Newport News, VA
An arrest can have a serious effect on your life. However, if that arrest turns into a conviction, that impact may last a lifetime. If you’ve been arrested for a crime, you should do everything possible to avoid a conviction. We are Robinson Law, PLLC, a Newport News criminal defense law firm with extensive experience serving the Hampton Roads community. At Robinson Law, we pride ourselves on the exceptional representation that we provide to each client. Regardless of what you are charged with, Robinson Law can help.Criminal Cases in Newport News
A criminal case is stressful; however, it that especially the case if you are not familiar with the process. Criminal cases in Newport News fall into two main categories: misdemeanors and felonies. Misdemeanors are those crimes punishable by a maximum of less than 12 months in jail, for example, shoplifting or simple assault. Felonies are more serious and include any crime with a maximum possible term of incarceration of more than a year.
Misdemeanors cases are heard at the local general district court, located at 2500 Washington Avenue, 2nd Floor, Newport News, VA. The phone number for the Newport News General District Court is 757-926-8811.
Felony cases will first have a preliminary hearing, which is held at the local district court. If the case makes it past the preliminary hearing, the case will be heard at the local circuit court, located at 2500 Washington Avenue, Newport News, VA. The phone number for the Newport News Circuit Court is 757-926-8561.
At Robinson Law, one of the first things we do is sit down with you to answer all your questions. Whether you need to know how the process works, what you could be looking at, or our opinion on the legality of your arrest or the strength of the case against you, we are here to help in any way we can.Types of Cases We Handle
Newport News is one of the more dangerous cities in Virginia. In fact, there are more than 5,500 crimes committed in the city each year. The chances of being involved in a Newport News crime is 1 in 169, which is nearly triple the rate for the rest of the state.
As a dedicated Newport News criminal defense law firm, we handle all types of cases. However, most often, we help individuals who face the following charges:
- Violent crimes
- Gun crimes and weapons charges
- Domestic violence cases
- Robbery, burglary and other theft offenses
- Drug cases
- DUI and DWI charges
Regardless of why you were arrested or how strong the government’s case may seem, the lawyers at Robinson Law will work with you to develop of custom-tailored strategy to effectively resolve the case in the best way possible.
Haring an experienced criminal defense lawyer to defend you in a case is critical In fact, the importance of having an experienced defense attorney on your side cannot be overstated. From the moment we begin working on your case, we will take every step necessary to protect your interests and your freedom. Whether we are helping get you out of jail pending trial, interviewing witnesses, working with experts, filing a motion to suppress physical evidence, or litigating your case in front of the jury, we have what it takes to successfully defend against any charge, no matter how serious.
Have You Been Arrested in Newport News?
If you face criminal charges, reach out to a dedicated criminal defense attorney at Robinson Law, PLLC, for immediate assistance. We have a half-century of combined experience handling all types of cases, ranging from first-time DUI arrests to serious violent felonies. Our attorneys are both skilled negotiators and impassioned litigators, meaning we can confidently handle your case from beginning to end without interruption. To learn more, and to schedule a free consultation with one of our Hampton Roads criminal defense attorneys, give us a call at 703-542-4008 today. We handle cases throughout Hampton Roads, including in Chesapeake, Hampton, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and Virginia Beach.