Criminal Lawyers for Forsyth County and Surrounding North Georgia

If you’ve been accused of a crime, you may feel like the world is against you. Friends and family may distance themselves. Your boss may question your work performance. Your school may suspend you or take away certain privileges. And you’ve only just been arrested and charged with a crime. You may already feel like a criminal even though you haven’t been convicted.

You have the right to defend yourself against criminal charges.

You are innocent until proven guilty and have the right to a defense against criminal charges. And you don’t have to do it alone. A good criminal attorney can mean the difference between long-term incarceration and your freedom.

Banks, Stubbs & McFarland brings more than 90 years combined experience to your criminal case. With a reputation for personal attention and good results, our criminal defense attorneys focus on aggressively protecting your rights.

Have you or a family member been charged with a crime?

Whether you need to restore your driver’s license, reduce drug charges, or get an expungement of a previous conviction, our criminal law attorneys can help.

Dedicated defense lawyer with integrity, insight and commitment. Rafe did a fantastic job of understanding my situation and defending me. He was open minded and always eager to listen and work on my case. He came and visited me day, nights, weekends and worked diligently on my case. He always kept my best interest at heart and never wavered from this.

- Don

Call the law firm of Banks, Stubbs & McFarland at 770-887-1209 for an initial consultation with a criminal defense lawyer. With offices in Cumming, GA, our attorneys represent those accused of criminal offenses in the following areas:

  • Forsyth County
  • Cherokee County
  • Dawson County
  • Fulton County
  • Gwinnett County
  • Hall County
  • Lumpkin County

DUI Defense

If you’ve been arrested for DUI, we will immediately work to reinstate your Georgia driving privileges, so you can continue to work, provide for your family and avoid an increase in insurance premiums. A driver’s license suspension can occur in as little as 10 business days from the date of an arrest -- so you must act now to ensure that your interests are safeguarded.

DUI is a crime, so you need a criminal DUI attorney to protect your rights and get your DUI charges reduced or dismissed. Consequences of a DUI conviction include jail time, loss of driving privileges and heavy fees. Our criminal attorneys can help you avoid the harsh fines and penalties of a DUI in Georgia.

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Drug Crimes

If you are awaiting trial on a drug charges, our criminal defense attorneys research your arrest for any sign of illegal search and seizure by overzealous law enforcement. If a criminal trial is necessary, we present your case persuasively in court in ways that resonate with judge and jury. We actively advocate for you throughout the legal process and stay available to address your questions and concerns.

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Violent Crimes

Being accused and convicted of a violent crime in Georgia can lead to serious consequences, like the criminal punishments meted out in a court of law as well as severe personal consequences. Your livelihood and your future may be threatened in such circumstances. If you’ve been accused of a criminal violent activity, you need an experienced criminal defense lawyer to protect your legal rights.

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