If you or a loved one has been arrested, issued a court summons, or are being investigated for a crime, you need reliable legal guidance from the start. Brad Stephens is a local criminal defense attorney that represents clients from Bartow County and Cartersville, GA. If you are facing a misdemeanor or felony charge, defense lawyer Brad Stephens can offer legal advice and aggressive representation. He uses all available resources to defend the rights of his clients and help them get the best possible outcome in their case. Brad has versatile and extensive legal knowledge, which he puts to work for each and every client. Get the respect and dedicated attention you deserve. Make sure your voice is heard and that you get a fair chance to show the court your side of the story. Call the Law Office of Brad Stephens, P.C. today.
Good people find themselves caught up in difficult legal situations all the time. When you do not know the intricacies of local and federal laws, it can be confusing and scary to navigate your case on your own. Brad Stephens stays up-to-date on case law and provides strong representation to clients accused of all kinds of misdemeanor as well as felony crimes. Call (770) 334-2704 or fill out our online contact form today in order to get in touch with an experienced criminal defense attorney. Brad is looking forward to meeting you and using his knowledge to help you defend yourself in complex legal matters.
Felony crimes get degree classifications in Georgia, such as first, second, and third-degree charges. A felony prison sentence must exceed one year, with fines not less than $1,000. Some felony charges can carry varying minimum sentences of based on the severity of the crime. These are just a few examples of felony crimes:
- Rape (and other sex crimes)
- Aggravated Assault
- Drug Possession (cocaine, heroin, and other drugs)
- Armed Robbery
Have you been accused of one of these or other felonies in the Cartersville, GA area? It is crucial that you hire an effective local criminal defense attorney as soon as you can. Attorney Brad Stephens will use all available resources to put your case together. He will fight to either prove your innocence or show the court that you deserve minimal punishment. Brad is a knowledgable lawyer who has provided defense to clients accused of felonies since 2007.
Misdemeanors in Georgia are punishable by up to 12 months in prison and a fine up to $1,000. You could end up with a fine and time in county jail, or you could serve a full 12 months in a state diversion center depending on the circumstances. As such, it can be beneficial to find a local criminal defense attorney. These are some examples of misdemeanor offenses in Georgia:
- DUI (Driving Under the Influence)
- Marijuana Possession (less than one ounce)
- Public Intoxication
When you face a misdemeanor charge, the consequences are not always minor. You need an experienced local criminal defense attorney to represent you and guide you through the legal process. Contact Brad Stephens, a trusted lawyer in Northwest Georgia.
Law Office of Brad Stephens, P.C. has lawyers who are experienced with a variety type of criminal defense, bankruptcy, personal injury, and estate planning law issues. If you want advice or are seeking legal support, please consider getting in contact. We'd love to help you with your case.
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