Virginia DUI Laws, Breath Test Refusal Law, “do I have to blow?”

Virginia DUI Laws and Breath Test Refusal: Preliminary vs. Evidential Breath Tests, plus 3 Ways Virginia DUI Lawyers Attack BAC Evidence Virginia DUI Laws: visit the primary Virginia DWI law page for more generalized information. The Commonwealth (the prosecution) will try to use results from a breath test to prove the accused was intoxicated. If […]

DC, MD, VA Marijuana Laws: 2015 Update

2015 Update: D.C., Maryland, & Virginia Marijuana Laws The District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia (DMV) are so uniquely postured — politically and geographically – that the region may serve as a crossroads of sorts for marijuana law reform in the Southeastern United States. Depending on your side of the Potomac River, possession of marijuana […]

4 Things: Virginia drivers do wrong after DWI

4 Things Drivers Do: (that Could Hurt a Virginia DWI Case) We believe it is important to state at the outset: drunk driving, or driving while intoxicated (DWI in Virginia), is irresponsible. As a local Fairfax criminal law firm serving Arlington and other popular areas, we often represent the most respected professionals who happen to […]

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 […]

VA Code 46.2-853 Explained by Virginia Reckless Driving Attorney

Virginia Code 46.2-853 explained: This post covers one of the less-frequently charged forms of reckless driving in Virginia: Failure to maintain control. Virginia Reckless Driving Laws punish a number of prohibited driving actions: from strict speed limitations, to racing, to charges often associated with accidents. This post covers one of the laws often filed following […]

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 […]

4 ways Virginia Reckless Driving charges are handled differently in Fairfax County, Arlington, Alexandria, and Stafford

Virginia Reckless Driving Charge – Why Jurisdiction Makes a Difference This article is no substitute for a consultation with a licensed and actively practicing Virginia reckless driving lawyer * (meaning, an attorney who practices criminal and/or traffic law in the jurisdiction where you face the charge). We recommend hiring an attorney who dedicates his or […]

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 […]

Virginia Traffic Lawyers: What to Look For

Researching Virginia Traffic Lawyers There are many considerations to be mindful of when choosing the professional who will represent you in the court of law. The most respected Virginia traffic lawyers are able to demonstrate knowledge of traffic defense issues, issues including but not limited to: DMV demerit points (including what it may mean if […]

Virginia Restoration of Driving Privileges Basic Introduction

Virginia Restoration of Driving Privileges Laws may dictate your ability to legally operate a motor vehicle Update: Don’t miss our article due out soon, covering six (6) restoration of driving privileges statutes in Virginia that have been selected by author-Virginia traffic lawyer and team leader, Brenton Vincenzes. If you are a declared “habitual offender” (either […]