Criminal Defense Attorney Case Result:
Client was initially found guilty of Assault with a firearm in the Fairfax County General District Court and sentenced to 5 days in jail. On appeal to Circuit Court, the case was Dismissed after Defense filed 3 motions to dismiss. Client walked out a free man.
Read more about Fairfax criminal defense attorney Marina Medvin, who represented this client and achieved this result.
§ 18.2-57 Assault and battery; penalty.
§ 18.2-11. Punishment for conviction of misdemeanor.
The authorized punishments for conviction of a misdemeanor are: (a) For Class 1 misdemeanors, confinement in jail for not more than twelve months and a fine of not more than $2,500, either or both.
Learn more about Virginia Laws, Penalties and Defenses for Assault and Battery Charges here: Virginia Assault and Battery Laws and Penalties – Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Misdemeanor Charges Under VA Code 18.2-57
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