Experienced Federal Criminal Defense Attorneys
Many misdemeanor and felony offenses can be charged in either state or federal court. Federal criminal defense is a much more challenging task than representing clients in Virginia’s circuit courts or general district courts.
Unlike many criminal defense lawyers, the attorneys of Stone, Cardwell & Dinkin, PLC, represent clients in both state and federal courts. In fact, other attorneys frequently refer clients who are facing federal charges to our law firm.
Knowledgeable Legal Defense of White Collar Crimes
If you have been accused of any white collar crime, from Medicare fraud to passing bad checks, you can rely on the criminal defense attorneys of Stone, Cardwell & Dinkin, PLC, in Richmond, Virginia. We are former prosecutors with more than 30 years of legal experience to put to work in your defense.
Defending College and University Students
Students learn valuable lessons during their college years. Unfortunately, many learn the hard way just how serious a criminal charge can be.
If you are a college student or the parent of a college student who has been charged with a crime in Virginia, it is important to consult an experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible.
Drug Charge Defense Lawyers
If you are facing drug charges, from simple possession of a small amount of drugs for your own use, to distribution of large quantities of controlled substances, it is important to seek the advice of a criminal defense attorney with a record of success in overcoming drug charges.
At Stone, Cardwell & Dinkin, PLC, in Richmond, Virginia, our lawyers provide aggressive defense of all state and federal drug charges involving illegal drugs and controlled substances.
Traffic Offense and Moving Violation Defense Lawyers
Do you really need an attorney for a traffic offense? Not always. At the law office of Stone, Cardwell & Dinkin, PLC, in Richmond, Virginia, we will tell you honestly whether you will benefit from being represented by a lawyer.
In many cases, it is extremely important to have an attorney handle a traffic violation in order to protect your ability to drive and to avoid possible fines, incarceration and other immediate consequences.
Effective Defense Lawyers for Serious Charges
If you have been charged with committing a violent crime, you need a criminal defense lawyer known for achieving positive results for clients in the most challenging cases.
At the law office of Stone, Cardwell & Dinkin, PLC, in Richmond, Virginia, our attorneys have established an excellent reputation for defending clients charged with serious felonies in state and federal court
Sex Crime Defense Lawyers
Sex offenses not only carry a social stigma, they also carry the prospect of extremely harsh penalties, including mandatory minimum sentences and a lifetime requirement to register as a sex offender.
If you are accused of committing any sex offense, from distribution of child pornography to rape, it is important to seek the counsel of a criminal defense attorney who has a record of success defending clients accused of sex offenses.