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Criminal Law

Criminal Defense Attorney Asheville, NC

When you choose DeVere Lentz & Associates, you can count on receiving experienced, skilled legal help. Whether you settle out of court or take the case to trial, we have the resources and talent to help you present the strongest case to receive the best possible outcome for your situation. Our attorneys work in all state and federal courts.
We represent clients with:
Criminal Law (State and Federal)
  • Felonies
  • Misdemeanors
  • Traffic Offenses
  • DWI


  • Drug Offenses
  • Burglary
  • Sex Offenses
  • Violent Crimes


  • Assault
  • Traffic Offenses
  • Speeding Infractions
  • No Operators License
  • Driving While License Revoked
  • Driving While Impaired

Family Law

  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Separation and Divorce
  • Equitable Distributions
  • Spousal Support
  • Litigation
Social Security Disability And Workers Compensation Personal Injury And Property Damage
THE LAW OFFICES OF DeVere Lentz & Associates, Asheville Criminal Defense Lawyers, have been effectively helping individuals charged with crimes since 1924. The North Carolina criminal defense lawyers of the firm have defended thousands of adults and juveniles charged with every type of felony and misdemeanor crime in the North Carolina courts.
Focusing the in the field of criminal law, DeVere Lentz & Associates are recognized experts in Drunk Driving, Addiction-related offenses and Juvenile Law. DeVere Lentz & Associates criminal lawyers have been pioneers in developing all forms of alternative sentencing such as house arrest and diversionary programs. They have established relationships with Judges and District Attorneys in Western North Carolina.
Have you been accused of a crime?
Drug Crimes - If you have been charged in North Carolina with an offense under the Controlled Substance Act, do not attempt to face the court system without representation from a North Carolina drug offense attorney who has experience in successfully defending clients charged with drug crimes.
Drunk Driving – North Carolina DUI laws are becoming stricter with each passing year. North Carolina especially has adopted a policy of zero tolerance when it comes to operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol level (BAC) exceeding 0.08 percent or with an open container in tow.
White Collar Crimes - White collar crime are usually crimes of theft and deception committed by salaried professional people as opposed to other crimes that use force. White collar crimes can be prosecuted at the state level or federal level, or both.
Sex Crimes - There are many types of sexual assault or sexual abuse. Sexual assault, in most states, includes any type of unwanted physical contact with any sexual organ. Most sexual abuse and/or sexual assault crimes are felonies in North Carolina.
Domestic Violence - Abuse does not need to occur within the “home” to be considered domestic violence. It can occur outside the home, at work, on the telephone, or even on the internet. There does not need to be any physical evidence of abuse in order to be charged with domestic violence in North Carolina.
If you have been arrested for any felony or misdemeanor crime in North Carolina, or if you are being investigated for a crime, contact an experienced Asheville criminal defense lawyer at the Law Offices DeVere Lentz & Associates immediately for a free consultation. We Can Help You!

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DeVere Lentz & Associates
17 N Market St.
Asheville, NC 28801

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