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Immigration and Criminal Defense

There is an easily recognizable crossover between immigration law and criminal defense. As common as these legal dilemmas are, they can be among the most technically complex areas of the law. If you need experienced criminal defense as it relates to your immigrant status, contact our firm as soon as possible.

As a knowledgeable Charlotte immigration and criminal defense attorney, Ruth E. Gorman has the experience necessary to guide her clients through complex legal matters. We will carefully investigate your charges, and develop a strong defense that minimizes your exposure to legal consequences and the possibility of deportation. These matters must be handled efficiently and with extreme delicacy. Clients trust our understanding of both criminal law and immigration law to effectively defend them from potentially devastating consequences.

Protecting the Rights of Charlotte Immigrants

Criminal convictions are always serious. For an immigrant, however, these consequences can include deportation and the inability to ever return to the United States in the future. It is our goal to minimize these consequences and protect your ability to live and work in the U.S. If you believe you are being investigated for a crime, or if you have been charged for even a misdemeanor, it is crucial that you contact our office immediately. You must act quickly to protect yourself and your future.

Our firm is prepared to handle cases involving a wide range of criminal charges, including:

  • Domestic violence
  • Drug crimes
  • Violent crimes
  • Fraud

Do not hesitate to call or email our firm. The selection of the right lawyer can have a dramatic impact on the outcome of your case.

Contact Our Firm

If you have questions regarding criminal defense and immigration matters, contact Gorman Law Firm, PLLC. Our office can be reached by phone at (704) 537-1400 or by completing our online contact form. Our office is open normal business hours during the week, but we provide office hours on Saturday and are available around the clock through our website. We accept all major credit cards as payment and offer services in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

Client Reviews
“Ruth has helped my entire family with everything from attaining residency in North Carolina to reaching a settlement when my daughter was in a car accident. It's nice to have someone from the Hispanic community on your side.” Tony
"The staff here are wonderful! I didn't know what was going to happen when I got pulled over for going over 100MPH, but Ruth and the whole team at El Centro were there for me every step of the way. Would definitely recommend!" Dave
"I can't thank Ruth enough for getting me a Stay of Removal so I could be with my family during the immigration process. Her team are all from Latin America and understand how difficult this process can be. After looking for an immigration lawyer in Charlotte I'm glad I found her!" Teresa