Frequently Asked Questions
Questions about Drunk Driving, Drug Possession and Other Charges.
Knowing your rights – and exercising them – is crucial to preserving the integrity of your case. This could be as simple as exercising your right to remain silent, requesting the presence of an attorney during questioning or refusing a polygraph test. For your convenience, we have included several frequently asked questions about my legal services below, as well as a few questions we receive while acting as drunk driving attorneys and drug lawyers in Laurens, SC. To view the answers, simply click on the questions.
I handle several types of State and City charges from the smallest traffic offenses to serious crimes, including sexual assault/misconduct to armed robbery and murder. There is no case too small and no case too complex. If you are unsure whether I can help with your case, feel free to call 864-681-5297 or contact me for more information.
Depending on your financial situation, you may be eligible for a Public Defender. In order to qualify for the Public Defender, you need to be considered indigent. If you are not indigent, you may hire a private lawyer to represent and defend you. Contact your Clerk of Court to apply for the Public Defender.
Once a lawyer evaluates your case and situation, you may find that there are other options available that suit you better than jail or prison.
You need a lawyer to assist you in telling your side of the story. Whether it’s to an Assistant Solicitor, a Police Officer, a Judge and/or a Jury, your story needs to be heard, and I would be glad to help you with that. In many cases a jury trial is needed, and I am certainly a proponent of this process. A jury of your peers, many times, is the only voice of reason in dealing with criminal prosecution. If this is something you feel strong about, please call 864-681-5297 or contact me to discuss further.
A lawyer’s job is to assist the Client to the best of his ability. That includes evaluating the case to discover whether or not there may be defenses available as well as negotiating and mitigating the penalties. Most importantly, it means determining whether or not the State can meet its burden of proving you guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Remember, you are innocent until proven guilty.
As a drug lawyer who represents people who are charged with crimes big and small, I especially enjoy helping clients who are willing to help themselves. Many times judges, prosecutors and probation agents are also willing to help those who are committed to recovery. Call 864-681-5297 or contact me to explore options that may assist you in this process.
You have the right to remain silent and speak with an Attorney beforehand.
Each case is unique and circumstances vary from client to client. Each prospective client will be given a quote during their consultation.
I am often willing to work with each individual client to meet their financial situation.