Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorneys

Choosing the Right Criminal Defense Lawyer for Your Case

If you are accused of a crime or arrested on criminal charges, you need more than a defense lawyer. You need someone who will advocate for your rights, fight on your behalf, and act as an ally during what may be the most challenging time of your life, and whether you or a loved one is facing charges, securing legal representation needs to be your top priority. 

At Sandman, Finn, & Fitzhugh, we have an experienced team of attorneys who are dedicated to defending our clients against all types of charges, from minor misdemeanors to the most serious felonies. As former prosecutors and former Assistant District Attorneys in Wake County, our legal team knows how cases are built from the other side of the aisle. This gives us unique insight and allows us to create a strategy that will anticipate the other side’s arguments in even the most complex matters.

Our Criminal Defense Practice Areas

We represent clients in all types of Federal and State criminal cases because we know that even minor infractions criminal charges can make a major impact on your future by making it difficult or even impossible to get a job, rent an apartment, or attend a university.

No matter what charges you are facing, we will be on your side, fighting to get you the best possible results in your case.

These are normally more serious charges and fall into three categories:Property crimes like fraud, forgery, larceny, and obtaining property by false pretense

Drug crimes like possession of cocaine, possession of methamphetamine, maintaining a car or house for the possession or distribution of drugs, possession with intent to sell drugs, and drug trafficking

NC State University Defense Attorneys

For students at NC State, we understand that in addition to the legal issues that stem from an arrest or criminal charges, this can also affect your education. Our attorneys will represent you both in Wake County court and through NC State’s Rules & Disciplinary process, too.

Federal Criminal Defense

In addition to representing clients in cases against the State, we are also experienced federal criminal defense attorneys who represent clients in the Eastern and Middle District of North Carolina. When a case is brought by the US Justice Department, it’s important to understand how serious the situation is. The DOJ has limitless resources and the Federal system has much stiffer penalties the State system, so having an experienced federal criminal attorney on your side to defend you in federal court is critical.

Schedule a Free Consultation With Our Criminal Defense Attorneys in Raleigh

We know that the justice system doesn’t keep business hours, and neither do we. The criminal defense attorneys at Sandman, Finn, & Fitzhugh are here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for an initial consultation and will stand by you as your advocate and ally through the legal process. Call us today at (919) 887-8040 or fill out our contact form to speak with an attorney.