Violent Crimes Overview
Experienced and top quality criminal defense lawyers in Fairfax represent people charged with all types of violent crimes including assault, malicious wounding, carjacking, stalking, abduction, and robbery.
sIf You Have Been Accused of a Violent Crime in Fairfax or Northern Virginia …
You have an important decision to make. Your very freedom and your future may be at stake, so it is imperative to hire the best criminal defense lawyer you can find. At The Sprano Law Firm, our criminal defense attorneys have decades of experience successfully defending against all types of violent crimes. With a proven record of jury trial success, we have the ability, knowledge and dedication to achieve the best result possible in these types of cases. Whether you are charged with Assault and Battery, Stalking, Strangulation, Malicious Wounding, Robbery or Murder, we know what it takes to get results.
How to Fight an Assault Charge or Other Violent Crime Charge
The stakes are high in these cases. When violence is involved, there is always the possibility of jail or even prison time. However, there may also be a wide variety of defense strategies that could be used. Our lawyers have the experience and proven ability to successfully challenge the strength of every aspect of the prosecution’s case, including the credibility of witnesses, the reliability of forensic evidence, and the testimony of expert witnessess.
There are two sides to every story. If you are charged with a violent crime in Fairfax County or elsewhere in Northern Virginia, it may mean that the police have only heard, or chose to believe, one side. If you are trying to find the best criminal defense lawyer in the Fairfax area to represent you on such a case, it is essential to look for an attorney who has the ability to effectively present your side as well. It is possible your actions can be justified by self-defense, defense of others, or mutual combat. Maybe you were present at the scene of a crime but did not participate, or maybe you are simply wrongly accused in a case of false or mistaken eyewitness identification testimony. Even when the evidence against you is strong and there is no legal excuse for what happened, you still need a good criminal defense attorney to help explain what happened by offering evidence and argument of the mitigating circumstances of the offense. Our lawyers know how to analyze and pursue all options in order to fight charges of assault and other violent crimes, and we know how to get the best result possible in any type of criminal case.
Defense Against all Violent Crime Charges
The criminal defense attorneys at the Sprano Law Firm have more than three decades of combined experience defending people accused of crimes of violence in Fairfax and throughout Northern Virginia. We defend against misdemeanor charges and felony charges, in both state and federal courts, including:
- Domestic Assault / Domestic Violence
- Murder and attempted murder charges
- Malicious wounding / Aggravated Assault
- Assault and Battery
- Use of a firearm / gun crimes
- Assault on a Police Officer
- Gang crimes
- Abduction and kidnapping
- Sex crimes including rape and forcible sodomy
- Resisting Arrest
- Assault and Malicious Wounding by Mob
Please review this list of jury trial results. Included is a recent case which resulted in a not guilty verdict for a man accused of malicious wounding for beating another man outside of a Fairfax County strip club. The defendant faced 5 – 20 years in prison, but the attorney argued that he acted in self-defense, and the jury agreed.
Contact Us for a Free Consultation
Our office is located near the Fairfax County courthouse. We are open for appointments Monday through Friday, and available by phone and e-mail seven days a week.
Spanish language service is available.
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The Sprano Law Firm, LLP
Northern Virginia Criminal Defense Lawyers
10603 Judicial Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
Toll Free: 866-936-5614
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