Alexandria Criminal Defense Attorney

Located in Old Town Alexandria, our attorneys represent clients arrested for or charged with Virginia Felony and Misdemeanor criminal charges in the City of Alexandria courthouse on 520 King St, and in the Alexandria Federal courthouse on 401 Courthouse Square in Alexandria, VA.

Alexandria VA DUI 2nd Offense, BAC .25 Charge REDUCED – NO JAIL TIME

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: 2nd DUI arrest within 5 years of the first, and a BAC level of .25, under Va Laws 18.2-266 and 18.2-270 produce a mandatory minimum jail penalty of 40 days. Defense prevailed on issues of proving a prior DWI offense and the BAC level, bringing the charge down to […]

Possession of Firearm While Under the Influence of Alcohol and Driving

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA Criminal Defense Attorney Case Result: A Class 1 misdemeanor charge for Carrying Firearm While Intoxicated (Va Law 18.2-308.012) was avoided with plea to related driving under the influence charge and minimum penalties under the law for the offense. Client was able to keep his concealed carry permit.  Alexandria Criminal Defense Attorney Marina Medvin […]

Drunk in Public in Old Town Alexandria Charge DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Old Town Alexandria VA arrest for Drunk in Public resulted in DISMISSAL at the first hearing. Read more about Arlington criminal defense attorney Marina Medvin, who represented this client and achieved this result. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC LAW | A […]

Possession of Marijuana Charge Amended to Non-Criminal Violation

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA DRUG DEFENSE ATTORNEY REPRESENTATION RESULT:Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana charge in Alexandria, VA was AMENDED to a local Nuisance violation. No loss of license, no state record, no probation, no classes. City of Alexandria General District Court, 520 King St, Alexandria VA Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & […]

Misdemeanor Assault DISMISSED in Alexandria Virginia

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Assault and Battery charge under Va Law 18.2-57 for an alleged assault on an Uber driver resulted in DISMISSAL. Read more about Alexandria criminal defense attorney Marina Medvin, who represented this client and achieved this result. § 18.2-57. Assault and battery; penalty. A. Any person who commits […]

Reckless Driving General For Collision REDUCED To No-Point Citation

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Criminal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving Generally, Virginia Law 46.2-852 and Alexandria Code 10-3-852, charged after collision with multiple vehicles, resulted in a REDUCTION of the charge to a non-criminal, no-point citation, a plea deal wherein client was permitted to plead Not Guilty. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King […]

Federal DUI at Pentagon DISMISSED for Insufficient Evidence

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA FEDERAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Federal misdemeanor charge for DUI on the Pentagon Reservation neat Arlington, Virginia, under 32 CFR 234.17, resulted in DISMISSAL of the DUI charge for insufficient evidence. A related Refusal to Submit to Breath Test charge resulted in probationary driving restrictions and an alcohol class. Courthouse: United States District […]

Alexandria Virginia Rape Investigation Resulted in No Charges

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Attorney representation during a rape investigation by the City of Alexandria Police Department resulted in no charges filed. Rape is a felony punishable by life in prison under Virginia law. Virginia Law § 18.2-61: Rape A. If any person has sexual intercourse with a complaining witness, whether or not his or her spouse, […]

4th DUI Results in DUI 1st Plea Deal & Only 5 Days in Jail

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA 4th DUI arrest under Va DUI Law 18.2-266, which can be charged as a felony, instead resulted in a plea deal on a misdemeanor DUI charge as a 1st offense with a penalty of only 5 days in jail (a mandatory minimum penalty for a BAC level greater than .15). Virginia law states: […]

Federal DUI BAC .21 Resulted in Only 3 Days Home Confinement

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA Federal misdemeanor DWI and DUI charges for drunk driving at the CIA resulted in DISMISSAL of the DWI charge and reduction of the mandatory minimum 10-day jail sentence required for a BAC level of .21 to only 3 days of come confinement after a presentation of defense attorney argument to the judge. Federal […]

Pentagon DUI / DWI, Driving on Suspended License Results in DISMISSAL

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT: Federal misdemeanor charges for DWI and DUI and associated misdemeanor charges at the Pentagon Reservation in Virginia under 32 CFR 234.17 resulted in DISMISSAL of the DWI charge, the Refusal to Submit to Breath Test, and the Driving on Suspended charge, with a plea […]

