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Facing Criminal Charges in Virginia? Call Us at (540) 343-9349


Contact us today!The goal of our blog is to discuss topics related to criminal, traffic or DUI law that you may find informative, useful or entertaining. We’re always interested to hear your comments on our posts, and if you’d like us to discuss a certain topic in more depth then please email us at advice@roanokecriminalattorney.com

DUI Charges Involving Injuries – DUI Maiming

DUI maiming occurs when someone is seriously injured while you are driving under the influence, and a conviction for such an offense can affect every aspect of your life. You can lose your driver’s license, face incarceration, and more. In addition, you’ll have a mark on your criminal record. If you’ve been charged with DUI maiming, you need immediate legal assistance from a Virginia DUI lawyer experienced in this kind Read More

Can My Conviction Be Expunged in Virginia?

Living with a criminal record in Virginia can be challenging and may limit your ability to move forward, Marks against you can be detrimental to your career, restrict where you can live, or prohibit your ability to own firearms. Sealing your record with an expungement can alleviate many of these concerns, but only if certain conditions apply. With very few exceptions, criminal convictions in Virginia cannot be expunged. This remedy Read More

Can a DUI Be a Felony in Virginia?

Driving under the influence in Virginia is always a serious legal issue with some potentially far-reaching implications, no matter what. While a DUI in Virginia is normally labeled as a misdemeanor, the impact can still be severe. There are also certain circumstances in which a Virginia DUI can be escalated into a more severe classification as a felony. As opposed to a misdemeanor, a felony DUI conviction will mean more Read More

Possible Criminal Charges Arising From Car Accidents

Although car accidents are typically considered civil incidents, criminal charges arising from car accidents are not unheard of. If you are facing a criminal charge that has stemmed from a car accident, it’s important to consult a Roanoke criminal traffic defense attorney at Roanoke Criminal Attorneys immediately. We will ensure your rights are protected and design a defense strategy that may improve your current situation. Call us at (540) 343-9349 Read More

What Happens If I Get an Out-of-State DUI

Getting charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in another state is usually more expensive and stressful than getting charged in your home state. You will have to hire a lawyer licensed to practice in the state where you got arrested, and you will probably have to travel there to appear in court. If a Virginia court convicts you of DUI, you may face serious repercussions as an out-of-state driver. Read More