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The True Benefit Of A Criminal Defense Lawyer

Nobody likes hiring a lawyer.  This seems particularly true when it comes to criminal defense lawyers. People often say, “Well, I did it – I’m guilty.  What do I need a lawyer for?” or “I didn’t do anything wrong and I don’t need a lawyer because I know the truth will come out in the […]

Car Accident Victim With Misdemeanor Charges

Car Accident Victim With Misdemeanor Charges Being involved in a car accident can be a traumatic experience, but when you’re also facing misdemeanor charges, the situation can become even more overwhelming. From legal proceedings and court appearances to medical expenses and emotional distress, the aftermath of a car accident can have a profound impact on […]

Reckless Driving Defense Lawyer

Defending Reckless Driving Charges: How A Skilled Lawyer Can Help Facing reckless driving charges can be a stressful and daunting experience. Whether you’ve been pulled over for excessive speeding, aggressive driving, or other reckless behavior on the road, the consequences can be severe, including fines, license suspension, and even jail time. In such situations, it’s […]

New Virginia Law Allowing for Dismissal of Charges for Persons with Autism or Intellectual Disability

A new law changes hundreds of years of law in Virginia.  Every Criminal Lawyer Fairfax County Virginia needs to know about this. In Virginia there is no “diminished capacity defense.”  What that means is that the only way a person can be found not guilty for not fully understanding what he is doing is to be […]

Fairfax Criminal and Traffic General District Court

What to expect in Fairfax Criminal and Traffic General District Court Once you meet your lawyer in Fairfax General District Court, lawyer will start working on your case.  Prior to going to work that day, most likely, the Prosecutor has not looked at your case and knows absolutely nothing about it.  Most Prosecutors reserve 9:30 […]

Criminal Law & Public Safety Passed Bills

Criminal Law & Public Safety Passed Bills             As you are aware, in addition to my profession as a Criminal Lawyer Fairfax VA, I was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, serving as Chairman on the committee that writes all criminal laws.  Here are the bills dealing with Criminal Procedure in 2017. Delay […]

Misdemeanors and Felonies

An experienced criminal lawyer Fairfax VA clients recommend knows there are two levels of charges a person can face in Virginia — misdemeanors or felonies. The level of crime you are charged with will determine the penalty if you are found guilty. In some situations, a criminal lawyer in Fairfax VA may be able to […]

New Law Dealing with Enhanced Punishments For Assault & Battery

It used to be that all Assault & Battery charges were the same, a Class 1 Misdemeanor with up to one year in jail and up to a $2,500 fine.  Then sometime in the ’90s, special classes of victims were designated and mandatory punishments were imposed.  While I am now a Criminal Law Lawyer Fairfax […]

New Virginia Law on Possession of CBD Oil

Marijuana has been illegal in Virginia for as long as anyone can remember.  Even with other states legalized medical marijuana, decriminalized marijuana or even legalized it, Virginia said “No” — until recent years.  In about 2015, as a Delegate in the Virginia House of Delegates (Note: In addition to being a Criminal Lawyer Fairfax Virginia […]

Police Search of A Vehicle After A Car Accident

Traffic Law Lawyers Car accidents can be chaotic and unsettling experiences. In the aftermath of a collision, law enforcement officers play a crucial role in ensuring the safety of those involved and investigating any potential violations of the law. As part of their duties, the police may conduct a search of the vehicles involved. In […]


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