Criminal Defense For Students

Wilmington Criminal Defense Attorneys Defending College Students

Perhaps you grew up in the Wilmington area and always planned to go to college here. Or perhaps you are from another city in North Carolina or elsewhere and decided that the Wilmington area and one of the many colleges and universities here were the right fit for furthering your education.

At Roberts Law Group, PLLC, we understand that getting into trouble with the law was probably not on your list of things to do when you became a college student. But mistakes or decisions were made, you were arrested and now you need a criminal defense attorney who will not only protect you from spending time in jail, but will also protect your educational and professional future.

As a former Assistant District Attorney here in New Hanover County, attorney Patrick Roberts understands the criminal justice system. The experienced lawyers of Roberts Law Group, PLLC, will do their best to get the best possible results for you.

Long-Lasting Consequences for High School and College Students

For many students, high school and college are just the start of young adult life and a criminal conviction now can reach far into the future. In today's already competitive job market, a criminal record can mean the difference between getting hired and getting passed over for a job. If you are planning to continue on with any kind of graduate work, a conviction on your record can make admission to your chosen program more difficult and may limit your access to government-backed funding.

The criminal defense attorneys of Roberts Law Group, PLLC, in Wilmington, defend college and high school students facing criminal prosecution for:

Don't let one mistake change your plans for the future.

Two Systems for One Crime

The Wilmington defense attorneys of Roberts Law Group, PLLC, defend students charged with crimes who are attending high school in the Wilmington area as well as the various colleges and universities, including:

  • The University of North Carolina-Wilmington
  • Cape Fear Community College
  • Brunswick Community College
  • Shaw University
  • Miller-Mote College
  • Mount Olive College

When defending students like you against criminal charges related to drinking and driving, drug possession or other crimes, our student defense attorneys understand that the criminal side is only one piece of what you will face. Often, colleges and universities will have their own disciplinary review system, student review board or disciplinary review board for students charged with and convicted of criminal offenses.

Charged With a Crime? Talk to an Attorney Today

Call 910-212-5555 or contact our firm online to schedule a free initial consultation with an experienced criminal defense attorney from Roberts Law Group, PLLC, at our Wilmington office today.