Why a Lawyer is Necessary in Domestic Violence Cases

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Man in Jail. This is the next post in my series Helping Virginia Residents Decide if they Need to Hire a Private Attorney for a Criminal Case. My last post discussed why it may be beneficial to hire a private attorney instead of relying on a public defender. In this post I will be discussing a common area that people mistakenly believe they can “clear up” without legal representation – domestic violence charges. (more…)

The Benefits of Hiring a Private Lawyer When Charged With A Crime In Virginia

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Lawyer and clientThis is the second post in our series on whether you should retain a private attorney when charged with a crime in Virginia. Our last discussion provided an overview of the topics we will be discussing in this series and also delved into the potential consequences of going unrepresented when charged with a Virginia crime. In this article we will go over the benefits of utilizing a private attorney, as opposed to the public defender, in any Virginia criminal matter. (more…)

Deciding Whether You Should Hire A Private Attorney For Your Virginia Criminal Case

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Lawyer studying documents in trial.This is the first post in a series meant to help Virginia residents decide whether they should hire a private attorney for their criminal matter. Residents of our state too often make the mistake of thinking that their criminal charge is “no big deal” and they show up at their first court appearance without having consulted an attorney. This is one of the biggest mistakes people can make in our opinion as even a minor charge can have lasting effects on one’s life. Over the next few articles we hope to help Virginia residents understand the need to consult with an attorney. (more…)