Fairfax Prince William Criminal Law Firm



Our Practice Areas

Adult and Juvenile Virginia Criminal Defense

Read more about specific areas of Virginia criminal law here. Vincenzes Law offers legal services to those charged or under investigation in the Northern Virginia area. Specific Virginia criminal law fields include (but are not limited to): reckless driving, DUI, marijuana/drug offenses, larceny/shoplifting, assault and battery, expungement, representation during a government investigation, and more.

Adult and Juvenile Virginia Traffic Defense

Moving violations are considered “infractions,” however, some moving offenses are actually criminal in nature and remain on an adult criminal record forever, EVEN IF FOUND NOT GUILTY (absent expungement). Even when it comes to non-criminal traffic infractions in Virginia (such as a non-reckless Virginia speeding ticket), the potential cost of a finding of guilt may include long-term increased insurance fees, fines, and other costs; especially if a driver’s license is suspended, revoked, or otherwise restricted.

Estate Planning

Proper planning is very important. Without a valid Will, Trust, or other device to legally distribute assets, problems may arise. A valid Will allows for the distribution assets described in the Will.

Without a valid Virginia Will, the Commonwealth of Virginia’s “intestacy” laws determine who takes particular types of property based on their status as a creditor, spouse or family relationship. Wills, however, must be probated. “Probate court” is public, meaning anyone can find out who has been left property or monetary sums. The probate process can be costly and time consuming, but having a valid Will is better than not having one at all.

Trusts allow for the private distribution of assets, meaning probate court can be avoided (when it comes to the assets in trust). Trusts also may be used for other purposes not necessarily related to the death of an individual (e.g., incapacity or special needs trusts for a disabled child). For more information on how we can help you or your family plan properly, please contact us for a free evaluation or free in-person consultation.

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Brenton D. Vincenzes is a lifelong Fairfax County resident and Fairfax Criminal Defense Lawyer. He is a member of the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, National College of DUI Defense, NORML, and has been awarded the following in 2014-15: Top 100 Trial Lawyer (National Trial Lawyers) Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyer (National Trial Lawyers) Nationally Ranked Top 10 Under 40 Defense Attorney (National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys) 10 Best in Client Satisfaction for Criminal Defense (American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys) Nationally Ranked Top 1% Attorney Award Recipient (National Association of Distinguished Counsel) As a local leader, Mr. Vincenzes mentors troubled youths, volunteers his time to serve at his church, takes select pro bono clients, and strives to improve the community. Mr. Vincenzes represents men, women, and juveniles through zealous and diligent advocacy, strategic planning, and skilled trial work preparation. Mr. Vincenzes' areas of criminal law practice are broad, and include most felonies and misdemeanors such as: reckless driving, DUI & DWI, drug offenses, assault and battery, domestic violence, assault on an officer, destruction of property, alcohol offenses, firearm offenses, larceny, shoplifting, embezzlement, fraud, and other theft offenses, and moving traffic violations among others. His private legal services are available in most Northern Virginia jurisdictions, including Fairfax County, Arlington County, Prince William County, Loudoun County, Stafford County, Alexandria, Manassas, Leesburg, South Riding, and other cities and towns.



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