If you have been charged with a crime in the greater Memphis, TN area, you need a knowledgeable and confident Memphis Criminal Defense Attorney who will fight to protect your rights and freedoms.
In Tennessee, the consequences of a conviction can be serious and long-lasting depending on the circumstances of the offense. Regardless of the nature of the alleged offense or whether you’ve been in a courtroom before, being charged with a crime can cause significant stress and uncertainty. Depending on the charge, your freedom may be at stake. In the short-term, you may be worried about losing your job or about how the criminal charges will affect your family. In the longer term, a conviction may leave a stain on your record for years to come.
A criminal charge can have many consequences that vary with the nature of the charge and the penalties set in statute. Criminal charges are serious matters, whether you face a misdemeanor or a felony. Depending on your circumstances, the effects of a guilty finding or a conviction could include:
A jail or prison sentence
Expensive fines and court fees
A permanent criminal record that leads to being turned down for employment or rental housing
Being denied a professional license to work in your chosen career, such as law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, teaching, or another licensed profession
Loss of your driver’s license
Loss of your immigration visa or green card, or being denied a visa, green card, or U.S. citizenship
If you have been charged with a crime, you need a Memphis Criminal Defense Attorney who will defend your constitutional rights. Because any criminal offense can carry very harsh penalties, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney who knows how to build a strong case in your defense and will fight for a reduction of the charges against you or a dismissal when police violate your fundamental rights. No case is too small or too serious. Whether it is a traffic ticket or a felony arrest, we are committed in fighting to protect your rights. Our firm has successfully defended the following felony and misdemeanor criminal cases in Memphis, Tennessee.