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Clayton Criminal Defense Attorney

Fighting for your rights and freedom throughout North Carolina

If you have been accused of a state or federal crime, I can provide you with an aggressive defense. I know that a criminal conviction, no matter how small, can greatly affect your family, career, reputation, freedoms and even your immigration status. If you are convicted, there is a lot at stake — and the consequences can include:

  • Jail time
  • Large fines
  • Probation
  • Restitution to crime victims

Preparing clients as if every case is going to trial

I am Robert S. Pleasant, a Clayton criminal defense attorney who prepares every case as if it is going to trial. My thorough preparation and experience allows me to build a strong defense for you whether you are charged with a misdemeanor or a felony. I understand North Carolina’s statutes regarding these crimes and will protect your rights. If you are arrested, I provide you with the defense you deserve. I determine if the charges against you can be dismissed, reduced or expunged to keep your record clean.  I know the results I achieve for you may have a lasting impact on your life.

I prepare the aggressive defense you deserve on the following matters:

  • Felonies
  • Misdemeanors
  • DWI
  • Traffic violations
  • Sex crimes and rape
  • Drug offenses
  • White collar crimes
  • Juvenile crimes

North Carolina DWI and traffic violations

North Carolina has strict laws and penalties regarding driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. I can navigate you through the complex drunk driving laws.

In addition to DWI charges, I handle all traffic matters, including:

  • Speeding tickets
  • Reckless driving
  • Driving with a suspended license
  • Driving with a revoked license
  • Road rage

Don’t trust your freedom to a less-experienced Clayton criminal defense lawyer

If you have been accused of a crime or charged with a DWI or another traffic violation, call me at 919-585-1589 or contact me online to schedule an appointment.