Criminal Law Lawyers Virginia Beach, VA

CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER, ANTHONY MONTAGNA, III

  • WINNING CRIMINAL CASES IN VIRGINIA BEACH, VA SINCE 1993
  • EXPERIENCED VIRGINIA BEACH, VA CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER
  • CALL TODAY TO PUT MY CRIMINAL DEFENSE TEAM ON YOUR CASE
  • ONE COLUMBUS CENTER, SUITE 600, PMB 025, VIRGINIA BEACH, VA 23462
  • 757-625-3500

MONTAGNA  CRIMINAL LAW

  • FREE CONSULTATION
  • MILITARY, UNION, TEACHER, EMERGENCY RESPONDER, AND SENIOR DISCOUNTS
  • 175+ YEARS OF COMBINED LEGAL EXPERIENCE
  • FELONY AND MISDEMEANOR CRIMINAL DEFENSE IN VIRGINIA BEACH, VA
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Anthony Montagna is a skilled Virginia Beach, VA criminal law lawyer

HIGHLY RATED VIRGINIA BEACH, VA CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER WITH AFFILIATIONS

  • American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys
  • Top 10 2020 DUI Defense Attorney with BEST OF THE BEST ATTORNEYS
  • Over Forty Eight (48)  Five (5) star GOOGLE reviews
  • Listed as one of the best criminal defense lawyers in Norfolk, VA  by EXPERTISE
  • Martindale Hubbell listed Anthony as “PEER RATED FOR STRONG ETHICAL STANDARDS.”
  • A+ Rated by the BBB
  • FIVE STAR CLIENT review with FINDLAW

Although each case is different and results in one case do not guarantee results in other cases, some of our favorable court cases are the following:

  • FELONY POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE DRUGS:  DISMISSED
  • FELONY POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE DRUGS: CLIENT GUILTY OF SIMPLE POSSESSION OF DRUGS
  • FELONY STRANGULATION: NOLLE PROSEQUI (DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE)
  • FELONY DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: DISMISSED
  • ROBBERY: DISMISSED
  • FELONY THIRD OFFENSE DOMESTIC ASSAULT AND BATTERY: DISMISSED
  • ROBBERY: NOT GUILTY
  • ARSON: NOLLE PROSEQUI (DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE)
  • FELONY OBJECT PENETRATION: CLIENT PLEAD TO MISDEMEANOR ASSAULT AND BATTERY
  • DUI-2ND OFFENSE AND REFUSAL: NOLLE PROSEQUI (DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE)
  • FELONY POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE DRUGS:  DISMISSED
  • RAPE  REDUCED TO MISDEMEANOR ASSAULT AND BATTERY
  • VIOLATION OF A PROTECTIVE ORDER: DISMISSED
  • STRANGULATION: NOLLE PROSEQUI (DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE)
  • DOMESTIC ASSAULT AND BATTERY: NOT GUILTY
  • FIRST DEGREE MURDER: CLIENT PLEAD TO VOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER
  • MISDEMEANOR ASSAULT AND BATTERY: DISMISSED
  • MISDEMEANOR POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE MARIJUANA: NOLLE PROSEQUI (DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE)
  • INDECENT EXPOSURE: DISMISSED
  • ROBBERY: DISMISSED
  • HARASSING PHONE CALLS:  DISMISSED
  • MISDEMEANOR POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA: DISMISSED
  • MISDEMEANOR HIT AND RUN: DISMISSED
  • VIOLATION OF A PROTECTIVE ORDER: DISMISSED
  • RECKLESS DRIVING: DISMISSED
  • CONCEALED GUN: DISMISSED
  • DUI: DISMISSED
  • FELONY HIT AND RUN: REDUCED TO MISDEMEANOR
  • RECKLESS DRIVING: DISMISSED
  • ARSON: DISMISSED
  • DRIVING ON A REVOKED LICENSE: DISMISSED
  • GRAND LARCENY REDUCED TO PETTY LARCENY
  • 3 COUNTS OF EMBEZZLEMENT:  DISMISSED

CRIMINAL LAW LAWYERS VIRGINIA BEACH, VA

ONE COLUMBUS CENTER, SUITE 600, PMB 025, VIRGINIA BEACH, VA 23462

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TENACIOUS VIRGINIA BEACH, VA CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYERS

  • When accused of committing a felony, like possession with intent to distribute drugs, murder, malicious wounding, or grand larceny, or a misdemeanor, like petty larceny, DUI, domestic assault and battery, or destruction of property, in Virginia Beach, VA, individuals should hire  a tenacious criminal law lawyer in Virginia Beach , VA, like Anthony L. Montagna, III .  Anthony fights hard to defend your rights. 
  • As Criminal Law Lawyers in Virginia Beach, VA, Anthony and the other lawyers understand that there is nothing more concerning, stressful, and difficult than knowing that you have been charged with a crime for which you may go to jail or prison.   Do not hire an attorney with 15, 10, or fewer years of experience, hire Anthony Montagna, III, who has over a quarter century of experience winning cases.

