Richmond Defense Attorney

Facing criminal charges in Richmond, VA? The skilled criminal defense trial attorney here at Vaughan C. Jones, Attorney at Law can assist you in clearing your name and your charges. Mr. Jones has former prosecution experience and during those four years as a criminal prosecutor, he never lost a single jury trial. He has been on the other side of the bench and has invaluable knowledge of the criminal justice system and how it works. The dedication the Attorney Jones gives to his clients is unparalleled and he prides himself on taking on even some of the most austere criminal charges. If you have been charged for a crime in Richmond, then it is time to hire an attorney with a proven track record and the experience it takes to get results. Look at some of our previous successful cases to see what Mr. Jones has accomplished in the courtroom.

Case Results

2017: ROBBERY CHARGES DISMISSED

The client was charged with robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. He faced a potential life in prison meant and a three-year mandatory term on the firearms charge. At April luminary hearing, cross examination of the alleged victim revealed glaring inconsistencies. The victim admitted that parts of the story were not true. Under oath, the alleged victim revealed that he could not positively identify any criminal actions by my client. The court dismissed all charges.

2017: NINE BURGLARY CHARGES DISMISSED

The client was charged with multiple offenses alleging his involvement in burglaries over several days at a gas station. The client had no adult criminal record but was initially held without bond. I promptly acquired a bond release. Investigation revealed the involvement of other suspects and an alibi for the client. The prosecution dismissed the charges at a preliminary hearing.

2017: JURY REDUCES 20 YEAR CHARGE TO MISDEMEANOR

Police arrested the client after he stabbed his neighbor during a backyard fight. Prosecutors charged the Client with a class 2 felony. At trial, cross examination revealed that the alleged victim initiated physical contact. After 5 hours of deliberation, the jury dismissed felony charges and imposed a monetary fine with no active jail time.

2017: EMBEZZLEMENT AND PRESCRIPTION DRUG FRAUD CASES NOT GUILTY

The client was an employee at a medical facility. His employers accused him of stealing schedule I and II drugs. Trial revealed inconsistencies in an alleged confession. The commonwealth also failed to secure the testimony of several alleged victims. The Court dismissed all charges against the client.

2017: DOMESTIC ASSAULT DISMISSED

The client was charged with assaulting his brother. I collected testimony from several witnesses including a neighbor. On the date of trial the prosecution chose to dismiss all charges

2017: CHILD SEX INVESTIGATION DROPPED

The client retained after detectives approached him concerning a polygraph and his involvement with an underage subject. After weeks of discussion it was revealed that successful prosecution would be difficult. The prosecution declined to pursue the charge.

2017: ACCIDENT WITH POLICE CAR NEGOTIATED

The client was driving a car that swerved off of a road and struck a police officer. Police suspected the client was texting while driving. Police and prosecution initially considered felony assault warrants. Pre-trial investigation revealed very little evidence suggesting that the client had a careless disregard for human safety. The client was ultimately charged with a class one misdemeanor and faced after 12 months in jail. The day of trial I negotiated a resolution in which the client simply paid a $250 fine.

2017: ABDUCTION and FELONY DOMESTIC ASSAULT CHARGE DISMISSED

The client was charged with abducting and assaulting his girlfriend. Despite an extensive prior record, the client vehemently asserted his innocence. Independent witnesses and the alleged victim asserted that no crime or assault occurred. The prosecution dismissed the case at a preliminary hearing.

2017 RAPE JURY NOT GUILTY

The client is active duty in the United States Army. A civilian accused him of committing sexual assault and rape. A 5 hour police interrogation resulted in the client emotionally acknowledging that he had sex with the alleged victim and she had said the word "No." Pre-trial investigation and disclosure revealed a lack of forensic corroboration of the alleged victims report. Under intense cross-examination she admitted to voluntary acts with the client. After deliberation a jury found the client not guilty of all charges.

2017 PARENTAL ASSAULT DISMISSED

With a previous attorney, a District Court found the client guilty of committing an assault for spanking his 12-year-old daughter. The Court sentenced the client to serve active jail time. The client appealed and hired me. Investigation revealed that the allegations were motivated by the clients ex wife. The alleged victims recanted her story. The prosecutor dismissed the charge

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