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Violent Crimes

Criminal Defense Lawyers Defending Violent Crimes

If you have been charged with a violent crime in South Carolina, the advice of an experienced criminal trial lawyer can help you in many ways. For advice about the most effective ways to resolve felony or misdemeanor assault, battery or homicide charges, contact the Monckton, Hembree & Humphries Law Firm, P.A., in Myrtle Beach.

Each of Our Lawyers Has Over 16 Years' Experience in Criminal Trials

We understand the local courts, prosecutors and law enforcement agencies. We can tell when a particular incident has been overcharged against you, and we can intervene with the circuit solicitor to seek lesser charges that can improve your chances of a favorable resolution.

The breadth of our experience allows us to take a flexible approach to your case so that we can make the most of your strengths and the government's weaknesses, no matter what they might be. These can come up in the circumstances of the arrest and police investigation, in the original charging decisions, through the pretrial motions process, in plea negotiations, at trial, or at sentencing. Whether you're facing charges of murder, assault, kidnapping, or felony DUI involving death or great bodily injury, we'll take advantage of every opportunity we can find to protect you from the risk of conviction and punishment.

We go to work for you from the moment you first contact us. We're often able to interview investigating officers even before the prosecution does. Depending on the circumstances, we can use our own investigators to develop facts to assist in your defense.

Whether you're facing charges of assault, manslaughter, robbery, illegal weapons possession, or any other violent offense, we can help you from the first appearance and bond hearing through trial and sentencing. Contact the Monckton, Hembree & Humphries Law Firm, P.A., in Myrtle Beach to learn more about the scope of our criminal trial practice.


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