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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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. […]

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 […]