COMMITMENT TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY

“Practicing since 1993, I know each case in Virginia Beach, VA is different, and I provide personalized attention for each client,” says Anthony. “I am committed  to providing my clients with zealous and skillful representation. I know that my client’s case is a serious concern, and I treat every client like I would want my family treated. I am here to guide you through the complexities of your case and to provide you simple, straightforward answers to your questions.”

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CRIMINAL DEFENSE CASES IN THE NEWS

CRIMINAL LAWYERS IN VIRGINIA BEACH, VA  WHO DEFEND ALL CRIMINAL CASES:

  • MURDER
  • RAPE
  • ROBBERY
  • ASSAULT AND BATTERY
  • MALICIOUS WOUNDING
  • UNLAWFUL WOUNDING
  • STRANGULATION
  • BURGLARY
  • ARSON
  • DRUGS
  • PETTY LARCENY
  • GRAND LARCENY
  • TRESPASS
  • DUI
  • HABITUAL OFFENDER
  • DISORDERLY CONDUCT
  • OBTAINING MONEY BY FALSE PRETENSE
  • OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE
  • HIT AND RUN
  • EMBEZZLEMENT
  • BRANDISHING A FIREARM
  • HARASSING PHONE CALLS
  • PROBATION VIOLATIONS
  • POSSESSION OF A FIREARM AFTER BEING A CONVICTED FELON
  • ALL OTHER MISDEMEANORS AND FELONIES

STAGES OF A CRIMINAL CASE IN VIRGINIA BEACH,VA

  • Arrest by a police officer
  • Defendant released on a summons for a misdemeanor or brought in front of the Magistrate to set his bond (if granted)
  • Arraignment usually involves the judge describing the charge(s) and advising the defendant that he may represent himself, be screened for court appointed counsel, or obtain his own counsel – occurs in General District Court)
  • If bond was not set by Magistrate, setting a bond hearing
  • Preliminary Hearing is a probable cause hearing for a defendant charged with a felony by the police after  a criminal warrant was  issued by the Magistrate (NO PRELIMINARY HEARING FOR MISDEMEANORS)
  • Direct indictment of a person for a criminal charge (done in Circuit Court and skips the first five steps – Arraignment and bond hearing can be had after defendant is arrested)
  • Pre-Trial Motions to be held by the Court to decide pre-trial matters  like 4th Amendment of the United States Constitution suppression issues, admissibility of evidence issues, and witness issues
  • Trial to decide a person’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt (no right to jury trial for misdemeanor in General District Court – Right to jury trial for misdemeanor appeals to Circuit Court, Direct indictments in Circuit Court, and Felony charges in Circuit Court
  • Sentencing an individual after finding a person guilty
  • Appeal 

COSTS OF A CRIMINAL CONVICTION IN VIRGINIA BEACH, VA:

  • BONDSMAN FEES
  • ATTORNEY FEES
  • LOSS OF JOB
  • STIGMA OF ARREST
  • COURT FINES
  • COURT COSTS
  • INCARCERATION
  • LOSS OF RIGHT TO VOTE FOR A FELONY
  • INABILITY TO PURCHASE OR POSSESS A FIREARM FOR A FELONY

SOMEONE IS AVAILABLE TO ANSWER YOUR CALL 24 HOURS A DAY:

  • When you need immediate assistance with your criminal charge in Virginia Beach, VA  call us today at 757-625-3500.  Some criminal defense lawyers in Virginia Beach, VA do not answer the phone after hours. At Montagna Klein Camden LLP, we answer your call every time, 24 hours a day.
  • Anthony handles all types of felony and misdemeanor charges.  He is well known for outstanding results in murder, rape, petty larceny, grand larceny, possession with intent to distribute drugs, simple narcotic possession, robbery, burglary, assault and battery, DUI, destruction of property, trespass and all other criminal cases.
  • The firm has over 175 years of combined legal experience defending individuals charged with a crime or assisting them with other legal matters. We have handled crimes ranging from murder to traffic offenses.  When your life is in jeopardy, do not rely on unskilled or inexperienced counsel. Call the tenacious lawyers at Montagna, Klein, Camden L.L.P. when you want highly skilled and professional counsel representing you in court.

