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Felony Attorney Defends Individuals in Greensboro, and High Point, North Carolina

Aggressive representation with proven results in Guilford County, Asheboro, Graham, Wentworth and Winston-Salem

The Law Offices of Ames Chamberlin, P.L.L.C. provides assertive, reputable criminal defense to citizens facing North Carolina felony charges in Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point and the surrounding areas. Ames Chamberlin is a certified criminal law specialist who has won honors and accolades from his peers, and is recognized as a Preeminent attorney by Martindale-Hubbell®. With more than 17 years of experience in the criminal courts of North Carolina, Ames Chamberlin is uniquely qualified to challenge the prosecution’s accusations against you. A dedicated criminal defender, Ames Chamberlin excels in providing aggressive representation with proven results.

Understanding felony charges in North Carolina

North Carolina crimes are divided into two categories: misdemeanors and felonies.

Felonies have far more serious consequences, including possible confinement in a state prison for more than one year. Most felony crimes fall into one of three categories:

  • Violent crimes — Violent crimes include homicide and murder; kidnapping; armed robbery; forcible rape; vehicular homicide; assault with a deadly weapon; elder, disabled or domestic abuse resulting in serious bodily injury; and certain arsons and child sexual abuse crimes.
  • Property crimes — Felony property crimes include burglary, grand theft, obtaining property by false pretenses, embezzlement of more than $100,000 and forgery.
  • Drug crimes — Drug felonies include trafficking in cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine or amphetamine; selling drugs to a child under 13; and other drug-related acts beyond simple possession for personal use.

Regardless of the felony charges, The Law Offices of Ames Chamberlin is dedicated to defending your interests and securing the best outcome possible for you.

Felony sentencing in North Carolina

Ames Chamberlin is a criminal defense specialist, highly familiar with the criminal courts. He has a proven track record of zealously protecting his clients’ rights at every stage of the criminal process, including effective and aggressive representation at sentencing. The difference between a life in prison or a chance at rehabilitation and life with your friends and family lies in the skill of your defense attorney. The Law Offices of Ames Chamberlin seeks to secure your freedom.

North Carolina felony “structured sentencing” guidelines take your prior record and the current criminal offense into account. A person with an extensive serious record may receive a state prison term, whereas a nonviolent crime committed by someone with little or no record is more likely to lead to jail, probation or a rehabilitation program.

Unsurpassed dedication to your freedom starts with a free consultation

If you face felony charges or are the subject of a felony investigation, contact The Law Offices of Ames Chamberlin immediately for dedicated and experienced criminal defense. We offer a free initial consultation and we have flexible appointment hours for your convenience. You can contact us online or by telephone at 336-638-1117 for an appointment at our convenient downtown Greensboro office.


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