Henrico County, Virginia Criminal Defense Lawyers
Our Henrico, Virginia criminal attorneys represent clients who have been arrested for criminal charges including speeding tickets, reckless driving, DUI, DWI, trespassing, assault and other types of criminal offenses. If you or someone you know has been arrested for criminal charges in Henrico, VA, contact Criminal Attorney David Long for a FREE criminal case evaluation. Having an experienced criminal attorney defending you in Henrico County, VA criminal court is critical to ensure all your legal rights are protected.
Below are some examples of criminal charges we commonly provide criminal defense for in Henrico County, Virginia Court:
Minor in Possession (MIP) of Alcohol in Henrico County, Virginia
No person under the age of 21 years shall use or attempt to use any of the following below:
- Altered, fictitious, facsimile or simulated license to operate a motor vehicle.
- Altered, fictitious, facsimile or simulated document, including, but not limited to a birth certificate or student identification card.
- Motor vehicle operator’s license, birth certificate or student identification card of another person in order to establish a false identification or false age for himself to consume, purchase or attempt to consume or purchase an alcoholic beverage.
Public Intoxication in Henrico, VA
Any time you consume alcohol in public places, such as at a bar or ballgame, you take the chance of arrest if your drinking gets out of hand. Public intoxication – called a “PI offense,” becomes a crime if a law enforcement officer feels that you are a danger to yourself or others. If illegal underage drinking occurs in public, a PI offense will be charged along with minor in possession of alcohol. A public intoxication charge is usually a misdemeanor and, based on your actions, you could receive probation as opposed to serving jail time. If you’ve been charged with public intoxication, contact Henrico criminal lawyer David Long for a FREE legal consultation.
Possession of Marijuana in Henrico, Virginia
It is unlawful for any person knowingly or intentionally has possession of marijuana or hash in Virginia unless the substance was obtained directly from, or pursuant to, a valid prescription or order of a practitioner while acting in the course of his professional practice, or except as otherwise authorized by the Drug Control Act. Our Henrico criminal lawyers can help protect your rights if you’ve been charged with possession of marijuana.
Drunk Driving in Henrico County, VA
Drinking and driving in Virginia is a serious criminal offense and typically requires the help of an experienced Henrico Criminal Attorney. If you have been arrested for drunk driving or driving while under the influence of intoxicants in Henrico County, VA, our law firm can represent you in court. Virginia law requires that a person charged with a DUI in Henrico, must stand trial within Henrico county court, so if you have been arrested in Henrico contact our Henrico, Virginia DUI attorneys for a free consultation.
If you require a criminal defense lawyer in Henrico County, Virginia contact our office today for a FREE criminal case consultation 804.285.3888.