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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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Biography

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.

Education
Liberty University
J.D.
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Honors: Magna Cum Laude
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Professional Experience
Virginia State Bar
Current
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Current
Better Business Bureau
Current
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
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Hopewell Bar Association
Past President
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Virginia
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (15 minutes), Hourly ($200-$250/hour)
Practice Areas
Traffic Tickets
Suspended License
DUI & DWI
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Additional Practice Areas
  • Reckless Driving
  • Speeding Tickets
  • Hit and Run
  • Accidents
Legal Answers
Q. What obligations does a self storage facility have to the renter if his/her unit was burglarized?
A: Did you have insurance? Do they? Check that first. In the absence of insurance there's probably a negligence standard to exercise reasonable care. You likely signed a contract that likely has a provision disclaiming liability. But you may want to retain someone to review the agreement to see if there may be liability, and discuss what the storage place did or didn't do.
Q. Lease due to expire on June 8, 2024. I notified that i was moving out on my date of expiration and was told i have to pa
A: As long as they're able to re lease your unit (and they should be taking appropriate steps to re lease it) then they should not be able to collect that. But you're likely going to have to try to negotiate that I think... this is more of a landlord tenant issue. You may want to hire an attorney to write a demand letter after you know the full amount they're trying to withhold.
Q. Will I get a ticket for passing this school bus?
A: In Virginia the bus has to be stopped when you pass it. It doesn't sound like you committed a violation. If the bus was already stopped when you passed they can use a camera ticket (traffic infraction) in the mail but the bus would need to be stopped with the sign out before the pass. Or you can get a ticket for reckless driving if an officer witnessed you passing a stopped bus but they would have had to initiate the stop right then. It sounds like you're fine, nothing to worry about.
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Websites & Blogs
Website
www.leavittmartinlaw.com
Blog
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Contact & Map
Midlothian office
116 B Walton Park Lane
Midlothian, VA 23114
Telephone: (804) 873-4004
Fax: (804) 835-6490
Emporia office
312 S. Main Street
Emporia, VA 23847
Telephone: (804) 317-2385
Fax: (804) 835-6490