Criminal Defense


Are you being investigated or have you already been charged with a crime in South Carolina? If so, it is vital that you seek representation as soon as possible. Criminal convictions can result in major consequences, from job loss to jail time to child custody issues.

You have legal rights in the criminal justice system and you need an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side who can exploit the weaknesses in the prosecution’s case and devise the best strategy possible to reduce your chances of incurring penalties or being convicted. Joshua Bailey, a partner with the Snow and Bailey Law Firm, provides superior legal representation to help you navigate the legal system and prepare you for the charges you are facing. He is trustworthy, tenacious and dedicated to fighting for your rights, your reputation, and your liberty.

Cases We Can Help With

The Snow and Bailey Law Firm offers aggressive and strategic defense against many types of criminal charges including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Driving Under The Influence
  • Traffic Offenses
  • Murder / Manslaughter
  • Drug-Related Charges
  • Assault and Battery
  • Domestic Violence
  • Sex Crimes
  • Internet Crimes
  • Theft Crimes

We also provide legal assistance with:

  • Bond Hearings
  • Bench Warrants
  • Post-Conviction Relief
  • Expungements
  • Pardons

Common Situations

1Common Criminal Defense Questions

It is natural to be frightened when interacting with law enforcement and facing accusations that you have committed a crime. Our firm can put your mind at ease and will provide answers to important questions like:

  • What should I do if I’ve been charged with a crime in South Carolina?
  • How can a criminal defense lawyer help me?
  • How do I choose the best criminal defense law firm for my case?
2What Should I Do if I’ve Been Charged with a Crime in South Carolina?

If you have been charged with a crime in South Carolina, you need to know if you are facing misdemeanor or felony charges and the potential penalties you face. You must determine whether to plead guilty or not guilty, and whether to negotiate a plea bargain or go to trial.

The criminal justice system can be confusing if you don’t know the rules – which is why the first thing you should do after you have been arrested is to call a lawyer. You deserve the best possible representation, and it starts with retaining the services of a criminal defense attorney who is knowledgeable about local laws and who will protect your rights. Do not hesitate to contact our firm as soon as possible after your arrest or if you are questioned by police in connection with a crime to ensure that your legal rights are protected.

3How Can a Criminal Defense Lawyer Help Me?

Not every case goes to trial, which means there is a chance that your charges may be dropped or that a plea bargain to reduce penalties can be negotiated without ever having to set foot in a courtroom.

Joshua Bailey fights diligently to avoid convictions for all of his clients. He understands the procedural and legal nuances of the complex South Carolina legal system and will work tirelessly on your behalf from raising defenses to introducing reasonable doubt to obtain the most favorable result.

4How Do I Choose the Best Criminal Defense Law Firm for My Case?
With your fate resting on the outcome of your criminal trial or plea bargain, you need a lawyer who is up to the task of protecting your future. To ensure you have the strongest chance of surpassing the charges you are facing, it is imperative that you retain the services of a criminal defense attorney with experience, dedication, a track record of success, compassion, and a thorough understanding of your situation.
5Schedule a Free Consultation with an Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney
For anyone who finds themselves facing criminal charges, do not hesitate to contact us as soon as possible after your arrest or if you are being questioned by police in connection with a crime. Call (843) 669-6481 now to schedule a case evaluation and learn more about how we can provide representative or consultative services tailored to your needs.

No matter the situation or circumstance, the experienced attorneys at Snow & Bailey will seek to obtain the best possible outcome

We offer some initial consultations at no charge, so contact us to set up an appointment.