Traffic and Criminal Law

Whether you are facing a traffic ticket, a DWI, an underage drinking charge, a drug charge, or a felony, you need an experienced attorney to protect your interests.  At Kirkman Whitford Law Firm, we have over 25 years of experience in the criminal legal setting.  A former prosecutor with extensive experience in district, superior, and juvenile court will be on your side.

Speeding and Unresolved Tickets, Reckless Driving with Revoked License and other Moving Violations

With every ticket, you face the imposition of driving and insurance points, in addition to, costly fines and the possible revocation of your driver’s license.  An experienced lawyer can prevent and/or lessen the accumulation of points (which can threaten to increase your insurance or revoke your driving privileges).  Our attorneys are committed to negotiating the best outcome for you.

DWI, Underage Drinking Tickets, Expungements

  • A complete investigation of your arrest will be undertaken in order to assure that your rights were preserved.  We understand the laws and procedures of the criminal justice system and will work cooperatively with law enforcement, DMV officials, and prosecutors to assist you or your loved one.

Misdemeanor and Felony Defense Practice

Our attorneys have tried numerous criminal cases and take pride in their results in both district and superior court.  We have experience trying crimes involving disorderly conduct, assaults, shoplifting and larceny, drug offenses, property crimes, and weapons offenses.  When hired to defend you, we will explain the charges, the procedures, and the likely outcome.  We will take all steps necessary to preserve evidence, conduct a thorough investigation, review the police records and examine all witnesses in order to build your best case.

Experienced North Carolina Criminal Attorneys to Protect Your Rights and Aggressively Defend You.

We serve clients throughout Carteret County and North Carolina, as well as, out-of-state individuals, and can frequently handle matters by phone.  After an initial phone or personal consultation, you will be quoted a fee.  Call us at (252) 726-8411 or contact us online to meet with an experienced criminal defense attorney.