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Criminal Defense

Sometimes people who never thought of themselves as a “defendant”, find themselves needing a defense attorney to protect them from the criminal justice system.  As a former prosecutor, John Stepanovich knows how the system works and will fight for you every step of the way so you can get your life back on track.

Mr. Stepanovich has also served as civilian defense counsel under the Uniform Code of Military Justice.


Call Us!For assistance with your legal matter, contact Mr. Stepanovich directly at or (757) 410-9696

Notable Cases:

Judge: Death at Norfolk day care was not a crime

NORFOLK The death of a baby boy at a Little Creek day care center two years ago brought anger, investigations and eventually criminal charges. No one hesitated to call Dylan Cummings' death a tragedy. But Thursday, Circuit Judge Charles E. Poston sent a clear message...

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Homicide charge dismissed against Norfolk day care director

NORFOLK Tammy Futrell, the director of a day care where a 7-week old baby died, did not commit felony homicide, a judge ruled Thursday. Norfolk Circuit Court Judge Charles E. Poston ordered the felony homicide charge against Futrell dismissed Thursday, citing that the...

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