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A Defense Attorney You Can Rely On

Criminal charges put more than just your freedom on the line. Your relationships, your license and your career may be in danger. With so much at stake, you need a defense attorney that you can trust.

Edward G. Bailey has established himself as a trusted source of legal advocacy over a career spanning more than 50 years. A valued member of both the legal and local communities, Mr. Bailey has a lengthy track record of success in Jacksonville and surrounding Onslow County.

Defense Strategies That Meet Your Needs

Edward G. Bailey is dedicated to addressing the legal needs of his community. He has successfully advocated for individuals accused of a broad spectrum of offenses, including:

  • Drunk driving
  • Possession or distribution of drugs
  • Sexual offenses
  • Traffic violations

Mr. Bailey is well-known in the North Carolina legal system for his professionalism and his excellent command of criminal law. He understands your rights and works diligently to obtain the best possible outcome for your case.

Vigorous Defense For DWI

The sentencing structure for DWIs in North Carolina is notoriously complex. A drunk driving offense can mean any combination of the following penalties:

  • A fine of up to $4,000
  • A jail sentence of 24 hours to two years
  • Mandatory substance abuse treatment or education
  • Installation of an ignition interlock device on your vehicle
  • License suspension

A number of aggravating factors, such as the age of the passengers or the offender’s criminal record, may increase the severity of the penalties involved.

Repeat DWI offenders or a DWI charge that results in serious injury or death may result in felony charges, carrying a minimum sentence of one year in state prison.

Edward G. Bailey has the practical knowledge to explain your charges and the impact they may have on your life. He will work alongside you to determine whether your rights were violated and construct an aggressive strategy for your defense.

Treating Every Criminal Charge With Urgency

Edward G. Bailey works with both misdemeanors and felonies. Every criminal charge, no matter what classification, can have far-reaching effects on your life. Mr. Bailey addresses each charge with the same vigor and preparation.

Contact Edward G. Bailey

A strong defense takes time to prepare. If you are being accused of a crime in Jacksonville, contact Edward G. Bailey to schedule a free initial consultation. See firsthand why Mr. Bailey’s knowledge and skill in criminal law are respected by attorneys and clients alike. Call 910-455-7711 or contact him online.