Federal Reckless Driving on GW Parkway DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA Federal misdemeanor charges of Reckless Driving for clients driving 30 MPH and 40 MPH over the limit on the GW Parkway (spanning Wahington DC, Alexandria, and Arlington) resulted in DISMISSALS of the misdemeanor charges with pleas to speeding. Clients received $175 and $200 fines on the speeding citations. Federal Courthouse United States District […]

NOT GUILTY of Misdemeanor Excavation Charge in Alexandria VA

Alexandria, Virginia – NOT GUILTY of Misdemeanor Excavation Charge ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA Misdemeanor charge 5-3-53 for alleged contractor excavation error that resulted in damage to a high-pressure gas line after gas line markings were not detected resulted in a NOT GUILTY verdict at trial. City of Alexandria Code 5-3-53 (a) Verification that rough grading is to within […]

NOT GUILTY Assault on Law Enforcement Officer Felony Charge Va Law 18.2-57 | Alexandria, VA

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA City of Alexandria Circuit Court trial under Va Law 18.2-57 for Felony Assault and Battery on an Alexandria police officer resulted in a NOT GUILTY verdict. The client was facing a mandatory minimum penalty of 6 months in jail if convicted, with a maximum penalty of 5 years in prison if found guilty. Instead […]

Misdemeanor Reckless Driving Charge REDUCED to non-criminal Traffic Infraction in Alexandria Virginia

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by speed 77/55  (Virginia Code 46.2-862) was reduced to a 3 point driving infraction – improper driving with a $75 fine. An additional charge of Operating an Uninspected Vehicle was dropped. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / […]

Alexandria Virginia DWI 18.2-266 REDUCED to Reckless Driving

ALEXANDRIA, VAMisdemeanor DWI charge in the City of Alexandria under Va Code 18.2-266 after a 4-vehicle collision on I395 resulted in an AMENDMENT and REDUCTION of the charge to Reckless Driving, with an agreed-upon penalty of a fine, 6 months of license suspension, and alcohol classes. NO JAIL TIME, no DWI conviction. Alexandria DWI Attorney […]

Alexandria Public Urination and Public Intoxication Charges DROPPED

ALEXANDRIA, VA Misdemeanor charges for Public Urination under City of Alexandria Code 13-1-30 and Public Intoxication under City of Alexandria Code 13-1-5 were both DROPPED at the first hearing. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC LAW | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of drunk in public charges and arrest requirements Read more […]

Alexandria Federal Possession of Marijuana Charge DISMISSED at First Hearing

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Federal criminal charge for Possession of Marijuana resulted in DISMISSAL of the offense at the first hearing. Courthouse: United States District Court Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria: 401 Courthouse SquareAlexandria, VA 22314. Read more about Alexandria Federal criminal defense attorney Marina Medvin, who represented this client and achieved this result.

Alexandria Federal Charge for Possession of Cocaine to be DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Federal criminal charges for Possession of Cocaine resulted in an agreement for DISMISSAL of the charge after 6 months of abiding by probation conditions. Courthouse: United States District Court Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria: 401 Courthouse SquareAlexandria, VA 22314. Read more about Alexandria Federal criminal defense attorney Marina Medvin, who represented this […]

Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 Charges DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Reckless Driving by Speed over 20 MPH in Old Town Alexandria, a traffic misdemeanor charge under VA Law 46.2-862 and Alexandria Code 10-3-862, resulted in DROPPED charges due to insufficient evidence. Client was able to walk away with a completely clean record. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, […]

Alexandria Federal Reckless Driving on GW Parkway Charges DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA Clients who were represented by Federal Reckless Driving defense attorney Marina Medvin this month all received DISMISSALS of their Reckless Driving charges. All clients had speeds above 70/40 on the GW Parkway in Alexandria, with some clients reaching speeds of 89. Clients walked away with speeding tickets and fines ranging from $115 to […]

Alexandria Reckless Driving Charges DROPPED

ALEXANDRIA, VA: RECKLESS DRIVING by Speeding 65 MPH in a 25 MPH zone in Old Town Alexandria, a traffic misdemeanor charge under VA Law 46.2-862 and Alexandria Code 10-3-862, resulted in DROPPED charges. Client was able to walk away with a completely clean record. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, […]

