Criminal Defense Lawyer Roanoke VA
As a criminal defense lawyer in Roanoke, Virginia, I defend clients charged with traffic and criminal offenses in Roanoke City, Roanoke County, Salem City, Montgomery County, Blacksburg, and throughout Southwest Virginia. I fight for your record, your job, your freedom, and your rights under the law.
The decision to hire a criminal defense lawyer is one of the most important choices you will ever make. You may have a number of questions, including:
- Do I have any defenses?
- Will I lose my license?
- Will there be a fine? Or jail time?
- Can the charge get reduced? Or dismissed?
We will answer each of your questions during an initial, free consultation. We can meet at the firm’s Roanoke office, or talk by phone. Every case is handled on a flat fee – click here for information on pricing. We understand what’s at stake and that results matter.
Roanoke Traffic Defense
The firm represents clients in serious traffic matters in Roanoke criminal court, including reckless driving, driving suspended, driving while intoxicated (DWI), and driving suspended:
Each of these charges can have serious consequences. They are not traditional traffic offenses that are prepayable with a fine. Rather, we get involved if the driving offense carries a serious penalty and get to work protecting your license and your record. If you have been charged with a criminal traffic offense in or near Roanoke, Virginia, we can help protect your rights.
Roanoke Criminal Defense
The firm also represents clients charged with in criminal offenses in Roanoke, Virginia, and the surrounding region, with experience handing the following Roanoke criminal defense cases:
- Credit Card Theft
- Minor in Possession of Alcohol (MIP)
If you are charged with a criminal offense in Roanoke, Virginia, the case will generally be filed in the Roanoke General District Court. You can appeal the court’s decision to the circuit court. The firm is located steps from the Roanoke City courthouse and ready to help with pending criminal cases.
Roanoke Criminal Court Process
If you are charged with a criminal offense, you will receive a court paper with basic information about the case. It may be a summons to appear on a certain date for a trial. Or, it will be a criminal warrant or indictment, and you will have an arraignment and the opportunity to post bail prior to trial.
A Roanoke criminal defense lawyer can enter an appearance on your behalf and contact the Roanoke prosecutor to get more information about the charge. We can review the police report and contact witnesses. If necessary, we can schedule a bond hearing. Then, we can gather evidence, plan a defense, and prepare for trial. You do not have to face this situation alone.
The first step is a free consultation to discuss your case. We’ll review what happened and develop a case strategy. Call today at (540) 585-1776.