Criminal Defense Bluffton, SC

Bluffton Criminal Defense Attorneys

Defending Against Serious Criminal Charges 

Being charged with a crime is extremely serious. In South Carolina, criminal charges are harshly prosecuted; you could face significant penalties that may affect every area of your life, from your employment to your reputation to your very freedom. 

If you or someone you know has been arrested, it is crucial to understand the various legal options available and how to protect your rights. At Bauer & Metro, P.C., we can help you navigate this challenging time in your life. 

Our Bluffton criminal defense attorneys offer personal attention and one-on-one guidance in each and every case. We are here to answer your questions, address your concerns, and fight to protect your future. 

Contact us online or call (843) 683-5297 right away for a free, confidential consultation.

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DUI
Driving Under The Influence
Have you been charged with DUI? You will need expert counsel.

Types of Criminal Cases We Handle 

We are well-versed in South Carolina’s criminal justice system. As a local law firm with deep roots in the community, we are intimately familiar with the local court system, judges, and juries. Our team has experience handling a wide range of criminal matters and is ready to represent you.

We can assist you with the following criminal defense cases: 

  • DUIDriving under the influence (DUI) is a serious offense in South Carolina. Our experienced attorneys at Bauer & Metro, P.C. can help individuals facing DUI charges build a strong defense strategy to protect their rights and minimize the potential consequences.
  • Drug crimes: Drug possession and other drug charges can result in severe penalties. Our skilled lawyers have extensive knowledge of South Carolina drug laws and can provide the necessary guidance to individuals facing drug charges.
  • Burglary: Burglary charges can have long-lasting consequences. Our team of criminal defense attorneys has successfully handled numerous burglary cases in South Carolina and can help develop a robust defense strategy tailored to your specific situation.
  • Assault: Assault charges can have serious implications on an individual's personal and professional life. At Bauer & Metro, P.C., our attorneys have a proven track record of defending clients against assault charges and ensuring their rights are protected throughout the legal process.
  • Domestic violence: If you have been accused of domestic violence, you face significant repercussions, from prison time to reputational damage and the loss of certain rights. Our attorneys can help defend you against domestic violence charges and work to reduce the consequences you face.

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list; if you or someone you love is facing any type of criminal charge, reach out to Bauer & Metro, P.C. to learn how we can help. 

Protecting Your Rights After an Arrest 

If you or someone you know has been arrested, it is essential to take immediate steps to protect your rights and ensure you receive the best possible legal representation. 

Here are some important actions to consider:

  • Remain calm: It is crucial to stay calm and composed during this challenging time. Panicking or making hasty decisions can potentially harm your defense.
  • Exercise the right to remain silent: Exercise your right to remain silent until you have legal representation. Remember, anything you say can be used against you in court.
  • Seek legal representation: Contact a reputable criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. An experienced lawyer, such as ours at Bauer & Metro, P.C., can guide you through the legal process, protect your rights, and develop a solid defense strategy.
  • Understand plea options: Defendants have various plea options available to them, including guilty, not guilty, and no-contest pleas. Our skilled attorneys can explain the implications of each option and help you determine the best course of action.

We are here to protect your rights throughout the legal process. Although you may be facing serious penalties, know that you do not have to navigate these challenges on your own. 

    "they took care of everything with open communication and ease which allowed me to focus on healing!"

    Rob Metro and his team are amazing! After being in a car accident, they took care of everything with open communication and ...

    Brittani A.
    "They work very efficiently to settle your case."

    Definitely the best law firm around! They work very efficiently to settle your case. Wonderful personal experience!

    Brandon S.
    "They are the top local legal team for what they practice."

    They are the top local legal team for what they practice. Hard working, connected, smart and always prepared.

    Martin L.
    "Professional, provided timely responses"

    Professional, provided timely responses, always available to answer questions. Completely satisfied with the outcome. ...

    Vicki H
    "They got results for me that I never imagined possible"

    Best law firm in the low country!!! Everyone was kind, supportive, & understanding throughout my case. They got results for ...

    Carrie W.
    "Thank you very much Rob and your team for all of your hard work in the complex case."

    Great communication throughout the legal proceedings and easily accessible when I had questions, comments or concerns. Thank ...

    Andrew J.
    "I was very pleased with the outcome."

    Bauer & Metro represented me in an unusual case (not a typical injury case). I was very pleased with the outcome.

    Don S.
    "Sam was amazing and showed that he truly cared about my case"

    I had Sam Bauer as my Lawyer. He was amazing and showed that he truly cared about my case and got me better results then I ...

    Kent C.

How Our Bluffton Criminal Defense Lawyers Can Help 

Bauer & Metro, P.C. is a highly respected criminal defense law firm with decades of experience handling a wide range of criminal cases throughout the South Carolina Lowcountry. Our team of skilled attorneys has a deep understanding of the local legal system and is committed to providing exceptional representation to clients. Whether you are facing DUI charges, drug possession allegations, burglary accusations, or assault charges, our lawyers have the knowledge and experience to protect your rights and fight for the best possible outcome.

If you or someone you know is facing criminal charges in South Carolina, don't hesitate to reach out to Bauer & Metro, P.C. Our dedicated team of criminal defense attorneys is here to help. 

For a completely free and confidential consultation, call (843) 683-5297 or contact us online using our secure request form.

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