Being accused of a crime can have serious and devastating consequences, personally, professionally, and financially. A criminal conviction can mean losing money, your job, even your freedom, and can have collateral consequences that affect every area of your life. That makes deciding between taking a plea deal and going to trial one of the toughest decisions you’ll ever have to make, but you don’t have to make it alone. An experienced Georgia criminal lawyer by your side can guide you on your options.
You could end up in criminal court for anything from minor violations of the Georgia motor vehicle code to more serious misdemeanor and felony charges. The consequences of a conviction start with monetary fines and go up from there. In serious felony cases, a defendant could face decades in prison, or even the death penalty. The criminal defense lawyers at Criminal & DUI Law of Georgia represent criminal defendants in cases big and small including:
They understand how the system works and use that knowledge to help their clients identify and develop legal defenses, identify and prepare witnesses, and make their case to the jury, convincing them to enter a “not guilty” verdict. When settlement is the right choice, the attorneys work to get the best plea agreement available, reducing the consequences their clients will face for their actions.
No matter what charges you are facing, the Georgia criminal justice system can be confusing. The assistance of qualified and experienced attorneys to protect your rights and assert your legal defense can have a significant impact on the outcome of your case.
Cartersville criminal defense attorneys Lance McCoy and Jana Allen each have decades of criminal practice experience, handling everything from juvenile court criminal actions to serious felony offenses. Lance has handled over 200 criminal jury trials, and Jana is a former prosecuting attorney. Between the two of them, they have the insight and experience to handle even the toughest criminal cases. They know the Georgia criminal justice system inside and out — and are committed to protecting your rights.
When you are faced with some of the most serious charges in the Georgia criminal code, you want an attorney that is up to the task. In Georgia, if you are responsible for the death of another person, you could be facing the death penalty. Defending capital homicide cases takes a level of knowledge and experience that not every criminal lawyer has. Georgia criminallawyer Lance McCoy has been defending capital cases for years. He understands Georgia’s “Stand Your Ground” laws and other defenses available to criminal defendants facing the death penalty, and isn’t afraid to take the extra steps necessary to protect your life and liberty if you chose to defend yourself, your family, or your household.
Are you facing criminal charges in northern Georgia? Are you looking for an experienced criminal defense lawyer to review your situation, identify your legal defenses, and protect your rights in court? Then we encourage you to contact us at Criminal & DUI Law of Georgia. Based in Cartersville, we serve clients throughout Bartow County, Cobb County, Cherokee County, Gordon County, Floyd County and Paulding County.
Contact us today to schedule an appointment with a seasoned criminal defense attorney. We employ the highest standards in client confidentiality and understand the sensitive and private nature of criminal conviction cases. Rest assured that your case will be handled with unparalleled confidentiality, professionalism, and integrity.