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South CarolinaCriminal Defense Lawyers in Hampton, South Carolina

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 South Carolina, 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 South Carolina 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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Stephanie Smart Giddings

Stephanie Smart Giddings
PO Box 506
Hampton, SC 29924
Stephanie Smart Giddings is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

James Arthur Brown Jr

James Arthur Brown Jr
Law Offices of Jim Brown, P.A.
1600 Burnside St
Beaufort, SC 29901
Licensed for 25 years, James Arthur Brown Jr is a Marijuana Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of South Carolina Schoo... read more >

Joshua Sabert Lowther

Joshua Sabert Lowther
National Federal Defense Group
915 Bay Street Suite 200
Beaufort, SC 29902
Licensed for 23 years, Joshua Sabert Lowther is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Larry Wayne Weidner II

Larry Wayne Weidner II
Mikell, Weidner, Wegmann & Harper, LLC
6 Professional Village Circle
Beaufort, SC 29907
Licensed for 25 years, Larry Wayne Weidner II is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jerold Lee Murray

Jerold Lee Murray
Law Office of Jerold L. Murray, LLC
PO Box 1303
Ridgeland, SC 29936
Licensed for 18 years, Jerold Lee Murray is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Atlanta's John Marshall Law School... read more >

Cory Howerton Fleming

Cory Howerton Fleming
Moss Kuhn & Fleming, PA
PO Box 507
Beaufort, SC 29901
Licensed for 27 years, Cory Howerton Fleming is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Christopher James Geier

Christopher James Geier
Christopher J. Geier, Attorney at Law, LLC
PO Drawer 1068
Beaufort, SC 29901
Licensed for 15 years, Christopher James Geier is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Charles B Macloskie

Charles B Macloskie
Macloskie Law Firm
PO Box 280
Beaufort, SC 29901
Charles B Macloskie is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jared Sullivan Newman

Jared Sullivan Newman
Jared S. Newman, P.A.
One Professional Dr.
Port Royal, SC 29935
Licensed for 32 years, Jared Sullivan Newman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Christopher W Lempesis Jr

Christopher W Lempesis Jr
PO Box 43
Beaufort, SC 29901
Christopher W Lempesis Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

R Bruce Marshall Jr

R Bruce Marshall Jr
PO Box 2403
Beaufort, SC 29901
R Bruce Marshall Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Clifford Bush III

Clifford Bush III
The Law Office of Clifford Bush, III
28 Old Jericho Road
Beaufort, SC 29906
Licensed for 21 years, Clifford Bush III is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Lucius Scott Harvin

Lucius Scott Harvin
Hetrick, Harvin & Bonds
125 South Walter St
Walterboro, SC 29488
Licensed for 30 years, Lucius Scott Harvin is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Dwight Christopher Moore

Dwight Christopher Moore
Moore Law Firm, LLC
319 Washington St
Barnwell, SC 29812
Dwight Christopher Moore is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Helen Rose Roper Dovell

Helen Rose Roper Dovell
PO Box 525
Beaufort, SC 29901
Helen Rose Roper Dovell is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Kimberly Victoria Jordan

Kimberly Victoria Jordan
Fourteenth Circuit Public Defender
1905 Duke St.
,, SC 29902
Kimberly Victoria Jordan is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Matthew Lee Walker

Matthew Lee Walker
Fourteenth Circuit Public Defender
PO Box 525
Beaufort, SC 29901
Licensed for 17 years, Matthew Lee Walker is a Criminal Defense lawyer... 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.


South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

The SCACDL advocates for the criminal defense profession and sponsors Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars throughout the year.


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