Criminal Defense

If you’ve been arrested or charged with a criminal offense, don’t say anything more than you already have. Anything you say to law enforcement officers can and will almost certainly be used against you.

You need an experienced criminal defense attorney to protect your rights.

Arrested? Talk to an Attorney as Soon as Possible.

At Vannoy, Bentley, York, P.L.L.C., we understand what is at stake for you right now. We have the necessary experience to help you. Simply put, our attorneys are fighters with a great deal of criminal trial experience in District Court, and in jury trials in Superior Court.

Jay Vannoy is a board-certified specialist in North Carolina Criminal Law. Mr. Vannoy has also been nominated to Super Lawyers for criminal defense in North Carolina consecutively from 2008-2023.

Lawyer for Felony & Misdemeanor Charges

A brief listing of the many different types of felony and misdemeanor criminal charges we handle includes:

  • Drug charges: possession, sales, and trafficking
  • Murder and vehicular homicide
  • Assaults
  • Theft crimes, including robbery, breaking and entering, larceny, identity theft, fraud and embezzlement
  • Sex offenses

For a results-oriented approach and the passionate advocacy you deserve, contact the Wilkes County criminal defense lawyers at Vannoy, Bentley, York,, P.L.L.C. today.

Northwestern North Carolina DWI Defense

We represent individuals in Wilkes, Yadkin, Ashe, Alleghany, Alexander, and Surry counties who have been arrested or cited for driving offenses of all types, including:

  • DWI
  • Speeding
  • Reckless or careless driving
  • Driving after suspension or revocation
  • Driving without insurance

North Wilkesboro Traffic Violations Attorneys

How can we help? Although each case is different, we are often able to negotiate reductions in speeding tickets and other traffic violations that help our clients avoid increases in insurance premiums and keep points off of their driving records.

We are also able to handle most cases without our clients having to appear in court. Lastly, we have also had extensive success with fighting DWI charges in court, and in protecting our clients’ driving privileges.

North Wilkesboro Criminal Law Firm

Whether you’ve been charged with committing a felony or you simply want to fight a traffic ticket, our law firm can provide the experienced, aggressive defense representation it takes to get results.

Call us at 336-990-9800 or contact us and schedule an initial consultation today. We look forward to speaking with you about your case.