Criminal Lawyers in Richmond, Virginia
Have you been accused of committing a crime? Don't let the prosecution bully you around. Stand up for your rights, beginning by hiring a dedicated criminal defense attorney who will represent you forcefully in the face of prosecution accusations. Stark, Dunkum & Stark, PLC has extensive experience serving clients in criminal cases, providing aggressive representation with proven results.
Ensuring your freedom
We are devoted to protecting clients' freedom. We strongly challenge prosecution efforts to prove their case, and do everything in our power to avoid conviction or reduce any sentence that might be imposed. The criminal law attorneys at Stark, Dunkum & Stark, PLC know that a witness may lie on the stand, crime scenes can be tampered with and police officers can make mistakes. We personally speak with witnesses to ensure that they are telling the whole truth. We examine the alleged crime scene thoroughly, searching for evidence that can help prove your innocence. We also pour over police records and bring in experts to challenge the prosecutionâs theories.
Nothing is more important than your freedom. If you need a defense attorney who is dedicated to your case, contact us today.
Protecting our clients
Stark, Dunkum & Stark, PLC represents clients in the following criminal matters:
If you have been charged with a felony, it is essential that you retain an experienced criminal defense attorney to zealously defend you in court. Felonies are the most serious crimes â such as murder, rape, armed robbery, credit card fraud and burglary. Felony convictions also have the most serious consequences, including incarceration in a state prison. In addition, convicted felons are stripped of many of the rights guaranteed to American citizens, including the right to vote, the right to travel out of the country and the right to own a gun. Convicted felons also have to disclose their crimes on job applications and can be deported if they are not American citizens.
How your felony charge is defended can make a significant difference for you. We are committed to attaining your best possible outcome.
Misdemeanors are crimes such as disorderly conduct, simple assault, shoplifting and trespassing that are punishable by less than a year in prison. Although misdemeanors are less serious than felonies, having a misdemeanor conviction on your criminal record can limit your employment options and can result in a jail sentence. Ensure that you receive a fair trial by letting us represent you.
Motor vehicle offenses
If you have been charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, driving with a suspended license or vehicular manslaughter, we can help. We also assist clients who need to get their drivers licenses restored or want to fight traffic tickets.
Charges of trafficking, distributing or possession of illegal substances or drug paraphernalia can result in heavy fines, extended time in jail and often a suspension of your driver's license. You can rely on our knowledge of drug crimes and our history of successful results to help eliminate or minimize the charges against you.
Sealing and expungement of records
A criminal record can prevent you from pursuing higher education, securing your dream job or traveling abroad. We can help you eliminate past criminal charges from your record, or get those records sealed so that you can move on with your life.