If you have been accused of committing a criminal offense in Virginia, the consequences could be life changing.  If you are convicted of a criminal offense in Virginia you will have a permanent criminal record, and depending on the severity of the offense, you could end up in a Virginia jail or state penitentiary.  You could be ordered by a Virginia court to pay a substantial fine.  You could have a Virginia court or the Virginia DMV suspend your license.  You may suffer increased insurance premiums for several years.  You may be forced to take time off from work or away from your family to complete counseling and/or perform community service work.  You may have to report to a Virginia Probation Officer for the next several years, and may have to undergo drug and alcohol testing.  You may be forced to pay restitution to the victim of the alleged offense.  You may experience difficulty getting into schools or finding employment.   

The list of possible consequences which can flow from a Virginia criminal conviction is seemingly endless.  Therefore, the smart thing to do when you have been accused of a criminal offense in Virginia is to hire the best Virginia Criminal Defense Lawyer you can afford to protect your rights, fight for you and help ensure you get the absolute best possible result. 

If you have been arrested or have questions about Virginia DUI / DWI, Criminal or Traffic Defense, call The Wilson Law Firm and a knowledgeable, experienced and successful Virginia Criminal Defense Lawyer will be happy to discuss these matters with you in more detail.