Carteret County Criminal Defense Lawyer
Criminal Attorney Serving the Entire Coastal North Carolina
Need a lawyer for a criminal case in Carteret County? If you are currently facing a criminal charge, it can be easy to feel as if there is no hope. It is important to remember that a criminal charge does not equate to a criminal conviction – with the help of an experienced Carteret County criminal defense attorney steps can be taken to ensure that a case is built to protect your best interests and that the facts are presented in the most desirable way possible.
At Cummings & Kennedy Law Firm, we recognize the daunting nature of criminal cases, and we are unwaveringly devoted to ensuring that our clients receive the high-quality and aggressive legal assistance that they need. Those who come to us can be confident knowing that they will receive
criminal defense that is uniquely tailored to their individual situation.
Our firm is led by a husband and wife team who are proud to serve clients throughout coastal North Carolina, including Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle, Harker's Island, Cedar Island, Marshallberg, Pine Knoll Shores, Cape Carteret, Beaufort, Havelock, Morehead City and Newport. We know the area and are in court almost every day - meaning that clients who work with us can rest easier knowing that we know the judges, the law enforcement officers and court house personnel. We are not only familiar with the law – we are familiar with the territory. Every inch helps and having a local firm could be the edge that you need in the fight to protect your rights.
Carteret County Criminal Attorney – Key Areas of Practice
Our legal team is prepared to help clients defend their legal rights no matter whether they are facing charges for resisting arrest, a
drug offense (such as
trafficking) or a
sex crime. We have vast experience in handling criminal cases of all types and are prepared to draw upon our resources to help clients protect their legal rights in even the most daunting of cases. For example, we are well-versed in cases pertaining to
theft crimes, such as the following charges:
We are also able to help with alcohol-related charges. This can include helping clients deal with charges of boating while impaired after being on one of North Carolina's waterways, helping clients protect their driver's license in a
DMV hearing after a
DWI or could even mean that we are helping youth handle
drinking tickets if they were found guilty of
underage possession or are facing
fake ID charges. We also recognize that alcohol-related charges do not always stand on their own. For example, someone who has been criminally charged with
public intoxication could also be facing concurrent
disorderly conduct charges - we are fully prepared to handle both.
So don't wait! No matter whether you are facing charges for a felony or a
misdemeanor, you can be confident knowing that by working with us that you will have an advocate on your side that is fully prepared to go the distance in effort to defend your legal rights. From charges of
failure to appear, experience counts and we are prepared to fight for you.
Why hire a Carteret County criminal defense lawyer?
When dealing with criminal charges (such as assault), when dealing with something like
bond hearings or when interested in an
expungement, who you choose to represent you can make all the difference in the world. At our firm we now represent clients in criminal cases exclusively. As a continuation of a firm that was founded in 1995, we have been proud to keep our tradition as a local, family-run firm.
Looking for a lawyer for a criminal case in Carteret County? From complex cases involving manslaughter to emotionally-charged cases of
domestic violence, we have proven that we can handle it all. When you have this much on the line, you need to be confident that you have a heavyweight in your corner who recognizes the tricks of the trade and is prepared to help you. Call us today for hard-hitting defense that you can truly rely on.
Criminally charged? For aggressive protection of your future and your freedom, contact a Carteret County criminal defense attorney
from our legal team as soon as possible.
We are proud to serve clients throughout the entire coastal North Carolina area, including Beaufort, Havelock, Morehead City and Newport.