Drug Related Offenses
Being caught with any form of illegal drugs in Alabama can be more serious than it may sound. Even a minor possession can result in a permanent criminal record. If you have never faced a criminal prosecution before, you are probably frightened of what you might be facing. If you or a loved one has been arrested on any type of drug charges, you’ll need a skilled law firm to represent you and get the best outcome for the pending.
Crimes Against a Person
There is a broad array of criminal offenses which involve bodily harm, or “crimes against the person”. Those involving bodily harm or threat include assault, battery, harassment, stalking and domestic violence. Crimes against a person are often referred to as violent crimes. But the most serious “crime against a person” would be rape, child molestation, kidnapping or murder. If you or a loved one has been arrested for this type of a crime, you’ll need a skilled law firm to represent you and get the best outcome for the pending charges
Property crimes range from lower level offenses such as shoplifting or vandalism to high-level felonies including armed robbery and arson. Most property crimes include a range of degrees depending on factors including the amount stolen, or the use of force or arms in theft related cases, and actual or potential bodily injury. Many property crimes such as theft, arson, vandalism, robbery, or larceny can be classified as misdemeanors or felonies. Property crimes can be very serious, if you or a loved one has been arrested for this type of a crime; you’ll need a skilled law firm to represent you and get the best outcome for the pending charges.
Any situation involving physical violence is vigorously investigated and prosecuted in Alabama. When the alleged assault involves violence against a family member, the situation becomes even more serious. Regardless of whether the alleged victim is adamant that he or she does not want to press charges or withdraws an initial statement to police, prosecutors have the authority to move forward with the case. It is a choice that they often make. With domestic violence cases our attorneys know that it’s not just your freedom at stake. Your family’s life may be heavily impacted by a domestic violence offense. In addition to very serious criminal penalties, a no-contact order can be issued that prohibits communication of any kind between you and the claimant. A no-contact order could even force you to temporarily move out of the family home. Our lawyers do not shy away from these challenging cases. We provide aggressive representation against the charges. We will also do everything in our power to help find a strategy that will reduce the collateral impact on your life and that of your family.
An expungement in Alabama is a process in which certain criminal offenses, primarily misdemeanors, and nonviolent felonies can be erased or sealed from public view by background checks conducted by private employers, landlords, and lending institutions. Expungements can change your life! To find out more information about whether or not an expungement might be available for your record, you’ll need a skilled law firm to represent you. Our law firm has the experience and knowledge to help you clear your record.
Why Hire a Lawyer
The criminal justice system can be overwhelming and unclear. Our attorneys are devoted to protecting our clients’ freedom and rights. We care about what happens in our client’s cases and we fight to get the best possible outcome for our clients.