Regardless of the alleged offense, criminal charges of any kind must be addressed quickly and taken seriously. You can expect to experience serious repercussions if convicted of certain criminal offenses. If you have been charged with, or are under investigation for, a crime you should contact the Jennings Law Firm immediately. We are skilled in managing these cases and are capable of positioning you for the best possible result.
DUI/Felony DUI: Driving under the influence (DUI) charges can result in a loss of driving privileges, financial penalties, and jail time. All of these can impact the ability to work, provide for family and more. Felony DUI charges bring with them the threat of extended jail time and more lasting consequences. If facing a first offense or facing subsequent additional DUI charges, your rights should be protected by qualified attorneys. The Jennings Firm can help navigate these processes.
Possession/Drug Charges: Recorded drug convictions may continue to affect you indefinitely. Critical to most cases are evidence collection, stop and search procedures and other factors. From misdemeanor possession charges such as marijuana to felony charges involving heroin, cocaine or other drug related offenses, the Jennings Law Firm has the skills and experience to provide a vigorous defense.
Traffic Tickets: Maintaining a clean driving record is crucial to retaining driving privileges and assuring lower insurance rates. Even minor offenses can have lasting effects on your driving record. Thorough review and skilled negotiation of your case by the Jennings Firm can improve your chances of mitigating charges or getting them dismissed altogether.
Murder/Attempted Murder:Any person charged with murder or attempted murder faces a significant amount of time in prison. There are several types of homicide, ranging from manslaughter to capital murder. The Jennings Law Firm can provide significant resources and experience and skills that could lead to a reduced a charge or other efforts to mitigate outcomes.
Assault Charges:There are multiple categories, or degrees, of assault that a person can be charged with in South Carolina. Those charges range from simple assault to first, second or third degree assault and more. The penalties for these crimes range from 30 days in jail to 30 years depending on the type of assault charged. There are specific elements a prosecutor must prove to convict someone of the type of assault with which they are charged. The Jennings Firm can assist in providing a vigorous defense in these matters.
Breaking and Entering: The crime of breaking and entering involves the act of entering a residence or other enclosed property through force, however slight (e.g. pushing open a door), without permission. If there is intent to commit a crime, this is typically categorized as burglary. Absent such intent, it could be classified as illegal trespass, which is a misdemeanor crime. The Jennings Law Firm can assist with investigation of the alleged offense and provide the best possible defense.
Theft: Theft involves any crime in which a person knowingly takes personal property belonging to without permission and with the purpose of converting it to their use. The value of the property taken determines the degree of the theft charge imposed. The Jennings Firm has the experience and skills to defend such charges and achieve the best possible outcome.
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