In Virginia, a conviction for a criminal misdemeanor or a felony will result in a record for life. With a criminal record following you for the rest of your life, you could experience: limited job opportunities, loss of employment, damage to your reputation, financial penalties; and potentially even the inability to vote and travel internationally.
An experienced and aggressive criminal lawyer has the expertise to build legally sound arguments and the tenacity to fight to get your charges reduced, or even withdrawn. It takes a reputable and local criminal attorney to successfully negotiate with the Commonwealth attorneys and who is familiar with the judges and prosecutors of that area, as different judges can have varying approaches, especially in areas of the law that allow discretion.
As a result, the Law Firm of Susan F. Fremit focuses exclusively on defending those charged with a criminal law violation, including:
- Drug Related Crimes – drug distribution; drug manufacturing; drug possession; sale of drug paraphernalia and more
- Property and Theft Related Crimes – arson; break and enter to commit assault and battery; extortion; fraud; failure to return a rented vehicle; grand larceny; identity theft; passing bad checks; petite larceny; and more
- Violent and Weapon Related Crimes – assault and battery; carjacking; carrying a weapon in an airport; unlawful wounding; possession of a stolen firearm; sexual assault; use or display of firearm in committing felony; and more
- Motor Vehicle Related Crimes – driving on a revoked or suspended license; DWI/DUI; reckless driving (general, school bus,speed); and more