Criminal Defense Attorney In Charleston

Since 1978, Dennis E. O'Neill has represented thousands of clients in Municipal, Magistrate, State and Federal Courts on criminal charges, including Murder, Murder for Hire, Armed Robbery, Bank Robbery, Assault and Battery with Intent to Kill, Lynching, Kidnapping, Drugs and Narcotics Cases, Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Felony DUI and numerous other criminal offenses.

Mr. O'Neill has extensive experience in Criminal Defense. He served as part-time Public Defender in the city of Charleston and also as part-time Prosecutor for the County of Charleston, prosecuting cases in Magistrates and Municipal Courts throughout Charleston County. Mr. O'Neill defended his first Murder case in 1979. Since that time, he has defended in jury trials, bench trials and negotiated pleas, individuals charged in State and Federal courts with a wide variety of Criminal Offenses, including Murder, Murder for Hire, Armed Robbery, Assault and Battery with Intent to Kill (ABWIK), Assault and Battery of a High and Aggravated Nature (ABHN), Bank Robbery, Kidnapping, Distribution of Heroin, Lynching, Distribution of Crack Cocaine, Home Invasion, Felony DUI and numerous other criminal offenses.

Expungement of Records

Among the important services which our firm offers to our clients is the Expungement of records of previous criminal charges. The Expungement of criminal records in magistrate's and municipal courts is governed by South Carolina Code Section 17-22-950 et seq. and the Expungement of criminal records in General Sessions is governed by South Carolina Code Section 17-22-940 et seq. If you have a criminal arrest on your record for a charge which was dismissed, nol-prossed, or on which you were found not guilty and you would like to have the paperwork associated with that arrest expunged from your permanent record, contact us promptly. Please note that Expungements are Court Orders which instruct various government agencies to destroy public documents. Expungement Orders do not affect private individuals, corporations, insurance companies or other entities which might have a copy of your criminal record.

Contact Us

If you have been charged with DUI, any traffic offense, Minor in Possession of Alcohol or any other criminal offense, please call the O'Neill Law Firm, LLC, to seek immediate assistance. Contact our office by calling 843-884-9494.