If you have been arrested, detained, or questioned, or even if you suspect that you may be the subject of a police investigation, you need to contact an experienced attorney right away. Time is of the essence in establishing a successful defense to criminal charges. Thomas C. Nagel, Attorney at Law knows how valuable your rights and freedoms are, and he will act swiftly to limit the impact of any potential charges against you.
Our office will provide you with superior service, making ourselves available to you day and night, advising you of your options, and answering any questions that you have. Preparation and a thorough investigation are key in every criminal case, and we will leave no stone unturned in preparing your defense. In court, Mr. Nagel is an aggressive advocate on behalf of his clients.
Armed with thousands of hours of experience in courtrooms throughout Georgia, Mr. Nagel understands the subtleties of dealing with local judges, negotiating with prosecutors, and finding weaknesses in the State’s case against you. Crimes in Georgia must be established beyond a reasonable doubt.
They can be charged as misdemeanors or felonies. The defenses that may be appropriate to raise depend on the charge, as well as the circumstances. It is important to retain an experienced criminal lawyer in the Atlanta area to mount the strongest possible defense against the prosecutor’s case.
Many defenses are procedural. For example, if you were pulled over without a reasonable suspicion and arrested for drunk driving, it may be possible to defeat the charge by bringing a motion to suppress the evidence obtained during the illegal stop.