Criminal Law


Criminal Law

Traffic Ticket Defense

 Getting a traffic ticket can be a stressful and embarrassing situation. You may not know all of your options or the consequences of pleading guilty to the ticket.  What can happen to your car insurance rates? Could you lose your license?

The Ratchford Firm have handled many traffic violation situations over the years and can help you navigate the muddy waters of the court system and advocate for you to get you the best outcome for your situation.

Misdemeanor Criminal Defense

If you find yourself in a situation where you are facing a criminal charge, it’s vital that you have a criminal defense attorney to handle your case. The lawyers at The Ratchford Firm can help you the best possible outcome in whatever situation you are in.

Our law office provides experienced legal counsel for most misdemeanor criminal cases and local ordinance violations including criminal trespass, misdemeanor possession charges, theft, battery, and more.  Call our office to schedule a consultation to discuss your specific situation.


Domestic Violence

Domestic violence can take many forms, it can often involve additional charges such as assault, battery,  harassment, unlawful imprisonment and stalking. Charges related to domestic violence — whether emotional or physical — can carry very stiff penalties.

If you are a victim of domestic violence, or if you face a domestic violence charge, it’s important you get the best legal representation you can as quickly as possible. The attorneys at The Ratchford Firm believe everyone deserves the best legal representation possible. With our experience in both victim advocacy and criminal defense, we have unique insight into how to help protect your rights and find the best resolution possible for your situation.


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