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Offering Comprehensive Criminal Defense Services for the Accused

Scharff Law Firm is a criminal defense law practice in Raleigh, NC that helps to protect the rights of the accused in the Wake County area. Amily McCool has over a decade of experience working in the legal system. She is a former prosecutor in Wake County which helps her to understand what her clients face and gives her an edge in representing you.  She strives to be the best criminal defense attorney you could hire, not stopping short at easy resolutions, but rather fighting for your constitutional rights. She is passionate about assisting people in cleaning up their criminal records through the expunction process and giving everyone a second chance. In addition to criminal defense, Amily brings nearly 20 years of experience working with survivors of domestic violence and focuses specifically on the protection of victims of domestic and sexual violence in civil court and campus Title IX hearings.

Amily Mccool is a former prosecutor and is focused on the protection of victims of domestic violence and victims who may be falsely accused of domestic violence.

Misdemeanor and Felony Cases

Scharff Law Firm can help you fight your case for a number of different misdemeanors or felony charges. Whether you need an assault defense lawyer following a physical altercation, a traffic ticket attorney or a shoplifting and theft lawyer in Raleigh to help you fight charges of shoplifting, Scharff Law Firm can help. Even if a judge decides you’re guilty, we will fight to insure that you don’t receive a punishment that’s too extreme for the crime committed. If you need a defense lawyer for a domestic violence situation, we can represent you. We listen to all sides of a story and work to help you resolve felony or misdemeanor criminal cases. We negotiate with the court system to help give you a second chance.

Drug and Traffic Charges in Raleigh

Scharff Law Firm has years of experience dealing with drug charges and DUI or DWI charges. Depending on the circumstances, we can fight to have your case dismissed or reduce your bond or penalties. A great drug crimes lawyer understands how to negotiate a drug charge and argue drunk driving charges. We know that you’re nervous about facing criminal charges, which is why we work hard to keep you informed about the proceedings. If you live in the Raleigh, NC area, or any area of NC, give us a call to set up a free consultation to see how we can help you fight your charges.