Securing legal assistance immediately following an arrest, criminal charge, or indictment is vital and can alter the course and outcome of your case.  It is important to be able to assess your options and find an attorney with the knowledge, experience, and skills necessary to successful advocate on your behalf.  A criminal law attorney should be knowledgeable and current with any changes in the law, experienced in the particular offense for which you have been charged, and skilled in the arts of negotiation and litigation. Ballard, Stephenson & Waters, P.C. is a highly experienced criminal defense firm with a proven record of results.  A zealous advocate for its clients, Ballard, Stephenson & Waters, P.C. has successfully represented hundreds of defendants across the state at every level of the criminal court system.


Areas of criminal defense include :

  • Domestic violence
  • Stalking
  • Temporary protective orders (TPO)
  • Family violence/battery
  • Drug offenses
  • Possession, misdemeanor
  • Possession, felony
  • Possession with Intent to Distribute
  • Possession of paraphernalia
  • DUI
  • Felony offenses
  • Assault/Battery
  • Vehicular homicide
  • Theft
  • Conspiracy
  • Fraud
  • Traffic offenses