Accomplished Powhatan County Virginia Trial Lawyers • 1400+ Reviews

A Best Law Firm for Virginia Criminal Law and Traffic Defense  Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is an established law firm that concentrates its Powhatan County VA law practice on criminal law, which includes the more specialized areas of DUI, reckless driving & traffic law. Criminal law is considered by most to be a specialized area of law. Law enforcement in Powhatan County is serious about enforcing the criminal & traffic laws in the County. The majority of cases are filed in the General District Court. Representing yourself or placing your trust in a law firm that juggles many areas of law or does not possess the necessary skill is risky because no two cases are exactly the same. Let us review your case. We can help!

Recognized for Legal Excellence & High Ethical Standards

Powhatan VA Lawyers Recognized for Legal Excellence & High Ethical StandardsAn excellent Powhatan County Trial Attorney has the training and experience to focus on the parts of the case that make them unique. In addition to spotting the most important issue and presenting the best arguments, we also are skilled at mitigating the negative parts of each client’s case. Our lawyers possess over 60 years of collective legal experience and are routinely recognized for excellence.

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Trial Attorneys Specializing in Criminal Law

Trial Attorneys Specializing in Criminal LawPowhatan County is located in central Virginia and is considered part of the Greater Richmond Region.  Routes 288, 60 & 522 are the most heavily travelled routes within the County. The Powhatan County Sheriff’s Office and State Police aggressively enforce these highways as well the rest of the County. Do not plead guilty. In Virginia, a conviction is permanent and cannot be expunged.

Skilled Powhatan County Criminal Defense

Skilled Powhatan County Criminal DefenseCriminal cases can either be a felony or misdemeanor allegations. Felony allegations are more serious, but misdemeanor offenses can also trigger incarceration. In either event, the criminal case from the moment the Powhatan Sheriff’s Office or State Police begin investigating an alleged criminal offense all the way up to the verdict can be a long and winding road. Our exceptional Powhatan County Criminal Defense Attorneys will stand by your side to successfully navigate you through this complex system.

Top Law Firm for Criminal Defense – Powhatan County VA

Top Law Firm for Criminal Defense - Powhatan County VAEvery criminal case is a mix of criminal procedure and substantive criminal law. Criminal procedural laws are principally found in Title 19.2 of the Va code along with various court rules, and the U.S. and Virginia Constitutions. The substantive criminal law is primarily found in Title 18.2 of the Va code. Top rated Powhatan County Criminal Lawyers understand how to best apply the facts of a client’s case to the law.

Powhatan County DUI Defense Lawyers

Powhatan County DUI Defense LawyersA proper DUI investigation requires strict attention to detail. Powhatan County Sheriff’s Deputies and Virginia State Troopers investigating DUI cases are highly trained. Our skilled Powhatan County DUI Lawyers understand what specifics to look for when representing a motorist accused of driving drunk. Countless defenses are recognized by the law, but only DUI attorneys with the proper training and experience know how to find them, and best present them to the Court. Our DUI lawyers understand the nuances of this area of the law.

Effective Representation Driving Under The Influence Cases

Effective Representation Driving Under The Influence CasesWe are intimately familiar with the Powhatan Courts as local attorneys who routinely represent clients before this court. We have successfully defended hundreds of DUI cases. Only skilled representation can help you navigate a maze of penalties and post-judgment requirements. Effective DUI lawyers can negotiate cases where the Commonwealth’s evidence overwhelmingly proves a violation.

Powhatan VA Reckless Driving & Traffic Law Defense Specialist

Powhatan VA Reckless Driving & Traffic Law Defense SpecialistPowhatan County is serious about prosecuting traffic offenders. The Powhatan Traffic Court, also known as the General District Court, is where traffic cases are typically prosecuted. A courtroom can be an intimidating experience. A judge presides over the Court, a Commonwealth Attorney prosecutes the docket, and law enforcement officers testify about the facts of the case. A traffic case can be a felony, a misdemeanor, or an infraction. Increase your chances of success by retaining a top rated Powhatan County Traffic Lawyer.

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4/21/2023 | Updated 6/26/2023

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