More than two decades of experience in North Carolina

Effective Defense Against Violent Crime Charges

If you are facing any type of violent felony charge in North Carolina, your future is clearly on the line. Conviction may bring a long jail or prison sentence and a criminal record that limits you in every aspect of your life afterward. In this pivotal time, you need a proven, active trial attorney on your side.

Over 20 years in practice, I have taken more than 120 felony cases to jury verdict. This includes providing rigorous trial advocacy for individuals charged with the most serious offenses of all under the statutes: capital and first-degree murder. If you or a loved one must confront violent felony allegations, you can turn to me, Wilmington-based attorney Geoffrey W. Hosford, for trustworthy, effective legal counsel.

What Specific Charges Do You Face?

An aggressive, comprehensive approach is essential to defend against any serious felony allegation. Your case may require a lawyer adept in discovery, witness examination, motion practice, jury selection and other aspects of trial practice. Board-certified in both state and federal criminal law by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, I am well-equipped to find and execute the best approach to charges such as:

  • Murder, attempted murder or manslaughter
  • Assault inflicting great bodily harm
  • Rape or other sex offenses
  • Armed robbery (robbery with a dangerous weapon)
  • Felony death by vehicle — as well as habitual-offender felony DWI and other DWI cases
  • Violent crimes convicted by a felon or a person governed by a protective order
  • Weapons offenses

Free Initial Consultation

I will provide a free initial consultation if you or a family member needs basic legal guidance. My clients receive dedicated, personal attention and ready access to me whenever needed. A lawyer prepared to deal with every aspect of your case is one call away at Hosford & Hosford PC: 800-763-0939 or 910-726-3199 (toll free).