Fairfax Defense Attorneys: 4 charges GMU students frequently face

Fairfax Defense Attorney: George Mason Students Must Be Aware of These 4 Charges George Mason (GMU) is an excellent university — the largest public research university in the Commonwealth of Virginia (approximately 34,000 students). It is a shame when good students find themselves in hot water due to a criminal charge. We are a local […]

New Marijuana Policy and Laws for Virginia 2017

Virginia Marijuana Laws 2017 – Updates from our Fairfax Criminal Lawyer Marijuana will not be decriminalized this year in Virginia, but it is possible the Commonwealth will see at least two notable changes to current law: Expansion of medical uses (currently, the only affirmative defense for medical purposes is intractable epilepsy); and, Relaxation of certain […]

Poking Holes: Virginia DUI Test Problems

Poking Holes in Virginia DUI Tests: by our Fairfax DWI Lawyer When police ask an individual to complete a roadside test to determine intoxication, there are certain standards that must be applied in all circumstances in order for the results to be accurate. An experienced criminal attorney and local Fairfax DUI lawyer will be able […]

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 […]

#closeFCPS Trending on Twitter? January 6th, a Day to be Remembered

#CloseFCPS UPDATE [as of 12:02 AM 01/07/2015]: Fairfax County Public Schools will be opening two hours late tomorrow, January 7th, 2015. Check the resources listed at the end of this post for the most up-to-date information from the Fairfax County Government. Note: this was originally a simple post on the morning of January 6th, 2015, […]

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 […]

Fairfax County Courts Closed March 3, 2014

March 3, 2014 – Fairfax County General District Courts Closed Due to Inclement Weather If you have a case scheduled to be heard in Fairfax County at the Fairfax County General District Court, Circuit Court, or Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court …be advised that the courthouse will be closed today, March 3, 2014. Many area […]

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 […]