BIO OF ANTHONY MONTAGNA, III

  • Anthony was born on August 19, 1968 at Camp LeJeune, North Carolina. After several months, he and his family moved to Norfolk, Virginia, his father’s home town.
  • Anthony graduated from Norfolk Academy in Norfolk, VA in 1986. After graduation, he attended and graduated from the University of Richmond with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. At the University of Richmond, Anthony was awarded Intermediate Honors and was a proud member of the the Dean’s List.
  • After graduating from the University of Richmond, Anthony attended and graduated from The University of Akron School of Law in 1993.
  • Upon graduating from law school, Anthony joined his father as a partner at Montagna & Montagna, P.C. in Norfolk, VA.
  • In his free time, Anthony enjoys travelling, reading, watching and playing sports, and spending time with his family.  He particularly enjoys spending time with his daughter, Phoebe, who is 18 and attends Hollins University.

SON OF A CAPTAIN, USNR

As the son of an attorney who served his country proudly on active duty and in the reserves in the United States Navy Jag Corps, Anthony has the necessary experience and knowledge to ensure you get the results that you want. He has been involved in the law since 1993 and is well known for his knowledge of the law and familiarity with the judges in Virginia Beach, VA.

EXPERIENCED

In addition to representing individuals who were seriously injured as the result of the negligence of others, Anthony has successfully defended individuals charged with serious criminal and traffic offenses, like murder, rape, robbery, hit and run, and DUI.  He thrives on success and prides himself on his extensive preparatory research – vital to a favorable verdict.

ANTHONY MONTAGNA, III THINKS OUTSIDE OF THE BOX

Anthony strives to answer all questions, to provide regular updates and return all phone calls. If you want an attorney who will think outside of the box, make your case a priority and work hard for you, Anthony is the attorney for you.

THREE REASONS TO SELECT ANTHONY MONTAGNA, III

1. When you consider hiring an attorney, know that Anthony is here to help you. He is uniquely qualified to handle your simplest or most complex legal matter. Anthony will fight for you in court to ensure that your rights and entitlements are fully protected. He is only satisfied when you are satisfied and amazes people with his quick response to telephone and email requests.

2. Anthony practiced law with his father for over 20 years before he joined Montagna Klein Camden LLP. His  father retired as a Captain from the Naval Reserves and as a former Judge Advocate General (JAG). Anthony Montagna, Jr. taught Anthony everything about the division of military pensions, Survivor Benefit Plans (SBP), Thrift Savings Plans (TSP), and Leave and Earning Statements (LES). With the knowledge he acquired from working with his father, Anthony is ready to tackle your divorce, custody and support issues.

3. Since 1993, Anthony has defended military and civilian individuals charged with serious crimes. He has won countless driving under the influence, reckless driving and traffic cases. As an attorney who has successfully represented individuals charged with murder, abduction, strangulation, rape, robbery, and drug crimes, Anthony is well known for his aggressive representation and complete preparation in defending his clients. Additionally, Anthony has successfully obtained large settlements and trial verdicts for his clients, who were injured in serious automobile, motorcycle, and trucking accidents. When you need a lawyer who thinks outside of the box and obtains great results, call Anthony today.

BAR ADMISSIONS

REPRESENTING UNION WORKERS, MILITARY PERSONNEL, LOCALS, AND VACATIONERS

  • Many of our clients our union workers, locals, students, vacationers, and military men and women.  Even if you are not familiar with the area, it is important to hire a lawyer who is familiar with the courts, clerks, and judges.  
  • Since 1993, Anthony has been representing men and women who were mistakenly charged with a crime that they did not commit and individuals who made a mistake and need the best criminal defense attorney available.  At Montagna Klein Camden LLP in Virginia Beach, VA, our lawyers have over 175 years of combined legal experience. You deserve the benefit of that experience.

