As someone charged with a crime in South Carolina, you need an experienced attorney at your side to obtain the best possible result in your case. The Columbia criminal defense lawyers at Whetstone Perkins & Fulda understand that you are facing serious penalties if convicted, and we are passionate about minimizing the effects these charges have on your life.
Criminal Defense Cases Handled by Our Lawyers
The experienced defense attorneys at our law firm handle a wide range of criminal cases, including:
- DUI defense
- Drug charges
- Alcohol violations
- Bail and bond hearings
- Criminal domestic violence
- Felony criminal charges
- Grand jury and law enforcement investigations
- Magistrates’ and municipal courts
- Probation and parole violation
- Securities fraud
We also handle a range of federal criminal cases, such as:
- Drug possession and trafficking
- RICO violations
- Bank, mail or wire fraud
- Environmental crimes
- Public corruption
- Securities and mortgage fraud
Whatever the nature of your charges, we can help you decide what to do next. At a time like this, you may feel overwhelmed, isolated and alone. Our attorneys have the information you need to face these charges head-on.
Potential Life-Altering Criminal Penalties
Criminal charges of course carry the possibility of serious punishments upon conviction, such as:
- Prison sentence
- Jail time
- Mandatory restitution
- Criminal record
- Termination of employment
The defense attorneys at Whetstone Perkins & Fulda fully understand the negative impact such criminal penalties can have on your life. In addition to fines and possibly jail or prison time, you may face the lasting criticism and judgment of your friends, family, peers, and colleagues. You may have difficulty obtaining employment, as you will have to disclose your criminal conviction on employment applications.
Contact Our Columbia Criminal Defense Attorneys Right Away
While these charges are serious, we want you to rest assured that your future is in experienced hands. Our Columbia criminal defense lawyers are committed to getting the best outcome to your case, whether that involves the dismissal of charges, reduced charges, or taking your case to trial.