A criminal charge is one of the most frightening and most anxiety producing events that can happen to someone.

If you have been charged with a crime, no matter what the alleged crime is, you need strong representation. The Law Office of W. James Hoffmeyer has been defending individuals facing criminal charges for more than two decades. Mr. Hoffmeyer has successfully defended felonies and misdemeanors in both State and Federal Court.

A criminal prosecution is brought by the State or Federal Government against an individual. Under the Due Process Clause of the United States Constitution, individuals cannot be deprived of life or liberty without due process of the law. A fair and just trial by jury is a part of Due Process, and is guaranteed in the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution and Article I, § 14 of the South Carolina Constitution.

James Hoffmeyer represents individuals charged with various criminal offenses, both felonies and misdemeanors, including but not limited to, Murder, Manslaughter, Burglary, Robbery, Domestic Violence, Criminal Sexual Conduct, Assault, Larceny, DUI, and Drug Offenses.

Mr. Hoffmeyer is certified to act as lead counsel in death penalty cases.