Criminal Defense

Whether you have been charged with a felony or a misdemeanor in Virginia, you want a defense attorney who will do everything he can possibly do to fully protect your rights and interests. Mr. Murphy typically practices law in the counties of Stafford, Spotsylvania, King George, Caroline, Westmoreland and the City of Fredericksburg. He will travel further to other counties on a case by case basis.

You want a defense attorney that will fight to protect you and your rights. For immediate assistance, please contact our office by phone at 540.372.3700.

Areas of practice

Felonies and Misdemeanors

When you are facing criminal charges, the experience of your attorney can be key to a successful outcome. Mr. Murphy has handled, and continues to handle, all types of felonies and misdemeanors in Virginia.

Juvenile Offenses

Mr. Murphy also protects the rights of minors who have been accused of felonies and misdemeanors. It is important to understand the circumstances for minors accused of adult and juvenile offenses. It is no longer just a “slap on the wrist.” Mr. Murphy can explain the potential consequences from incarceration – to probation – to […]

Internet Crimes

From Internet sex crimes to pornography charges, and even identity theft, he protects the accused in this emerging area of law. Mr. Murphy handles cases for clients across the country; from Virginia to California, when charged in Virginia.

Robbery/Larceny and Property Crimes

Theft and property crimes are often treated very differently in the Commonwealth of Virginia than in other states. From shoplifting, breaking and entering and larceny, Mr. Murphy handles all felonies and misdemeanors in Virginia involving property, theft and stolen goods.

Drug Possession

Mr. Murphy handles a wide range of drug charges, including possession and distribution of narcotics such as cocaine, heroin, oxycotin/oxycodene, marijuana and prescription medications. In addition to felony representation, Mr. Murphy handles the entire array of misdemeanor cases such as possession of paraphernalia.

Sex Crimes

With serious consequences for a sex crimes conviction in Virginia, you want to do everything you can to defend your rights and minimize the potential consequences. These are without a doubt some of the most serious and dangerous charges a person can face. Mr. Murphy has years of courtroom experience dealing with and successfully defending […]

Driving Charges

– DUI, Driving Suspended/Revoked, Hit and Run, Reckless Driving With the threat of jail time and license suspension, there is the potential for serious consequences even for first-time offenders. Experience Matters.

Assault and Violent Crimes

Whether you were in a bar fight that someone else started, have been accused of domestic assault and battery, or even been charged with a violent crime such as malicious wounding or murder, Mr. Murphy will fight to protect you and your rights.

Financial Crimes

People make mistakes and often find themselves in financial trouble particularly in the economic times we are currently facing. Those troubles can lead to poor choices. Mr. Murphy can help you get a fair trial if those choices or circumstances leave you facing fraud, forgery, bad checks or embezzlement charges.

Gun Charges

Gun charges in Virginia are extremely serious crimes, often providing for mandatory prison sentences. If you have been arrested on gun charges or face firearm crimes in conjunction with other charges, we can protect your rights.