Criminal Defense

Experienced Asheville, North Carolina Criminal Defense Attorney

Being charged with a crime is a frightening experience, especially if you are unfamiliar with the North Carolina criminal system. You may be frustrated and unsure of where to turn or who may be able to help you through this ordeal. If you or a loved one have been charged with committing a crime, it’s important that you take action as quickly as possible to secure experienced legal representation. Your rights could be compromised at any point during a criminal case, and a seasoned North Carolina criminal defense lawyer can ensure that your rights are protected and advocated for throughout each stage of your case.

James O. Rice, Jr. is an experienced criminal defense attorney in Asheville, who can provide you with the strong legal representation you need to fight the charges against you. When your future is on the line, it’s critical that you have someone on your side who will fight zealously for your freedom. Attorney Rice has assisted numerous clients against criminal charges, and can offer you his expertise and resources in order to help you develop a solid legal defense against the prosecution.

Attorney Rice has experience with a variety of criminal law matters in North Carolina, including but not limited to:

  • State and federal criminal defense
  • Felonies
  • Misdemeanors
  • Traffic offenses
  • Drug offenses
  • Violent offenses
  • Domestic violence

No matter what type of criminal charges you are facing, it’s important that you have adequate legal representation from the start of your case. Although being arrested is frightening, it’s critical that you make no statements to law enforcement officials or answer any questions until you have first spoken with an attorney. Anything you say may be used against you in court, and until your attorney reviews your case and lets you know how to proceed, it’s best to politely let police officers know that you wish to invoke your right to speak with an attorney before making a statement.

You don’t have to let being charged with a crime ruin your life. With the help of Attorney James O. Rice, Jr., you can face the charges against you with confidence. Attorney Rice will help you meet the prosecution’s claims head on, and will fight for the charges against you to be reduced or dismissed. Contact Attorney Rice today for a consultation to discuss the charges you are facing. Don’t wait! Call now.