Roanoke-Salem VA Criminal and Traffic Law Attorney

When faced with criminal charges or a traffic citation, it is important to understand your rights. The first step is discussing your situation with a knowledgeable defense lawyer who can identify your options and provide you with dependable counsel and representation as your case moves to its rightful conclusion.

At the law firm of L Richard Padgett, Jr. PC, I have 40 years of experience and personally handle the criminal and traffic defense needs of my clients throughout the region, including Salem, Roanoke and surrounding communities.

Roanoke-Salem, Virginia, Criminal Defense Attorney

I understand the seriousness of criminal allegations and traffic citations. If not handled properly, you could be facing the loss of your driver's license, fines, jail time or even a prison sentence. I work to resolve all issues in favor of my clients, including cases involving:

  • Homicide
  • Robbery and burglary
  • Sex crimes such as rape
  • Traffic offenses such as speeding, reckless driving and DUI offenses
  • Misdemeanor offenses
  • All felony offenses

Pursuing all prudent courses of action, I strive to mitigate the consequences these charges may have on my clients. I will personally walk you through the entire process and give you sound advice on how you should proceed. I will strongly and effectively represent you during all phases of the criminal law procedure.

One of the most unfortunate parts of a criminal conviction is the loss of civil rights, most often encountered in the form of loss of firearms rights. I may assist you in restoring your civil rights and obtaining a court order to allow you to obtain and own firearms.

Honest Advice For Your Criminal And Traffic Matters

If you are facing criminal charges or have been cited for a traffic violation, you can rely on me to stand with you for the duration of your case. Contact me today for your free 30-minute consultation. I am available to meet with you in jail if necessary.