Charles Petran is a Virginia lawyer who concentrates his law practice primarily in the areas of Criminal Law, DUI and Traffic Defense, and Immigration Law.
Since becoming a member of the Virginia State Bar, Charles has passionately advocated for each of his clients, representing them on traffic, misdemeanor, and felony charges in both the General District and Circuit Courts.
After working as a public defender, he is now a partner with Tingen and Williams, ready to stand with you as a passionate and vocal advocate for your rights in court.
- University of Richmond School of Law, J.D.
- Virginia Tech, M.A. in Political Science
- Virginia State Bar
- Eastern District of Virginia
- Western District of Virginia
Personal and Professional Memberships
- Richmond Bar Association
- The John Marshall American Inn of Court
- Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
- Virginia Bar Association
In Virginia, petty theft is defined as (1) the theft of any item worth less than $500, or (2) the theft of any item worth less than $5 from another’s person.
In this guide, we cover the basics of underage DUIs in Virginia, and offer three useful tips to help your child fight an underage DUI charge.
Knowingly giving false reports to law enforcement officials is a Class 1 misdemeanor in Virginia, punishable by both heavy fines and jail time.
Driving a commercial vehicle can be difficult and dangerous. Therefore, the requirements for a CDL are stricter than a regular driver’s license, and the penalties for breaking the law are more severe.
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