Henrico County, Virginia Criminal Defense Lawyer
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 Lawyer 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 Lawyer 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.
Obtain a Protective Order in Henrico County Virginia
If you can seek a protective order is determined by what kind of relationship you have (or previously had) with the person who is harming or threatening you. If that person is a relative or household member, you may seek a protective order against family abuse through your local Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court intake office. You may also petition the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court for a protective order if either the petitioner (one seeking the protective order) or the respondent (individual committing acts of violence or threatening behavior) is under the age of 18. Additional information can be obtained through the intake office staff.
All other applications for protection orders that do not fall under the category of family or household member (including, but not limited to, dating or same-sex partners who do not live together) are made in the General District Court. If you live in Henrico County Virginia and want additional information, it’s available by contacting David A.C. Long for a consultation that can answer any questions you may have about obtaining a protective order in Henrico County, Virginia.
Drunk Driving DUI Lawyer 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.