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Being charged with a crime can happen to anyone, but this does not make the experience any less frightening. The potential loss of freedom may flash before your eyes and your future can suddenly appear far grimmer. Many individuals see no point in fighting their charges, especially if they think the evidence is stacked against them. Why not just accept your sentence and get it over with?

Unfortunately, your charges can have long-lasting implications that go beyond the scope of what you see on a piece of paper. Things like finding employment and getting approved for a loan are suddenly not as easy as they once were. At the Claiborne Ferguson Law Firm, P.A., we understand the severity of your situation like no other firm can.

Our Memphis criminal defense attorneys are prepared to aggressively fight your charges and protect your future whether you live in Tennessee or Mississippi! Call us today at (901) 878-5434!

What is a Defense Attorney?

A defense attorney, also known as a criminal defense attorney, is a legal professional who represents individuals or entities accused of committing criminal offenses. Their primary role is to advocate for and safeguard the legal rights of their clients facing criminal charges. Defense attorneys play a vital role in the criminal justice system and provide several essential services, including:

  • Legal Counsel: They can advise their clients about their legal rights, potential consequences, and the legal process.
  • Investigation: They can investigate the circumstances surrounding the alleged crime. They gather evidence, interview witnesses, and work to uncover any information that may support their client's defense.
  • Defense Strategy: They can develop a defense strategy to protect their client's interests. This may involve challenging the evidence raised by the prosecution, questioning the legality of police procedures, or raising affirmative defenses.
  • Negotiation: They often negotiate with prosecutors to reach plea bargains or settlements that may result in reduced charges or penalties for their clients.
  • Court Representation: If a case goes to trial, they can represent their clients. They present evidence, cross-examine witnesses, and argue legal points to the judge and jury to secure an acquittal or a favorable verdict.
  • Protecting Rights: They can ensure that their client's constitutional rights, like the right to remain silent, the right to an attorney, and the right to a fair trial, are upheld throughout the legal process.
  • Appeals: If a client is convicted, they can assist with the appeals process, seeking to have the conviction overturned or the sentence reduced.

Get 15+ Years of Experience on Your Side

Regardless of what you're facing, you need a defense team who won't back down when things appear daunting. Our firm has over 35 years of experience and proven success in the courtroom.

The attorneys at the Claiborne Ferguson Law Firm, P.A. have been selected as Top Attorneys for Criminal Defense and possess a reputable standing within the community. Don't settle for second rate legal representation when you can retain our team!

Your Future Demands Legal Action

From the moment you contact our firm, we will begin researching your case and preparing the kind of defense you need. We take pride in putting our clients first every step of the way. By keeping you informed throughout the process, you never have to wonder about the status of your final outcome. Take the first step toward a positive future by getting in touch with a Memphis criminal defense attorney from our firm. We are eager to represent you!

Contact the Claiborne Ferguson Law Firm, P.A. today and schedule your free case evaluation.

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We take the time to answer all your questions, explain your options, and ensure that your rights are protected every step of the way.
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  • Over 35 Years of Criminal Defense Experience
  • Rated as Top Attorneys for Criminal Defense
  • Our Lead Attorney has a 10.0 "Superb" Avvo Rating
  • 2013-2018 Avvo Clients' Choice Award for Criminal Defense

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