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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Years DUI DWI in Virginia: What to do

Arrested for DUI or DWI in Virginia…Where to Turn?!? by our Fairfax DUI lawyer UPDATE – 1:30 AM: [moved to top] “SoberRide” phone number for free taxi service in Northern Virginia, Maryland, and D.C. 800.200.TAXI  Our Number (for help if you or a loved one has been arrested in a Northern Virginia jurisdiction): 703.665.3719 If […]

More DWI and reckless charges over holidays? (Virginia)

Northern Virginia and Fairfax Criminal Lawyer Data Report Several months ago, we analyzed over 1,700 arrests in Fairfax County, and published an infographic to compare the frequencies of various types of charges over a period of several months. The data from those arrests? It all came from Summer, 2013 arrest records released by Fairfax County. […]

Virginia DUI Laws – What You Might Not Have Known

You Probably Already Know… Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, while in an impaired state of mind, is always unlawful. Due to the serious repercussions of a DUI conviction, those faced with a pending DUI charge should strongly consider consulting: a local Fairfax DUI attorney (if charged in Fairfax County) […]