Bradford Ladner LLP – Experienced Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers
The Alabama criminal defense lawyers at Bradford Ladner have 30 years of experience representing clients on felony and misdemeanor criminal charge in all Alabama State and Federal Courts. William K. Bradford and Amber L. Ladner have represented countless clients who faced criminal charges including:
- Federal Criminal Charges
- Drug Possession and Drug Trafficking and Distribution
- Marijuana Possession / Marijuana Trafficking
- Theft / Embezzlement / Criminal Fraud
- Forgery / Identity Theft
- DUI / Traffic Offenses
- Robbery / Burglary
- Firearms Offenses
- Murder / Manslaughter
- Sex Offenses
- Gambling Offenses
- Criminal Trespass / Criminal Mischief
- Juvenile Crimes
- Criminal Appeals / Post-Conviction Relief
Do I Need to Hire A Lawyer?
Do you need an Alabama criminal defense lawyer to represent you in your case? Consider this: The potential consequences of an Alabama criminal conviction include a jail sentence, fines, court costs, probation, and even the forfeit of your property. Serious felony charges in Alabama carry prison sentences of up to 99 years or life imprisonment. Even the least serious felony offense in Alabama has a sentencing range of 1 to 10 years. The judge can impose fines of anywhere from $1,000.00 up to $60,000.00. The court can even order that your car or other property be forfeited to the state. You do not want to stand in front of the judge alone. You need a competent and experiences Alabama criminal defense lawyer at your side.
When Consequences are Severe, Experience Makes the Difference
William K. Bradford and Amber L. Ladner are experienced and seasoned veterans of the courtroom who have handled countless criminal cases to a successful conclusion. Amber Ladner served as President of the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers of Alabama in the 2013-2014 term. She is past president of the Greater Birmingham Criminal Defense Lawyers. William K. Bradford is the Vice -President of the Greater Birmingham Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, has been practicing law in Birmingham and throughout Alabama for over 20 years, and is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education classes. Isn’t this the kind of experience, the quality of lawyer that you want at your side, standing up for your rights and ensuring that your are treated fairly?
Having the right Alabama criminal defense lawyer at your side is even more important when you consider the long lasting effect of a criminal charge and conviction. DUI charges may result in the loss of your drivers license, the requirement of using an automobile ignition interlock, and fines in the thousands of dollars. Alabama criminal laws are tough, and a criminal record will follow you the rest of your life, impairing your ability to get a job, taking away your right to vote and to own a firearm. Because any criminal charge is a serious matter you should seek legal representation from experienced Alabama criminal defense lawyers as soon as possible.
Protecting Your Rights
As experienced Alabama criminal defense lawyers, William K. Bradford and Amber L. Ladner of Bradford Ladner can advise you about the seriousness of your criminal charges, your potential defenses to the criminal charges, and the possible outcomes of the criminal case. As attorneys we have taken an oath to support the United States Constitution, which means that we take your constitutional rights seriously. The Alabama criminal defense lawyers at Bradford Ladner LLP will fight to defend your rights. Even though you are presumed innocent until proven guilty and the burden is on the State to prove your guilt, representation is essential to a positive outcome.
Building a Good Defense for a Positive Outcome
As your Alabama criminal defense lawyers we will thoroughly review the facts of your case and the law, we will talk to witnesses and review police reports. We may advise the use of private investigators or forensic and scientific experts to assist in putting on your defense. Building a strong defense is not only the key to winning your case, it also places us in the best possible position to negotiate for dismissal of some or all charges, amendment to lesser charges, probation, deferred prosecution, or alternative punishments. As your Alabama criminal defense lawyers we will work for you to obtain the most positive outcome on your case.
Don’t Delay – Act Now – Time is of the Essence
As with all legal matters, time is of the essence. The faster you talk to our Alabama criminal defense lawyers the more likely it is that we can assist you in getting a positive outcome in your case. As time passes, witnesses’ memories fade and key information or evidence could be lost or overlooked. If criminal charges have been filed against you, or if you know or suspect that criminal charges may be filed against you, please contact the lawyers at Bradford Ladner immediately for a consultation.
Please contact us today for a free consultation