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If You Need Defense Against Criminal Charges in Northern Virginia, Get the Competence and Compassion of the Taylor Law Company on Your Side

What you say and do after an arrest, or while you are being investigated by the police, can damage your case and possibly your future. An experienced Northern Virginia criminal defense lawyer who really listens to you, who is compassionate, and who is ready to fight for you,  may help you avoid significant problems.

The Taylor Law Company in Fairfax offers a free, immediate, no-obligation consultation and reasonable rates for our clients. We represent clients in the following criminal matters:

DUI/DWI and Traffic Defense

  • Speeding
  • Reckless driving
  • Driving on a suspended license
  • Driving without a license
  • Hit and run

Criminal Defense

  • Domestic Assault and Battery and Protective Orders                                   
  • Possession/Distribution of Marijuana and Other Drugs
  • Shoplifting
  • Embezzlement
  • Prescription drug fraud
  • Assaults and Bodily Woundings
  • Probation Violations
  • Expungements
  • Trespass
  • Destruction of Property
  • Fraud
  • Firearms
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Obstruction of Justice

Juvenile Criminal Defense                                            

  • Criminal Offenses
  • Delinquency/Status Offenses
  • School disciplinary issues

Federal Criminal Defense

  • Cases for out-of-state or out-of-jurisdiction attorneys requiring local counsel
  • Serious federal felonies
  • DUI/reckless driving on federal property
  • Drug trafficking and conspiracy
  • Fraud and other white-collar crimes
  • Weapons charges

We Have the Skills and Experience That You Need if You are Arrested in Northern Virginia

Gretchen Taylor, founder of the Taylor Law Company, served as an Assistant Public Defender, an Assistant Federal Public Defender, and an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney. Having been a defense attorney and a prosecuting attorney, Ms. Taylor possesses unique insight into the entire legal process.

Ms. Taylor’s partner, Ann Thayer, is a passionate advocate for her DUI and criminal defense clients. Her clients, in turn, appreciate Ms. Thayer’s professionalism and her ability to patiently answer their questions with clarity and compassion. She is not afraid to tackle a tough case. She will fight for her juvenile and adult clients as hard as she can to try to get the best result possible. Ms. Thayer will do all she can to attack the legal issues in your case and keep you informed while also being understanding to your situation.

We Are In It with You 

Taylor Law CompanyTogether, Ms. Taylor and Ms. Thayer constitute a formidable defense team. The Taylor Law Company will tirelessly and aggressively work toward a favorable resolution of your case, but that’s not the end of our assurance to you.

As your Virginia criminal defense attorneys, we are here to help you navigate the complicated legal world and make sure that you know your legal rights and understand what to expect. We are here to listen to your fears, your concerns, and your questions. Our firm’s acronym—TLC—aptly illustrates our approach: both Tough Legal Counsel and Tender Loving Care.

Competence and compassion—it’s what makes Taylor Law Company the ideal firm to handle your criminal defense case in Northern Virginia.

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Juvenile Criminal Defense

  • Growing up is all about learning—learning right from wrong, trying new things, making mistakes. Sometimes the mistakes young people make are serious enough to ruin their future. The attorneys at Taylor Law Company work hard for their young clients. We realize that we can be the safety net that can save them—that can prevent the promise of a happy future from being dashed to bits. Sometimes a juvenile makes a mistake all on their own and sometimes they are simply drawn into a “bad crowd”.  Whether the juvenile is charged with underage possession of tobacco or alcohol, possession of firearms or drugs at school, or a violent crime such as arson or robbery, call us. We’ll fight to keep that mistake from preventing your juvenile from being a success down the road.

Federal Criminal Defense

  • If you are charged with a federal crime, you need some help. From drug, fraud, or weapons charges to DUI or reckless driving on federal property, you need an attorney who knows her way around federal court. If you get a lawyer who isn’t knowledgeable about the federal criminal justice system, you’re taking a big risk. Gretchen Taylor, the founder of Taylor Law Company, was a Federal Public Defender from 2002 to 2008.  Ms. Taylor has defended all types of criminal offenses in the federal court.  With her experience, dedication, and compassion she can fight for you while making sure you understand the process.  Ms. Taylor always strives to get the best result possible for her client.

    Now, who do you want defending you?

DUI/DWI and Traffic Defense

  • The government starts collecting evidence and preparing a possible prosecution as soon as you are pulled over for drunk driving or another serious traffic offense. Do not be overwhelmed by the charges against you; instead face the charges with the help of experienced Northern Virginia traffic defense lawyers.

    Learn more about the clients we represent, the courts we practice in, and the difference our Fairfax defense lawyers may make if you have been arrested.

Virginia Criminal Defense

  • If you’ve been charged with a serious crime, your next move may be the most important one you will ever make. Your future and your freedom depend on what you do now and on whom you choose as your criminal defense attorney. The Taylor Law Company has taken on tough cases, from assault and battery to drug possession to expungement, and we get the best for our clients. We don’t like to lose. If you need a lawyer that doesn’t accept failure, we’re your champions.