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Criminal Defense Attorneys

Criminal Attorney in Fayetteville and Fort Liberty

If you or someone you love has been charged with a crime, you should seek immediate legal defense representation. If not handled in an effective and time-efficient manner, your criminal charge could quickly turn into a conviction that will follow you around for the rest of your life.

The Richardson Firm is your legal solution to criminal defense.

From stop sign violations to capital murder charges, our experienced criminal defense attorneys in Fayetteville will fight on your behalf. Our No. 1 priority is to protect your rights and interests.

Three of our attorneys have worked as prosecutors for the Cumberland County District Attorney’s Office. We have experience in the courtrooms of Cumberland County.

Following an arrest, it is extremely important to consult the advice of a Fayetteville criminal defense attorney before speaking to anyone else.

Contact The Richardson Firm, PLLC, to schedule your consultation to discuss your situation.

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Cumberland County Misdemeanor & Felony Attorneys

Both former prosecutors at the Cumberland County District Attorney’s Office, our dedicated lawyers have spent time arguing the law from both sides of the courtroom. This experience affords them the ability to anticipate the moves and methods of the prosecution.

We provide skilled defense for a wide array of misdemeanors and felonies in both state and federal court (Fort Liberty) including:

Criminal convictions can result in damaging consequences for your future. Employment opportunities, relationships with family and friends as well as your overall reputation and good name will be affected. To protect yourself, experienced defense representation is necessary.

North Carolina Criminal Record Expungements

In some cases, it may be possible to expunge the criminal charges on your record for good. This is typically a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and gives individuals a “fresh start” at life.

Our Fayetteville criminal defense attorneys will help you to understand the process and assess whether or not you are eligible for an expunction.

Contact Our Criminal Defense Lawyers Today!

When you come in for your free initial consultation, you will sit down with one of our criminal defense attorneys in Fayetteville to discuss the charges you are facing. After giving you an honest assessment of your case, we will discuss your options going forward. Although we cannot make your charges go away, we will work together in an effort to protect your name and your future.

To start your consultation, contact our Fayetteville law firm by calling (910) 488-5050 today or fill out a simple contact form below!

Client Reviews

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“I highly recommend this firm if you're looking for an attorney in Cumberland County. My traffic matter was handled within one week of receiving my citation. You just cannot beat that. Attorney Patrick Anstead is really good at his job and Melissa is very...


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Elaine M.

I was facing a serious felony charge looking at 20 years. As soon as I stepped in the office, the staff were very polite and professional and took care of my case as if it was their own. I ended up walking away with a misdemeanor and a year probation. This law...

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This law firm is the best! Thank you Mr. Poppy & his assistant Melissa for handling my case with compassion and kindness. I could always call Melissa and Kris was there anytime I needed to see him. It was a very serious case, thank God I had someone on my side...

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Being in need of legal representation, I contacted Mr. Matthew Richardson after he was recommended to me by a friend. Mr. Richardson and his paralegal, Ms. Codia DiTarana-Evans were pleasant to work with and did an excellent job taking care of my legal needs.

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Matt Richardson was extremely helpful in giving legal advice. He had our best interest in mind. He was detail oriented, and made us a priority. I highly recommend his practice for all legal matters big or small.

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