Anderson. S.C. Criminal Defense Attorneys


Travis Newton Anderson, South Carolina Criminal Defense Attorney

Criminal defense attorneys play a pivotal role in the justice system, safeguarding the rights of individuals accused of a crime. A criminal defense attorney's duties are multifaceted, including identifying procedural errors and potential defenses, negotiating with prosecutors, preparing for trial, and representing the accused in court. Throughout this process, criminal defense attorneys navigate complex legal frameworks, interpret laws and precedents, and devise strategies that best represent their client's interests. All client communications with the Travis Newton Law Firm and Anderson, S.C. Criminal Defense Attorney Travis Newton are confidential and protected by attorney-client privilege. When arrested or questioned by police, it is important to remain silent and contact a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. 


Presumption of Innocence

The cornerstone of a democratic legal system is the presumption of innocence (the principle that the accused is considered innocent until proven guilty). The presumption of innocence is a due process right under the Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution. If the state is unable to meet the burden of proof, the accused should be found not guilty. The Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution protects the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures, and shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched and the persons or things to be seized.


Exclusionary Rule

The exclusionary rule excludes evidence gathered in violation of the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution from being admissible in criminal court. The primary purpose of the exclusionary rule is to deter law enforcement from infringing on the constitutional rights of individual citizens. In the landmark decision Mapp vs. Ohio 367 U.S. 643 (1961), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the exclusionary rule applies not only to the federal government but also to the state governments. The fruit of the poisonous tree doctrine expands the exclusionary rule to exclude evidence lawfully from being admissible in criminal court if it was discovered from information or evidence gathered from a previous illegal search and seizure.  


Attorney for Criminal Charges in Anderson, South Carolina

A criminal record can have lasting consequences for professional and educational opportunities long after fines or sentencing have expired. When questioned or arrested by police, it is important to remain silent and contact a Criminal or DUI Defense Attorney as soon as possible. Travis Newton Law Firm has defended thousands of clients in South Carolina Summary and General Sessions Courts. A consultation with Anderson Criminal Defense Attorney Travis Newton will provide answers that can lead to informed decisions on how to proceed. Free consultation at (864) 965-9148


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Search and Seizure

Search warrants are issued when a judge is presented with an affidavit from law enforcement establishing a good faith belief or probable cause of illegal activity. 

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Travis Newton Law Firm

Travis Newton defends clients in Upstate. S.C. Summary and General Sessions Courts including Anderson, Clemson, Seneca, Easley, Pickens, and Greenville.

Travis Newton Law Firm
513 North McDuffie Street
Anderson, SC 29621
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