Criminal Defense Lawyer in Greenville
Are you seeking an experienced criminal defense attorney?
Burch Law Office provides the legal representation of skilled criminal defense lawyers to defendants throughout the Greenville area, including the services of a former prosecutor who can apply his unique knowledge of both sides of the criminal court process on your behalf. We can provide our criminal defense services to you whether you have already been arrested or if you are currently under investigation for any type of criminal offense. When you work with a Greenville criminal defense attorney at our law offices, you can count on receiving the personalized attention you deserve through the entire process as we fight to protect your Constitutional rights to the fullest extent.
Areas of Practice: Greenville Criminal Defense
Our firm takes on criminal cases throughout Eastern North Carolina. This includes in Martin County, Beaufort County, Lenoir County, Greene County and Pitt County in the cities of Williamson, Washington, Kinston, Snow Hill, Greenville and all the surrounding areas. We recognize that the criminal process is not a simple one and for this reason, we remain completely committed to ensuring that our clients receive the high-quality representation that they deserve. On this website, we have compiled pages of information that discuss criminal law and the different crimes that you might find yourself facing. Look below and you will find a list of some of our areas of practice. By clicking on these individual pages, you will be able to educate yourself further about what you are facing and how we will be able to assist.
Assault and Battery
Criminal charges of assault are typically classified as a violent crime. Due to this, regardless of the exact circumstances of the crime, it is highly encouraged that you immediately get legal representation from an experienced lawyer. We can help with everything from simple assault to assault with a deadly weapon to sexual battery. Read more about assault and battery.
Credit Card Fraud
Fraud that involves the use of a credit card is serious and will involve serious penalties. By the time that you are made aware of the criminal charges, you could very well be facing a case that has been investigated and could be almost completely compiled. You need a heavyweight that will be able to even this playing field. Read more about credit card fraud.
If you are facing a criminal charge relating to drugs, it is important to realize that you are facing something that could very well alter your entire life. No matter whether it involves simple possession, possession with intent or more serious charges of manufacturing or trafficking, you can be confident knowing that we will go the distance in our efforts to defend you. Read more about drug crimes.
It is considered to be a criminal offense to operate motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol or drugs. At our firm, we know that while this is a daunting thing to overcome, it is not an impossible one. There are defenses that can be utilized to help protect your rights and we are prepare to look into every single workable defense in our efforts. Read more about DWI/DUI.
Charges that are tried on the federal playing field will have serious penalties and a long-lasting impact on your life. If you are looking to protect your legal rights, it is highly encouraged that you get us involved. We are not afraid to move away from state courts and try a federal crime; we will invest the necessary time, energy and manpower to your case. Read more about federal crimes.
As a white collar crime, criminal charges of fraud are taken extremely seriously. If the case is mishandled, you could find that your reputation, career and relationships are profoundly impacted. For this reason, we remain dedicated to providing professional and discrete representation. Read more about fraud.
Fraudulently using the information of another person for personal gain is classified as "identity theft." This can be for a multitude of reasons, but regardless, the criminal penalties remain serious and are usually tried as a federal crime. Read more about identity theft.
Is your child facing criminal charges? It is important to remember that the criminal process for juveniles is different from their adult counterparts. You need an attorney that will be able to transverse through juvenile court and who will be able to sway any penalties towards rehabilitation instead of punishment. Read more about juvenile crimes.
Homicide is typically split into two main categories: manslaughter and murder. Manslaughter involves the killing of a person with no malicious forethought. This is either the result of extreme provocation or from negligent actions. Regardless, it is a serious charge that involves serious defense. Read more about manslaughter.
There are almost no criminal charges that are taken quite as seriously as murder. At our firm, however, we know that there are defenses that can be utilized for your benefit. For example, we could argue that the homicide was a result of self-defense. You can trust that we will do everything that we can in our efforts to defend your legal rights. Read more about murder.
The conditions of probation are typically not simple. They are actually complex and can be easily violated if the nuances are not made clear or are fully explained. If you are being accused of violating your probation, you should not hesitate to get us involved. If successfully convicted of the violation, your probation could be terminated and you could face incarceration instead. Read more about probation violations.
The criminal offense of rape is highly stigmatized; prosecutors face enormous pressure from law enforcement, the public and the media to slap the accused with the harshest penalties possible. At our firm, we will do everything that we can to ensure that you have a fair trial and to help you receive the most optimal outcome possible. Read more about rape.
Due to their highly stigmatized nature, sex crimes are often viewed as the most heinous of crimes. If you find yourself facing a criminal charge relating to something such as this, it is extremely important that you do not hesitate to find aggressive legal representation that you can trust. Read more about sex crimes.
The criminal act of sexual battery is classified as a Class A1 misdemeanor in the state of North Carolina, however, the crime can be enhanced should aggravating factors come into play. If convicted, you could be required to register as a sex offender, which could cause serious complications in your future, both personally and professionally. Read more about sexual battery.
Speeding and Traffic Offenses
Many people do not think that traffic violations are serious and will simply pay the fine and move on. The truth, however, is that paying the fine is admitting guilt to the offense – which could affect your driving record, future criminal charges and even your insurance rates. Read more about speeding and traffic offenses.
Theft can occur in many different ways and can have many different purposes. From violent theft, such as carjacking, to theft that occurs with the use of technology, such as identity theft, to theft that occurs in a business environment, such as embezzlement, the types of crimes that fall under this umbrella term are endless. At our firm, we are prepared to handle virtually every type of theft-related charge. Read more about theft crimes.
It is considered to be a serious offense for a person under the legal drinking age of 21 to be in possession of alcohol or to have any in their system. If you have been charged or if you have a child that has been arrested, it is highly encouraged that you get the involvement of a serious lawyer who will fight to help reduce or dismiss the charges. Read more about underage drinking.
Criminal offenses that incorporate the element of violence have some of the harshest penalties allowed under the law. To ensure that you are being protected as well as possible, we encourage you to consult with our legal team. We have extensive experience in criminal law and will do everything possible to help you defend your freedom. Read more about violent crimes.
White Collar Crimes
In the case of white collar crimes, by the time that you are made aware of the charges, the prosecution could have months or even years of investigation on their side. Want to even the playing field? Get our legal team involved and be confident knowing that we will fight for you. Read more about white collar crimes.
Greenville Attorney for Criminal Defense
No matter your criminal charge, you need to be confident that you have an experienced heavyweight on your side that is fully invested into your future. You can trust that you will have that should you choose to work with our legal team. We therefore encourage you to contact us today. Your initial consultation with a criminal defense attorney at our law firm is free and confidential. To get started in receiving the guidance and information you need, call our law offices at your earliest convenience at 866-291-1822.
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