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GeorgiaCriminal Defense Lawyers in Decatur County, Georgia

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 Decatur 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 Decatur 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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Gilbert J Murrah

Gilbert J Murrah
Law Office of Gilbert Murrah, P. C.
PO Box 1421
Bainbridge, GA 39818
Licensed for 47 years, Gilbert J Murrah is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Mercer University-W. George L.S.... read more >

Eric Landon Gay

Eric Landon Gay
The Law Office of Eric L Gay
260 Whigham Dairy Rd Suite A
Bainbridge, GA 39817
Licensed for 15 years, Eric Landon Gay is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Cumberland L.S./Samford... read more >

Peter Emmons

Peter Emmons
113 W Water St 1st Floor
Bainbridge, GA 39817
Licensed for 10 years, Peter Emmons is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Rutgers University... read more >

William Paul Fryer

William Paul Fryer
PO Box 1540
Bainbridge, GA 39817
Licensed for 47 years, William Paul Fryer is a Criminal Defense and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended University of Georgia... read more >

Patrick Ervin Chisholm

Patrick Ervin Chisholm
Ofc. of Public Defender, S. Ga. Circuit
P.O. Box 1045
Bainbridge, GA 39818
Licensed for 15 years, Patrick Ervin Chisholm is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Wake Forest University School of Law... 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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