When accused of a crime, the experience can be nerve-wracking and overwhelming. In these situations, you need to understand your legal rights, what the law says about your charges, what the potential consequences may be, and how to best forward. In navigating the criminal justice system optimally, you will need the help of a legal professional who understands the system, what you are up against, and how to help you avoid or minimize the penalties. Your choice of an attorney can be critical to your case.
At Smith, Schnatmeier, Dettmering & Kilgo, LLP, our criminal defense and DUI lawyers draw on more than 100 years of collective experience in defending clients in and around Cobb County of all types of criminal charges. Whether you need legal representation for yourself or your minor child, you can rely on the honest, straightforward, and results-focused strengths and skills of our team. With former prosecutors on board, we fully understand the criminal justice system. This former professional experience allows our team to better represent you because we know how prosecutors evaluate and prepare cases.
Reach out to Smith, Schnatmeier, Dettmering & Kilgo, LLP to book a confidential case evaluation with a Cobb County lawyer for criminal defense by contacting us via email or by phone at (770) 599-5328.
Our Criminal Defense Services
Our team has extensive courtroom experience handling all criminal matters, including:
Our team can help you understand how the law can impact your case, whether you are facing misdemeanor or felony charges. We also have access to resources that help us build a strategic defense, such as expert witnesses or investigators who can conduct independent research on your behalf.
Our attorneys will handle all aspects of your case from start to finish, from filing motions to gathering and analyzing evidence to questioning witnesses during a trial. We can also advise you on any potential plea bargains or other means by which your charge may be reduced. This could include a diminished sentence or even avoiding jail time by taking part in community service or other alternative sentencing options.
In facing criminal charges, the stakes can be high, not only in terms of criminal penalties but in the collateral damage to your reputation, your family relationships, your job or career, and more. A criminal conviction can lead to a permanent criminal record that can jeopardize future life opportunities, from employment to housing, professional licenses, and more.
In these circumstances, hiring the right criminal defense lawyer should not be taken lightly. Our firm will provide valuable insight into navigating complex legal proceedings while pressuring prosecutors for favorable results. Learn more about your case and how we can help by speaking with one of our Cobb County lawyers today.