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Thomasville Criminal Defense Attorneys

Have you been charged with a criminal offense in Thomasville, NC?

If so, the team at Graystar Legal is here for you.

As criminal defense lawyers, we know that being charged with a crime can be overwhelming, especially if you don’t know what to do next. But we want you to know that our team is here to help. We’ll analyze your case to build a strong criminal defense strategy and give you real-time advice on how to handle your situation.

The best part? We may be able to help reduce or eliminate the charges against you—meaning no jail time, no criminal record, and no damage to your reputation—and it all starts with a free consultation with our legal team. Contact our Thomasville criminal defense attorneys today to get started on your case.

Make this next decision count.

WInston-Salem Criminal Defense Attorneys

Our clients are people, not case numbers

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

Thomasville Crime Statistics

Thomasville police department reported higher than normal crime rates between 2019 and 2020. According to reports, violent crimes like rape, assault, and murder were up 48% during this time period.

At the same time, there were a total of:

  • 49 burglaries
  • 92 cases of larceny
  • 2 arsons
  • 10 auto thefts
  • 29 drug crimes

All in all, between 2019 and 2020, Thomasville, NC, police department responded to a total of 342 crimes in the area—nearly a crime a day! Crime mapping tools also show that these crimes are more likely to happen in certain areas of the city, like near Trinity High School and neighborhoods closer to High Point.

With higher than normal crime rates, police departments may feel forced to show the public that they’re taking action by ‘cracking down’ on crime. Unfortunately for you, that could mean an unlawful arrest, enhanced charges, or heavy sentencing. At Graystar Legal, we’re here to protect your rights and ensure you receive due process.

Criminal Defense Resources in Thomasville, NC

Davidson County Courthouse – Thomasville Branch

When it’s time to attend a court hearing for your case, give yourself ample time to get to the Davidson County Courthouse, park, and make it to your appointment. You can also file any necessary court documents or motions at the courthouse.

Davidson County Courthouse – Thomasville Branch

22 Randolph St.
Thomasville, NC 27360
(336) 474-3185

North Carolina Criminal Law

Are you interested in understanding the North Carolina criminal justice system? Want to know the legal definitions of the charges against you and the penalties you’re facing? Check out the North Carolina criminal law statutes.

Guide to Preparing for Court

If this is your first time going through this, you’ll have many questions about how the court system works. Here’s an overview of basic information about preparing for court. Your criminal defense lawyer will also be instrumental in helping you prepare.

North Carolina DUI Checkpoints

A DUI offense is life-altering, and police have been cracking down on impaired drivers across North Carolina. Law enforcement in the Tar Heel State can set up DUI checkpoints to identify and arrest drunk drivers. However, the state requires that the locations of the DUI roadblocks be published in advance.

Trusted Criminal Defense Attorneys Serving Thomasville

An experienced criminal defense lawyer may be your most valuable resource when facing charges for a crime. With all our criminal defense cases, Graystar Legal aims to develop a relationship with clients and maintain their trust.

We hold ourselves to high standards regarding open communication, frequent follow-ups, and timely responses on your legal issues. Our law office aims to get you the best possible outcome when facing the criminal justice system.

We specialize in the following North Carolina criminal defense practice areas:

Let a Thomasville Criminal Defense Lawyer Help

When facing legal trouble, you need a good criminal defense attorney who will fight for your legal rights. At Graystar Legal, we take pride in the fact that we’ve helped many Thomasville residents like you reduce or eliminate the charges against them.

We know that when you’re facing criminal charges, it feels like everything is falling apart. But we can help. We create a criminal defense strategy for each case based on years of experience working in criminal defense law and an understanding of what’s at stake.

We’ll analyze your case from every angle to ensure that we have every advantage possible—and we’ll be there every step of the way on your journey back to freedom. Contact our law firm today for a free case review.



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.

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

FAQ: Thomasville Criminal Defense

Will my criminal case go to trial?

Few Thomasville criminal cases go to trial. Instead, they’re often dismissed by the prosecution or settled with a plea agreement or deferral. Speak to your criminal defense attorney about what’s possible in your case.

What is a plea agreement?

A plea agreement is made between you and the government. As a condition of this agreement, you will plead guilty to the charges against you, and in exchange, the prosecution will reduce or dismiss some of those charges.

What is "bond"?

The judge or magistrate handling your case may set a bond, also called bail, at your initial appearance in court. This pretrial release will come with conditions like paying a sum of money to the court to ensure you will return for your court dates.

We’re with you every step of the way.




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

first appearance

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

Probable cause hearing

Felony cases only.
Possible Grand Jury indictment.


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


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

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.

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  • 224 S Cherry St, STE C
    Winston-Salem, NC 27101
  • 336-715-7250