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 […]

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 […]

3 Ways Great Virginia Reckless Driving Attorneys Challenge Traffic Radars

Northern Virginia Reckless Driving Attorney: 3 Ways Traffic Radars are Vulnerable to Attack in Court Radar technology, like all technology, has flaws. In the United States, radar technology has long been used by police departments to issue speeding tickets. In Virginia, speeding just 20 above the posted limit, or above 80 mph, is a crime. […]

Virginia DWI Laws: Misunderstood? (Part 1)

Virginia DWI Misconceptions: 4-Part Series Part 1: what do you know about Virginia DWI laws? Opinions and Insights from a Virginia Criminal Defense Attorney and Northern VA DUI Lawyer When it comes to the level of general knowledge possessed by the public about driving while intoxicated (DWI) laws in Virginia —   it seems to me […]

Arrest Trends: College Students Home in Virginia on Break

December – January: More DWI arrests, and others; More College Students at Risk says Fairfax Criminal Lawyer and Virginia Defense Attorney When you do something long enough, eventually you notice patterns. A pattern defies mere coincidence when it turns into a trend, at which point, experts can study the data and learn lessons. I am […]

The Hidden Cost of a Virginia DUI

The Major and Minor Hidden Costs of a Virginia DWI Conviction: From the Perspective of a Fairfax DUI Lawyer When a person is convicted of a DWI in Virginia, it is either a felony or the most harshly punished type of misdemeanor. If you are researching Virginia DWI laws for the first time, here are […]

But it’s just a misdemeanor

Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William County Criminal Lawyers Suggestion: Dealing with a Misdemeanor Charge [covertplayersinglevideo trvideoid=”R1Jx3X-IXr0″ trdisplaytype=”1″ trnumbervideosdisplay=”” trvideoperpage=”36″ trthumbnailwidth=”80″ trthumbnailheight=”55″ trpopupwidth=”500″ trpopupheight=”350″ trvideoalign=”center” trytautohide=”0″ trytautoplay=”1″ trytcontrols=”0″ trytrelvideo=”0″ trytshowlogo=”1″ trytshowtitle=”0″ tryttheme=”dark” trythighquality=”0″] Most people are aware of the fact that it is generally a financially devastating blow to most people when they are convicted of […]

The Truth About Possession of Marijuana Laws

Possession of Marijuana in Virginia: the Fallacy of the First Offender Program Our Fairfax criminal lawyer and Northern Virginia-serving defense attorney believes there is not enough transparency when it comes to the first offender program in Virginia. This article discusses what the program is, why it is flawed, and how it can be improved. The […]

Defense Attorney – How to Find the Right Criminal Lawyer

Finding the Right Defense Attorney [wpsocialite] As a Northern Virginia defense attorney and estate planning lawyer, I meet with people at varying points in their overarching quest to find the right attorney. Sometimes, a close friend or relative offers the information on an attorney and there is little decision-making needed. Other times, an accused person […]