If you are have been charged with a criminal offense, whether it is a felony or misdemeanor, you need the assistance of a Georgia criminal defense lawyer. The consequences of a conviction will change your life forever. Just being arrested or charged can damage your reputation. Trials are open to the public and if you choose to proceed to trial, your family and friends will hear all the allegations and evidence the prosecution has against you.
If you are convicted, you will likely lose your job and possibly your family as well as your freedom. Attorney Benjamin Davis can help.
The Davis Law Firm P.C.
At the Davis Law Firm P.C. we have nearly 20 years of experience in working on behalf of criminal defendants. There are criminal prosecutions of truly innocent people. Attorney Benjamin Davis, an Atlanta criminal defense attorney, provides his clients a vigorous defense no matter what the charges are. Although there are no guarantees, many of the clients of the Davis Law Firm have been vindicated.
Some categories of offenses that we defend include:
- Misdemeanors: A crime qualifies as a misdemeanor if it is punishable by a sentence of up to one year in the county jail. Probation or community service may be ordered or a combination of all three. There is almost always a fine imposed.
- Felonies: Felonies are more serious crimes than misdemeanors. A conviction may result in many years in state prison. Depending on the charges, a sentence of life without the possibility of parole may be imposed. Georgia still has the death penalty for certain types of homicides.
- Driving under the influence (DUI) charges: Depending on the circumstances and whether the charges are for a first DUI or subsequent one, it may be a misdemeanor or a felony.
Attorney Benjamin Davis will protect your constitutional rights
Under the U.S. constitution, everyone who is charged with a criminal offense, whether misdemeanor or felony, is innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. No matter what the charges, you are entitled to a vigorous defense which puts the prosecution’s case to the test. The process requires the protection of all your constitutional rights including, but not limited to:
- Fourth Amendment right to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.
- Fifth Amendment right to remain silent and to due process of law.
- Sixth Amendment right to be tried by a jury of your peers, your right to an attorney and to confront witnesses against you.
If you are under investigation or have been charged, it is vitally important that you do not talk to anyone without an attorney present. Do not talk to law enforcement, your friends or you cell mate. Talk to attorney Benjamin Davis and no one else.