Alexandria Reckless Driving 62/25 REDUCED to Speeding 1MPH Over

ALEXANDRIA, VA: RECKLESS DRIVING by Speeding 62 MPH in a 25 MPH zone in Old Town Alexandria, a traffic misdemeanor charge under VA Law 46.2-862 and Alexandria Code 10-3-862, resulted in an amendment and reduction of the charge to a speeding infraction at the reduced speed of 1-9 MPH over, with a $75 fine. No […]

Alexandria Assault and Battery Trial Results in Dismissal

ALEXANDRIA, VA Misdemeanor trial for an Assault and Battery charge under Va Law 18.2-57 resulted in a DISMISSAL disposition. § 18.2-57. Assault and battery; penalty. A. Any person who commits a simple assault or assault and battery is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor, and if the person intentionally selects the person against whom a […]

VA Reckless Driving REDUCED & AMENDED to Speeding 1 MPH Over

ALEXANDRIA, VA: RECKLESS DRIVING by Speed, for driving 20 MPH over the speed limit in Old Town Alexandria, a traffic misdemeanor charge under VA Law 46.2-862 and Alexandria Code 10-3-862, resulted in an amendment and reduction of the charge to a speeding infraction at the reduced speed of 1-9 MPH over, with a $75 fine. […]

Reckless Driving in Alexandria VA REDUCED to a Parking Ticket

ALEXANDRIA, VA RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEYCASE RESULT:Criminal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed, for driving  20 MPH over the speed limit (55/35) in Old Town Alexandria, VA Code 46.2-862 and Alexandria Code 10-3-862, resulted an amendment and reduction of the charge to a non-criminal, no-point ticket for improper parking, with an agreed-upon $60 fine. No other penalties. […]

Alexandria Possession of Marijuana Charge AMENDED & will be DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA DRUG DEFENSE ATTORNEY REPRESENTATION RESULT:Possession of Marijuana charge in Alexandria, VA was a large quantity of marijuana found in an Alexandria apartment, was AMENDED to Trespass and amended charge will be DISMISSED after 25 hours of community service. No probation, no drug testing, no license loss, no ASAP, and no criminal record. City […]

Reckless Driving Charged for Collision in Alexandria VA REDUCED

ALEXANDRIA, VA RECKLESS DRIVING LAWYER CASE RESULT:Criminal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving Generally charged after Client collided with multiple parked vehicles, charged under Virginia Law 46.2-852 and Alexandria Code 10-3-852, resulted a REDUCTION of the charge to a non-criminal, low-point citation for Improper Driving, with an agreed-upon $100 fine. No other penalties. No criminal record, no jail time, […]

Alexandria DUI BAC .20 REDUCED, NO Jail Time

ALEXANDRIA, VA DUI ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: First Offense DUI in Alexandria, Virginia, with a Blood Alcohol Level of .20 (a BAC level that requires mandatory incarceration for 5 days), resulted in a REDUCTION of the charge to a regular DUI at a .08 BAC, due to defense attorney arguments on insufficient evidence. Client was sentenced […]

Federal Military Base Larceny Shoplifting Charge DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA FEDERAL ATTORNEY RESULT UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA Federal charge for Larceny for shoplifting from a store on a federal military base resulted in in DISMISSAL of the charge. In the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia – Alexandria, VA.

DISMISSED – Driving on Suspended License After DUI | Federal Criminal Offense

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA FEDERAL ATTORNEY RESULT UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA Federal charge for Driving on Suspended license after a Federal DUI conviction resulted in DISMISSAL of the charge. In the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia – Alexandria, VA.

Juvenile Felony Embezzlement in Alexandria VA REDUCED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: First offense Felony Embezzlement charge under Va Law 18.2-111 for a juvenile offender was AMENDED and REDUCED to a Misdemeanor and resulted in NO penalties. In the City of Alexandria Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court at 520 King St, Alexnadria, VA 22314. § 18.2-111. Embezzlement deemed larceny; indictment. […]

Federal DUI Probation Violation Results in Only 4 Days in Jail

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA FEDERAL ATTORNEY RESULT UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA Federal Probation Violation charges for Federal DUI probation that was violated by new Felony charges, resulted in just 4 days of jail. In the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia – Alexandria, VA.

