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I Have Been Charged With A Crime. Now What?

If you are facing serious criminal charges, your rights and your freedom are on the line. There are high stakes for all criminal allegations. If you have been arrested, you require a proven, zealous defender of your constitutional rights. At the Johnson Law Firm, I can support you through the legal process of a criminal case. With more than a decade of solid criminal defense experience, my reputation as a passionate and diligent defender of client’s rights can help pursue your most favorable result.

Unique Defense Experience That Works For You

The Morgan Quitno list of the Top 25 Most Dangerous Cities of 2007 ranked Jackson as the ninth most dangerous metropolitan area in the United States. If you have been charged with a misdemeanor or a felony in Tennessee, allow my litigation experience to build a defense that could work for you. I handle the defense of these and other crimes:

  • Drug crimes including drug trafficking
  • DUI/DWI
  • Assault
  • Acts of domestic violence
  • Violent felonies
  • Sex crimes
  • Firearms law
  • Shoplifting

I am a former prosecutor with experience as an Assistant U.S. Attorney and as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney. I understand how a prosecutor might approach your case, and how they will present their case in court. I know how to counter prosecutors’ tactics to achieve positive outcomes. Contact me today for a consultation to discuss your case.

If Convicted, The Penalties Could Be Life-Changing

I understand that this is a stressful time, and you are probably under extreme pressure. However, you should understand that the costs of your crime could be more severe than you think. If convicted, you may face a host of consequences which may include:

  • Prison time
  • Extensive fines
  • High court costs
  • Probation
  • Drug tests
  • Sexual registry for sex offenders
  • Trouble finding a job (employers typically conduct a background check)
  • Problems locating housing
  • Loss of voting rights
  • Loss of the right to bear firearms

Even First-time Offenders Face Consequences — Contact Me Today

Regardless of whether you are a first-time offender or if you have an extensive criminal history, criminal charges are very serious. You need an attorney who understands criminal court. I have assisted clients through the legal process for over a decade. Email me or call 731-451-3441 to arrange an appointment.