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Daniel P Leavitt

Daniel P Leavitt

Quality representation, with personalized attention to each case.
  • Traffic Tickets, DUI & DWI, Criminal Law
  • Virginia
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Summary

I have successfully defended thousands of clients charged with offenses ranging from reckless driving by speed, DUI, speeding tickets, fatal accidents, all the way to malicious wounding, assault and battery and attempted murder, and robbery. I have over 8 years of experience, including jury experience.

- Member Virginia State Bar
- 100 percent positive rating from past clients
- Past President, Hopewell Bar Association for 2 years
- Member of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- BBB accredited, A+ rating

At Leavitt & Martin we emphasize personal attention to each case, and our case results follow.

Practice Areas
  • Traffic Tickets
  • DUI & DWI
  • Criminal Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Reckless Driving
  • Speeding Tickets
  • Hit and Run
  • Accidents
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (15 minutes), Hourly ($200-$250/hour)
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Virginia
Professional Experience
Virginia State Bar
Current
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Current
Better Business Bureau
Current
Education
Liberty University
J.D.
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Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Awards
Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Recognizing Excellence in the Practice of Law
Lawyers of Distinction
Professional Associations
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
Hopewell Bar Association
Past President
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Legal Answers
189 Questions Answered

Q. How long after getting a DUI can u be charged with driving on revoke DUI. Isnt there a statue of limitations on a DUI.
A: In Virginia you can get charged with driving on a suspended license after a DUI anytime before you get your license reinstated. Once your license is reinstated then you're not driving on a suspended license. If you don't get it reinstated then you always risk driving on a suspended license. There is no statute of limitations on that if your license is suspended.
Q. I have been charged with Abduction : Deprivation of liberty ,
A: You definitely want to consult with a good criminal defense lawyer in the court your case is in. They will be able to review your case and locate any potential defenses.
Q. Can I get my license suspended if I received one speeding ticket this year, one in 2018 and two in 2017 ?
A: It depends on your age and prior driving record. If you're licensed in Virginia and 20 or older it doesn't sound like it would get suspended. The court can suspend if it's reckless driving by speed though.
Q. My husband and i was charged with welfare fraud and perjury
A: He should consult with a lawyer in the location he's charged.
Q. If my vehicle is registered in another state do I adhere to muffler laws?
A: You are required to adhere to the requirements in the state the vehicle is in, even if you are driving through. So people from Florida get tickets all the time for window tint that is legal in Florida but not legal in Virginia even though they are just passing through.
Q. ticket was wrote for impeding the flow of traffic. But nobody was behind me til the cop got behind me. Need help.
A: Call a traffic lawyer where you got your ticket.
Q. Defficve equipment trafic stop. None listed or found investigation still continue with more ticket? Legal stop?
A: You never know until you try it.
Q. how can I be arrested for a finalized case?
A: You need to hire a lawyer where this happened asap to look into this.
Q. Under Virginia Code 18.2-115 is simply moving a vehicle out of the state enough to be considered fraudulent conversion?
A: There are elements to the charge the Commonwealth would need to prove. Contact a lawyer in the area where your charge is and they may be able to locate a defense.
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Midlothian office
116 B Walton Park Lane
Midlothian, VA 23114
USA
Telephone: (804) 873-4004
Fax: (804) 835-6490
Emporia office
312 S. Main Street
Emporia, VA 23847
USA
Telephone: (804) 317-2385
Fax: (804) 835-6490