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Criminal Defense

If you have been charged or are the subject of a criminal investigation, you need to know your legal rights and ACT IMMEDIATELY to protect them.  Oftentimes the involvement of an experienced criminal defense attorney at the investigative stage can help clients minimize or avoid prosecution.

It is important to remember that you are INNOCENT until proven guilty.  Take this opportunity to learn more about your circumstances and what an experienced criminal defense lawyer can do to assist you.  If you’ve been arrested or are the subject of a criminal investigation, contact BURNEY & JONES, PLLC today for a free, confidential legal consultation.

Records of an Arrest and Conviction can have serious future repercussions.  Speaking with an experienced criminal defense attorney may minimize or possible eliminate the collateral consequences of an arrest or conviction.

PRACTICE AREAS

We at BURNEY & JONES, PLLC are able to assist individuals (adults and juveniles) charged with any Infraction, Misdemeanor or Felony offense pending in the State Courts of New Hanover County. We invite you to call us for a free consultation to discuss your specific circumstances.

IMPAIRED DRIVING DEFENSE

  • Impaired Driving – DWI and DUI
  • Habitual Impaired Driving
  • Motor Vehicle Forfeitures
  • Boating While Impaired – BWI

DRUG OFFENSES

  • Possession
  • Trafficking
  • Sale and Distribution
  • Controlled Substance Taxation

CRIMINAL OFFENSES

  • Assault
  • Larceny/Shoplifting
  • Fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • Internet Crimes
  • Domestic Violence/Restraining Order
  • Homicide
  • Sexual Offenses

TRAFFIC OFFENSES

  • Driving While License Revoked
  • Reckless Driving
  • Speeding Offenses
  • Automobile Accident citations

DRIVERS LICENSE SUSPENSION and APPEALS

PROBATION VIOLATIONS

EXPUNGEMENT OF RECORDS