Waynesville, NC DWI/DUI and Criminal Defense Lawyers
Minick Law’s Waynesville, NC office is here to help.
Waynesville, NC DWI / DUI, Criminal Defense and Traffic Tickets Lawyers
Minick Law’s Waynesville, NC office assists clients with DWI/DUI, Criminal Defense, Traffic Violations, and DMV Hearing cases. Our office is conveniently located in downtown Waynesville, directly across from the Haywood County Courthouse, next to Well’s Funeral Home.
Nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains, downtown Waynesville, NC offers a host of fine restaurants and shops, museums and art galleries, and plenty of outdoor attractions that draw tourists from around the region. As the largest town in North Carolina West of Asheville, our Waynesville office services all of Haywood County and the 3oth district.
Our team in Waynesville is lead by Attorney Robert Gilligan who specializes in Family Law, Criminal Defense, DWI/DUI, and Estate Planning. Robert is a native of Waynesville and spent six years in the United States Air Force after high school. After leaving the military, he graduated from Law School at Wayne State University in Detroit.
After college, Robert was an intern at Michigan’s 3rd Circuit Court, Family Division, and later worked as an associate for a number of solo practitioners in the Metro-Detroit area practicing in areas of law ranging from Bankruptcy to criminal defense.
The rest of our staff at Minick Law includes Henry Padilla (Hispanic Outreach Leader), Holly O’Brien (Office Manager), Alex Rivera (Legal Assistant), Stephanie Heller (Receptionist), and Jeremy Minick (Marketing Director).
Minick Law, P.C. of Waynesville
Address: 258 N. Main St. Waynesville, NC 28786
Phone: (828) 333-5035
Fax: (828) 212-4300
Areas We Serve: Canton, Clyde, Waynesville and Haywood County.
Waynesville, NC DWI / DUI Lawyers
Getting a DWI (driving while impaired) or a DUI (driving under the influence) can end in court fines, driving suspensions, and even time in prison.
At Minick Law in Waynesville, we care about our clients both inside and outside of the courtroom. We will assemble the facts to create an orderly action plan that consists of steps to get your the best results for your case.
Our office handles Habitual DWI cases, Felony Driving While Impaired, Federal Driving Under Influence (DUI charged on Federal lands or parkway), Cherokee Tribal Court DWI, and Drug Related Impaired Driving cases (including marijuana DWI charges).
Waynesville, NC Criminal Defense Lawyers
Our Criminal Defense Team in Waynesville is here to provide you both the expertise and the legal support needed for a good criminal defense.
Being charged with criminal offenses can cause anxiety, stress, and embarassment. We understand that, and we want to help you in this time of need.
Our Criminal Defense team will explain the legal process in clear terms, and guide you through your case, every step of the way. We know the uncertainty can be overwhelming at times and we at Minick Law want to help you clearly understand the legal process you are going through.
Waynesville, NC Traffic Violations Lawyers
You can get more than just fines from a traffic violation. Your insurance rates can dramatically increase as well if you’re not careful.
Our lawyers will put forth their best efforts to minimize the consequences and impact of any court charges you may receive relating to a traffic violation. Not only this, but we will also examine your driving record and help figure out steps to keep it healthy in the future.
Our skilled attorneys can help you restore a suspended driver’s license, with reckless driving charges, contest a speeding ticket.
We will try to minimize the effects of the charges. More that that, we can explore options surrounding getting your driving privileges restored.
Waynesville, NC DMV Hearing Lawyers
If your license has been revoked or suspended and your have a DMV Hearing, or are trying to get your driver’s license reinstated, we will take all of the steps necessary to help you navigate this process.
Your driving privileges could end up being suspended for over a year if you were charged with a DWI/DUI and refused to take a blood alcohol level or breathalyzer test from a law enforcement officer. This can lead to a DMV Refusal Hearing which our team is prepared to help you navigate.
Hiring an experienced lawyer with knowledge in the working of DMV Hearings is important to help you advocate for your driving privileges.
Directions to our Waynesville, NC Office
very pleased with the outcome
Truly one of the nicest and knowledgeable staff around. I would highly recommend Mr. Gilligan’s services. He and his staff helped me feel informed and at ease through the process. I was very pleased with the outcome of my case.
confident and very professional
Just so happened to notice this firm in town while I was in a pinch. The attorney on my case appeared confident and was very professional, explaining certain nuances of the legal system and answering my many, many questions. And I should note that I was very pleased with its outcome. If you need legal defense in Waynesville, I highly recommend this firm!
I was charged with a DWI back in October 2015.. The Asheville police DWI task force charged me with DWI. My income solely depends on transportation to and from job sites and to perform service calls. …I highly recommend his firm to anyone who has been charged with a DWI. Mr. Minick is the DWI guy!
Meet Your Waynesville, NC Team
The Minick Law team aims to provide our clients with outstanding legal representation. Our attorneys are constantly improving their knowledge of the law, in an effort to arm our clients with the defense they deserve.
Rob Gilligan was raised in Waynesville, NC, and joined the U.S. Air Force right out of high school. After 6 years of service, he attended Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, MI.
Robert was highly involved in the University’s law student groups, being the Dean of the Delta Theta Phi chapter, Treasurer of the Environmental Law Society, President of the Law Student Veteran’s Organization, as well as a member of dozens of other agencies. Robert interned with the 3rd Circuit Court, Family Division, and later worked as an associate for a number of solo practitioners in the Metro-Detroit area practicing in areas of law ranging from Bankruptcy to criminal defense.
In 2013, Robert relocated back to Waynesville, NC where he lives with his wife, Marissa, and daughter, Claire. Robert’s practice areas include:
Here at Minick Law we truly believe that it takes a team to give you the defense you deserve.
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A Cup of Coffee with 10 of the Top DUI Attorneys in the United States
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