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GeorgiaCriminal Defense Lawyers in Waycross, 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 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 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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W Franklin Aspinwall Jr

W Franklin Aspinwall Jr
701 Elizabeth St
Waycross, GA 31501
Licensed for 29 years, W Franklin Aspinwall Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended John Marshall (Atlanta)... read more >

Martin H Eaves

Martin H Eaves
305 Albany Ave
Waycross, GA 31501
Licensed for 38 years, Martin H Eaves is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Mercer University-W. George L.S.... read more >

Kathy Register Griffin

Kathy Register Griffin
5915 Faith Ridge
Waycross, GA 31503
Licensed for 38 years, Kathy Register Griffin is a Criminal Defense and Bankruptcy lawyer who attended Cumberland L.S./Samford... read more >

M Theodore Solomon II

M Theodore Solomon II
Solomon & Edgar
PO Box 467 515 W 12th St
Alma, GA 31510
Licensed for 49 years, M Theodore Solomon II is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Georgia... read more >

Patrick Scott Ferris

Patrick Scott Ferris
Patrick S. Ferris LLC
208 Peterson Ave S Ste 220
Douglas, GA 31533
Licensed for 22 years, Patrick Scott Ferris is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Georgia... read more >

Joshua Andrew Larkey

Joshua Andrew Larkey
Mills & Larkey, LLC
208 Peterson Ave S # 8
Douglas, GA 31533
Licensed for 18 years, Joshua Andrew Larkey is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Georgia School of Law... read more >

Kimberly L Copeland

Kimberly L Copeland
Kimberly L. Copeland & Associates
PO Box 1091 256 N Brunswick St
Jesup, GA 31546
Licensed for 26 years, Kimberly L Copeland is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas S. University (T. Marshall)... read more >

Brian Christopher Tyrone

Brian Christopher Tyrone
241 E Walnut St
Jesup, GA 31546
Licensed for 10 years, Brian Christopher Tyrone is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Wesleyan University... read more >

Scarlett Amanda Thomas

Scarlett Amanda Thomas
GA Public Defender's Office
605-D Church St.
Waycross, GA 31501
Licensed for 16 years, Scarlett Amanda Thomas is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Bryan Keith Rumker

Bryan Keith Rumker
Bryan Rumker Attorney at Law LLC
118 W Bryan St
Douglas, GA 31533
Licensed for 8 years, Bryan Keith Rumker is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Florida Coastal School of Law... read more >

Jared Luther Roberts

Jared Luther Roberts
Jared Roberts Attorney at Law LLC
211 N Peterson Ave
Douglas, GA 31533
Licensed for 14 years, Jared Luther Roberts is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Georgia... read more >

Earl Daniel Smith Jr

Earl Daniel Smith Jr
Earl Daniel Smith Jr PC
PO Box 1025
Nahunta, GA 31553
Licensed for 46 years, Earl Daniel Smith Jr is a Criminal Defense and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended John Marshall (Atlanta)... read more >

William J Edgar

William J Edgar
William J Edgar PC
PO Box 467 515 W 12th St
Alma, GA 31510
Licensed for 38 years, William J Edgar is a Criminal Defense and Local Government Law lawyer who attended University of North Carolina... read more >

Adam Ferrell

Adam Ferrell
Adam Ferrell, PC
PO Box 126 128 Central Ave W
Blackshear, GA 31516
Licensed for 18 years, Adam Ferrell is a Civil Trial Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Mercer University-W. George L.S.... read more >

Fred R Kopp

Fred R Kopp
Fred R Kopp PC
PO Box 785
Alma, GA 31510
Licensed for 39 years, Fred R Kopp is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Mercer University-W. George L.S.... read more >

George F Mccranie IV

George F Mccranie IV
McCranie Law Firm PC
301 E Jackson St
Douglas, GA 31533
Licensed for 26 years, George F Mccranie IV is a Personal Injury and Employment Law lawyer who attended Mississippi College... read more >

Meredyth L Yoon

Meredyth L Yoon
Southeast Immigrant Freedom Initiative
PO Box 368 E
Folkston, GA 31537
Licensed for 8 years, Meredyth L Yoon is a Criminal Defense and Immigration Law lawyer who attended Emory University School of Law... read more >

Clinton Lynwood Lott IV

Clinton Lynwood Lott IV
Clint L. Lott, IV, LLC
505 W Ward St
Douglas, GA 31533
Licensed for 18 years, Clinton Lynwood Lott IV is a DUI / DWI lawyer who attended John Marshall (Atlanta)... read more >

Kenneth E Futch Jr

Kenneth E Futch Jr
The Futch Law Firm
1 Byrt Way
Alma, GA 31510
Licensed for 36 years, Kenneth E Futch Jr is a Personal Injury and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended University of Georgia... read more >

Crissy Williams Boyles

Crissy Williams Boyles
The Boyles Firm
PO Box 375
Jesup, GA 31546
Licensed for 16 years, Crissy Williams Boyles is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Florida Coastal School of Law... read more >

Joelyn W Pirkle

Joelyn W Pirkle
Joelyn W. Pirkle, Attorney at Law
273 E Walnut St
Jesup, GA 31545
Licensed for 16 years, Joelyn W Pirkle is a Consumer Law and Bankruptcy lawyer who attended Barry University... read more >

Juanita Marie Holsey

Juanita Marie Holsey
The Holsey Law Firm, LLC
PO Box 132
Jesup, GA 31546
Licensed for 8 years, Juanita Marie Holsey is a Child Welfare Law and Family Law lawyer who attended Mercer University Walter F. George Sch... read more >

William A King

William A King
PO Box 447
Pearson, GA 31642
Licensed for 43 years, William A King is a Family Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Wofford College... read more >

Leah Lewis Jones

Leah Lewis Jones
Leah L. Jones, P.C.
347 E Cherry St
Jesup, GA 31546
Licensed for 10 years, Leah Lewis Jones is a Construction Law and Elder Law lawyer who attended Georgia State University College of Law... read more >

Franklin Darrow Hayes

Franklin Darrow Hayes
PO Box 2377
Douglas, GA 31533
Licensed for 30 years, Franklin Darrow Hayes is a Business Law and Family Law lawyer who attended Atlanta's John Marshall Law School... read more >

Christy Nugent Metts

Christy Nugent Metts
Alapaha Judicial Circuit Public Defender
208 Peterson Ave S # 8
Douglas, GA 31533
Licensed for 16 years, Christy Nugent Metts is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Georgia 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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