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David B Tarr - DUI, Criminal and Juvenile Defense Attorney
DUI Defense

DUI Defense

We understand the facts of your case are unique.

Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense

An unwavering defense against criminal charges

juvenile defense

Juvenile Defense

We work to make you feel hopeful, not helpless

Criminal charges can be stressful and frightening to deal with.

The heavy stigma a criminal arrest carries with it is a lot to shoulder, but you don’t have to shoulder it alone. You may not get the presumption of innocence you deserve, from your community or the officials whose duty it is to help you, but Criminal Defense Attorney David Tarr will stand beside you every step of the way. Whether you're charged with DUI, a criminal offense, or a juvenile crime, he'll defend your rights.

The process of being arrested and charged with a crime carries a stigma that puts your life on hold.

You may not get the presumption of innocence that you deserve, from your community or the officials who are supposed to help you. If you’ve been charged with a crime, the best offense is a good defense. A good criminal defense attorney takes the duty to protect your rights seriously. For more than 20 years, attorney, David Tarr, has stood with the accused in Columbia and throughout South Carolina. Today he continues that tradition, helping people to avoid jail time and steep fines that rob them of their hard-earned money. Not just an experienced DUI attorney, David Tarr also defends people against a wide range of criminal charges, from college students charged with open container or fake ID to those facing charges for theft or violent crimes. The unknown can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be. The right criminal defense attorney can give you peace of mind while fighting to protect your rights at the same time.

Help When You Need It

Trouble isn’t known for its convenience, and criminal charges don’t always happen during office hours. That’s why David B. Tarr and his team are available 24/7 to help you. You shouldn’t have to face intimidation tactics or confusing conversations with law enforcement all on your own. If you’re worried about your criminal record, financial stability, and especially your freedom, we know you can’t wait even a few hours to get assistance.”

What clients say ...

"...genuinely cared about the outcome"

"He has exceptional communication a clear understanding of the laws"

"He made the process quick and easy."

Hiring a Criminal Defense Attorney

Hiring a criminal defense attorney doesn’t have to be difficult. At the Law Office of David B. Tarr, we offer free initial consultations. You can share a little about your case and find out more about the charges you may be facing and how to fight them. It’s up to you to decide what to do next.

Every defense lawyer will say they can help you, but over his many years serving Columbia, South Carolina and the surrounding area, David B. Tarr has built up a reputation for excellence. A glance at his many five-star reviews on Google is evidence that he works hard for his clients, who appreciate his experience, honesty and integrity. David B. Tarr will fight for you, whether or not it's your first encounter with the justice system.

Don’t face criminal charges alone. Contact an experienced criminal defense attorney committed to defending your rights. Contact the Law Office of David B. Tarr, today.

Knowledge is Power

When you are armed with information about the law, you can better protect yourself. This blog is designed to provide you with valuable information on criminal legal issues you might encounter. It may even help you avoid an unpleasant disruption in your life. Check here regularly for new topics.

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Attorney David Tarr has remained committed to the rights of South Carolina's criminally accused since 1995.
Contact our office today for a free consultation.

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