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Norfolk Violent Crimes Lawyers

Experienced Defense Against Violent Crime Charges in Virginia

If you have been accused of a violent crime in Norfolk, VA, your entire life can be upended. The allegations alone can cause some to make snap and negative judgments about your character. This can make it feel like they believe you are guilty of the crime, even though you are innocent until proven otherwise. If you are convicted of the alleged offense, you can be imprisoned, fined, and face various hurdles. With a criminal record, it can be difficult to get a job, find a place to live, or even qualify for government benefits. To seek to avoid or minimize the penalties, you need an aggressive defense on your side.

Backed by over 100 years of combined experience, our team at Protogyrou Law knows how to fight serious charges. We have defended thousands of clients against a range of charges and have tried hundreds of jury trials. Although many criminal matters are settled out of court, we will prepare for your case as if it will go to trial. Our Norfolk violent crimes attorneys will examine your case from every angle to build well-thought-out counterarguments. Because we work as a team, your case will benefit from having input and insight from multiple attorneys concerned with working toward an optimal result on your behalf.

To get started with a free consultation, call us at (757) 267-6611 or contact us online today.

What Is a Violent Crime?

In general, a violent crime is when the alleged offender used or threatened to use physical force against another person. Because these offenses can result in someone being seriously injured or even killed, the Commonwealth takes them very seriously. The prosecution may seek maximum penalties upon a conviction. In Virginia, violent crimes range from Class 1 misdemeanors to Class 1 felonies, which means a guilty verdict can result in years to life imprisonment and thousands of dollars in fines.

Common Types of Violent Offenses

Various offenses in Virginia are considered violent crimes; they include, but are not limited to:

At Protogyrou Law, our Norfolk violent crimes lawyers defend against all types of charges. Whether the offense you have been accused of is listed above, you can turn to us for the legal representation you need.

What Are the Penalties for Violent Crimes in Virginia?

The punishments for a violent crime conviction depend on the facts of the case. Some offenses are considered more severe than others and are charged at a higher level or class.

Below are a few examples of potential conviction penalties:

  • Aggravated murder:
    • Up to life imprisonment and
    • Up to $100,000 in fines

Our violent crimes attorneys in Norfolk recognize the seriousness of these matters and the severe consequences attached to them. That is why we leverage our knowledge, skills, and resources to fight charges and seek optimal results.

Contact Our Violent Crimes Attorney in Norfolk Today

In a violent crime matter, there are two sides to the story. It is important that your voice is heard. Protogyrou Law is ready to learn about the facts of the case from your perspective and zealously advocate on your behalf.

Our Norfolk violent crimes lawyers will fight to protect your interests. Schedule a free consultation by calling us at (757) 267-6611 or submitting an online contact form.

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What You Can Expect with our Firm
  • Great Relationships with Judges & Prosecutors
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  • Powerful Team of Trial Lawyers
  • Experience Representing High-Profile Clients
  • Extensive Courtroom Experience
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