About Us

Whether you are worried about your criminal record, your driving record, losing your job, or the possibility of jail – getting in trouble is stressful and scary. That’s when you need Upton Law, PLLC. Whether you are facing a traffic ticket headache or the nightmare of a criminal charge, you need an effective lawyer who knows the court and can guide you through the legal process. You need an attorney who has a good relationship with local judges, law enforcement, and prosecutors in the jurisdictions where your case is pending. Equally as important, you need a lawyer you like and can trust. You need Samantha Upton.

Attorney Samantha Upton focuses her practice exclusively on traffic defense and criminal defense cases. This focus is deliberate. It allows her to funnel all of her experience, skills, and legal knowledge into the highest quality representation to fight for the best results possible. She has successfully handled thousands of criminal and traffic cases, including felonies and misdemeanors, for both Virginia residents and visitors from out of state. Over the course of her career, she has earned a reputation as a straight shooter who provides honest legal advice and realistic solutions to challenging problems.

If you are ready for a straightforward assessment of your traffic or criminal case, contact Upton Law, PLLC now. The consultation is free, and you will leave the conversation with a clear picture of what you are facing and your legal options.

Why Choose Upton Law, PLLC?

After a traffic citation or an arrest, you are bound to have a lot of questions about what you should do next. With traffic citations, there is a lot of paperwork and hassle involved in fighting for the best possible outcome, especially if you are trying to deal with a ticket as a driver from out of state. With criminal charges, your livelihood, freedom, and family may be on the line. In either case, you can save yourself a lot of headache and heartache by hiring the right attorney.

At Upton Law, PLLC, clients often recommend us to friends and family because:

  • You deserve trusted, straightforward legal advice. Everyone wants to see their case thrown out. In some situations, that is possible. In others, that is not realistic. You need a knowledgeable attorney who will review your case, clearly lay out your legal options, and talk about realistic outcomes. At Upton Law, PLLC, the goal is to educate you about what you are facing and develop effective strategies to help you.
  • You need a lawyer who shows compassion for what you are going through. Legal troubles are scary. You may be worried about your driving record, your job, overwhelming fines, and even losing your freedom. At Upton Law, PLLC, we take your situation seriously and treat you with the respect and compassion you deserve.
  • You want a firm that has a proven track record of results. Upton Law, PLLC focuses exclusively on traffic cases and criminal defense in Virginia. Attorney Samantha Upton has successfully resolved thousands of cases like yours in jurisdictions across the state. She knows how to craft a strong case for the best possible results based on your particular situation.
  • You don’t need any surprise legal fees. Some attorneys charge by the hour. That can leave you feeling torn about wanting your attorney to put in the time on your case but not wanting to see your bill get out of control. You may feel rushed to get through every conversation, imagining the money you are spending. At Upton Law, PLLC, you don’t have to worry about that. Upton Law, PLLC will quote you a flat fee in the beginning so you know exactly how much your case will cost. No matter how much work your attorney needs to put in, your bill will never
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