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Savannah Felony Attorneys

Building Effective Defense Strategies for Each Client 

At Schneider Lerch, LLC, our Savannah felonies lawyers have represented clients facing a wide variety of felony charges. Regardless of the specifics of the situation, it is common to have a fear of the future. We evaluate the factors of your case and explain your legal options to help alleviate your concerns and work together to build an effective defense strategy for your case. With over four decades of combined experience and over 1,000 of misdemeanor and felony cases successfully handled throughout Georgia, our firm is ready to fight for you immediately.

If you are facing a felony charge, call (912) 417-5008 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation in our Savannah office.

Effective Representation for All Types of Felony Charges

Felonies are crimes that are considered more harmful than misdemeanors and carry more severe penalties for convictions. Due to the serious nature of these charges and severe penalties for a conviction, it is advisable to seek help from an experienced Savannah felony attorney as soon as possible.

We have represented clients charged with:

What Are the Most Common Penalties for Felonies?

Felony convictions in Georgia can result in severe and life-changing penalties. The consequences depend on the type and severity of the crime committed. Here are some of the most common penalties that individuals might face if convicted of a felony charge:

  • Imprisonment: Felony convictions often lead to substantial prison time, ranging from one year to life in prison, depending on the severity of the crime. For the most serious offenses, such as murder, a life sentence or even the death penalty may be imposed.
  • Fines: Individuals convicted of felonies can be subjected to hefty fines, sometimes amounting to tens of thousands of dollars. These fines are imposed in addition to any other penalties and can cause significant financial strain.
  • Probation: Instead of, or in addition to imprisonment, a court may impose a lengthy probation period. During probation, the convicted individual must comply with strict conditions set by the court, such as regular check-ins with a probation officer, community service, and avoiding any further legal trouble.
  • Restitution: Courts may order convicted individuals to pay restitution to victims as part of their sentencing. This is financial compensation intended to cover losses or damages incurred by the victims as a result of the felony.
  • Loss of Civil Rights: A felony conviction can lead to the loss of various civil rights, including the right to vote, serve on a jury, and hold public office. In many cases, convicted felons also lose the right to possess firearms.
  • Employment and Housing Difficulties: A felony record can create substantial barriers to employment and housing opportunities. Many employers and landlords conduct background checks, and a felony conviction can limit the individual's ability to secure a job or find suitable housing.
  • Mandatory Treatment Programs: Depending on the nature of the felony, courts may require participation in mandatory treatment programs, such as substance abuse rehabilitation or anger management courses.

Understanding these potential penalties underscores the importance of seeking experienced legal representation if facing felony charges. At Schneider Lerch, LLC, our dedicated Savannah felony attorneys are committed to fighting for the best possible outcome for your case.

How Do You Defend Against Felony Charges?

When facing felony charges, it is crucial to have a strong defense strategy in place to protect your rights and future. At Schneider Lerch Bronston, LLC, our experienced Savannah felony attorneys are dedicated to building effective defense strategies tailored to each client's unique situation.

We understand that every felony case is different, and there are various factors that can impact the outcome. Our skilled attorneys will thoroughly analyze the details of your case, gather evidence, and explore all possible defenses to ensure the best possible outcome for you.

Some common defenses for felony charges include:

  • Insufficient evidence: If the prosecution lacks strong evidence to prove your guilt beyond a reasonable doubt, we can challenge the validity and reliability of the evidence presented.
  • Violation of constitutional rights: We will examine whether your rights were violated during the arrest, search, or seizure, and if so, we can file motions to suppress evidence obtained unlawfully.
  • Self-defense or defense of others: If you acted in self-defense or to protect others from harm, we can argue that your actions were justified.
  • Mistaken identity: If there is a possibility of mistaken identity or unreliable eyewitness testimony, we can present evidence to challenge the accuracy of the identification.
  • Alibi: If you have a credible alibi that proves you were somewhere else at the time the alleged crime was committed, we can present evidence to support your alibi.

Our team at Schneider Lerch Bronston, LLC is committed to providing you with honest, straightforward legal advice throughout the entire legal process. We will explain your rights, the potential consequences you may face, and guide you through every step of your defense.

Don't wait to protect your future. Contact us today to schedule a consultation with our dedicated Savannah felony attorneys. We are ready to fight for you and your rights.

How Our Savannah Felony Lawyers Can Help Protect Your Rights

When facing felony charges, it is crucial to have a strong and experienced legal team on your side to protect your rights and future. Our Savannah felony attorneys at Schneider Lerch Bronston, LLC are dedicated to building effective defense strategies tailored to each client's unique situation.

Here’s how we can assist you:

  • Thorough Case Evaluation: We conduct an in-depth assessment of your case to understand the charges against you and identify any potential weaknesses or strengths. Our team meticulously reviews all evidence, police reports, witness statements, and other pertinent documents.
  • Personalized Legal Strategy: We develop a customized defense strategy tailored specifically to your situation, considering all unique circumstances of your case. This strategy includes identifying the best possible defenses, gathering evidence, and preparing for court proceedings.
  • Protecting Your Constitutional Rights: Our attorneys ensure that your constitutional rights are upheld throughout the legal process. We scrutinize the conduct of law enforcement for any violations, such as unlawful searches and seizures or improper interrogations.
  • Effective Communication: We maintain open and transparent communication with you, explaining legal terms, processes, and potential outcomes in a straightforward manner. Our team keeps you informed about the progress of your case and any new developments.
  • Negotiating with Prosecutors: We use our extensive experience to engage in negotiations with prosecutors to potentially reduce charges or secure favorable plea deals. Our objective is to minimize the impact of the charges on your life and future.
  • Experienced Trial Representation: If your case goes to trial, you can rely on our experienced trial attorneys to provide vigorous representation in court. We present a compelling defense, challenge the prosecution’s evidence, and advocate fiercely on your behalf.
  • Post-Conviction Support: Our services don't end with the trial; we also assist with post-conviction matters such as appeals, sentence modifications, and expungements. We work tirelessly to continue defending your rights and improving your circumstances even after a conviction.

With years of experience in handling all types of felony charges, we understand the complexities of the legal system and work diligently to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients. Whether you are facing charges for drug offenses, violent crimes, theft, or other felonies, we are here to provide you with effective representation and honest, straightforward legal advice.

Don't risk your future by facing felony charges alone. Contact Schneider Lerch Bronston, LLC today to schedule a consultation with our experienced felony defense attorneys.

Honest, Straightforward Legal Advice

Clients frequently have questions and concerns about the evidence against them, what penalties they may be facing, and how a felony conviction will impact their future. Our Savannah felony attorneys listen to your story and gather information about your case to provide a straightforward and honest assessment of your circumstances and the possible outcomes. We work with you to develop the strongest defense possible.

Please contact our law office at (912) 417-5008 to get answers to your questions in a free consultation.

Commonly Asked Questions

How soon should I seek help from an experienced Savannah felony attorney if I am facing criminal charges?

It is advisable to seek help from an experienced Savannah felony attorney as soon as possible.

How will my case be evaluated by your firm?

We evaluate the factors of your case and explain your legal options to help alleviate your concerns and work together to build an effective defense strategy for your case.

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