Charleston S.C. Criminal Defense

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Law Office of Grant B. Smaldone

Criminal Defense Lawyer in Charleston, SC

Attorney Grant B. Smaldone is a trial lawyer focused on criminal defense in state and federal courts in Charleston, SC, and Eastern South Carolina.

Grant takes criminal defense and your freedom seriously. He is a member of the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (SCACDL) and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL). He is a former prosecutor, a former public defender, and he has a proven track record of acquittals and dismissals in criminal cases ranging from traffic violations to murder prosecutions.

Grant accepts state and federal criminal defense cases in Charleston County, Dorchester County, Georgetown County, Horry County, and the surrounding areas in Eastern South Carolina.

If you’ve been charged with a crime in the Charleston, SC area, call at (843) 808-2100 or fill out our online contact form to set up a free consultation to discuss your case.

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Criminal Defense Lawyer in Charleston, SC
is it my first second or third drug offense

Is this My First, Second, or Third Drug Offense in SC?

What counts as a prior drug offense in SC? It matters, because, depending on what the current drug charges are, whether it is a first, second, or third drug offense could make the difference between a fine or probation if convicted or a lengthy mandatory minimum sentence. Although some police (and some prosecutors) think that, ...

whats the difference between hemp and marijuana

What’s the Difference Between Hemp and Marijuana?

What’s the difference between hemp and marijuana? In SC, one difference is that marijuana is still illegal, with or without a medical prescription, while hemp is legal. Unfortunately, police may not know how to tell the difference between the two: Truckers, now free to haul hemp from state to state, have been stopped and sometimes arrested ...

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