Criminal Defense Attorneys in North Charleston

Apostolou Law Firm will be your trusted advocate and ally, offering legal advise and reliable support to navigate even the most complex criminal defense cases.

Work with a Trusted Criminal Defense Team

Are you or a loved one facing legal trouble because of an arrest or criminal allegation? We know that facing criminal charges puts you in a stressful and challenging situation. Whether you know you’re being investigated by law enforcement, or you’ve already been charged with an offense, we understand all that’s at stake for you and your family. Regardless of the circumstances, our experienced and compassionate criminal defense attorneys are here to provide you with knowledgeable and fierce advocacy.

Apostolou Law Firm is your trusted partner in navigating the complex landscape of criminal defense throughout the Charleston area. We’re here to shoulder some of that stress, offering you support and a legal strategy based on years of experience. Our team of criminal defense attorneys is well-versed in South Carolina’s criminal justice system and will be your fiercest advocate. Whether you’re facing charges for DUI, drug offenses, assault, or any other criminal offense, we will fight on your behalf.

Don’t face your legal challenges alone. Contact us today for a confidential consultation at our North Charleston, SC location. Our dedicated team is ready to stand by your side, providing the compassionate, experienced, and fierce advocacy you deserve. Your future is too important to leave to chance.

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Criminal Defense Service Areas

The dedicated legal team at Apostolou Law Firm specializes in a range of criminal defense cases. From DUI and traffic offenses to drug charges and major felonies, we provide comprehensive and strategic legal representation to protect your rights.


DUI / Drunk Driving Offenses

A DUI charge can have profound consequences that can impact the rest of your life. The defense attorneys at Apostolou Law Firm will advise you on the best strategy for your case. Regardless of what you’re facing, you have the right to work with an experienced team of DUI attorneys in North Charleston, SC. Call us to schedule a consultation.

Traffic Offenses

Even seemingly minor traffic violations can have consequences, including fines and increased insurance rates. Our team can provide you with effective representation, whether you’re dealing with speeding tickets, reckless driving charges, or other traffic offenses, to mitigate the penalties and protect your driving record.

Drug Offenses

Drug charges can lead to severe penalties, including jail time and substantial fines. We have a thorough understanding of drug laws in South Carolina and will work diligently to build a strong defense strategy. We’ll explore every avenue to challenge the evidence and protect your rights.

Gun Charges

Gun-related charges require a careful approach. Our team is experienced in handling cases involving illegal firearm possession, concealed carry violations, and other gun offenses. With Apostolou Law Firm, you’ll know your legal team is fighting to secure the best possible outcome for your case.


Theft, Shoplifting, Larceny

Being accused of theft-related crimes can hurt your reputation and lead to significant legal consequences. Our criminal defense attorneys understand the nuances of theft, shoplifting, and larceny cases. We’ll work to mitigate charges and explore avenues for potential reductions or dismissals.



Assault charges can range from minor altercations to more serious offenses. Our skilled defense attorneys will meticulously review the circumstances of your case and develop a robust defense strategy. We aim to protect your rights and seek the most favorable resolution possible.


Major Felonies - Murder, Attempted Murder, Burglary

Facing major felony charges like murder, attempted murder, or burglary is serious and can be life-changing. Our experienced legal team handles complex felony cases. We’ll provide strong advocacy, thorough investigations, and strategic defense to protect your rights and secure the best possible outcome given the circumstances.

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Criminal Defense FAQs

What should I do if I've been arrested or charged with a crime in Charleston, SC?

Our immediate advice is to remain silent and request an attorney. It’s crucial not to make any statements to law enforcement until you have legal representation.

How can a criminal defense attorney help me if I'm innocent?

A skilled attorney can investigate your case, gather evidence, interview witnesses, and build a strong defense to prove your innocence. They’ll also navigate legal procedures and protect your rights throughout the process.

What can I expect during the criminal defense process?

The process can vary depending on the charges, but generally, it involves arrest, arraignment, pre-trial hearings, trial (if necessary), and potentially appeals. Your attorney will guide you through each stage.

Can a criminal defense attorney negotiate a plea bargain on my behalf?

Yes, your attorney can negotiate with the prosecution to secure a plea deal that may reduce charges or penalties. They’ll assess whether a plea bargain is in your best interest.

What are the potential consequences of a criminal conviction?

Consequences can include fines, probation, imprisonment, a criminal record, and impacts on employment and housing. Your attorney will explain how specific charges may affect you.

Do I need an attorney for my bond setting?

You should hire a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible for your case, including the bond setting. Often times clients get a lower bond setting because the Court knows they already have an attorney.

How much does hiring a criminal defense attorney cost?

The cost can vary depending on factors including the complexity of the case. We offer a free consultation, which you can schedule below.

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