Criminal Defense & Family Law Attorneys

If you need a lawyer, the Smoak & Hudson Law Firm is here to help. We are attorneys specializing in criminal defense, family law, and personal injury cases.

As lawyers in Walterboro, SC, we have a thorough knowledge of the local court system. Over the years, our attorneys have established good working relationships with people throughout the legal community. That experience enables us to offer you good advice when it comes to your case. We know what will give you the best chance to achieve the results you want.


Our law firm is small enough to give you the personal attention you want, but our attorneys have the qualifications and experience to get the results you need.

Gerald C. Smoak, Sr. has over 60 years of experience and is a former Resident Circuit Court Judge of the Fourteenth Circuit, having served from 1991 until 2001. He is a certified Circuit Court Arbitrator and Mediator, as well as a Family Court Mediator.

Ashley Hudson Scott has over 16 years of experience, 12 of which she worked as an Assistant Solicitor before going into private practice. She was a Senior Assistant Solicitor in the Ninth Circuit and prosecuted juvenile cases from 2001 until 2008. She then worked as an Assistant Solicitor in the Fourteenth Circuit in General Sessions from 2008 until 2013.
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