Clarke County, Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyer

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Clarke County, Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyer

If you are facing criminal charges in Clarke County, Alabama, you need a skilled and experienced lawyer who can fight for your rights and protect your future. You need The Law Office of James M. Burns. We have over two decades of experience defending and fighting for clients in Clarke County and its surrounding areas, and we would be honored to put that experience to work for you in your case as well. We know the local courts, judges, prosecutors, and police officers, and we know how to effectively challenge the evidence against you and negotiate the best possible outcome for your case. Contact a dedicated Clarke County criminal defense lawyer from our firm today so we can get started.

Criminal Defense Lawyer | Fighting for Clients in Clarke County, Alabama

We understand how stressful and overwhelming it can be to face criminal charges. That’s why we treat every client with respect, compassion, and professionalism. We listen to your side of the story, explain your options, answer your questions, and keep you informed throughout the process. We work hard to make sure you get the best possible representation and the best possible results.

Our Legal Services

If you’ve been charged with any of the following crimes, you can count on a seasoned Clarke County criminal defense lawyer from The Law Office of James M. Burns to fight for you.

  • Arson
  • Assault
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Crimes
  • Drug Trafficking
  • DUI Defense
  • Expungement
  • Gun Crimes
  • Minor In Possession
  • Probation Violations
  • Sex Crimes
  • Theft Crimes

About Clarke County

Clarke County is a county located in the southwestern part of Alabama, with a population of about 23,000 people. The county seat is Grove Hill, and the largest city is Jackson. The county was created in 1812 by the Mississippi Territory and named after General John Clarke of Georgia. The county has a rich history and culture, with many historic sites, museums, festivals, and outdoor activities.

The court system in Clarke County consists of the Circuit Court, the District Court, the Probate Court, and the Municipal Courts of Grove Hill, Jackson, Thomasville, Coffeeville, Fulton, and Whatley. The Circuit Court has jurisdiction over all felony cases and some civil cases. The District Court has jurisdiction over misdemeanors, traffic violations, small claims, and some civil cases. The Probate Court handles matters such as wills, estates, guardianships, conservatorships, adoptions, and marriages. The Municipal Courts handle violations of city ordinances.

Contact Our Clarke County Criminal Defense Firm Today

Don’t wait to get legal help. Contact us today for a free consultation. We are on your side, and will be, every step of the way.