Charlottesville Criminal Defense Attorneys

Find the right Criminal Defense attorney in Charlottesville, VA

If you are facing a criminal prosecution in Charlottesville, you should hire a local criminal defense attorney familiar with the legal community of Charlottesville, VA.

Across Virginia there are typically different procedures for different county courts. The people prosecuting you vary from area to area, and the rules they follow regarding how crimes are charged, and what plea bargains are available, will change drastically. This can all be very important in determining what punishment, if any, you will get.

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If you delay in retaining a criminal defense attorney, you are only hurting yourself. Don't get caught sitting around while the government is hard at work building a criminal case against you. By consulting defense counsel early and often, you can be sure that your gameplan is well laid out before ever entering a courtroom.

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Most criminal defense lawyers handle both misdemeanors and felonies. Some attorneys also handle juvenile as well as adult criminal charges. For more serious charges, like multiple felonies and charges that count as "strikes" on your record, you'll want someone who specializes in these types of criminal cases. Luckily, LegalMatch has a variety of criminal defense lawyers who specialize in many different criminal fields. Use LegalMatch to help you find an attorney in Charlottesville, Virginia for free.

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Life in Charlottesville

Charlottesville is an independent city surrounded by Albemarle County. Being an independent city, it is not actually legally part of the county in which it sits. It runs its own affairs, and unlike other cities, the government of the county in which it sits has no jurisdiction over it. It has a population of about 41,000 people.

Charlottesville was named in 2004 as the best place to live in the United States, in the book Cities Ranked and Rated, due in part to its high quality of life, low cost of living, and mild climate.

The city of Charlottesville is steeped in history. It was the home of presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe. It is home to the University of Virginia, which was founded in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson. Along with Monticello (Thomas Jefferson's estate), the university is a UNESCO World Heritage Site - having been recognized by the United Nations as a place of special historical significance to all of mankind. It is the only university in the U.S., and one of the only manmade structures in the U.S., to be designated a World Heritage Site.

The University of Virginia has one of the best law schools in the country, so you don't need to worry about finding a good Charlottesville, Virginia lawyer, if you ever need one. Charlottesville lawyers are ready to take just about any case that you're likely to face.

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