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Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy Since 1997

Criminal Defense

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Arrested? Contact George Holton Yates at (757) 785-0201

Arrested and worried about the future? As a former prosecuting attorney with 30 years of legal experience, you can trust George Holton Yates to fight for you. Attorney Yates is board certified in criminal defense and has extensive experience defending cases just like yours. Available to take your calls 24/7, you can trust that he will fight tirelessly in order to secure the most favorable outcome possible. Call to get the peace of mind you need and sleep better tonight with your case in the hands of an experienced former prosecutor.

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Why Hire George Holton Yates?

  • I am a former prosecuting attorney
  • I am a board certified criminal defense lawyer
  • I have 30+ years of legal experience
  • I provide free consultations
  • I have handled hundreds of trials
  • I strive to help you obtain the maximum financial compensation

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My Victories Speak For Themselves

I Fight to Win & Have Had Great Successes

  • DUI Drugs/Accident

  • DUI Drugs, Va. Code Section 18.2-266


  • Felony Embezzlement

    Reduced to misdemeanor, probation

  • Felony Firearm Possession


  • Object Penetration by Force


  • Grand Larceny

    Reduced - No Jail Time

  • Domestic Assault & Battery (2 Counts)


  • Domestic Assault and Battery


  • Aggravated Sexual Battery

    Dismissed following trial

  • 1st Degree Murder; Illegal Use of a Firearm

    Not guilty

Review Past Case Results
  • “I am so grateful to Mr. Yates”

    - Angela

  • “You are very intelligent!”

    - Hon. Peter M. Leavitt (Ret)

  • “I thank you for not giving up on me or my family.”

    - Janet B.

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I Have Over 30 Years of Experience

Worried? I Can Help Give You Peace of Mind

When you choose to secure the representation of George Holton Yates, Attorneys At Law, P.C., you can be confident that you will receive the personalized legal solutions that you need and the supportive assistance that you deserve if you have been charged with a sex crime, another criminal offense, or have a personal injury matter to settle. I am a former assistant commonwealth's attorney, City of Virginia Beach, and one of the most recognized criminal defense lawyers in the city. I have had extensive experience with hundreds of trials. Additionally, I am committed to securing the absolute best possible outcome in every case I take on. Regardless if you are facing criminal charges or have been injured due to the negligence of another individual, I specialize in criminal defense and personal injury litigation. As such, I would be proud to represent your case next.

The moment you choose to secure my assistance, I will review your case and inform you of your rights and legal options. I understand the fear, anxiety and stress that you are likely experiencing at this time. As such, I will do everything within my power in order to help you obtain the peace of mind that you deserve. In order to do so, I will address each of your concerns and answer each of your questions. My mission is to enable you to move forward with your case with confidence. I will fully educate you about the laws surrounding your case so that you can make informed and sound decisions every step of the way. If you have been arrested, call my office today so that you can sleep better tonight.

Do not navigate through the complexities of the legal system alone!
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