Criminal Defense

Why You Need A Criminal Defense Attorney | DUI & Sex Crimes Lawyer To Represent You

A criminal defense attorney can help to navigate the legal system as an ally to you or your family member. While not a therapist, a criminal defense lawyer will be there to help you with the emotions that accompany criminal hearings and trials. Among many professional routes that your case could follow, a criminal defense lawyer may be able to help negotiate lesser time served over a rehabilitation program. Familiar with the system, a criminal defense lawyer is best suited to procure necessary evidence to help your case.

When it comes to witness statements and evidence, a professional can procure the necessary evidence and statements that can help build your case. Unfortunately, witnesses may be afraid for their safety and may not want to speak openly. However, having discussions with a criminal defense lawyer can help alleviate their fears so that they may be more open to providing the testimony necessary to help clear your case.

T.J. Norton, III is an experienced criminal defense attorney in Sevierville, TN who can help create a streamlined process to justice.

Sex Crimes And DUI Lawyer Who Will Advocate For You

Criminal Defense Areas & Expertise


Have you been arrested for a DUI? An experienced DUI lawyer can be a significant benefit in your time of need. Let us help you through this trying time.


An experienced attorney can be a major asset when faced with a theft charge. Let a professional guide you through the process.

Drug Charges

Facing drug charges can be confusing and daunting. We can help you fight to protect your rights and find a solution.

Sex Crimes

Have you been accused of a sex crime? You need proper representation and someone to advocate for you.


Have you found yourself facing a DUI charge? There can be a lot of emotions and uncertainty in knowing where to turn. T.J. Norton, III, is certified in DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing. The state of Tennessee has strict DUI prosecution standards, so an experienced DUI lawyer who knows the ins and outs of defense to these prosecution standards, can help make the process easier.

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The important thing about theft charges is that the severity of the charge depends on the value of what was stolen. Theft charges can last anywhere from three months to a year before it goes to trial, for more serious charges. T.J. Norton, III is an attorney with extensive knowledge in defenses tailored from Class A Misdemeanor Theft to Class A felony Theft.

Drug Charges

80% of crimes in Tennessee are drug-related. Conviction on drug charges often can carry severe sentences, so having a qualified attorney is truly indispensable. Some effective lines of defense challenge the stated facts, testimony or evidence in the case, while others target procedural errors. If you’re facing a drug-related charge, either for personal use or intent to sell, we can help find the right defenses that apply to your specific case.

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Sex Crimes

You have the right to a fair trial, you are innocent until proven guilty, but what you need is a sex crimes lawyer who is familiar with sexual assault case law. A skillful sex crimes lawyer can often prove to the judge and jury that the allegations are exaggerated and/or false altogether.

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