Criminal Law

Warrenton Criminal Defense Lawyer

Helping Clients in Warrenton, Virginia and Surrounding Areas Facing Criminal Charges

Being charged with a crime can put you in a stressful situation. If you are found guilty, you may be required to pay fines, lose your driver’s license, or even serve time in prison. Not only that, but criminal convictions can stay on your record and prevent you from getting a job, a professional license, or a security clearance. A criminal conviction can also result in deportation or other negative immigration consequences if you are not a United States Citizen. If you have been charged with a crime, including DUIs, violent crimes, sex crimes, and white-collar crimes, you need to protect yourself and your future. You need to have a good criminal defense attorney on your side.

Criminal defense lawyers can help communicate with state prosecutors on behalf of their clients and negotiate a favorable plea agreement and defend their case in a criminal trial. In order to best protect your legal rights and your future, our dedicated team at Manassas Law Group will act in your best interest, negotiate with prosecutors, and defend you in court. We defend Warrenton residents in a wide range of criminal defense cases, including misdemeanor and felony charges.

To speak with a Virginia criminal defense lawyer at our law firm, give us a call at (703) 361-8246 or reach out to us online to set up your free initial consultation today.

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Criminal Cases Our Warrenton, VA Criminal Defense Attorneys Handle

If you were arrested in Warrenton, Virginia, the criminal defense lawyers at the Manassas Law Group can help provide you with expert legal representation. We will look at the facts of the case, the evidence that the prosecutor may use, the defenses, and help you determine the best course of action based on the circumstances. If you have pending criminal charges, call us at (703) 361-8246 to schedule a free consultation today.

We represent clients in various criminal cases, including misdemeanor or felony criminal offenses.

DUIs and Traffic Offenses

According to Virginia Code Section 18.2-266, driving while under the influence is described as the unlawful operation of a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08% or higher or while under the influence of any self-intoxicating drugs. 

A DUI conviction can result in administrative fines, license suspension, court costs, probation, and jail time, even if it’s your first offense. Having a DUI on your record can also increase your insurance premiums. If you have been charged with a DUI in Virginia, call us at 703-361-8246 or contact us online so we can begin to assess your situation and develop a legal strategy.

In addition to DUI charges, we also help defend those charged with other traffic-related offenses in Virginia. Below are the traffic violation cases we cover:

Violent Crimes

Violent crimes can range from robbery and assault to manslaughter and murder, and the consequences of being found guilty can be very severe. Our criminal defense attorneys defense clients charged with violent crimes such as:

Domestic Crimes

Assault and Battery of a Family or Household Member is commonly referred to as Domestic Assault or Domestic Violence. Virginia Code § 18.2-57.2 outlines what is considered Domestic Assault and Battery. Domestic violence charges can also include assault and battery, strangulation, abduction, and rape, as well as allegations of violating a protective order, stalking, and communication of threats. The offense is considered to be a domestic crime if it is committed against a:

  • Spouse;
  • Former spouse;
  • The mother/father of your child/children;
  • Roommate or anyone living in your household;
  • In-law living in your residence; and
  • Anyone you lived with within the last year, including their child/children.

Drug Offenses

Under Title 18.2, Chapter 7, Article 1 of the Virginia Code, drug crimes can include possessing, distributing, and manufacturing illicit substances, even imitation illicit substances. If you have been charged with one of the drug crimes listed below, we can help defend you and your rights. 

Sex Crimes

Penalties for sex crimes in Virginia are harsh and can include lengthy prison sentences and fines of up to $100,000. Our law firm defends those accused of the following sex crimes:

Theft Crimes

Depending on the monetary value of the theft, various theft crimes can have various consequences. A theft of under $1,000 has different penalties than a theft of over $1,000. If you’ve been accused of one of the below theft crimes, the lawyers at Manassas Law Group can help defend you.

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White Collar Crimes

Crimes that involve fraud are considered “white-collar crimes.” They are unique from other property crimes or personal offenses because of deceit and dishonesty. White-collar crimes can include:

Juvenile Offenses

Virginia Code Section 16.1-278.8 outlines the consequences of crimes committed by minors in Virginia. We can help defend juveniles accused of:

  • Assault and Battery;
  • Petty and Grand Larceny;
  • Drug Offenses;
  • Trespassing;
  • Breaking and Entering; and
  • Disorderly Conduct.

As a parent, navigating the legal system on behalf of your minor child can be difficult. If your child has been accused of a crime, we are here to answer any questions you may have regarding their case. Contact our Warrenton juvenile defense lawyers today at (703) 361-8246 or on our website.

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What Our Warrenton Criminal Lawyers Can Do For You 

Being arrested is stressful, and determining the best action following your arrest may be difficult. After being charged with a crime, it’s important to find a law firm that understands the Virginia criminal law system and has experience trying cases similar to yours. Our criminal defense lawyers at Manassas Law Group can examine the case against you and give you the aggressive representation you deserve.

Our defense attorneys will examine the evidence in your case and develop a strong defense to protect your rights. Those accused of a criminal offense can face severe consequences, so it’s important to find an experienced criminal defense lawyer who can examine the evidence, find reliable witnesses, and generate a good legal argument on your behalf.

We will also find any procedural errors in your case or see if the state violated your rights, which can help reduce or dismiss the charges against you. For example, if the police did not actually have the right to arrest you, your charges may be dropped.

Can I Defend Myself in a Virginia Criminal Case?

Yes, but hiring a criminal defense lawyer is still in your best interest. While everyone has the right to defend themself when facing criminal charges, you are likely going to be better off having a criminal defense lawyer to represent you. It’s difficult for anyone to learn and understand the complicated workings of the legal system, evaluate evidence, review case law, and build a good defense for court. That’s why hiring an attorney with an extensive track record in criminal defense is important.

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Call a Virginia Criminal Law Attorney at Manassas Law Group Today for a Free Consultation

Being arrested can be stressful and may cause you to worry about your physical, emotional, and financial well-being. Additionally, if you have any prior arrests on your record, you may worry about your chances of success in the future. 

If you are looking for a skilled criminal defense attorney in the Warrenton area, we at the Manassas Law Group are here to help. Our skilled attorneys are experienced in Virginia criminal law and can provide aggressive representation to those accused of drug crimes, violent crimes, DUIs, and more. 

We also provide legal counsel on various legal issues, including personal injury, family law, and estate planning. Fill out our online form or call us at (703) 361-8246 and schedule a free consultation with one of our team members today.

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We offer a free case evaluation for new clients seeking criminal defense help. Call our Manassas office today.

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