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Charged with a Drug-Related Crime?

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Charged with a Drug-Related Crime?

Experienced Drug Crime Defense Lawyer

Drug charges are serious, but you don’t have to handle them alone. Contact us for an initial consultation at 864-298-0084, or contact us using the form provided.

Bannister, Wyatt, and Stalvey was there for me when I thought things were hopeless. After an intense investigation, they found some things no one had thought of and it saved the day for me.

- Jay Saxon, Greenville, SC

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If you have been charged with a drug-related crime in South Carolina, you may be facing serious consequences that can be life-altering. Even simple possession can stay on your record and can impact future employment or living situations. Seeking an experienced criminal defense attorney that you trust is an important next step.

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Important!

Remember a Few Key Things:

Don't Talk To The Police.

Do not discuss your case with the police, without your attorney present.

Don't Talk About Your Case.

You should not speak about your case with anyone until you are represented by an attorney.

Choose Your Next Steps Carefully

Drug and narcotic charges can carry serious penalties and fines so it is important to hire a seasoned drug defense attorney to protect you and your rights.

Information About Being Charged With A Drug-Related Crime In South Carolina

Drug and narcotic charges can carry serious penalties and fines so it is important to hire a seasoned drug defense attorney to protect you and your rights. A knowledgeable criminal defense attorney can educate and advocate for you while crafting a smart defense strategy unique to your situation.

The lawyers at Bannister, Wyatt & Stalvey, LLC are well-versed in creating successful, solid criminal defenses for all types of drug charges – from misdemeanors to federal cases.

What You Should Know:

Most criminal drug charges stem from possession, manufacturing, distributing or trafficking drugs or narcotics (“controlled substances,” as the law refers to them). These crimes carry a wide range of different consequences – some life-altering. The type of substance can greatly impact potential outcomes and each drug crime requires a different defense strategy.

What Should You Do Next?

Hire an attorney with experience defending against drug charges as early as possible after you are charged. This step will help you achieve the best possible resolution to your case. An attorney will help you understand any state or federal consequences of the charge and analyze your situation to find weaknesses in the prosecution’s case.

The criminal defense attorneys at Bannister, Wyatt and Stalvey have over 35 years’ experience defending against drug-related charges. Contact our law offices today for an initial consultation to discuss the details of your case confidentially. Give us a call at 864-298-0084, or contact us using the form provided.

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Our Attorneys

Jim Bannister

James Bannister - Managing Partner

James W. Bannister (“Jim”) is committed to providing his clients with experienced, insightful and well-prepared criminal defense representation in a broad range of cases. Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy in criminal defense advocacy since 2007, Mr. Bannister has been named to Super Lawyers for his work in criminal defense in 2010 and 2012-2017, and garnered a listing in The Best Lawyers in America every year since 2007 in the categories of criminal defense, white-collar criminal defense, and DUI defense.

Alex Stalvey

Alex Stalvey - Managing Partner

Alex Stalvey served as a prosecutor in Spartanburg and Greenville counties prior to joining the firm in 2009. Based on his extensive experience in the courtroom, Alex achieved Criminal Trial Advocacy Certification from the National Board of Trial Advocacy in 2014. He has represented clients as lead trial counsel on various cases, including Murder, Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor, Burglary and DUI.

Alex speaks regularly on criminal defense strategies and has given presentations to local and statewide conferences. He also has published articles on criminal law in several publications including South Carolina Lawyer and the Justice Bulletin.