Handling Misdemeanor Cases

Hampton Roads & Newport News Criminal Defense Attorney

In general, a misdemeanor is the violation if a state or local law with a range of punishment up to one year, as indicated below. Larry King understands that even one day in jail can be a traumatic experience. If you are currently facing criminal allegations, you will need to retain the strong legal guidance of the Virginia Criminal Defense Attorney at our firm. Your future and freedom are at stake as you navigate the complex legal process of handling a criminal case. We encourage each individual charged with a crime to gain an understanding of his or her case and exercise constitutionally protected rights, such as remaining silent and retaining legal counsel. These goals can be accomplished through a sound client-lawyer relationship, beginning with a free case evaluation from our firm. We represent clients throughout Southeastern Virginia.

With over 40 years of experience, we can help each client learn their rights and pursue a favorable case outcome. Larry King is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, the Virginia College of Criminal Defense Attorneys, the Virginia State Bar and many other associations that help criminal lawyers maintain excellence in practice. He offers the attentive representation clients need as they pursue complex cases.

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Virginia Misdemeanor Punishments

The authorized punishments for conviction of a misdemeanor are:

(a) For Class 1 misdemeanors, confinement in jail for not more than twelve months and a fine of not more than $2,500, either or both.

(b) For Class 2 misdemeanors, confinement in jail for not more than six months and a fine of not more than $1,000, either or both.

(c) For Class 3 misdemeanors, a fine of not more than $500.

(d) For Class 4 misdemeanors, a fine of not more than $250.

Please not multiple convictions can result in consecutive punishments.

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We are centrally located to all cities and counties comprising metropolitan southeastern Virginia. This includes, in part, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Hampton, York County, James City County, Gloucester County, Mathews County, Newport News, Surry, West Point, Suffolk, Smithfield, Isle of Wight County, New Kent County, and Williamsburg. We have handled cases throughout Virginia.