Felony Lawyer

Felony Offense Lawyer with over 20 years of experience.

Serving Manassas, Woodbridge, Leesburg, Fairfax, Centreville, Gainesville, Warrenton,Dale City, Dumfries, Haymarket, Herndon, Reston,Alexandria and all locations in Prince William County, Fairfax County, Fauquier County, Stafford County, Loudoun County, Culpepper County, and Spotsylvania County.

A person accused of a felony offense will have more severe penalties than a person charged with a misdemeanor offense and a conviction may result in a prison term.

Felony offenses are classified as Class 1 to Class 6, and the authorized punishments are as follows:

  • Class 1 felonies: death, if the person so convicted was 18 years of age or older at the time of the offense and is not determined to be mentally retarded pursuant to §19.2-264.3:1.1, or imprisonment for life and, subject to subdivision (g), a fine of not more than $100,000. If the person was under 18 years of age at the time of the offense or is determined to be mentally retarded pursuant to §19.2-264.3:1.1, the punishment shall be imprisonment for life and, subject to subdivision (g), a fine of not more than $100,000.
  • Class 2 felonies: imprisonment for life or for any term not less than 20 years and, subject to subdivision (g), a fine of not more than $100,000.
  • Class 3 felonies: a term of imprisonment of not less than five years nor more than 20 years and, subject to subdivision (g), a fine of not more than $100,000.
  • Class 4 felonies: a term of imprisonment of not less than two years nor more than 10 years and, subject to subdivision (g), a fine of not more than $100,000.
  • Class 5 felonies: a term of imprisonment of not less than one year nor more than 10 years, or in the discretion of the jury or the court trying the case without a jury, confinement in jail for not more than 12 months and a fine of not more than $2,500, either or both.
  • Class 6 felonies: a term of imprisonment of not less than one year nor more than five years, or in the discretion of the jury or the court trying the case without a jury, confinement in jail for not more than 12 months and a fine of not more than $2,500, either or both.

At The Law Office of James J. McCoart, III, we have for 20 years fought for reductions of felony offenses. If you are interested in discussing your felony charge with an experienced attorney, then contact The Law Office of James J. McCoart, III, by telephone (703) 369-2734, or by email.