Stalking The Right Attorney Makes All The Difference

Virginia Beach Stalking Defense Lawyer

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Stalking is considered a serious crime, resulting in jail time and a restraining order issued against you that will appear on your criminal record. Being convicted of this offense can severely damage your reputation and negatively affect future life opportunities. These charges typically involve divorced or estranged couples, as well as celebrity stalkers.

If you have been arrested and charged with stalking in Virginia, our Virginia Beach domestic violence attorney is prepared to protect your rights, reputation, and freedom. With over 20 years of experience, Attorney Daniel J. Miller has an extensive knowledge of state laws and court proceedings in order to get your charges reduced or your case dismissed altogether. Do not hesitate to get your life back on track.

Penalties for Stalking in Virginia

The act of stalking is defined as a repetition of contact directed at an individual, which places him or her in reasonable fear of bodily injury, criminal sexual assault, or death. It is considered a Class 1 misdemeanor, punishable by a maximum jail sentence of one year and a fine of up to $2,500. Additionally, you will receive a civil protective order (restraining order) issued against you.

If you are convicted of a second offense of stalking within the previous five years with the same victim and is convicted of violating a protective order, it can become a Class 6 felony offense. A Class 6 felony is punishable by a maximum prison sentence of five years.

Let Us Protect Your Rights & Reputation

The facts of a stalking charge vary widely, which is why it is imperative to obtain legal representation from an experienced and skilled defense lawyer in Virginia Beach. At The Law Offices of Daniel J. Miller, we will thoroughly review your case and discuss your legal options in order to obtain the results you desire.

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Case Results

A Track Record of Success
  • Protective Order Domestic Violence

    Our client's estranged wife had filed a protective order to prohibit him from having contact with her to gain exclusive use and possession of the home. We were successful in showing that she had motive to fabricate and that had consulted with an attorney regarding getting our client out of her house days before filing the request for a protective order.

  • Violation of Protective Order – Appeal Domestic Violence

    Our client was under a protective order to have no hostile contact with his family. The Commonwealth alleged that based upon several text exchanges that he had threatened his teenage children. Without the assistance of counsel, he received 90 days of active incarceration in lower Court. On appeal we were able to reduce his confinement to 24 hours – time served.

  • Domestic Violence Domestic Violence

    Our client was alleged to have assaulted the girlfriend of her child’s father during an exchange of the child at a police precinct. Phone video evidence and inconsistencies in the Prosecutor’s witness testimony led to a dismissal of the charge.

  • Domestic Violence Domestic Violence

    Our client was charged with domestic violence by her ex-girlfriend. We made offers to the opposing party to dismiss the cross warrants which were summarily rejected. The Court found that based upon cross-examination and argument of counsel that the other party had motive to fabricate and that her statements did not line up. The case was dismissed.

  • False Report to Law Enforcement Domestic Violence

    Our client was charged with filing a false police report after he called 911 on his roommates who were threatening him. The roommates denied everything and our client was issued a summons for making a false report. The charge was dismissed based upon the officer’s inability to testify as to the roommate’s statements.

  • Domestic Violence and Strangulation Domestic Violence

    Our client was charged with strangulation and Domestic violence. A subpoena issued to the alleged victim’s hospital revealed contrary statements about how the injuries were sustained. Both charges were dismissed.

  • Domestic Violence Domestic Violence

    Our client was charged with domestic violence for allegedly striking his ex-wife’s back with a cooler top. On cross-examination, the alleged victim stated that she was fearful of our client and had not been in contact with him since the event. Evidence proved that she was not being honest and the charge was dismissed.

  • False Information on Petition for Firearm Domestic Violence

    Our client was charged with having lied on a petition to purchase a firearm when he marked that he had no prior domestic violence charges. We were able to prove that the statute our client was convicted under was not substantially similar to that of Virginia’s domestic violence statute and that there may have been some confusion when our client petitioned. The charge dismissed.

  • Malicious Wounding and Disorderly Conduct Domestic Violence

    Our client was charged with malicious wounding and disorderly conduct for an allegation of an assault with serious injuries that occurred between himself and his child’s mother. We were able to show that there was a potential defense for mutual combat due to witness testimony that show she attacked our client first. The charge of malicious wounding was reduced to simple assault with five days in jail and disorderly conduct was dismissed.

  • Domestic Violence Domestic Violence

    Our client was charged with assaulting his husband. After entering a plea of not guilty we were able to show that it was the alleged victim who threw the first punch. The case was dismissed.

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