12 Criminal Law Tips for Northern VA Students this Summer

12 Criminal Law Tips for Northern Virginia College Students: Summer 2015 There are more arrests and reported criminal offenses during the summer months. This is true in many states, and is certainly true in Virginia. If you are a college student or parent with a son or daughter home for the summer, these tips are […]

Arlington and Fairfax County DWI Checkpoints on Saint Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day DWI Checkpoints in Fairfax and Arlington, Northern Virginia This Saint Patrick’s Day, the police will be patrolling Northern Virginia in suitable numbers to match the influx in expected drunk drivers on the roadways. One of the more controversial ways the local police in Northern Virginia catch drivers is through the use of […]

10 Virginia DWI Law Tips – Winter, January 2015

Top 10 DWI Law Tips for 2015 Plus, safe driving tips and suggested GPS app This post contains no legal advice. Virginia laws frequently change, and all cases should be discussed with a licensed Virginia criminal law attorney. The good news: many local Northern Virginia DWI and DUI attorneys offer free consultations. If charged with DUI or […]

Virginia License Plate Display Laws: Legal Stop?

Northern Virginia Criminal Defense Attorney and Local Fairfax Criminal Lawyer: Know These License Plate Display Laws This article by our Fairfax criminal lawyer and Northern Virginia defense attorney focuses on Virginia license plate laws, but the purpose is larger. Why focus on a seemingly narrow and minor type of infraction? Simple: traffic stops often give […]

Marijuana Possession or Not: Fairfax Criminal Lawyer Hashes it Out

Possession of Marijuana (or other illegal contraband) and Standards of Proof by a Fairfax criminal lawyer What constitutes possession for purposes of making a determination that an individual possessed illegal contraband? Possession cases are initially brought against the defendant when a law enforcement official determines probable cause exists to believe the suspect has or is […]

7 Worst Charges Good People Face Most Frequently

Virginia Criminal Lawyer Reveals: 7 of the Worst Charges Good People Frequently Face in the Commonwealth Based on my collective experience as a Northern Virginia criminal lawyer and Fairfax criminal attorney, these seven (7) criminal violations represent some of the most frequently charged misdemeanor offenses that professionals, students, and people with clean records face: reckless driving; […]

Virginia Expungement Lawyers Warning to College Grads

Great Grades, Top School, No Job: Virginia Expungement Lawyers May Know Why There is no shortage of college students in Virginia. Around a half of a million, according to recent enrollment data. As one of the Northern Virginia expungement lawyers and as a Fairfax Criminal Defense Attorney who has represented dozens of students from top […]

Resources if Charged with Fairfax County Reckless Driving

Resources: Reckless Driving in Fairfax County courtesy of our Northern Virginia Criminal Lawyer and Local Fairfax Traffic Attorney, Brenton Vincenzes Notice: do not rely on anything you find online or hear from friends or family members when it comes to a criminal charge in Virginia. Every criminal charge results in a permanent arrest record, even […]

Arlington County Virginia Drunk in Public 17-7

Arlington County, Virginia: “Drunk in Public” Charges More Common? If you live in Northern Virginia, then you probably are aware of just how relevant Arlington County is to Virginia; it is an economic beacon of productivity. As a locality, it is an area where the most talented young adults are recruited to work, and as […]

Alcohol Laws and Violations in Virginia – Criminal Lawyer in Fairfax

Virginia Criminal Lawyers Discuss Alcohol Possession, Consumption Prevalence: Is it a Problem? Fairfax Criminal Lawyer Examines the Raw Numbers In the Commonwealth of Virginia, it is no secret that alcohol-related crimes are at the head of the pack when it comes to frequency of arrests…just take a look at the study our Virginia defense attorney […]