Criminal Defense

New Hampshire Criminal Defense Lawyers

We Handle a Variety of Criminal Cases in Manchester 

At Tenn And Tenn, our experienced lawyers understand that a good defense strategy, a thorough examination of the facts, and an intimate knowledge of the law is the best way to obtain success. We prepare each and every case for trial. With more than 20 years of defense experience, our understanding of criminal law runs deep.

Although DUIs are some of the most common criminal charges we handle, our attorneys also defend against a myriad of other charges. We handle a wide spectrum of criminal defense matters including drug possession, simple assault, transporting alcohol, and reckless driving, among other charges. If you are facing a violation or misdemeanor offense, let us protect your rights. A good defense strategy increases the chances of receiving a lesser charge, a favorable plea deal, or an outright dismissal of your case.

Contact us at (888) 332-5855 immediately if you have been arrested or are facing charges.

Exploring Defense Strategies for Criminal Cases in New Hampshire

When facing criminal charges, it is crucial to have a strong defense strategy in place to protect your rights and achieve the best possible outcome for your case. At Tenn and Tenn, our experienced criminal defense lawyers in Manchester, NH understand the complexities of the legal system and are dedicated to mounting effective defenses for our clients.

Our team of skilled attorneys will thoroughly analyze the details of your case, gather evidence, and explore various defense strategies tailored to your specific situation. We will work diligently to challenge the prosecution's case, identify weaknesses in the evidence, and ensure that your rights are protected throughout the legal process.

Some common defense strategies our New Hampshire criminal lawyers may employ include:

  • Insufficient evidence: We will scrutinize the evidence presented by the prosecution and challenge its reliability or relevance.
  • Violation of constitutional rights: If your rights were violated during the arrest, search, or seizure, we will seek to have any evidence obtained illegally suppressed.
  • Self-defense or defense of others: If you acted in self-defense or to protect others, we will present evidence and arguments to support this claim.
  • Mistaken identity: If there is a possibility of mistaken identity, we will thoroughly investigate and present evidence to establish reasonable doubt.
  • Procedural errors: We will examine the procedures followed by law enforcement and the prosecution to ensure that your rights were not violated and that proper protocols were followed.

By enlisting the services of our experienced criminal defense lawyers, you can trust that we will tirelessly advocate for your rights and craft a strong defense strategy tailored to your unique circumstances. Don't face your criminal charges alone - contact Tenn and Tenn today to schedule a consultation.

Enlist an Experienced Criminal Lawyer to Fight for Your Rights

A criminal conviction on your record can result in lasting and unfortunate consequences throughout your life. This is why it is important to understand your legal options and prepare a defense strategy before you are convicted. Whether you have been charged with a DWI/DUI or another crime, the New Hampshire criminal defense attorneys at Tenn And Tenn are here to protect your rights. 

A successful legal defense may lead to a lesser charge, favorable plea agreement, or acquittal or dismissal of the charges. If you have been charged with a criminal violation or misdemeanor offense, let us help protect your rights.

Call (888) 332-5855 or fill out our online contact form to schedule a consultation with an attorney from Tenn And Tenn. Let us help you get your life back on track and put your arrest behind you.

Trust Your Criminal Case to Experienced Lawyers

Commonly Asked Questions

What Types of Criminal Charges Does Tenn And Tenn Handle?

Tenn And Tenn attorneys handle a wide range of criminal defense matters including drug possession, simple assault, transporting alcohol, resisting arrest, and reckless driving.

What Is the Burden of Proof in All Criminal Cases?

In all criminal cases, the state has the burden to prove each element of the alleged offense beyond a reasonable doubt.

What Are Possible Penalties for Drug Possession in New Hampshire?

Drug possession laws and the penalties resulting from a conviction may vary according to the classification of the substance, the amount, and the intent of the individual in possession of the drug. While possession of marijuana is a class A misdemeanor with a maximum penalty of a $2,000 fine and one year in jail, possession of other controlled drugs may be a felony charge punishable by up to seven years in prison and fines up to $25,000. The criminal charge and ensuing penalties are more serious for subsequent possession offenses or intent to sell.

What Are Possible Penalties for DUI or DWI in New Hampshire?

Criminal charges for DUI or other offenses may result in harsh consequences if convicted including hefty fines, community service, participation in treatment or education programs, months or years of license suspension/revocation as well as jail time. Depending on the severity of the DWI charge, this could mean a $1,200 fine and losing your license for up to two years, or up to a $2,000 fine, a year in jail, and a lifetime of license revocation.

How Can I Protect My Rights If I Am Charged with an Offense?

If you have been charged with a violation or misdemeanor offense it is important that you understand your legal options before being convicted. An experienced criminal lawyer from our firm can help protect your rights at each step. They will prepare each case for trial while thorough investigating the facts surrounding your case, becoming your voice and your advocate in court.


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