Alexandria VA Possession of Marijuana Charge DROPPED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY REPRESENTATION RESULT:Possession of Marijuana charge in Alexandria, VA was DROPPED resulting in a CLEAN RECORD. No probation, no drug classes, no urine screening, and no license loss. City of Alexandria General District Court, 520 King St, Alexandria VA Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & […]

Alexandria Public Intoxication Charges DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

Alexandria Virginia Criminal Defense Attorney Case Result:Teacher charged with Class 4 Misdemeanor charge for Drunk in Public – Va Law 18.2-388, Alexandria Code 13-1-5 – charges DROPPED at the first court appearance for INSUFFICIENT EVIDENCE. Courthouse: City of Alexandria General District Court District Court, 520 King St, Alexandria, Virginia Read more about Drunk in Public […]

City of Alexandria Reckless Driving Over 20MPH REDUCED to Speeding Ticket at Speed of 1 MPH Over the Limit

CITY OF ALEXANDRIA RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEYCASE RESULT:Criminal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed, for driving more than 20+ MPH over the speed limit in Old Town Alexandria, VA Code 46.2-862 and Alexandria Code 10-3-862, resulted an amendment and reduction of the charge to a non-criminal, no-point citation for speeding 1-9 mph over the limit, under the […]

Alexandria DWI with BAC .15 REDUCED & Resulted in NO JAIL TIME

ALEXANDRIA, VA DWI DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: DWI First Offense in Alexandria, Virginia, with a Blood Alcohol Level of .15 (a BAC level that requires mandatory incarceration), resulted in a REDUCTION of the charge to a regular DUI without any reference to a BAC level, and minimum penalties under the law for the amended charge. […]

Alexandria DUI with BAC .20 REDUCED & Resulted in NO JAIL TIME

ALEXANDRIA, VA DUI DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: DUI First Offense in Alexandria, Virginia, with a Blood Alcohol Level of .20 (a BAC level that requires mandatory incarceration), resulted in a REDUCTION of the charge to a regular DUI without any reference to a BAC level, and minimum penalties under the law for the amended charge. […]

Misdemeanor Assault & Battery of Neighbor in Alexandria Virginia will be DROPPED

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA Misdemeanor Assault charge (VA Code 18.2-57) for an argument with neighbors that turned into an assault, resulted in an agreement for DISMISSAL of the charge. City of Alexandria General District Court, 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and Battery […]

Alexandria First Offense Reckless Driving 74/40 DISMISSED in the US District Court

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT CASE RESULT: First Offense Reckless Driving for Speeding 74/40 resulted in a DISMISSAL of the criminal charge. Client plead to a related speeding ticket and was penalized by a reduced fine. Federal Courthouse United States District Court Eastern District of Virginia […]

WikiLeaks Source Hacking Conspiracy Targeting Senior U.S. Officials, Unauthorized Access to Government Computer Systems & Online Accounts Sentenced to 5 Years

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: A 22-year-old young man prosecuted under the Federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act for conspiring via private chats and Twitter to gain unauthorized access to United States government computer systems and online accounts belonging to several United States government […]

Alexandria Virginia 2nd DWI Charge DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ALEXANDRIA, VA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: After almost 2 years of litigation, a second arrest for a Virginia DWI charge under 18.2-266 resulted in DROPPED CHARGES for insufficient evidence to prosecute. All related charges, including misdemeanor charges, were also DROPPED. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria Virginia 22314. Read […]

First Offense DWI Trial Results in No Jail Time in Alexandria VA

ALEXANDRIA VA DWI LAWYER CASE RESULT: First Offense DWI trial for criminal charges under Va Code 18.2-266 resulted in a NO JAIL TIME verdict, just the minimum penalties under the law. Related charges were DISMISSED. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria Virginia 22314. Read more about DUI Law: Virginia DUI Laws, Penalties […]

Alexandria VA Federal Reckless Driving 100 MPH in a 40 Zone REDUCED to Speeding Ticket

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT CASE RESULT: Client had 3 prior misdemeanor convictions on his criminal record. Federal misdemeanor charge for Reckless Driving 100/40 on the GW Parkway was DISMISSED. Related speeding ticket resulted in a fine and 10 days in jail. Related Refusal charge on […]

