Criminal Defense Attorney

Charleston, Mt. Pleasant, North Charleston

For over 30 years, our firm has represented clients in all manner of criminal defense cases in State and Federal Court. If your freedom, livelihood, and reputation are in jeopardy, you need a firm with significant experience in the practice of criminal defense in the Charleston area. Timothy Kulp, our founding partner, is one of only seven board-certified criminal defense specialists in the entire State of South Carolina.

At Kulp & Elliott, we use creative and aggressive strategies in our approach to criminal defense. In most cases, our significant experience allows our firm to obtain fantastic results on behalf of our clients.

Criminal Defense requires tenacity and a firm that will fight for a client’s rights, protect their client’s reputation, and do everything possible to minimize the impact of a criminal charge. Our firm’s trial abilities, experience, and reputation within the legal community help us provide some of the highest quality representation in the area.

” Mr. Kulp was a class act, all the way. He took what could have been the worst moment of my life and turned it into an opportunity to reexamine how DUI law is prosecuted in Charleston County. Every step of the way he kept my spirits up and ceaselessly took action to win our case and have my record expunged. Well worth the price! “

– Anonymous, DUI client

Kulp & Elliott | Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Lawyers

For over 30 years, our firm has represented clients in all manner of criminal defense cases in State and Federal Court.

If your freedom, livelihood, and reputation are in jeopardy, you need a firm with significant experience in the practice of criminal defense in the Charleston area. Timothy Kulp, our founding partner, is one of only seven board-certified criminal defense specialists in the entire State of South Carolina.

At Kulp & Elliott, we use creative and aggressive strategies in our approach to criminal defense. In most cases, our significant experience allows our firm to obtain fantastic results on behalf of our clients.

Criminal Defense requires tenacity and a firm that will fight for a client’s rights, protect their client’s reputation, and do everything possible to minimize the impact of a criminal charge. Our firm’s trial abilities, experience, and reputation within the legal community help us provide some of the highest quality representation in the area.

” Mr. Kulp was a class act, all the way. He took what could have been the worst moment of my life and turned it into an opportunity to reexamine how DUI law is prosecuted in Charleston County. Every step of the way he kept my spirits up and ceaselessly took action to win our case and have my record expunged. Well worth the price! “

– Anonymous, DUI client

Why Fight Your Criminal Charges

Timothy Kulp has worked in areas of the criminal process throughout his career. His experience in the criminal justice system includes:

Over the last three decades, our firm has successfully represented thousands of individuals facing major and minor criminal charges, DUI charges, and Drug Offenses.

At Kulp & Elliott, we will do everything that is legally and ethically possible to achieve the desired result on behalf of our client. If you need a Criminal Defense Lawyer in the Charleston, Mt. Pleasant, North Charleston or surrounding areas, give us a call.

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We represent clients on ALL types of criminal matters. Some of the most common charges are:

  • Attempted Murder
  • Assault and Battery 1st, 2nd, 3rd
  • Armed Robbery
  • Arson 1st, 2nd, 3rd
  • Assault upon a Correctional Employee
  • AWIK
  • Breach of Trust
  • Breaking into a Motor Vehicle
  • Burglary 1st, Burglary 2nd, Burglary 3rd
  • Domestic Violence (DV/CDV)
  • CDVHAN
  • Disorderly Conduct, Public Intoxication
  • Fake ID / False ID
  • Felony DUI, Death; Felony DUI Great Bodily Injury
  • DUI / Driving Under the Influence
  • DUS / Driving Under Suspension
  • Forgery, Financial Transaction Fraud and Forgery
  • Failure to Stop for a Blue Light
  • Grand Larceny
  • Habitual Traffic Offender
  • Leaving the Scene of an Accident
  • Malicious Injury to Person Property / Real Property
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder
  • Petty Larceny
  • Pointing or Presenting a Firearm
  • Reckless Driving
  • Reckless Homicide
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Shoplifting
  • Simple Assault
  • Strong Arm Robbery
  • Threatening the Life of a Public Official or Public Employee
  • Trespassing
  • Unlawful Carrying of a Pistol
  • All Firearms related charges

Here’s What We Will Do For You

By hiring us you will receive experienced legal representation with EVERY aspect of your case. We will:

  • Help with administrative hearings to get your license back after a suspension
  • Evaluate the validity of your case during your arrest
  • Examine the circumstances of the initial traffic stop which led to your arrest
  • Present any defenses possible to invalidate your arrest
  • Utilize our knowledge of the prosecutor’s approach to criminal cases to give you the advantage you need to beat the case or minimize the impact it has on your life.

Tim Kulp’s Qualifications:
Not Many Can Make This Claim

Here’s what sets him apart:

  • Over 36 years of legal experience
  • Speaker, educator and mentor to other attorneys throughout South Carolina
  • Licensed to practice in local, state and federal courts
  • One of seven in SC who is Board certified in Criminal Trial Advocacy
  • Previous experience as a Judge, Prosecutor, and FBI Special Agent
  • Has represented thousands of individuals facing criminal charges in SC courts
  • A Founder of the National College of DUI Defense

Charleston Criminal Defense Lawyer, Timothy Kulp frequently assist clients with criminal charges in the Charleston, North Charleston, Hanahan, Mt. Pleasant, Folly Beach and surrounding areas in SC.

Contact us today, and let’s discuss your case, your options, and the necessary steps to get your life back on track.

Tim Kulp’s Qualifications:
Not Many Can Make This Claim

Here’s what sets him apart:

  • Over 36 years of legal experience
  • Speaker, educator and mentor to other DUI attorneys throughout South Carolina
  • Licensed to practice in local, state and federal courts
  • One of seven in SC who is Board certified in Criminal Trial Advocacy
  • Previous experience as a Judge, Prosecutor, and FBI Special Agent
  • Has represented thousands of individuals charged with DUIs in SC courts
  • A Founder of the National College of DUI Defense

Charleston DUI Lawyer, Timothy Kulp frequently assist clients with DUI and DUAC charges in the Charleston, North Charleston, Hanahan, Mt. Pleasant, Folly Beach and surrounding areas in SC.

Contact us today, and let’s discuss your case, your options, and the necessary steps to get your life back on track.

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Extremely Happy

“ I am extremely happy with the legal service provided by both Mr.Kulp and Mr. Elliot. I would recommend their legal counsel to family and friends. “

- Patrick, a DUI client

Courteous and Professional

“ I also wanted to thank all of you for your courtesy and professionalism throughout all of this without you our son may not have been able to fulfill his dream of a career in the United States Marines. I don’t think any other attorneys could have pulled off this amazing result. Thank you, Michael Armstrong, soon to be the proud Father of a US Marine. “

- Michael, a DUI client

* The Rules of Professional Conduct require disclosure that this is a “Testimonial” about the attorney. Please be aware that any result achieved on behalf of one client in one matter does not necessarily indicate similar results can be obtained for other clients.

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