Virginia Criminal Defense Attorney
Serving Fairfax, Loudoun County, Prince William County, Arlington, and Alexandria
You want an attorney with familiarity with all aspects of the criminal justice system. This experience is essential to provide sound analysis of your case and a successful defense. At the Fairfax law offices of Karen Scarborough, we have provided aggressive criminal defense and comprehensive domestic relations counsel for clients throughout Virginia for over fifteen years. Karen Scarborough possesses courtroom skills to effectively negotiate with prosecutors to arrange acceptable dispositions or plea bargains. She performs sharp analysis of the evidence in a case to accurately assess your chances of winning at trial. She also has an amazing track record of successful representation of mothers and fathers in acquiring custody and visitation of their children. Karen Scarborough understands the challenges of criminal and family law.
Karen Scarborough, Attorney at Law ∙ Criminal Defense Lawyer
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The Scarborough Law Firm will ensure the charges against you are fully investigated, all evidence is obtained and all witnesses interviewed. In these cases, witness testimony and facts are crucial. Our firm performs sound analysis of all evidence and possesses essential trial strategies to prevent the prosecution from proving its case against you.
Criminal law attorney Karen Scarborough is dedicated to a detail-oriented approach, making sure each and every one of her clients is prepared for trial. We work with expert witnesses, investigators, prosecutors, and law enforcement officials in order to obtain all information that could affect the outcome of your case. We will use that information to advise you on your position and how to best handle your case. We also use all information we obtain to negotiate your criminal offense to the lowest possible charge or outright dismissal.
From the moment you walk into our Fairfax offices, we prepare your case for trial. With over seventeen years of experience, we are familiar with Virginia criminal sentencing guidelines. These guidelines are designed to prevent the overcrowding of the state prison system. If you understand the guidelines, you know how to minimize the consequences.
We handle a variety of criminal law cases, from misdemeanors such as traffic violations and assault and battery, to felonies including white-collar crimes and defense for drug charges. In all our criminal law cases, we conduct extensive investigations and witness interviews. We believe that trial preparedness yields the best results in both negotiation and the courtroom.
Family Law, Child Custody/Divorce Attorney
Karen Scarborough has a keen understanding of the many factors that the court will take into consideration when deciding which parent will raise the child in a custody dispute. Moreover, she possesses effective and essential courtroom skills necessary to win. Her approach as an attorney will invariably contain a major reconstruction of the lives of her clients, which has proven to result in her clients obtaining custody of their children. She accomplishes this by incorporating various measures and resources into her strategy to help you win. As your attorney she will provides relentless representation essential to win your case.
Her expertise and success leads to frequent referrals from other clients who have won custody of their children. She takes pride in providing you with references of other people she has represented who have won custody of their children.
Ms. Scarborough also handles a variety of domestic relations concerns for her clients including charges of domestic violence. She will fight tirelessly to protect your rights and your freedom. Moreover, she will fight to get you acquitted of the charges. Through her sound analysis of the evidence both for and against you she can determine if it in your best interest to arrange a plea agreement or proceed to trial. She has obtained hundreds of dispositions for her clients that resulted in a dismissal of the charges. Her clients often hold top-level security clearances that can be jeopardized if a client is convicted. Her experience and effective approach in defending a client charged with these offenses more often than not, results in no criminal conviction, therefore no criminal record. She has sound experience in representing parents charged with Child Abuse or Neglect with a large number of dispositions resulting in reuniting the family, and the children being returned to the parents.
Don't wait to get the criminal defense you deserve. The sooner you call, the sooner we can start preparing for your case. We offer legal services in Spanish and free initial phone consultations. Contact us today and find out how we can help you.
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