Criminal Defense

When you face criminal charges in Virginia, you need an attorney who is experienced, aggressive and willing to work hard to defend your freedom. A criminal conviction will bring you future problems on many fronts, including finding work, a place to live and freedom of movement. You could also incur high fines, fees and time in jail or prison for your conviction. It is essential that you get prompt legal representation of the highest quality for your criminal defense.

Hamlet Law Firm

Clients call upon Attorney Benjamin H. Hamlet, of the Hamlet Law Firm in Chesapeake, VA, because they know of his excellent reputation as a top-notch Virginia criminal defense lawyer. He has worked closely with many anxious and fearful clients to help them get through their stressful difficulties with the law and criminal charges. Some seek help post-conviction to get charges reduced or eliminated. Other clients need his immediate legal representation to wage an aggressive legal battle to protect their rights and retain their freedom.

Virginia Criminal Defense Lawyer

In his work as a Virginia Criminal Defense Lawyer, Benjamin Hamlet enjoys challenging situations and difficult cases. His strong attention to detail and thorough preparation bring success in the courtroom. He is a strong competitor who is in court daily and understands the local court systems and criminal law as it applies to Virginia defendants. In his criminal defense law practice, Benjamin Hamlet is currently serving the areas of Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Hampton, Newport News, Northampton County.

Call for help right away if you have concerns about criminal charges, or if you are already charged with a crime that carries a potential jail or prison sentence; you do not have time to waste. Contact the Hamlet Law Firm, Chesapeake, VA, for a free consultation with Attorney Benjamin H. Hamlet. Call now, (757) 424-2803.

Types of Federal Offenses

Federal offenses can include:

  • Antitrust Violations
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Criminal Enterprises
  • Immigration Offenses
  • Computer and Internet Fraud
  • Credit Card Fraud
  • Extortion
  • Wire Fraud
  • Phone and Telemarketing Fraud
  • Bankruptcy Fraud
  • Healthcare Fraud
  • Environmental Law Vio0lations
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Mail Fraud
  • Mortgage Fraud
  • Government Fraud
  • Tax Evasion
  • Bankruptcy Fraud
  • Financial Fraud
  • Securities Fraud
  • Insider Trading
  • Alien Smuggling
  • Perjury
  • False Statement
  • Drug Offenses
  • Bribery
  • Kickbacks
  • Counterfeiting
  • Public Corruption
  • Money Laundering
  • Embezzlement
  • Economic Espionage
  • Trade Secret Theft

Types of State Offenses

State offenses can include:

  • Drug Cases
  • Trafficking of Drugs
  • Sale of Drugs
  • Manufacture of Drugs
  • Delivery of Drugs
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Disorderly Intoxication
  • Obstructing Justice
  • Resisting Without Violence
  • Trespass
  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
  • Boating Under the Influence (BUI)
  • Reckless Driving
  • Driver License Offenses
  • Possession of a Fraudulent of Stolen Driver License
  • Driving with a Suspended License (DWLS)
  • Fleeing and Eluding
  • Grand Theft
  • Dealing in Stolen Property
  • Petit Theft
  • Shoplifting
  • Indecent Exposure / Lew and Lascivious Conduct
  • Probation Violations / Community Control Violations
  • Seal and Expunge Records
  • Fraud Offenses
  • Credit Card Fraud
  • Insurance Fraud
  • RICO
  • Organized Fraud
  • Stalking / Aggravated Stalking
  • Assault and Battery / Domestic Violence
  • Aggravated Battery / Aggravated Assault
  • Weapons Offenses / Concealed Firearm / Deadly Missile
  • Forgery and Counterfeiting Offenses
  • Uttering a Forged Instrument
  • Check Offenses (Worthless Check)
  • Burglary of a Dwelling / Conveyance / Structure
  • Possession of Burglary Tools
  • Robbery / Armed Robbery
  • Prostitution Offenses / Soliciting
  • Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer
  • Resisting With Violence
  • Tampering / Witness / Evidence
  • Practicing Medicine without a License
  • Practicing Dentistry without a License
  • False Report of a Crime
  • Loitering and Prowling
  • Criminal Mischief
  • Accessory / Attempt / Solicitation / Conspiracy
  • False Imprisonment / Kidnapping
  • Homicide
  • Sexual Battery
  • Child Abuse / Child Neglect