Richlands, VA Criminal Defense Attorney
Representing the Criminally Accused throughout Southwest Virginia
Though federal and state legislators hold the power to determine whether a certain behavior is criminal or not, all Americans have certain rights. The U.S. Constitution affords us certain protections within the criminal justice system. Most importantly, the criminally accused are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
If you have been accused of or formally charged with a crime, you have the right to retain legal representation. At T Shea Cook PC, our criminal defense lawyer in Richlands represents the criminally accused throughout Southwestern Virginia. We can build an airtight case on your behalf to protect you from overzealous prosecutors and the harsh penalties of a conviction.
The Aggressive Defense You Need & Deserve
Whether you are facing misdemeanor or felony charges, T Shea Cook PC is there for you. With Shea on your side, you will be positioned for success from the very beginning. The sooner you get our Richlands criminal defense lawyer involved, the better we will be able to prepare your defense and protect your rights.
We represent clients charged with:
- Traffic violations
- Violent crimes
- Sex crimes
- White collar crimes
- Theft crimes
What to Do after Being Charged with a Crime
If you have been arrested, it is vital that you exercise your rights and protect yourself as best you can. Remember to remain calm and behave respectfully toward any law enforcement officer you interact with. Resorting to violence or resisting arrest can only make the situation worse. Keep in mind that you have the right to remain silent – do not say anything to the officer or discuss the incident without first speaking to a lawyer.
As soon as you can, reach out to our Richlands criminal defense attorney. Shea will be able to guide you through the next steps to take and ensure that nothing you say or do is used against you.
Get in touch with us today by calling (276) 240-3550.