Please Note: Scales Law Office is open and accepting clients. We are working to accommodate our clients in the best ways to comply with social distancing recommendations. In addition to phone consults, we are also now offering video conferencing for consultations and meetings. We can also use email and curb side pickup for documents if you contact the office before you arrive. We are committed to following social distancing recommendations and are asking that if an in-person consultation is still desired at our office, that only the actual client or clients are present for same. Please do not bring additional people with you to the office for your appointment.
Further, please contact the office if you are experiencing any symptoms of illness and we will attempt to accommodate your needs by utilizing methods other than face-to-face contact.
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After any kind of arrest, you need a legal advocate who will protect your rights. We defend clients against criminal charges and answer their questions about their options.
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Aggressive, Effective Attorneys For You And Your Family
It is crucial, when you need legal help, to find an attorney with an established reputation for handling tough situations.
The Scales Law Office is committed to providing such legal services. Our firm focuses on family law and criminal law, and we also place a special emphasis on our personal injury practice. Most of our clients come from the five counties of Eastern West Virginia, yet we have provided local counsel to numerous visitors to the region who have found themselves in unexpected legal trouble.
The Scales Law Office will make sure your case is thoroughly researched and professionally handled.
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The Immediate Help You Need
A criminal charge can change the course of your life. The West Virginia court system is not lenient, and individuals face steep fines and imprisonment even for relatively minor infractions. Moreover, a conviction will result in the establishment of a criminal record — making it difficult to find or keep suitable employment.
Our firm offers assertive representation for individuals facing criminal allegations. We investigate every aspect of a charge, and know how to identify weaknesses in the prosecution’s case. We understand what’s at stake, and work hard to protect our clients’ reputations, their interests, and their rights.
Legal Support In Family Disputes
When there’s conflict in the family, the situation can become unmanageable fast. Often it is important to speak with an attorney during sensitive family situations.
It doesn’t matter if you are in the process of divorce or need help concerning domestic violence charges; at the Scales Law Office, we understand the importance of having a strong ally who can look at the matter objectively. This no-nonsense approach is one of the values of our firm.
Experienced, Local And Engaged
Our firm has strong local ties to the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia — we are actively involved in making the community a better place. Yet we practice throughout the region; clients come to us from throughout Berkeley, Jefferson, Morgan, Hampshire, Hardy, Mineral and Grant Counties, often referred to us by individuals whom we have helped.
To learn more about our services, reach out to the Scales Law Office. You can call our office at 304-267-9090, or schedule an appointment online.