Experienced, Competent Legal Support in Chattanooga, TN
Immigration cases are serious because conviction could result in a damaging
change to a defendant's residency status. On March 31, 2010, the United
States Supreme Court held in
Padilla v. Kentucky, 130 S.Ct. 1473 (2010), that a criminal defense attorney involved in an
immigration case was constitutionally deficient because he failed to advise
his client that a plea of guilty made him subject to automatic deportation.
This 7-2 decision makes it clear that defense attorneys must understand
the basic collateral consequences that a plea may have on a client's
At Davis & Hoss, PC, we understand these consequences. Our criminal
defense lawyers have more than 25 years of experience. Throughout our
years of practice, we have always been dedicated first and foremost to
the interests of the men and women we defend.
In every immigration case we accept, we consider our first allegiance to
be our clients' security and well-being and we will go the extra mile
every time to ensure that their interests and rights are protected.
We are familiar with the laws that could affect your immigration status in a
federal case. For example, 8 U.S.C.A. § 1227 states that aliens who are convicted
of certain crimes face deportation. These crimes include those involving
moral turpitude, high speed flight, failure to register as a sex offender,
drug abusers, addicts, certain
gun and weapon crimes, stalking, aggravated
felonies, certain controlled substance offenses,
domestic violence, crimes involving children, violations of any order of protection, and other
miscellaneous criminal offenses.
Retain a Chattanooga Criminal Defense Attorney Today
Chattanooga criminal defense attorney at Davis & Hoss, PC is competent, experienced, and familiar with defense
at the federal court level. We have represented dozens of individuals
charged with criminal offenses who also face difficult and complicated
immigrations issues. Protecting your residency is crucial. We are prepared
to stand by your side during this challenging time and safeguard your
To find out more, schedule a free
case evaluation with our lawyers today.
call Davis & Hoss, PC and ask about our criminal defense practice and our history of helping
men and women who face complex immigration issues in federal court. We
are prepared to stand by your side no matter what charges you may be facing.