Virginia Criminal Defense Lawyers | Criminal Law Attorneys in Virginia
Criminal Law is predominantly classified into two major groups—felonies and misdemeanors. A felony is a serious crime generally punishable by a year or more in jail. There are six felony classes with the most severe punishment being class one. The lower the number of the class, the lesser the maximum penalty of the offense. The maximum punishments for the six classes of felonies are:
- Class 1: Death, or life imprisonment and/or $100,000 fine
- Class 2: 20 years to life imprisonment and/or $100,000 fine
- Class 3: 5-20 years imprisonment and/or $100,000 fine
- Class 4: 2-10 years imprisonment and/or $100,000 fine
- Class 5: 1-10 years imprisonment or 12 months in jail; $2,500 fine
- Class 6: 1-5 years imprisonment or 12 months in jail; $2,500 fine
A felony can have a negative impact on your life forever. In addition to jail time and fines, your felony conviction will remain on your record forever, preventing you from legally owning a firearm or obtain certain types of employment. That is why it is so important to discuss your case with experienced Virginia criminal defense lawyers immediately. Felonies include serious crimes, such as:
- Drug Trafficking
If you have been charged with a felony offense, please contact our Virginia criminal defense lawyers at 703-491-7070 or 1-888-407-4529 (toll free) today to discuss your case. We are available 24/7 to help you achieve the best possible outcome in your criminal case.
At Charles B. Roberts & Associates, P.C., our criminal and traffic clients have included NFL football players, platinum music artists, doctors, lawyers, and elected officials. When you hire our firm, our Virginia criminal defense lawyers will dedicate personal time and attention to your case to ensure that your concerns are addressed and your legal rights are protected throughout this difficult process.
We handle cases in Arlington, Fredericksburg, Woodbridge, and throughout Virginia.