt Carter is a Criminal Defense and Civil Trial Law lawyer who attended Thomas Goode Jones School of Law - F... read more >

Matthew Benjamin Bennett

Matthew Benjamin Bennett
Bennett & Connell, LLC
PO Box 1170
Adel, GA 31620
Licensed for 14 years, Matthew Benjamin Bennett is a Criminal Defense and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended Florida Coastal School of Law... read more >

Janice W Prince

Janice W Prince
Alapaha Judicial Circuit Public Defender
105 N Parrish Ave
Adel, GA 31620
Licensed for 21 years, Janice W Prince is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thomas M. Cooley L.S.(MI)... read more >
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NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

GACDL advocates for the rights of the accused, adequate funding for the defense of the indigent, and a fair criminal justice system.


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