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 […]

Fairfax County Courts Closed March 3, 2014

March 3, 2014 – Fairfax County General District Courts Closed Due to Inclement Weather If you have a case scheduled to be heard in Fairfax County at the Fairfax County General District Court, Circuit Court, or Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court …be advised that the courthouse will be closed today, March 3, 2014. Many area […]

Reckless Driving PACE Defense Explained by Virginia Criminal Lawyer

Virginia Reckless Driving by Speed: Defending Radar, LIDAR, and PACE Cases This post provides an overview of devices used to measure speed in Virginia. Fairfax Reckless Driving Lawyer and Criminal Attorney, Brenton D. Vincenzes, has represented clients accused of reckless driving in many jurisdictions, including: Fairfax, Prince William, Arlington–and other Northern Virginia jurisdictions. There are […]

Arlington County Virginia Drunk in Public 17-7

Arlington County, Virginia: “Drunk in Public” Charges More Common? If you live in Northern Virginia, then you probably are aware of just how relevant Arlington County is to Virginia; it is an economic beacon of productivity. As a locality, it is an area where the most talented young adults are recruited to work, and as […]

Alcohol Laws and Violations in Virginia – Criminal Lawyer in Fairfax

Virginia Criminal Lawyers Discuss Alcohol Possession, Consumption Prevalence: Is it a Problem? Fairfax Criminal Lawyer Examines the Raw Numbers In the Commonwealth of Virginia, it is no secret that alcohol-related crimes are at the head of the pack when it comes to frequency of arrests…just take a look at the study our Virginia defense attorney […]

Urgent Snow and Ice Updates: Virginia County Government, School, Court Closures

Northern Virginia and Washington D.C. Government, School, and Court Closures [forecast] Updated March 3, 2014 Weather forecasts are now predicting 12 inches in some locations, which will have an impact on the morning commute. Fairfax County courts are closed today.   Weather Forecasts , Warnings, and Watches National Weather Service (starting point) Current Weather Conditions […]

Lucky Legal Pointer: Fairfax County Reckless Driving Lawyer Explains Virginia’s Radar Calibration Rules

Fairfax County Reckless Driving Attorneys Know How to Leverage Radar and Laser Calibration Requirements to Help Clients If you are familiar with Northern Virginia, you may be like most people: extra careful to avoid surpassing the speed limit.  There are many wide public roads in Northern Virginia that span multiple lanes in both directions. These […]

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 […]

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. […]

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. […]

To Help Your Violation of a Virginia Reckless Driving Law: 2 Tasks a Fairfax Reckless Driving Lawyer May Ask of You

2 Critical Tasks that a Fairfax Reckless Driving Lawyer May Ask You to Do (Before Court) Most adults who have been driving in the Commonwealth for more than a year or two know that the Virginia reckless driving law is harsh…more accurately, the categorization of reckless driving in Virginia as a Class 1 misdemeanor is […]

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. […]

Are you a victim of a confusing criminal record system?

Fairfax Criminal Attorney and Northern VA Defense Lawyer Reveals His Own Record Using Virginia Case Information System When we asked Brenton D. Vincenzes if we could check his record online in front of him, he smiled and said, “finally.” Strange reaction, we thought. Who are we? We are a group of authors originally working on […]

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 […]