Located in Jefferson County, just outside Birmingham, Bessemer, Alabama, is a town of about 30,000 residents. Named in honor of the steelmaking process, the city is located amid Alabama’s iron ore and limestone district. Coal is mined to the north and west. All three ingredients were used in steelmaking.
The Bessemer Criminal Defense Attorneys with Alabama Criminal Lawyers represent clients facing misdemeanor and felony charges in Bessemer and the surrounding area, including drug charges, drunk driving charges, homicide, manslaughter, burglary, robbery, theft, sex crimes, juvenile crimes, assault, domestic violence and White Collar Crimes.
Bessemer Criminal Charges
Auto Theft: 163
Source: Alabama Criminal Justice information center, 2010 report.
Theft crimes – including robbery and burglary – and drug charges are the most common in Bessemer and throughout Alabama. As Bessemer defense lawyers, we built a solid representation as an aggressive advocate for his clients. We fight to get the charges dismissed. He fights to get them knocked down. He challenges evidence. He files motions to suppress and motions to dismiss. And he builds cases for trial.
By working hard to protect your rights from the time we are hired until your case is finished, Alabama Criminal Lawyers believes we have the best chance of achieving success on your behalf. A criminal conviction on either theft or drug charges can have life-long consequences.
When a reduction or dismissal is not possible, we work toward alternative sentencing or a plea agreement that’s in the best interest of our clients. Because we have built the case for trial, we can negotiate from strength – seeking the best possible deal to protect our client’s rights.
Assault charges and charges of domestic violence in Bessemer must also be met with an aggressive defense. Because of our experience as family law and divorce attorneys, we know what it takes to fight domestic violence charges. These laws are among the most abused on the books.
Alleged victims frequently make false or misleading allegations out of spite during a contentious breakup or to get one up during a divorce or child custody proceeding. As veteran Bessemer domestic violence defense lawyers, we believe in meeting aggression with aggression and in doing what it takes to protect clients from the consequences of a domestic violence conviction.
When it comes to our teens, the Bessemer Juvenile Defense Attorneys at Alabama Criminal Lawyers make time to provide the best representation he can to young offenders accused of a crime. Drug charges, assault and battery, burglary or robbery charges should not follow a teenager into adulthood.
Even as the juvenile system has turned punitive rather than rehabilitative in recent years – with prosecutors seeking lengthy sentences or adult charges, We believe strongly in the power of a second chance. No teen should be forced to face criminal charges alone.
If you are facing criminal charges in Bessemer or the surrounding area, contact us for a confidential consultation to discuss your rights.