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Military Policeman at Fort Polk, then joining the Florence Police Department in 1992 where he spent 11 years as an officer and detective, investigating juvenile crimes, sex crimes, white collar crimes, property crimes and other areas.


His education during that period included crime scene investigation, gaining a thorough knowledge of field sobriety tests, gang prevention, street survival and fraud investigation forensics. Shortly after leaving the Florence Police Department, Tony acted as an investigator for criminal, civil and personal injury cases. His duties also included juror research, photography/video documentation, witness interviews, legal research and court testimony.


While building this skill set for investigation and law enforcement, Tony obtained his undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice and later completed his Juris Doctorate at the Birmingham School of Law. With his law degree in hand, Tony opened the solo practice Tony Hughes, P.C. His areas of focus include Criminal Defense and Family Law matters.


Tony combines specialized training in police procedure and cutting-edge investigation with determination and dedication to each and every client. Especially in criminal matters, his knowledge of both sides of a potential conviction make him a valuable ally in protecting the rights of the accused.


Tony is a member of the Alabama Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Alabama Criminal Defense Law Association (ACOLA). He is licensed to practice in the State of Alabama, the U.S. Federal Court of the Northern District of Alabama and the U.S. Federal Court of Appeals, Atlanta, GA. In 2013, Tony received the Top 100 Trial Lawyers Award.



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The legal system can be complex and uncertain. When you find yourself facing criminal charges or the upheaval of your family during divorce, rely on the guidance of a reliable attorney who can help you make the right choices for you and your family.


It is our mission to protect you during the difficult time ahead. Don’t face these struggles alone. Call 256-349-5694 to speak with us immediately. Together, we can determine your best course of action and begin the process of putting your problems behind you.

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If you are facing possible criminal charges, the repercussions could be devastating. Just because you’ve been arrested doesn’t mean you’ll be convicted for a misdemeanor or felony.


You have rights under the law that can’t be taken away from you. As a law firm with more than 25 years of experience in criminal defense and law enforcement, we know how to work the law in your favor while building your case. Let us help with any criminal charges you might face:


  • Theft

  • Robbery

  • White collar crimes

  • Embezzlement

  • Homicide or murder

  • Driving under the influence (DUI)


  • Weapons charges

  • Domestic violence

  • Juvenile criminal defense

  • Federal crimes

  • Fraud


  • Forgery

  • Burglary

  • Unlawful possession of marijuana

  • Distribution

  • Unlawful possession of a controlled substance and more


No matter how dire your situation may seem, we can help. Contact Tony Hughes Law as soon as possible to schedule a consultation regarding your criminal charges.

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Compassionate representation in family law matters

When your marriage ends, it is important to carefully approach all legal requirements to avoid any more emotional and financial duress than you are already experiencing. Trust in our experienced legal team to assist you all aspects of your family law case:


  • Divorce

  • Child support

  • Child custody

  • Division of property and debt

  • Maintenance (alimony)

  • Modifications of existing orders

  • Enforcement of orders as well as other family law matters


Let us help you prepare a strategy to assist you in moving forward with your life and protecting the ones you love in

the process.

Tony Hughes

Attorney Tony Hughes brings a unique skill set to his practice. As a former law enforcement officer and investigator, his understanding of criminal matters makes him a valuable ally to those seeking aggressive criminal defense representation. As a family law attorney, he brings the same determination to protecting the rights and interests of his clients.


After leaving basic training for the United States Army, Tony Hughes embarked a long career with many aspects of law. Starting as a

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