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Criminal Justice Defense

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John Hughes is an experienced criminal defense lawyer who routinely handles state cases in Desoto County, Mississippi, and the surrounding area.

What We

You can easily become overwhelmed by the criminal justice system.  Your legal rights are important and protected by the constitution of the United States and the constitution of the state of Mississippi.  Competent legal representation is necessary whether you are being investigated related to a crime, or have been criminally charged with a misdemeanor, felony or youth court violation.  Attorney John Hughes has the experience and knowledge to provide you with zealous and aggressive protection of your legal rights.

Having served as a retained private attorney and as a court appointed public defender in Desoto County, Mississippi and the surrounding area, John Hughes has handled numerous cases and recognizes the importance of the right to freedom until found to be guilty for each and every client.  John Hughes has taken the time to evaluate each case not only to determine the potential for incarceration, but what the effects of a permanent criminal record can cause in an individual’s life.  John Hughes takes a wholistic view of each case to assess how the outcome not only affects you today, but how it will affect you into your future.

When facing criminal allegations, you need to take steps to protect yourself.  That starts with consulting with an experienced criminal defense attorney who can help you understand your charges and formulate a defense to resolve your case in a favorable result.  John Hughes’s extensive experience in the criminal justice system gives him insight as to how to have charges dismissed and sentences reduced. Call now for an initial consultation.

John Hughes has represented clients in:

  • Assaults

  • Driving While Intoxicated

  • Drug Crimes

  • Theft/Larceny/Fraud

  • Burglary/Robbery

  • Homicide

  • Sex Crimes

  • Arson

  • Gun Possession

  • Domestic Violence

  • Youth Court Violations

  • Conspiracy

To schedule a consultation:
call 662.298.3607 or text 662.404.2300.

Robb Walters

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