Criminal Law

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If you’re accused of a crime, it is important to have a lawyer familiar with the intricacies of the criminal justice system who will help you build the best possible defense.  At Baker, Ravenel & Bender, we protect the rights of the accused in South Carolina state and federal courts.

As a full-service litigation firm, we can handle the most complex criminal cases. With  former public defenders at our firm, we understand the challenges and potential consequences of the criminal process, and we know how to prepare a case to protect your rights and represent you in court. We will conduct a thorough investigation into the case and explore every opportunity to lower the charges and minimize the potential consequences.

Our attorneys have the resources and experience to represent clients facing a number of possible charges, including:

•   Drug charges

•   DUI and DWI

•   Murder

•   Kidnapping

•   Domestic violence

•   Assault and battery

•   Assault and battery with intent to kill/lynch

•   Fraud: including wire, Medicare, and Medicaid

•   Crimes involving the elderly

•   Sex crimes, including rape, indecent exposure and Internet sex crimes.

•   College crimes: Located near the University of South Carolina, we provide criminal defense for crimes specific to college students, such as possession of another’s driver’s license, underage drinking and drunk and disorderly conduct

•   Post Conviction Release Petitions