Marietta Criminal Defense Attorney
Highly-Reviewed Defense Firm Serving Marietta, GA
Criminal convictions can turn a person's life upside down as penalties for a crime can include high fines, jail or prison time, and community service. These punishments can affect a person's financial stability, their relationships with their family, and even their physical and emotional health. Stress levels run high after criminal charges have been filed, especially in cases where you have been falsely accused. Some may think that they are safe because they did not actually commit the crime they have been charged with and therefore could not possibly be convicted. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Many innocent people have paid the price in the past for crimes they did not commit.
Make sure you're not one of those people by hiring an experienced Marietta criminal defense lawyer. The Merchant Law Firm serves to provide excellent, skilled and aggressive
criminal defense to those who have received false charges in Cobb County and the surrounding area. Each of the attorneys at the firm has has a Superb Avvo Rating - the highest rating possible from one of the most respected lawyer rating services in the country. Our attorney John Merchant, III is proud to have been included in the prestigious list of Georgia's
Rising Stars℠ by
Super Lawyers® magazine. While up to 5 percent of lawyers in the state land on the list of
Super Lawyers®, not more than 2.5 percent of lawyers have the honor of being included in the selection of
Each year, Super Lawyers® magazine publishes a list of outstanding attorneys that have been recognized for their professional conduct and achievements. The selection process evaluates candidates based on their ethical conduct, professional achievements, credentials, education, pro bono work, and a number of other criteria that would indicate professional excellence. Our firm and its members have also received glowing reviews from previous clients who were pleased with the professionalism, understanding and services that were provided. Call our offices today if you have been accused of any crime. Through a free initial consultation, we could help you determine what legal options are available to you and what steps you should take to win back your freedom.
Exemplary Legal Help: Get a Marietta criminal attorney on your side!
For excellent counsel and representation in any criminal defense situation, call the Merchant Law Firm immediately. If you have been charged with a driving under the influence, our team could help you uncover police misconduct or a faulty breath test. We also fight for reduction of penalties or for dropped charges regarding
traffic tickets. We also have experience handling
drug crime convictions and could represent you for charges of the possession, manufacturing or trafficking of illegal substances.
Perhaps you are being accused of committing violence against your spouse or another family member. If so, we urge you to call us today for a lawyer who could help you gain much needed protection when facing domestic violence accusations or charges. There are other forms of abuse and violence that we provide defense for, as well.
Assault and battery can carry heavy punishment, so retain a skilled lawyer immediately if you have been falsely accused. There are also severe penalties for
sex crimes such as rape, indecent exposure, or molestation.
Kidnapping is often a precursor to a sex crime, but is also a serious crime by itself and requires excellent defense. Facing
theft charges? Our firm is prepared to represent you, whether you have been charged with robbery, shoplifting, burglary or a white collar crime.
Is your child facing criminal charges, or are you a minor looking for a way out? Our firm is proud to provide aggressive legal defense for individuals 18 and under accused of committing juvenile crimes. Were you mistakenly accused of committing
arson? Let us examine the details surrounding your defense and craft the best defense for you! If you are facing
computer crime charges, it is imperative that you get a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney involved immediately. Also, if you
violated the terms of your probation, you could especially be in trouble and need a legal advocate in your corner!
Our firm could defend you in the event of federal crime charges, which could ruin your chances of success or career advancement. The most serious crime, however, is when a person intentionally ends another person's life.
Murder is the main type of
death penalty case, and even if the convicted individual does not receive the death sentence, they may likely face life in prison. Any hopes or plans for the future would be ruined through false charges and a wrongful conviction. Any of these charges could result in a wrongful conviction, so contact the Merchant Law Firm right away if you have been accused of a crime. With our experience and resources, we could build a strong defense on your behalf and prevent you from suffering wrongful punishment. Or perhaps your criminal conviction is a thing of the past, and you are hoping to move into a brighter future by seeking
expungement of your criminal record. We can research the details surrounding your criminal conviction and determine if your record is eligible for expungement!
Consult with Our Marietta Criminal Defense Lawyers Today
For more than 18 years, our firm has fought on behalf of innocent and helped them find freedom from false charges. Fighting criminal charges can be a stressful and emotionally difficult time in a person's life, which is why we strive to build personal relationships with our clients, keeping them informed and making them feel like family. Testimonials have proven our success in this area, as well as our success in fighting false charges. If you have been accused of a crime you did not commit, we may be able to help. Call now for a free initial consultation to discuss your options and learn how a member of our team could fight for your freedom. Don't pay the penalty for a crime you did not commit! Contact a Marietta criminal defense attorney from our firm today.
The Merchant Law Firm proudly serves those who are wrongfully accused in Marietta and the surrounding communities, including Kennesaw, Smyrna, Acworth and Dunwoody.
Arrested? The Merchant Law Firm can help!
341 Lawrence Street Northeast
Marietta, GA 30060