About Us


Scharff Law Firm is a criminal defense law practice in Henderson, NC fighting to protect the rights of those charged with crimes in Granville, Franklin, Vance and Warren Counties.  The attorneys at the Scharff Law Firm have a combined experience of over 30 years of experience working as both prosecutors and defense attorneys. They recognize the varied perspectives and complexities that come with a criminal prosecution. They understand the many levels of fear and anxiety that their clients are struggling with. Scharff Law Firm works to get lives back on track.

When faced with allegations of a crime, thoughts of a criminal record, losing a career, and going to jail can be emotionally debilitating. Scharff Law Firm understands that choosing an advocate to fight for you is another new source of anxiety for people who are already under a big amount of stress. They will work immediately to describe the court process and the levels of risk associated with any potential decision along the way. At the Scharff Law Firm, we strive to give you the attention your case deserves, and to use our years of experience on both sides of the courtroom to prepare an effective defense. We want to fight for you!


Scharff Law Firm has attorneys that are licensed to practice in multiple jurisdictions and have managed cases throughout the state of North Carolina. We bring that level of experience to our clients in Granville, Franklin, Vance and Warren Counties.

Whether you are charged with a Misdemeanor or a Felony crime, or even a 50B DVPO, our attorneys have the experience to guide you through the system in an effort to make things right again. If you need an Drug Defense lawyer following a an arrest, a traffic ticket attorney in Franklin County, an Assault Defense Attorney in Granville County, or a lawyer to help you fight charges of Shoplifting in Vance County, Scharff Law Firm can help. Even when dealing with a potential conviction Jesse and Reba Scharff will fight for the most minimal punishment you could possibly face. If you need a defense lawyer for a domestic violence situation, we can represent you. We listen to all sides of your story and work to help you resolve both felony or misdemeanor criminal cases. We negotiate with the opposing side to help give you a second chance. We will go to battle to protect your freedom.

DWI and Drug Charges in Franklin, Granville, Vance and Warren Counties

Scharff Law Firm has years of experience dealing with drug charges and DUI or DWI charges. Depending on the circumstances, we can fight to have your case dismissed or reduce your bond or penalties. Our attorneys use our extensive knowledge of the system to help set you free from the burden of these allegations. A great drug crimes lawyer understands how to negotiate a drug charge and argue drunk driving charges. We know that you’re nervous about facing criminal charges, which is why we work hard to keep you informed about the proceedings. If you live in Henderson, Louisburg, Oxford, Warrenton or anywhere in the North Carolina area, our attorneys will have the knowledge and experience to fight for you! Give us a call to set up a free consultation to see how we can help you fight your charges. We will stand with you every step of the way.

Immigration law – visas, green cards, waivers, petitions, naturalization, deportation

Scharff Law Firm has years of experience helping individuals through America’s complex immigration process. Although the immigration process may seem as easy as filling out a few forms, the laws can be difficult to interpret and the administrative process is often stressful. The Scharff Law Firm provides individual attention for each of our clients. Whenever you call us, you will speak to an attorney who will immediately answer any questions you may have about your case. Jesse and Reba will guide you through the system in an effort to keep your informed along the way and expedite your immigration needs.

Whether you are petitioning for a green card, applying for a visitor visa, business visa, work visa, temporary protected status, naturalization, adjustment of status, or even Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), our attorneys have the experience to guide you through the system. If you need an immigration attorney to help you with obtaining a a work permit, a visa, a green card, naturalization, citizenship, or asylum, Scharff Law Firm can help.