Our client was charged with a felony third offense DUI within five years. This carries a minimum six-month jail sentence upon conviction. However, with the help of our DUI attorneys, Copenhaver, Ellett & Derrico ultimately argued to have the felony charge amended to misdemeanor reckless driving. The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a Read More
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We recently represented an individual charged with misdemeanor assault and battery and misdemeanor destruction of property. In an effort to avoid a life-changing criminal conviction and prove his innocence, our client pled not guilty, and we took the matter to trial. Our Roanoke criminal defense attorneys fought aggressively, and by pointing out the flaws in the prosecution’s case the individual was found not guilty on all charges. The outcome of Read More
Copenhaver, Ellett & Derrico represented a trucking company on an overweight citation in which the company was fined nearly $15,000. However, we aggressively advocated on our client’s behalf, and reduced the fine to $7,000. The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.
Our client was charged with three theft-related felonies, including two felony shoplifting charges and one felony for attempted grand larceny. The team at Copenhaver, Ellett & Derrico negotiated with the court, and our client only received two misdemeanor larceny convictions. The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or Read More
Our client was charged with a DUI and other drug charges. This put his record, license, and possibly his freedom in jeopardy. By retaining our Roanoke criminal defense lawyers, this man received zealous representation. We negotiated with the prosecutor and based on the facts of the case an agreement was made to discontinue the prosecution via a nolle prosequi. The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of Read More