Steps to Take After an Automobile Accident

Steps to Take After an Automobile Accident

There are few experiences that are as scary and stressful as being in an automobile accident. One second, you’re driving along peacefully in your car, and the next second you’re jolted into survival mode as you try to understand what just happened to you. Most of us will experience this at some point, and while […]

Should I Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney?

Should I Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney

The short answer is, YES! Regardless of the offense, being charged with a crime can be a serious, life-changing event. Severe penalties handed down by the court can be just the beginning. Facing criminal charges frequently affects personal relationships, future job opportunities, and presents a significant financial burden. A qualified criminal defense attorney can help guide you […]

Can I Sue for a Slip and Fall Accident?

Can I Sue for a Slip and Fall Accident

Personal injury attorneys handle many different types of accidents.  Slip and fall cases are among the most common. This probably wouldn’t surprise many people, as it can seem like there’s an ad for a slip and fall attorney during just about every TV and radio commercial break. But while slip and fall cases are common, simply slipping […]

Marijuana Possession Charges in Virginia

Marijuana Possession Charges in Virginia

Because some studies suggest that marijuana is not that dangerous, or because some people think it is not much different than alcohol, it has recently developed a reputation of being “no big deal.” And since Colorado, Washington, Alaska, Oregon, and even our neighbors in the District of Columbia have passed legislation legalizing its recreational use, […]

When Should You File a Dog Bite Lawsuit?

When Should You File a Dog Bite Lawsuit

Dog bites can range from minor inconveniences to debilitating injuries resulting in scarring, disfigurement, costly medical bills, and lost wages.  If you are a dog bite victim wondering whether to pursue legal action against the owner of the dog, ask yourself these questions.  Have you incurred medical bills as a result of the dog bite?  […]

Criminal Law in The State of Virginia: Why It’s Like a Casino

Criminal Law in The State of Virginia Why It’s Like a Casino

AN OVERVIEW OF CRIMINAL LAW IN THE STATE OF VIRGINIA [OR WHY CRIMINAL COURT IS LIKE A CASINO] Virginia Criminal Law encompasses a wide variety of offenses, including traditional categories such as theft, drugs, assault, larceny, and other charges, which are categorized as Misdemeanors and Felonies. However, in Virginia, offenses involving a motor vehicle can […]

Criminal Law in Virginia: Why It’s Like a Casino part 2

Criminal Law in Virginia Why It’s Like a Casino part 2

VA CRIMINAL LAW: DID YOU KNOW… It’s important to know that in Virginia, many things are criminal that aren’t elsewhere in the country.  This is probably one of the biggest issues regarding criminal law in Virginia: People get into the criminal justice System, through what they believe to be “Minor Traffic Offenses”. We all speed in […]

Criminal Defense: Tilting The Odds in Your Favor

Criminal Defense Tilting The Odds in Your Favor

CRIMINAL DEFENSE: WINNING PLAN OF ACTION At my law firm, NovaLegalGroup, P.C., we have over 30 years of criminal defense experience; including successfully handling thousands of cases; both criminal and criminal traffic cases. We know the range of odds you face in your case, at your specific courthouse Casino.  While no one can ever predict the exact outcome […]

Most Common Criminal Offenses We Represent Clients For

Most Common Criminal Offenses We Represent Clients For

THE MOST COMMON CRIMINAL OFFENSES WE REPRESENT PEOPLE FOR The most common criminal offenses that people hire us to defend them for include; DWI, Reckless Driving, and Driving On a Suspended License, on the criminal traffic side; and theft charges [petty and grand larceny], and embezzlement, drug charges ranging from Possession of Marijuana and Cocaine to possessing with the […]

Should I Disclose My Criminal Charge and Arrest

Should I Disclose My Criminal Charge and Arrest

Is A Person Obligated to Disclose Their Criminal Charges and Arrest Record If They Were Never Convicted? It depends almost entirely on who is asking, and why.  For instance, Government workers and contractors often have important and sensitive jobs requiring Security Clearances which, in turn, require them to self-report any criminal traffic or traditional criminal charges. On certain […]