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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 Toombs 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 Toombs 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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Thomas Alexander Peterson IV

Thomas Alexander Peterson IV
The Law Firm of Tom A Peterson IV LLC
PO Box 2037 104 SW Main St
Vidalia, GA 30474
Licensed for 20 years, Thomas Alexander Peterson IV is a Criminal Defense and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended Mercer University-W. Geor... read more >

Jack Morris Downie

Jack Morris Downie
Law Office of Tipton-Downie PC
104 NE Main St
Vidalia, GA 30474
Licensed for 9 years, Jack Morris Downie is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Florida Coastal School of Law... read more >

Courtney Joiner Anderson

Courtney Joiner Anderson
C Joiner Anderson & Associates PC
PO Box 1488
Lyons, GA 30436
Licensed for 14 years, Courtney Joiner Anderson is a Criminal Defense and Child Welfare Law lawyer who attended Thomas Goode Jones School o... read more >

Judson Frank Smith Jr

Judson Frank Smith Jr
SLG Smith Law Group PC
PO Box 27
Vidalia, GA 30474
Licensed for 20 years, Judson Frank Smith Jr is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended University of Georgia School of Law... read more >
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Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

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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