Arm Yourself With a Fighting Chance against criminal & traffic charges

Theft & Larceny

Charges involving theft and larceny can come with hefty penalties, including fines, jail time or even prison time. Perhaps just as — maybe even more — importantly, having a theft-related crime on your record can haunt you for the rest of your life as you seek employment opportunities and housing.

At the CraigWilliams, PLC, we're not here to judge. We understand that good people occasionally do bad things or find themselves in a bad situation. One mistake should not define who you are for the rest of your life or limit your opportunity to provide for yourself and your family.

One call is all it takes to begin fighting back against damaging charges. Call 540-603-0405 now for a free consultation with a proven criminal defense lawyer.

Attorneys Who Will Fight For Your Rights

We defend people in Louisa County and throughout Central Virginia against felony and misdemeanor criminal charges stemming from accusations of:

  • Theft
  • Larceny
  • Burglary
  • Embezzlement
  • Fraud
  • Shoplifting

Prosecutors know that we're lawyers unafraid to fight. We believe in building a strong defense and aggressively pursuing an outcome that is in the best interest of our clients. Our record of refusing less than stellar deals allows us to negotiate from a position of strength. When an agreement cannot be reached, our experience handling hundreds of trials allows us to fight on with confidence.

Protect What Matters Most

You don't have to let a theft or larceny charge ruin the rest of your life. Contact us today for a free consultation with an experienced criminal law attorney.

Fighting Back Against Theft & Larceny Charges
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A “Minor” Traffic Offense Can Haunt You

At the time you are pulled over by a law enforcement officer, a traffic offense may seem like nothing more than a temporary inconvenience. However, traffic violations can have costly consequences and cause long-term problems.

Depending on the offense in question, penalties can include fines, points being assessed to your license, increased insurance rates, the loss of your driver’s license and even time spent in jail.

It Doesn’t Have To Be This Way

You don’t have to let these consequences follow you around like a dark cloud. With the help of the CraigWilliams, PLC, you can take care of your traffic issues and move on with your life. Our experienced traffic defense lawyers help resolve issues stemming from violations such as:

  • Reckless driving
  • Driving while suspended
  • Fleeing the scene of an accident (hit-and-run)
  • Operation after revocation
  • Distracted driving
  • Traffic tickets

Reckless Driving In Virginia

Reckless driving is a criminal charge in the Commonwealth of Virginia. There are many ways you can be cited for reckless driving, including allegations of excessive speeding or operating your vehicle in a way that brings serious risk to people or property.

Reckless driving by speed is defined as 20 miles per hour over the speed limit or any speed in excess of 80 miles per hour. There are many places in the Commonwealth of Virginia that have speed limit of 70 miles per hour. This means that you can be cited for reckless driving for exceeding the speed limit by as little as 11 miles per hour!

Penalties for reckless driving are steep, including the possibility of up to 12 months in jail and a fine as high as $2,500.

Don’t Go Into Court Alone

Simply paying the fine and moving on won’t solve your problems, and going into court alone can make things worse. Contact us today for a free consultation to learn how our attorneys can help you take care of your traffic issues the right way the first time. We practice in Louisa County and throughout central Virginia.