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Criminal Defense Attorneys Protecting Your Rights

With police investigators intent on closing their case and prosecutors focused on painting you as a criminal, it can seem like everyone has already sealed your fate.

Many law firms offer representation by a single attorney. At Weisberg & Weisberg in Newport News, we are proud to have a team of lawyers available to work on any given case. They practice extensively in the area of criminal law, often represent clients together as a team, appearing together in the defense of a client, as well as working together outside of the courtroom, formulating strategies and legal arguments. Whether you have made a mistake or were wrongly accused of committing a crime in Virginia, we will zealously protect your rights.

Over 50 Years of Experience on Your Side

Having over 50 years of experience with criminal law matters, we consider ourselves particularly well equipped in understanding your situation and how to deal with it effectively. If you have been arrested in Newport News, Virginia Beach, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Smithfield, Suffolk, Hampton, Franklin, North Hampton County, Accomack County, South Hampton County or elsewhere throughout the Eastern Shore, the sooner you consult with an experienced criminal defense lawyer, the better your chances of putting this legal problem behind you.

We have extensive experience protecting our clients against criminal charges such as:

  • Drug crimes including possession, distribution & manufacturing
  • Voluntary or involuntary manslaughter
  • Domestic violence & domestic assault and battery
  • Malicious wounding and maiming
  • Rape
  • Weapons charges
  • Property crimes including robbery, larceny, burglary, breaking and entering, shoplifting
  • Traffic offenses such as DUI and reckless driving
  • White collar crime such as fraud, embezzlement, insider stock and securities trading, identify theft, credit card theft and fraud, insurance fraud and writing worthless checks
  • Juvenile offenses including underage possession of alcohol
  • Miscellaneous crimes such as being drunk in public, disorderly conduct, obstruction of justice, violation of a protective order or contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile

View our past criminal defense case results.

Common Criminal Defense Questions

Being charged with a crime is a highly stressful thing. Fear and confusion are among the most common feelings people experience when they are looking for a criminal defense attorney to represent them or their family members.

Your Questions, Your Answers

If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime, you probably have important questions that need to be answered. We have listed basic questions that we are asked regularly. This site is not meant to provide legal advice or form an attorney-client relationship. The answers to many of your questions will depend on your circumstances. At Weisberg & Weisberg, PLLC in Newport News , Virginia, our criminal defense attorneys are here to answer your questions. Some people ask us:

  • What is your percentage of wins?
  • Do you make any guarantees about results?
  • If I hire your firm, what do I get for my money?
  • How much will defense representation cost me?
  • What motions will need to be filed on my behalf?
  • Do you charge flat fees or hourly rates?
  • How long will it take to resolve my case?
  • Will I have to go to court?
  • What is the difference between district court and circuit court?
  • What do I do if I have been arrested?

Our goal is to provide outstanding defense representation to you. Our objective is to help you reach your goals, which generally relate to reaching a favorable case outcome. Our method is to be honest, thorough, hardworking and cost-effective in working toward favorable outcomes for our clients.

Contact Us in Newport News Today

Never talk to the police without a criminal defense attorney present. Call 757-659-9611 in Newport News to find out how we can help you fight criminal charges or contact us online.

We also represent clients throughout the Hampton Roads area, including students at Old Dominion University (ODU), Christopher Newport University (CNU), William & Mary, University of Richmond, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Hampton University (HU), Regent University, Virginia Wesleyan College.

Let's Do This Together

Contact Weisberg & Weisberg, PLLC, in Newport News, to discuss your legal matter in confidence with one of our lawyers. We welcome the opportunity to serve you and your family.