Criminal Defense

Hire a criminal lawyer who’ll provide a strong defense for your case.

If you’ve been charged with a crime, you want the best legal representation possible. Oftentimes, your attorney’s experience can greatly affect the results of your case. It pays to have a criminal lawyer who knows all the details of South Carolina criminal defense law. It pays to have a lawyer like Charlie Burnette.

Charlie Burnette has served South Carolina clients since 1979. Over the years, he has been involved in cases for many different types of crimes. He will work to help you get the best possible outcome for your situation and make sure that you are heard in court.

Types of Criminal Defense Cases

Criminal defense attorneys represent people charged with a variety of felonies and misdemeanors. This includes drug crimes, alcohol crimes (such as DUI), violent crimes, and gun crimes.


Drug Crimes:

Drug charges are serious and can affect the rest of your life. We represent those charged with trafficking, distribution, manufacturing, possession, and other drug crimes.

Alcohol Crimes:

It is illegal to drive if your blood alcohol level is above .08. However, there are many factors that must be considered in these cases. Call us if you’ve been charged with driving under the influence, open container, or other crimes involving alcohol.

Violent Crimes:

Violent crimes are serious crimes, to be sure—but your side of the story deserves to be presented. We want to help if you have been charged with murder, armed robbery, criminal domestic violence, or assault.

Gun Crimes:

We help defendants in all types of gun crime cases, including unlawful possession and unlawful carrying.

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