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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Do Marijuana Users Lose Their Right to Own a Firearm?

State and federal gun laws prohibit gun ownership by convicted felons, persons convicted of domestic violence, and a long list of other circumstances. But do marijuana users lose their right to own a firearm? A conviction for simple possession of marijuana in SC is a misdemeanor that carries a maximum penalty of 30 days. It’s a minor ...


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