Protecting Your Freedom And Your Future

Criminal Law At James B. Smith, Attorney at Law, we defend clients who are accused of criminal charges ranging from speeding tickets to felony drug possession. We are located in Townsend, which is near Darien, the county seat of McIntosh County.

Whether this is the first time you have been accused of the crime or you have past convictions, you have rights that need to be protected. We offer a free initial consultation to discuss the charges you are facing and explain your options. No one should plead guilty to criminal charges without discussing their case with a lawyer.

Examples of the types of cases we handle include:

We can also assist you with administrative license issues related to DUI and traffic charges.

Preparing Your Case

When we begin developing a defense strategy, we first determine the exact charges you are facing. If you call our firm soon enough, we can appear at your bond hearing. If you are in jail pending bond, we can seek a bond reduction. Once a court date is set, we will prepare the strongest possible defense, seeking reduced or dismissed charges. At trial, we will zealously defend your interests.

Exploring Your Options

If you are a first-time offender, we will explore the alternative sentencing options that may be available. For example, obtaining first offender status means that you may avoid a criminal conviction, allowing you to state on a job application that you have never been convicted of a crime. You may still need to perform community service, serve time in jail or undergo drug treatment and counseling. However, the long-term benefit of not having a criminal record outweighs the short-term cost. With your approval, we seek this option whenever possible.

Call Us For A Free Initial Consultation

To learn how we can protect your rights and your future, call 912-222-4585 or fill out our contact form.