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Norfolk Criminal Defense Attorneys
Over 40 Years Handling Criminal Defense Cases in Norfolk, VA
The legal team at our Virginia-based firm has been working for a combined 55 years to represent clients throughout the area. It's our mission to provide relevant legal counsel and a strong defense for those facing criminal charges. Our Norfolk criminal defense lawyers are committed to helping clients avoid a conviction or minimize their sentences, fighting for the best possible results. No matter what criminal charges you are facing, we have the experience to help.
We handle all areas of criminal law, from misdemeanors to felony charge, including:
When you enlist the support of our firm, you will be receiving a skilled team of legal workers with a passion for serving clients. Don't wait any longer to find legal protection; enlist the services of an experienced criminal defense lawyer in Norfolk from our firm. We may be able to help you pursue the protection you need.
What Do Criminal Defense Lawyers Do?
Defense lawyers do a lot more than just argue your case in court. When you hire McCormack & McCormack, our team will handle all of the following on your behalf:
- Speaking to you to get your side of the story
- Investigating the situation on your behalf by interviewing other witnesses, and examining evidence
- Investigating any misconduct or improper process by law enforcement
- Examining the case against you and filing any complaints with the court on your behalf
- Keeping you informed about what’s happening in your case and what your legal options are
- Participating in the jury selection process to ensure you have an unbiased jury that will provide a fair ruling in your case
- Bargaining with the prosecution to obtain a plea bargain if that’s what is best for you
- Representing you in court if and when your case goes to trial
- Working to have your sentence reduced if you are convicted of the charges against you
If you are facing criminal charges, especially if you are being held in jail when these charges are brought against you, it can be difficult to work through the defense process on your own. By hiring a trained criminal defense attorney in Norfolk you can ensure that you are well-represented and that someone is fighting for your best interests.
Don’t wait! Reach out to McCormack & McCormack today for criminal representation.
We Care About the Criminally Charged in Norfolk
If you are a resident of Norfolk, you have a higher percentage of experiencing crime. In the past year alone, there have been over 14,000 crimes in the city. When comparing the city's violent crime rate to that of the entire state, it surpasses it by nearly 4.0. While Virginia is at a 1.97 violent crime rate average, Norfolk is at 5.93 per thousand residents. Chances of being involved in a violent crime are 1 in 169 and 1 in 19 for a property crime. The potential for your involvement in a crime is significantly higher in Norfolk than the rest of Virginia or the United States. Compared to other communities its size, it boasts one of the highest crime rates in the country. If you are currently facing charges, you will need to enlist the support of a Norfolk defense lawyer.
Why Choose Our Criminal Defense Team
McCormack & McCormack has handled hundreds of jury trials, gaining experience and insight on how to best help clients facing criminal charges. We work with our clients to provide them with an aggressive defense in court. Our success is displayed in past cases, proving our commitment and dedication to clients has helped us obtain numerous positive outcomes.
Whether your rights have been violated or you are being wrongly accused, our Norfolk lawyers may be able to help you reduce the points against your license and eliminate fines. As a former member of the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General, Attorney Greg McCormack has the experience to handle criminal defense charges against military members.
At our firm, we understand that you could be facing all of the following:
- Lengthy prison time
- Hefty fines
- Reputation threats
With our wide array of criminal law practice areas, we have the skill to help with any charges you might be facing. For juvenile offenses, underage criminals can occasionally receive harsh judgment despite their young age. If your child is facing charges, they could be tried and convicted as if they were an adult. Having a defense lawyer to defend the rights of your child is important to ensure that their future is protected. For any area of criminal law, our Norfolk defense attorneys are prepared to help.