Portsmouth Criminal Defense Attorneys

Find the right Criminal Defense attorney in Portsmouth, VA

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

Throughout Virginia there are sometimes variations between the procedural rules that apply in different courts. In addition, each local prosecutor may have a different agenda which would lead to that office prosecuting certain crimes more vigorously than other types of crimes. All of this could impact how you are prosecuted, and what chances you have of making a plea bargain.

Portsmouth Virginia Criminal Defense Attorneys Can Help

Preparing a proper defense can be key to receiving the best possible outcome. Hiring a criminal defense attorney is an important step in protecting your rights and pulling together your case, especially as the government is doing the same.

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You will want a criminal defense attorney familiar with your charges. Is it a misdemeanor or a felony? Are you charged with multiple crimes? Are you an adult? Do you have "two strikes" on your record? There are a number of different issues that your attorney should be familiar with depending on your circumstances, and even within the criminal field there are attorneys who specialize in certain problems. With LegalMatch, you can find the right criminal defense attorney in Portsmouth, Virginia for free.

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Life in Portsmouth

Portsmouth, Virginia is an independent city (meaning it is not part of any county) in the Hampton Roads metropolitan area of Virginia. Its population is about 95,000 people.

Portsmouth is home to the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, a historic and still-active shipbuilding facility for the United States Navy. It was given the name "Norfolk" to avoid confusing it with the Naval shipyard that already existed in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

This shipyard employs thousands of people, and is one of the major economic drivers of Portsmouth, Virginia. The shipyard, and the associated military installations nearby, employ several Portsmouth, Virginia attorneys, both as military officers and civilians.

Because of its varied industries and large military presence, there are many lawyers in Portsmouth, Virginia practicing a wide variety of legal specialties. If you need legal advice, chances are good that you can find a Portsmouth, Virginia attorney who can help.

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