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Gulfport Felony Attorney

Helping Clients in the Gulf Coast Fight the Most Serious Criminal Charges

The most serious crimes in Mississippi are classified as felonies. A felony conviction carries severe penalties, and the resulting criminal record will continue to follow you and impact your life long after you are released from prison. 

If you are looking for experienced felony attorneys throughout the Gulf Coast, call Holcomb Johnson PLLC for reliable legal advice.

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Are you facing a felony charge? Our legal team is ready to represent you. 

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What Are Examples of Felonies in Mississippi?

Facing felony charges can be terrifying and it is normal to fear for the future. The best thing you can do is take proactive steps by hiring an experienced criminal defense attorney to handle your case. Our felony lawyers in the Gulf Coast represent clients charged with a variety of crimes that are classified as felonies under Mississippi law.

Crimes classified as felonies in Mississippi include:

  • Murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Kidnapping
  • Human trafficking
  • Exploitation of children
  • Sexual battery of children
  • Rape
  • Embezzlement
  • Counterfeiting
  • Forgery
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Arson
  • Aggravated assault
  • Aggravated domestic violence

A felony conviction can result in many years in jail, life in prison, or even the death penalty in the most serious cases, such as capital murder. Even if you are released from prison, you will find it extremely difficult to find housing and employment. Our attorneys create unique defense strategies, look for weaknesses in the prosecution’s case, and advocate for our clients throughout the legal process.

What Are the Criminal Statutes of Limitations?

The state of Mississippi has a criminal statute of limitations that sets a time limit on when a prosecutor must file former charges. After that time, a defendant cannot be charged with a crime. While misdemeanors have a two-year statute of limitations, this is not true for felonies. There is no statute of limitations for most felony charges. We can explain the law as it pertains to your situation and build the strongest possible defense for your case.