When an individual is charged with a crime in Virginia, it is important they hire an attorney who is experienced in the county where the offense occurred. While many northern Virginia lawyers practice throughout the Commonwealth, some of these criminal defense attorneys do not travel as far south as Stafford, Spotsylvania or Fredericksburg. The attorneys of Robinson Law frequently represent individuals with pending charges in these jurisdictions.
Attorney Benjamin Griffitts of Robinson Law has decades of experience defending the rights of adults and juveniles who are facing criminal and traffic charges in Stafford. He is a well known defense attorney in the Stafford courthouse. Attorney Griffitts knows both the prosecutors and judges in Stafford, and he understands how to tailor the best possible defense for each client. Whether you are facing charges for drug crimes, DUI, assault and battery, reckless driving, larceny, or sex crimes, attorney Griffitts has the experience needed to properly assess the facts of your case and build a defense that is unique to your goals.Criminal and Traffic Charges in Stafford County General District Court
The court process in Stafford County may be intimidating for first time offenders. When our firm is hired for a Stafford criminal charge in General District Court, our attorneys and staff provide step-by-step guidance on the process. While the facts of each case and the attorney’s approach will vary, the court’s process is the same. The first court appearance in Stafford General District Court for misdemeanors and felonies is known as an arraignment. The arraignment is waivable if the defendant hires a lawyer in advance. When our lawyers are hired prior to an arraignment, we notify the court to waive the arraignment and schedule the case for trial. Once a trial date has been scheduled, we are able to formally request discovery (evidence) and start examining all possible defenses. It is important to us that we work closely with our clients throughout this process.Stafford DUI Lawyers
DUI/DWI can be a particularly stigmatizing offense with life altering consequences. Employment, background checks and immigration status are just some examples. The penalties for a Virginia DUI conviction may include mandatory jail time, alcohol classes, ignition interlock, and a restricted or suspended driver’s license. Stafford County takes driving while intoxicated seriously and securing an experienced DUI lawyer is essential. Attorney Griffitts has handled hundreds of DWIs and DUIs in Stafford County. Whether you are facing a first offense DWI or third offense DWI, never assume you will be convicted. Contact us now to discuss your Stafford DUI charge: 888-259-9787.Traffic Lawyers Serving Stafford, Virginia
Some traffic offenses in Stafford do not require you to hire a lawyer. However, reckless driving and driving on a suspended license in Virginia are Class 1 Misdemeanors. It is always in the defendant’s best interest to have an attorney present in court. A reckless driving conviction may result in a loss of license, heavy fines and even jail time. A conviction for driving on a suspended license carries similar penalties as reckless driving, plus fees to have your license reinstated and retrieving your car from impound. Call our Stafford traffic lawyers now at 888-259-9787.Stafford County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
A common offense our attorneys handle in Stafford is Domestic Assault & Battery. This charge is also referred to as Assault & Battery on a Family Member. These charges are filed when the altercation occurs between spouses, roommates or any two people residing under the same roof. These cases are tried in the Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court. Even when the victim wants the charge dropped, the defendant should still have an experienced attorney for assault charges by his or her side in court.Attorney for Juvenile Crimes in Stafford County
Our lawyers represent juveniles who are facing criminal charges, such as larceny, traffic offenses, drug crimes, and DUI. Our attorneys often represent juveniles who are first time offenders. If your child has been charged in Stafford County with a criminal offense, the process of hiring an attorney may be overwhelming. Attorney Griffitts is a father himself, and he will guide you through the court process, review possible outcomes, and help you get your juvenile back on the right track. Contact attorney Benjamin Griffitts now at 888-259-9787 for your free consultation.