James J. Tenn, Jr, Mary Elizabeth Tenn, John J. Tenn
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Portsmouth Criminal Lawyers

Being arrested and charged with a criminal offense is a stressful and often intimidating experience. I f you are unfamiliar with the criminal justice system, you may have little understanding of the laws and proceedings or the potential legal options related to your case. That is why it is crucial that you retain the services of a reputable and competent Portsmouth criminal defense attorney. Tenn And Tenn, P.A. is a law firm that provides capable legal assistance to those who have been criminally charged or are subject to a criminal investigation in and around Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Our attorneys have decades of experience handling cases in both State and District courts. We have earned the highest rating of 10 out of10 “Superb” in both Criminal Defense and DUI by Avvo, which rates lawyers and law firm services. That rating is based on our experience, industry recognition, and professional conduct. We are proud of our high marks in this field which demonstrate the tenacity and skill we employ in representing all of our clients.

Criminal Charges in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

No matter what type of violation, misdemeanor or felony charge you are facing, when we accept your case we immediately get to work by thoroughly investigating and assessing the evidence against you. A Portsmouth criminal defense lawyer at our firm examines the State’s evidence looking for flaws, inconsistencies, and errors which may work in your favor. We work hard to have the charges against you reduced, lessened, or dropped if possible. You won’t know what the possibilities or options may be without an experienced attorney in your corner.

Our firm represents those who have been accused of a wide range of criminal violations, from DUI to reckless driving, assault and battery, domestic violence, theft crimes, drug crimes, and more. We have experience helping clients in both District and Superior Courts.

Experienced Legal Representation in Criminal Cases

Depending on the nature of the criminal charges you face, you may be at risk for harsh penalties like jail or prison terms, heavy fines, driver’s license suspension, probation, and a future with a permanent criminal record. Besides damaging your social standing, you will have to answer for your criminal record in future job, educational, or other applications after a routine background check. In light of these penalties, fighting for the best possible case outcome is vital, which makes your selection of a defense attorney one of the most important decisions you may ever make. At Tenn And Tenn, P.A., our attorneys are proven trial lawyers who prepare every case for trial. That means we are thorough, persistent, and committed throughout every step of the legal process.

Talk to a Portsmouth Criminal Defense Attorney about Your Case

If you are accused of criminal conduct like DUI in Portsmouth, NH contact us for a free consultation. By calling (603) 624-3700 you can arrange to speak with an attorney who has the proven experience and the legal skills you need to help you at this most critical time in your life.

Client Reviews
From the very first phone call with Tenn And Tenn, until the day my motorcycle accident case was settled, John and his terrific staff have been nothing short of amazing. The motorcycle accident lawyers at Tenn And Tenn are the best injury lawyers in New Hampshire. They updated me frequently on the status of my case, answered all my question and made me feel comfortable every step of the way. Mark P.
Jim Tenn is unlike any other lawyer you will meet. I first met Jim when my life was falling apart... Jim worked tirelessly for me, and on behalf of my two children to get the best possible results in a case fraught with difficulties and unnecessary complications. At what is undoubtedly the lowest point in your life, you need someone who has your back and protects your interests while you're frantically trying to keep things together. Jim Tenn is the man to hire. H.E.
Jim is an excellent and very thorough divorce attorney who examined every possible aspect of my case. I found his knowledge of the law and his courtroom capabilities to be outstanding. He deserves the reputation that he has as one of New Hampshire Super Lawyers. It is very comforting having an attorney whom you can trust during difficult personal issues. Jim Tenn is that lawyer. Thank you for all your help Jim. Anne