Are There Any Common Misconceptions About DUI Charges In Virginia?

Are There Any Common Misconceptions About DUI Charges In Virginia?

WHAT DOES BAC MEAN IN DUI CHARGES? People often don’t know what the Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) number means; such as a BAC of 0.08%, or higher.  This is the Blood Alcohol number the person gets if they have been consuming alcohol before they blow into a “Preliminary Breath Test” device, out on the road […]

Do DUI Clients Feel Differently At The End Of The First Phone Call Than They Did At The Beginning?

Do DUI Clients Feel Differently At The End Of The First Phone Call Than They Did At The Beginning?

Yes! Absolutely! Many of the potential clients we speak with on the phone have often already talked to several other DUI attorneys in Virginia, and they often tell us that their needs have not been met by the other attorneys they have talked to. This is often typically why they have called me. It’s a […]

Do Social And Economic Factors Affect Who Gets A DUI?

Do-Social-And-Economic-Factors-Affect-Who-Gets-A-DUI

Anyone, from any walk of life can, and does get a DUI-from Congressional and White House aides, to people in the CIA and the Defense Department; and from people who dig ditches and haul trash, to lawyers and doctors.  Whether rich or poor; whether black, white or brown; almost everyone has, at one time or […]

Are There Any DUI Cases Where The Odds Were Against Your Client But You Prevailed?

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CAN DUI LAWYERS IN VIRGINIA SUCCESSFULLY PREVAIL IN COURT? Sure, in many, if not most cases. As an example, we had one case where we filed a special written demand for the history of the Breath Test Machine that our client blew into at the Police station, to determine the client’s Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC). […]

Can Criminal Charges Be Expunged in Alexandria, Fairfax and the entire Northern Virginia Area?

Expungement Of Criminal Charges In Virginia

No, and sometimes Yes!  There is no expungement available in Virginia for any criminal convictions, including a DUI conviction.  If a person pleads guilty, is found guilty, or pleads “no contest” to a DUI charge, then they will have a Permanent Criminal Record for a Class 1 Misdemeanor for the rest of their life.  It […]

Frequently Asked Questions About DUI

Frequently Asked Questions About DUI

Q: What Justifies A DUI Traffic Stop? Answer: The Police Officer must have reasonable suspicion that you are engaging in criminal activity in order to initiate a stop for any traffic related matter. The law indicates that the police officer must be able to point to specific and articulable facts which, taken together with rational […]

What Are The Top Misconceptions People Have About Drug Charges?

What Are The Top Misconceptions People Have About Drug Charges?

You would not believe how many people I have come across who try to make the argument that since it’s legal in other states, they should be able to do it in Virginia. It may be legal in other states but it does not mean that you have the authority to bring it into Virginia […]

What Are The Most Common Types Of Drug Cases That You Handle?

What Are The Most Common Types Of Drug Cases That You Handle?

The most common types of drug case that our office handles is possession of marijuana cases. Marijuana is one of the most popular drugs and possession is probably the most common type of charge there is. Other types of common drug charges include Possession of Cocaine and Possession with the intent to distribute drugs. What […]

Will My Drug Case Be Dismissed If I Was Not Read Miranda Rights?

Will My Drug Case Be Dismissed If I Was Not Read Miranda Rights?

It depends on the situation. I can tell you that with a basic traffic stop, if the police officer starts asking you questions, the police officers don’t necessarily have to read you your Miranda Rights at that point in time. Miranda Rights have to be read when a person is under custodial interrogation, meaning they […]

What Is The Most Difficult Aspect Of A Drug Case For An Attorney?

What Is The Most Difficult Aspect Of A Drug Case For An Attorney?

The most difficult aspect is typically navigating around a person’s statements. Most people are honest and when they are asked questions, they answer them truthfully. Navigating around a person’s incriminating statement is typically the most difficult from an attorney’s perspective.Most people confess or answer the questions by the police officer, whether it’s because of intimidation […]