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Law Office of Grant B. Smaldone

Criminal Defense Lawyer in Charleston, SC

Attorney Grant B. Smaldone is a trial lawyer focused on criminal defense in state and federal courts in Charleston, SC, and Eastern South Carolina.

Grant takes criminal defense and your freedom seriously. He is a member of the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (SCACDL) and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL). He is a former prosecutor, a former public defender, and he has a proven track record of acquittals and dismissals in criminal cases ranging from traffic violations to murder prosecutions.

Grant accepts state and federal criminal defense cases in Charleston County, Dorchester County, Georgetown County, Horry County, and the surrounding areas in Eastern South Carolina.

If you’ve been charged with a crime in the Charleston, SC area, call at (843) 808-2100 or fill out our online contact form to set up a free consultation to discuss your case.

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If you go to trial in a criminal case, do you have a right to individually poll the jurors after a guilty verdict? After three days of trial, closing arguments, long, boring jury instructions from the judge, and several hours of deliberation locked in their jury room, the jurors have filed back into the court ...


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Can you get pretrial diversion in SC? In Charleston, SC, there are a number of pretrial diversion programs that are available to first-time offenders (and sometimes persons with prior convictions also), including: Pretrial intervention (PTI), Alcohol Education Program (AEP), Traffic Education Program (TEP), Conditional discharges, and Drug Court. If the programs are completed successfully, the ...