"It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one." - Voltaire

Gerald Wilkerson has the heart of criminal defense lawyer and not a prosecutor.  He has dedicated his legal career to defending those arrested for a variety of crimes, and he brings empathy, compassion, and experience to the table. 

If you or someone you know has been arrested, or you believe you are suspected of committing a crime, the first call you should make is to the Law Office of Gerald Wilkerson. 

For well more than a decade Gerald Wilkerson has committed himself to criminal defense.  He has litigated hundreds of criminal cases including many which have gone to trial.  It is important that when retaining an attorney, you find an attorney who has compassion and empathy, and who truly believes that is is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one. 

The foundation of our criminal justice system is the principle that you are innocent until proven guilty. It is imperative that you have an experienced criminal defense attorney to guide you through the complexities of a criminal prosecution.   From the moment you are arrested it is imperative to make sure your rights are protected. Mr. Wilkerson will meet with you in person, at his office or at the jail, to discuss how your case should proceed, with the primary focus on getting you out of jail as soon as possible.

You must contact an attorney soon enough for the attorney to contact the State Attorney, and begin the careful process of negotiation that is so important in the earliest stages of criminal defense, to present mitigation and defenses before charges are formally filed. Mr. Wilkerson will also begin the process of investigation and discovery of evidence, including making sure that any pertinent evidence is obtained and protected. 


Gerald Wilkerson P.A. handles most criminal cases including, but not limited to:

  • DUI
  • Drug Charges
  • Assault and Battery
  • Felonies
  • Misdemeanors
  • Bond Reductions
  • Juvenile
  • Gun charges
  • Violations of Probation
  • Injunction Violations

If you feel that you are a suspect in a criminal investigation and have been contacted by Law Enforcement, or if you have been arrested, it is imperative that you seek legal counsel immediately.  Mr. Wilkerson can advise you of your rights, and also make sure to take measures to preserve evidence for your defense.  Call the Law Office of Gerald Wilkerson for a free initial consultation at 904.384.8200.

 

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