Jessee, Read & Howard, P.C.

Abingdon, VA Criminal Defense: Federal and State Lawyers

At Jessee, Read & Howard, P.C., we understand that being charged with a crime is an overwhelming and stressful experience for you and your family. If you are facing the loss of your liberty, experience matters. Our attorneys are passionate about defending your rights and achieving the absolute best outcome for you while providing discreet and compassionate counsel tailored to meet your needs. We understand that bad things happen to good people and we are here to help.

In Virginia, crimes are classified as Misdemeanors or Felonies. Misdemeanors are punishable by up to 12 months in jail and up to a $2,500.00 fine. Felonies are punishable by imprisonment in the state penitentiary for at least one year in addition to significant fines.

Misdemeanor crimes can include (but are not limited to):

  • Driving Under the Influence
  • Possession of Marijuana
  • Possession of Schedule III and IV Narcotics
  • Assault and Battery
  • Driving While Suspended
  • Shoplifting
  • Petit Larceny
  • Identity Theft

Felony crimes can include (but are not limited to):

  • Murder
  • Rape
  • Malicious Wounding
  • Narcotics trafficking or manufacturing
  • Narcotics possession
  • Sex Crimes
  • Welfare, Medicare, credit card, mail, bank and wire fraud
  • Robbery
  • Firearms Offenses

Our Reputation is Built on Results

Our attorneys have more than 40 Years of combined legal experience. We have successfully defended thousands of cases in both federal and state courts. With significant trial experience, our attorneys have the knowledge, resources and ability to effectively defend your charges.

No matter how serious your charge, rest assured that the attorneys at Jessee, Read & Howard, P.C. will work to attain the best possible results because we go the extra mile to ensure that you get the justice that you deserve.

We take our oath to provide exemplary service very seriously, and through meticulous preparation and a firm attention to detail, we strive to achieve that goal.  

If you need a criminal defense attorney who is dedicated to your case, contact Jessee, Read & Howard, P.C. today at (276) 628-1089 or schedule an appointment below.

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200 Valley Street NW
P.O. Box 1506
Abingdon, Virginia 24212
Tel: (276) 628-1089
Fax: (276) 628-2411

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