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Criminal Defense

Morgantown Criminal Defense Attorney

Fighting for the Accused in Monongalia County & Beyond

Being accused of a crime is a frightening experience. If you are facing criminal charges or if your loved one has been arrested for a crime in West Virginia or Pennsylvania, contact Hayhurst Law as soon as possible. Local law enforcement and prosecutors take all crimes, whether felonies or misdemeanors, very seriously and will often seek the maximum penalties. This means you or your loved one could be facing jail/prison time, steep fines, probation, restitution, and other criminal, civil, and social consequences.

Put over a decade of legal experience on your side; call our criminal defense attorney in Morgantown at (304) 840-0999 for a free, confidential case evaluation today.

Types of Criminal Cases We Handle

Attorney Eric Hayhurst is well-versed in a variety of criminal defense matters. Along with our legal team, he can help you clearly understand your charges, as well as your legal rights.

At Hayhurst Law, we provide aggressive legal defense for clients accused of:

  • Misdemeanors
  • Felonies
  • Drug crimes
  • DUI
  • Domestic violence
  • Violent crimes
  • Sex crimes
  • Juvenile crimes
  • Theft crimes
  • Weapons charges

This list is not exhaustive; if you have been charged with or if you simply believe that you are under investigation for any of these or other crimes, contact us right away. Remember: Under the U.S. Constitution, you have the right to be presumed innocent unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. This is true no matter the type of crime you have been accused of committing. Let our firm fight for your rights, your future, and your freedom.

Providing Aggressive Representation for Over a Decade

For more than 10 years, Attorney Eric Hayhurst has been a trusted advocate for the injured and the accused in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. We are proud to be a local law firm with deep roots in our community, and our goal is to provide you with a personalized defense tailored to your unique situation and goals. We understand what is at stake, and we are prepared to fight tirelessly for you.

Contact us online or call (304) 840-0999 for a free consultation. We are available after hours and on weekends by appointment.

Client Testimonials

Real Stories from Real People
  • He was always there for me.

    “I was very impressed with his level of concern and compassion for my disabilities after my accident.”

    - Angela
  • Expertly guided me through the difficulties of a personal injury lawsuit.

    “He settled my case at the maximum amount available which allowed me to have the surgery needed and replace the finances I lost during the ‘battle’ with the insurance companies.”

    - Judy
  • I have always been impressed with his intellect and hard work.

    “Eric sincerely cares about his clients and is a great advocate for them.”

    - Richard D.
  • I highly recommend his services for anyone looking for professional and efficient legal services.

    “Eric Hayhurst's expertise and diligence to seeing my case through was a relief to my family's peace of mind.”

    - Jessica E.
  • I am happy with the outcome and what he was able to accomplish on my behalf.

    “He kept me well advised and informed during every step of the case.”

    - Tracy D.

Verdicts & Settlements

Your Victories are Our Victories
  • $2 Million Wrongful Death Car Accident

    Head-on collision between SUV and box truck.

  • $1.1 Million Car Accident - Spinal Cord Injury
  • $350 Thousand Medical Malpractice
  • $300 Thousand Car Accident
  • $225 Thousand Slip & Fall
  • Limit of Available Insurance Single Vehicle Rollover Accident
  • $125 Thousand Auto vs. Tow-Truck Collision
  • $122.5 Thousand Car Accident
  • $105 Thousand Slip & Fall
  • $100 Thousand Car Accident

    Head-on collision involving a DUI driver.


Why Hire Hayhurst Law?

  • Results-Driven Approach

    We are prepared to do what it takes to get clients the recovery they deserve, including going to trial.

  • Accessible to Clients

    Attorney Eric Hayhurst is committed to handling cases directly & making himself available to clients.

  • Successful Track Record

    Eric Hayhurst has recovered millions of dollars in verdicts & settlements on behalf of the injured.

  • Committed to the Community

    Native to West Virginia, Eric Hayhurst is dedicated to serving the injured throughout the community.

Contact the Firm Request Your Free Consultation

Trust your case to an aggressive and tenacious litigator with a successful track record of helping the injured. Attorney Eric Hayhurst is not afraid to go to trial and is dedicated to maximizing the compensation you deserve.