Criminal Defense

Criminal charges can be scary but rest assured, the attorneys at Morton & Gettys have experience in all areas of criminal law. Our attorneys’ experience in high-profile felony and death penalty cases, paired with a deep knowledge of criminal law positions us to offer unique support and reassurance during such difficult times.


These are just a few of the skills the criminal defense lawyers at Morton & Gettys offer clients. As a group the attorneys have handled a range of criminal cases, both felony and misdemeanor, including:

  • Murder
  • Assault and battery
  • Sexual assault
  • Domestic violence
  • Kidnapping
  • Robbery
  • Drug-related offenses
  • Larceny
  • Breach of trust
  • Embezzlement
  • White collar fraud
  • False pretenses
  • Shoplifting
  • Financial transaction crimes
  • Receiving stolen goods
  • Forgery
  • Fraudulent checks
  • Burglary
  • Arson
  • Malicious injury to property
  • Blackmail and extortion
  • Computer crimes
  • Conspiracy
  • Solicitation and attempt
  • Driving under the influence
  • Traffic offenses

Your relationship with Morton & Gettys begins with us getting to know you as well as the circumstances of the criminal charge you are facing. Our representation will involve legal research, obtaining and evaluating the evidence against you, communicating and meeting with you about your case, preparing your defense, and arguing your case in court.

If you have been arrested or accused of a crime, contact an experienced Rock Hill defense lawyer at Morton & Gettys to discuss your case. Initial consultations are free.