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. […]

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 […]

Marijuana Possession or Not: Fairfax Criminal Lawyer Hashes it Out

Possession of Marijuana (or other illegal contraband) and Standards of Proof by a Fairfax criminal lawyer What constitutes possession for purposes of making a determination that an individual possessed illegal contraband? Possession cases are initially brought against the defendant when a law enforcement official determines probable cause exists to believe the suspect has or is […]

7 Worst Charges Good People Face Most Frequently

Virginia Criminal Lawyer Reveals: 7 of the Worst Charges Good People Frequently Face in the Commonwealth Based on my collective experience as a Northern Virginia criminal lawyer and Fairfax criminal attorney, these seven (7) criminal violations represent some of the most frequently charged misdemeanor offenses that professionals, students, and people with clean records face: reckless driving; […]

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 […]

Commercial Drivers DUI, OUI, or DWI in Virginia and Explained by Local Fairfax DUI Lawyer

Virginia DWI Laws and Penalties: Fairfax DUI Lawyer Discusses Commercial Drivers and the Implications of Operating Under the Influence (OUI) w/ a Commercial License You can read Section 46.2-341.24(A) of the Virginia Code if you enjoy reading complicated areas of the law where Virginia defense attorneys spend much time referencing and cross-referencing sections and subsections. […]

What Makes Fairfax County Traffic Court Different

Fairfax County Traffic Court vs. Arlington County Traffic Court There are over 30 judicial districts in Virginia, which means over 30 different ways of doing things. Fairfax County Traffic Court and Arlington County Traffic Court are but just two jurisdictions; they are important jurisdictions, however. Virginia statutes (the laws) apply across the board, of course. […]

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 […]

What are the benefits of a Virginia reckless driving lawyer?

Virginia Reckless Driving Penalty Assessment Chart [wpsocialite] Disclaimer and Warning: please be aware, the information contained on this page and the accompanying table/quiz is by no means intended to be used or relied upon as legal advice. I highly encourage you to contact a Virginia reckless driving lawyer for a free consultation, regardless of what […]

3 Most Important Statements: How to Handle a Traffic Stop

How to Handle a Traffic Stop in Virginia As a Virginia criminal lawyer, traffic attorney, and Fairfax criminal lawyer, I get this question all the time. It is not necessarily always asked this way, nor is it directly worded in the form of a question. But quite often, when I am teaching or meeting with […]