Fairfax County Criminal Defense Lawyer
Attorney Yeargan has handled thousands of criminal cases in the Commonwealth of Virginia over twenty years as defense counsel. Some of the common types of criminal offenses seen in his practice are:
- Sexual Assault
- Object Sexual Penetration
- Receipt of Stolen Property
- Destruction of Property
- Assault and Battery
- Embezzlement Charges
- Grand Larceny and Petty Larceny
- Juvenile Criminal and Traffic Defense
- Malicious Wounding and Unlawful Wounding
- Marijuana Possession
- Misdemeanor Defense
- Possession of Cocaine
- Expungement of Charges
This is a short list of the many offenses contained in the Code of Virginia. The Fairfax Criminal Defense Law Firm defends many other types of cases not listed above. It is important to retain competent counsel early in the criminal trial process, especially in felony cases.
Misdemeanor cases in Virginia are those punishable by possible incarceration of zero to a maximum of twelve months in jail. There are four categories of misdemeanors in Virginia, with Class 1 being the most serious and Class 4 being the least serious. The period of possible jail periods and fines varies with the particular class of misdemeanor charged in the case. Attorney Yeargan works with the client and prosecutor assigned to the case to achieve ultimate dismissal and/or expungement of misdemeanor criminal charges.
Felonies in Virginia are punishable by more than twelve months in jail. There are six classes of felonies in Virginia, with Class 1 being the most severe. There are serious legal disabilities associated with felony convictions. Convicted Felons are unable to vote, serve on a jury, hold public office, become a notary public and purchase or possess firearms. Employment opportunities in the private sector and government security clearances may also be impacted by felony convictions. Attorney Yeargan helps clients charged with felonies avoid these consequences by working hard to get charges dismissed or amended to a misdemeanor offense.
Fairfax criminal defense attorney, Wilfred W. Yeargan encourages prospective clients to contact him early before trial in misdemeanor cases and before the preliminary hearing in felony cases. Attorney Yeargan offers a free initial consultation and will discuss the defense strategies applicable to your case. He will thoroughly explain how to utilize those strategies to achieve the best outcome in a court of law. All possible outcomes will be explained to the client so that they understand the legal process, their rights under Virginia law, and his approach to defending the matter in court.
The Law Office of Wilfred W. Yeargan is conveniently located at the intersection of Interstate 66 and Route 50 in Fairfax, VA approximately two miles from the courthouse. His office building offers free parking and coffee and tea service. The receptionist staff is friendly and greets clients to make them feel welcome and comfortable until their appointment with the lawyer.Contact a Fairfax Criminal Defense Attorney Today
If you have been charged with a criminal defense violation in Virginia – contact Attorney Yeargan today. Free consultations are provided so that attorney Yeargan can review your case and advise what legal defense will help you obtain the best results. Evening and weekend consultations are offered to those with busy schedules. Call or send an online message to set up a consultation today.