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    Second Offense Possession of Marijuana Charge to be DISMISSED in Arlington VA

    ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA: Possession of Marijuana, second misdemeanor offense (VA Code 18.2-250.1), will be DISMISSED after completion of substance classes, 24 hours of community service, and 12 months of good behavior. Read more about Drug / Marijuana Law here: Virginia Drug & Marijuana Charges | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of Possession of Marijuana, Paraphernalia, Distribution […]

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    Arlington Virginia Public Intoxication / Drunk in Public Charge to be DISMISSED

    ARLINGTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Class 4 Misdemeanor Drunk in Public Charge (VA Code 18.2-388) will be DISMISSED after completion of an Alcohol Safety program and after staying out of Arlington bars for 12 months. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: Virginia Drunk in Public Law Revealed & Explained

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    Drunk in Public Misdemeanor Charge to be DISMISSED after Appeal in Arlington VA

    ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA: Class 4 Misdemeanor Drunk in Public Charge (VA Code 18.2-388) was appealed to the Circuit court after client represented himself at the trial in General District Court and lost. The new result is that the charge will be DISMISSED after 12 months of good behavior and completion of community service. Read more about […]

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    Virginia Disorderly Conduct Laws, Penalties, and Defenses for Charges in Alexandria, Fairfax, Arlington

    DISORDERLY CONDUCT Virginia law 18.2-415 punishes disorderly conduct as an act that 1) takes place in a public place, 2) has direct tendency to cause violence at the person at whom such conduct is directed, and 3) the accused intended to cause a public inconvenience, annoyance or alarm, or recklessly created a risk for one […]

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    Arlington Virginia – 4 Felony Public Records Forgery Charges Result in MINIMUM Guidelines Sentence

    ARLINGTON VIRGINIA: 4 Counts of Class 4 Felony Public Records Forgery Charges (VA Code 18.2-168) with a Sentencing Guidelines range of 8 months through 19 months, with a midpoint of 14 months, resulted in an active sentence of only 8 months to serve, with probation thereafter. A related Grand Larceny Felony Charge (VA Code 18.2-95) […]

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    Petit Larceny / Shoplifting Misdemeanor will be DISMISSED in Arlington VA

    ARLINGTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor petit larceny shoplifting / concealing charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-96) was AMENDED to a Trespassing charge, and the amended charge will be DISMISSED after 12 months of good behavior. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Larceny Laws | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of shoplifting, petit larceny, […]

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    Misdemeanor Petit Larceny AMENDED to Trespass and will be DISMISSED in Arlington VA

    ARLINGTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor petit larceny shoplifting / concealing charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-96) was AMENDED to a Trespassing charge – which will be DISMISSED after 12 months and completion of 40 hours of community service. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Larceny Laws | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of […]

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    Misdemeanor Larceny Charge to be DISMISSED with plea to Drunk in Public in Arlington VA

    ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA: A Class 1 misdemeanor Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-96) will be DISMISSED after plea to a Class 4 Drunk in Public charge with a $25 fine, and after completion of 50 hours of community service. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Larceny Laws | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of […]

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    Possession of Marijuana Misdemeanor Drug Charge will be DISMISSED in Arlington VA

    ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Possession of Marijuana misdemeanor ticket (VA Code 18.2-250.1) – finding of guilt was deferred and the charge will be DISMISSED after completion of 24 hours of community service, ASAP, and maintaining uniform good behavior for a period of 12 months. § 18.2-250.1. Possession of marijuana unlawful It is unlawful for […]

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    Misdemeanor Drunk in Public Charge will be DROPPED in Arlington Virginia

    Arlington, Virginia: Class 4 Misdemeanor Drunk in Public Charge (VA Code 18.2-388) was continued for 12 months and will be DROPPED after completion of community service. 18.2-388. Profane swearing and intoxication in public; penalty; transportation of public inebriates to detoxification center. If any person profanely curses or swears or is intoxicated in public, whether such […]