Virginia DWI FAQ: – VA DUI Laws in Virginia by Fairfax Criminal Attorney Vincenzes Law

Understanding DWI laws in Virginia can be complicated and confusing. Our Virginia criminal attorney and Fairfax based DUI lawyer has created this quick guide to help non-lawyers understand the basics, in a Question and Answer (Q & A) format. We have tried our best to create a guide absent legalese. Some of the questions our […]

Virginia Refusal Penalties vs. VA DUI or DWI

Many people are confused when it comes to refusal penalties vs. suspension for driving while intoxicated. PBT (blowing on side of road) vs. Evidentiary Breath or Blood test (at station, after arrest) Did you know that in Virginia, you could be arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated (DWI or DUI), as well as Refusal […]

Va Code 46.2-391.2. Administrative suspension – Controversy and error

Virginia DWI and DUI Administrative License Suspension Rules and Controversies Every so often, errors are made by government and local authorities when they apply certain law sections to those accused. Administrative license suspension has recently been one such issue to strike our Fairfax and Northern Virginia criminal law firm and DUI defense attorney as worthy […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

7 Surprising Ways Police Could Search or Arrest You Right Now

7 Exceptions to the Warrant Requirement (Principles Police Rely on to Search or Arrest) What prevents the police from searching every young male with dreadlocks? The 4th Amendment and Supreme Court case law. The privacy interests of individuals in this country are embodied by the 4th Amendment to the United States Constitution. The case law […]

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 […]