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 […]

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 […]

Do Virginia DUI Lawyers Recommend a Dashcam?

Should I Buy a Dashcam? Northern Virginia Criminal Attorney and Fairfax DUI Lawyer Shares Thoughts Dash cams are nothing new. HD cameras meant to record through your windshield are too expensive for the average driver, right? Wrong. You would be surprised. Today, our Fairfax criminal attorney and DUI lawyer provides a realistic example of just […]

Probable Cause: “What is probable cause?”

Our Virginia Defense Attorney‘s 4th Amendment Probable Cause Introduction: What is Probable Cause? “Probable Cause” (PC) is an intricate legal term that all criminal defense attorneys and regular citizens ought to be familiar with. Why should non-lawyers take a few moments to familiarize themselves with the 4th Amendment and PC? Simple. It has to do […]