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Montgomery County Criminal Defense Lawyers

Here at Fendley & Etson, we are committed to providing effective criminal defense services to those who are facing charges. Building a strong defense requires the ability to identify weaknesses in the prosecution’s case. Our decades of experience allow us to look at the facts of a case and quickly identify how we should focus our efforts to help our clients achieve the best possible resolution to their cases. If you’re facing criminal charges of any kind, contact our dedicated Montgomery County criminal defense lawyers today.

Criminal Defense Lawyers | Representing Clients in Clarksville and all of Tennessee

Have you been charged with a crime? If so, you need a team of dedicated criminal defense lawyers who can effectively fight for your rights and future. Fortunately, if you’re reading this, you are in the right place. Fendley & Etson is your shield against criminal accusations. To us, your future and freedom is our number one priority. If you have any questions or wish to speak with our legal team, simply call or contact us online today.

Our Criminal Defense Services

Our firm provides highly effective representation for a wide range of criminal-related matters, including the following:

  • DUIs: A drunk driving conviction can create years of difficulties that can include heightened insurance rates, loss of driving privileges, fines, and the risk of elevated penalties if another DUI arrest occurs in the future. We help fight these charges and work to protect our clients’ driver’s licenses after a DUI/DWI.
  • Drug Charges: Drug possession charges carry severe penalties – from jail and fines to the damage having a drug conviction on your record can do to your ability to pursue a college degree, lease an apartment, or secure a job that requires background checks.
  • Domestic Violence: Domestic violence charges can have an immediate impact on your life. Conditional orders of release or orders of protection can force you out of your home and leave you unable to contact your spouse or significant other among other restrictions such as being unable to possess firearms.
  • Probation Violations: No one should go to a probation violation hearing without representation. Without an effective defense, you can be sent to jail directly from the hearing. Our dedicated Montgomery County criminal defense lawyers stand ready to fight, tooth and nail, for your freedom.
  • Shoplifting: Shoplifting may seem like a minor crime, but the consequences can be severe and long-lasting. A conviction can lead to jail time, fines, community service, and a permanent record that could impact future employment opportunities and tarnish one’s reputation. Our firm understands the intricacies of theft laws and will vigorously defend you against shoplifting charges. We aim to minimize penalties and, when possible, seek case dismissal to prevent a conviction from affecting your future.
  • Gun Crimes: Firearms laws in Tennessee are intricate and continually evolving. Being charged with a gun crime, whether it’s unlawful possession, carrying without a permit, or a more serious offense like a firearm assault, can lead to severe penalties. Our attorneys are well-versed in the state’s gun laws and are committed to ensuring that your rights are protected, aiming for reduced charges or even a complete dismissal of your case.
  • Assault: Assault charges in Tennessee range from misdemeanor simple assault to felony aggravated assault. The penalties can be as severe as lengthy imprisonment, substantial fines, and a lifelong criminal record. Our team is experienced in defending against assault charges, gathering evidence, challenging witness testimonies, and striving to protect your rights. We work diligently to offer the best defense strategy tailored to your situation.
  • Murder: Murder is among the most harshly prosecuted crimes in the state of Tennessee. If you’re currently accused of murder, you need a team of seasoned criminal defense lawyers in your corner who can effectively fight for your future and freedom.
  • Sex Crimes: Being accused of a sex crime can tarnish your reputation, even if you’re innocent. Convictions carry heavy penalties, mandatory registration as a sex offender, and lifelong stigma. We approach such cases with sensitivity and discretion. Our firm diligently investigates the allegations, scrutinizes evidence, and advocates fiercely in court to protect your rights and freedom.
  • Juvenile Crimes: Navigating the juvenile justice system can be daunting and emotionally taxing for both the young offender and their families. In Tennessee, juvenile crimes are treated differently than adult offenses, often emphasizing rehabilitation over punishment. However, the consequences can still significantly impact a young person’s future, including their educational opportunities and long-term career prospects. Our firm is dedicated to representing and guiding juveniles and their families through this complex system. We understand the unique nuances of juvenile law, the importance of early intervention, and the potential for diversion programs or alternative sentencing. Our priority is to secure the best possible outcome for the juvenile, ensuring their actions do not define or limit their future.
  • Expungement: Having a criminal record can be a significant impediment to future opportunities. Expungement is the process of legally erasing or sealing a criminal record, allowing for a fresh start. Our firm guides clients through the intricacies of the expungement process in Tennessee, ensuring that eligible individuals can move forward without the burden of past mistakes. We evaluate your situation, ensure you meet the criteria, and work diligently to clear your name.

Contact Our Clarksville, TN Law Firm Today

If you or a loved one is facing criminal charges in Tennessee, it is crucial to secure representation that not only understands the intricacies of the legal system but is also fully committed to fighting for your rights. Our team of experienced and knowledgeable criminal defense lawyers is ready to stand with you every step of the way, ensuring that your voice is heard and your rights are protected.

The bottom line is that you should never have to face criminal charges on your own. With Fendley & Etson by your side, you can approach your case with the confidence that comes from knowing you have passionate defenders who understand the ins and outs of Tennessee law. We proudly represent clients facing criminal charges throughout Tennessee, including in Montgomery County, Stewart County, Robertson County, Houston County, Dickson County, and Cheatham County. Reach out to the criminal defense lawyers at Fendley & Etson for a free initial consultation today. We’re here to help, guide, and support you through this challenging time.