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WInston-Salem Criminal Defense Attorneys

Sometimes you’re in the wrong place at the wrong time. Or with the wrong people. Either way, the prosecutor is busy building their case against you right now. If you have been arrested or charged with a crime, time is not on your side.

Make this next decision count.

Being CONVICTED of a crime can...

Strip you of
your rights
Take away
your freedom
Make it
hard to find
a good job
Remove you
from family
and friends
Leave you with
a criminal
record
We can help

WInston-Salem Criminal Defense Attorneys

Our clients are people, not case numbers

We treat our clients with the dignity and respect they deserve.

Top-Rated Criminal Defense Attorneys Serving Greensboro, Lexington, High Point and Winston-Salem

Don’t make the mistake of thinking this will go away. The best defense is always a good offense. Take control of the situation, understand your charges, and let’s mount a solid defense.

Get your free case review now
License Restoration

License Restoration

Do you qualify to have your suspended license reinstated?

Losing your license to suspension or revocation can be a huge inconvenience. It will affect job opportunities, extracurriculars, and just your overall personal independence. Fortunately, the attorneys and staff at Graystar Legal are extremely knowledgeable and skilled in the area of driver’s license restoration.

FIRST OFFENDER PROGRAM

FIRST OFFENDER PROGRAM

If this is your first offense

you may be eligible for the First Offender program. This program may help you avoid a conviction and have your charges dismissed and possibly expunged from your record.

Meet Your Team

The prosecutor’s job is to convict you. Our job is to protect your rights

Why Choose GrayStar Legal?

former prosecutor

former prosecutor

Attorney Derek Gray is a former prosecutor who has handled thousands of criminal cases throughout his career. The tactics the DA uses against you are not new to us.

strategically aggressive

strategically aggressive

We never settle for the easiest outcome and always strive for a dismissal where possible. We know how to negotiate to get you the best outcome possible.

trusted & experienced

trusted & experienced

Our firm has extensive experience representing those arrested and charged with a crime. You will get the best possible defense and be treated like a person, not a case number.

personal attention

personal attention

This is not just a case for you — this is your life on the line. We understand what you are feeling and what you are going through. You will be treated with the respect and dignity you deserve.

prompt communication

prompt communication

You will have the cell phone number of your attorney. Your attorney will directly return your call, email, or text to answer your pressing questions.

same day representation

same day representation

The prosecutor is busy building a case against you right now. The best defense is a good offense. Don’t waste time hoping for the best. Take action and call an attorney.

We’re with you every step of the way.

investigation

1
1

Arrest

Defendant is charged.
Bond is set after the arrest and can be reviewed at any court hearing.
2
2

first appearance

If convicted, the defendant will be sentenced by a judge.
3
3

Probable cause hearing

Felony cases only.
Possible Grand Jury indictment.
4
4

Trial

Misdemeanor cases are generally tried in District Court. Felonycases are presented in Superior Court.
5
5

Sentencing

If convicted, the defendant will be sentenced by a judge.
outcome

Entry of plea

Plea negotiations and guilty pleas can happen any time before a verdict.

CONSEQUENCES of a criminal conviction

Top-Rated Criminal Defense

Serving the GreensboroWinston-SalemLexingtonHigh Point Piedmont Triad Area

Here are the areas we serve and the criminal courts where your charges will be heard. The best thing you can do now is speak with a lawyer and get a free consultation.

Graystar Legal

Graystar Legal

  • 224 S. Cherry Street, Suite C
    Winston Salem, NC 27101
  • 336-715-7250

GOING TO COURT?

Did you get arrested? Facing criminal charges? Wondering if you’ll go to jail? Afraid of what happens next? Don’t go alone.

Let a lawyer guide you.
Davidson County Courthouse - Thomasville Branch

Davidson County Courthouse - Thomasville Branch

  • 22 Randolph St,
    Thomasville
    NC 27360

Davie County
Courthouse

  • 140 S Main St,
    Mocksville,
    NC 27028

Davidson County
Courthouse

  • 110 W Center St,
    Lexington,
    NC 27292

Forsyth County
Courthouse

  • 200 N Main St,
    Winston-Salem
    NC 27101

Guilford County
Courthouse

  • 201 S Eugene St,
    Greensboro,
    NC 27401
Guilford County Courthouse - High Point

Guilford County Courthouse - High Point

  • 201 S Eugene St,
    Greensboro,
    NC 27401