MILITARY WELCOME

Norfolk Criminal Lawyers serving our military
  • NAVY
  • MARINE CORPS
  • ARMY
  • AIR FORCE
  • COAST GUARD

UNION WORKERS WELCOME

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OUR CLIENTS

Our clients are regular people like you.  We represent locals, students, people on vacation, union workers, and military men and women.  When we represent a member of our armed forces, we are willing to work closely with their command. We appreciate the hard work of our armed forces, and we want to provide to you the best representation available.

PAYMENT PLANS

The Virginia Beach, VA criminal defense lawyers at Montagna, Klein, Camden understand that everyone does not have unlimited money.  To help you from the very beginning, we offer a free consultation and make payment plans available to our clients.  Most importantly, we offer discounts to seniors, students, military men and women, and union workers.

CONTACT US TODAY AT 757-625-3500

If you have been arrested, charged or investigated for a crime in Virginia Beach, VA or anywhere in Virginia, you should contact us immediately. We will immediately schedule an appointment to meet with Anthony or one of his partners. We are available 24 hours a day to help you defend yourself against one of the most challenging events in your life.  Our telephone number is 757-625-3500.

HIRE AN EXPERIENCED VIRGINIA BEACH, VA CRIMINAL LAW ATTORNEY TO DEFEND YOU

We will assist you or a family member in setting a bond hearing immediately.  As   Virginia Beach, VA criminal defense lawyers, we have experience with the prosecutors in Virginia Beach, VA. Let our experienced lawyers defend you or your family members. 

The top Virginia Beach, VA criminal lawyers, like Anthony Montagna, III, understand the uncertainty of what happens next following an arrest for a criminal charge. If you need a criminal lawyer, make an appointment with us.

We will zealously defend you and assist you in every step of the criminal process. We will explain the elements of the crime, the burden of proof, what the Commonwealth must show, and any defenses you might have.  If evidence was illegally seized, we will explain to you fruit of the poisonous tree, suppression of evidence and statements, and motions that can be filed to ensure you receive the most favorable disposition.

Whether you need representation at a preliminary hearing or trial, Anthony Montagna, III will fight for you in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Our law firm has 175 years of combined legal experience, and we’ll use that experience to negotiate a favorable plea or defend your case before a judge or jury.

CALL ANTHONY MONTAGNA, III, TODAY

(757) 625-3500

If you have been arrested, charged or investigated for a crime, contact the law office of Anthony Montagna, III. Call 757-625-3500 now for a free consultation. Our Virginia Beach, VA criminal defense attorneys are available 24 hours a day to help you protect your rights and defend you against one of the most challenging events of your life.

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A Few of the Clients We Have Helped

  • "Mr. Montagna was the BEST!! I had reckless driving and 2 seatbelt violations ( one for a minor) and he got my whole case DISMISSED!! He is definitely the go to guy for your case… I couldn’t appreciate and thank him enough!"

    Sky B.
  • "Simply the best in the business. Got my 67 in a 35 mph reduced from reckless driving to an improper driving. He let me know what to do before court and I followed everything exactly. Would highly recommend him for any traffic case."

    Wesley F.
  • "Mr. Anthony Montagna understood the assignment! I am so glad I retained him. He is very professional, understanding, attentive, and easy to reach. He will make sure you get the best results as possible. Thank again Mr. Anthony and Kelly for taking care of me and serving me at my best. If anybody is thinking about looking into this law firm, please look no further!"

    Tiara S.
  • "I had a speeding ticket that was 21 over in a 30mph zone. He got my case dismissed. Whatever he asked you to get for court definitely get the paperwork. I really appreciate Anthony Montana for making my driving record go back to +5. He really knows the law and he is definitely an attorney I will use later in life if I will need him again. He does care about the people he helps in court."

    Jacob P.
  • "Mr. Montagna handles my periodic traffic offenses and always gets them dismissed. Depending on the charge he has had me take a driver improvement class, which was actually enjoyable, and my charges are always dismissed. I would never use anybody else for any kind of traffic offense. The cops seem to know him and the bailiff told me one time that I had chosen a good lawyer. Highly recommended."

    Cindy Williams
  • "Anthony helped me with a traffic ticket. His counsel was excellent and he really took the time to understand the situation and give expert guidance on how best to proceed. He got the ticket dismissed and I got points taken off my license as a result of his counsel."

    Michael Moore
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Norfolk, Newport News, Hampton, Suffolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Williamsburg/James City County, Northampton County, Southampton County, Isle of Wight County, York County, New Kent County, Accomack County, Virginia Beach and all of Virginia.

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