Criminal Defense

As an Alabama criminal attorney, Edward L. Alley is committed to providing experienced criminal defense services in the state of Alabama. As a former Alabama prosecutor, he is well versed in Alabama laws, criminal justice system, and the court systems. His goal on every defense case is to fight for a dismissal or in the least, getting criminal charges reduced, so they have the least possible adverse impact on you. In addition to serving as a former Alabama criminal prosecutor and DUI prosecutor, Edward L. Alley is an experienced trial lawyer.

The Law Office of Edward L. Alley proudly provides criminal defense legal representation for felony and misdemeanor charges throughout Northern Alabama which include the following:

  • Athens Criminal Defense
  • Ardmore Criminal Defense
  • Decatur Criminal Defense
  • Huntsville Criminal Defense

Alabama has tough laws and penalties for criminal and DUI charges. If you have been charged with a crime in Alabama, you need to hire an attorney who has a vast amount of experience and knowledge of these Alabama laws, defenses, your constitutional rights, the prosecution, judges, court systems and procedures. Edward L. Alley has that knowledge, education, training, a vast amount of experience in all of these areas.

Depending on the classification of your criminal or DUI charges, and circumstances surrounding your case, you could face anywhere from simple probation to a lifetime in prison. Conviction sentencing can also include fines, fees, required counseling, community service, drug and alcohol testing, and other punishments.

A criminal conviction can have an impact on your future, freedom, employment, right to drive. In most cases these negative impacts affect your family.

When faced with any Alabama criminal charges, the best thing to do is hire an experienced Athens criminal defense attorney to defend case as quickly as possible. The sooner you hire a good Alabama Criminal Attorney, the sooner, they can begin building you a strong defense to mount against the prosecution and the State of Alabama.

Alabama Felony and Misdemeanor Charges

Criminal charges fall within two categories: felony or a misdemeanor. A felony is a more serious criminal charge that include penalty by incarceration in jail or prison, fees, fines, criminal record, probation or parole, restitution, community service, counseling, and/or anything else the court deems appropriate. Examples of Alabama felonies include but are not limited to aggravated assault, drug charges, weapons charges, auto theft, kidnapping, sex crimes, and felony DUI.

Alabama misdemeanors are less serious offenses but are still criminal offenses. These are punishable by no more than a year in county jail, fines, fees, probation, community service, license suspension, counseling and anything else the court deems necessary in your Alabama misdemeanor conviction. Examples of misdemeanors include but are not limited to DUI, disorderly conduct, assault, domestic violence, and criminal mischief.

Alabama Criminal Attorney

The Law Office of Edward L. Alley serves Athens, Alabama and the North Alabama region. He also assists those who face Alabama criminal charges but do not live in Alabama. His service area includes but is not limited to Athens, Decatur, Madison and Huntsville. The Law Office of Edward L. Alley is devoted to defending Criminal and DUI cases include, but are not limited to, the of the following Alabama criminal charges:

  • DUI
  • Theft Crimes
  • Assault
  • Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Sex Crimes
  • Drug Charges
  • Violent Crimes
  • Computer Crime
  • Vehicular Crimes
  • Weapons Charges
  • Domestic Violence
  • Probation Violation
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Pre-Charge Representation

Experienced and Affordable Alabama Criminal Defense Attorney

Discuss your arrest with an experienced attorney. Contact The Law Office of Edward L. Alley for your initial consultation and get the honest advice you need about your rights and your options from an experienced Alabama criminal defense lawyer.

An Athens Criminal Defense Attorney is an important when you face any Alabama criminal charges. Remember, if you are facing Alabama criminal charges, that does not mean you are guilty. You are innocent until and only if proven guilty and convicted of the criminal charges. You have a constitutional right to a defense. Use it! The sooner you get an experienced attorney like Edward L. Alley, on board to defend your case, the sooner he can work on building you a strong defense, protect your rights, freedom, and future. He has a vast amount of experience in defending his clients for Alabama jury trials, bench trials, and pre–trial settlements throughout Alabama for criminal defense of Alabama drug crimes, DUI, DUI with drugs, computer crimes, internet crimes, assault, violent crimes, drug charges, weapons charges, domestic violence, probation violations, theft, robbery, burglary, kidnapping, vehicular crimes, fraud charges, disorderly conduct, manslaughter, dangerous crimes, drug use, drug sales, drug distribution, drug manufacturing, drugs or drug paraphernalia possession and a host of other criminal charges.

Contact an Affordable and Experienced Athens Criminal Lawyer today at (256) 434-1096 for your FREE consultation. Edward L. Alley will provide you directly with a confidential consultation for your Alabama criminal or DUI charges.

The following language is required pursuant to Rule 7.2, Alabama Rules of Professional Conduct. No representation is made that the quality of legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers. This web site is designed for general information only. The information presented at this site should not be construed to be formal legal advice nor the formation of a lawyer/client relationship.