DWI First Offense in Alexandria VA REDUCED to Reckless Driving, NO JAIL TIME

ALEXANDRIA VA DWI LAWYER CASE RESULT: First Offense DWI arrest under Va Code 18.2-266 resulted in a REDUCTION and AMENDMENT of the charge to Reckless Driving with NO JAIL TIME, just 6 months of license suspension, a small fine and ASAP classes. Related charges were DROPPED. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King […]

City of Alexandria Public Urination Misdemeanor DISMISSED

Alexandria Virginia Criminal Defense Attorney Case Result: Class 3 Misdemeanor charge for Public Urination – Alexandria Code 13-1-5 – was DISMISSED at the first court appearance. Courthouse: City of Alexandria General District Court District Court, 520 King St, Alexandria, Virginia Sec. 13-1-30 – Disorderly conduct. (a) A person is guilty of disorderly conduct if, with […]

City of Alexandria Open Container of Alcohol – Misdemeanor DISMISSED

Alexandria Virginia Criminal Defense Attorney Case Result:Class 4 Misdemeanor charge for Possession of Open Container of Alcohol in a Public Place – Alexandria Code 13-1-5.1 – was DISMISSED without client needing to appear. Courthouse: City of Alexandria General District Court District Court, 520 King St, Alexandria, Virginia Sec. 13-1-5.1 – Possession of open or opened […]

Dangerous Dog and Canine Criminal Laws in Virginia

Dangerous Dog and Canine Criminal Laws in Virginia Relevant Virginia criminal canine code sections, not an exclusive list, is below. Relevant local code sections from localities Alexandria, Fairfax, Arlington, Vienna and Falls Church are also highlighted. § 3.2-6585. Dogs and cats deemed personal property; rights relating thereto. All dogs and cats shall be deemed personal […]

Second DUI in Single Year REDUCED to Reckless Driving, NO JAIL

ALEXANDRIA VA DWI LAWYER CASE RESULT: DUI charge under Va Code 18.2-266, second DUI arrest within a single year, resulted in a REDUCTION and AMENDMENT of the charge to Reckless Driving with NO JAIL TIME, just 2 months of license suspension, a small fine and ASAP classes. Related charges for Reckless Driving by Speed and […]

Federal Misdemeanor Charge for Unlawful Carry of Concealed Firearm REDUCED to Citation & Fine

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA: Federal Class A misdemeanor charge on the GW Parkway for unlawful carry of a concealed firearm and large quantity of additional ammunition (Va Code 18.2-308 incorporated into Federal law by 18 USC 13) without a concealed carry […]

GW Parkway DWI / DUI Charges REDUCED to Reckless Driving, No License Suspension & No Alcohol Classes

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT:Federal DWI with a BAC of .12 was amended and reduced to a Reckless Driving charge, with no license suspension and no alcohol classes, just a fine, a weekend in jail, and probation. 36 CFR 4.23 – Operating under the […]

Obstruction of Justice in Alexandria VA Charge DROPPED

Alexandria Virginia Criminal Defense Attorney Result: Class 1 Misdemeanor charge for Obstruction of Justice (Va Code 18.2-460) was dropped at the first hearing. Public Intoxication charge (Va Code 18.2-388) resulted in just a fine. Courthouse: City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King St, Alexandria, Virginia. Read more about Obstruction of Justice and Resisting […]

Resisting Arrest, Obstruction of Justice, Public Intoxication Charges DROPPED

Alexandria Virginia Criminal Defense Attorney Result:Class 1 Misdemeanor charges for Resisting Arrest (Va Law 18.2-460(E)), Obstruction of Justice (Va Law 18.2-460(C)), Dunk in Public (Va Code 18.2-388) charges were ALL DROPPED in exchange to a plea of Not Guilty to a local city ordinance violation for loud conduct. Courthouse: City of Alexandria General District Court […]

Alexandria DUI 18.2-266, BAC .24 REDUCED to Reckless Driving – NO JAIL TIME

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA:DUI charge in the City of Alexandria under Va Code 18.2-266 after a 4-vehicle collision and a BAC of .24, a class 1 misdemeanor offense punishable by up to 1 year in jail and which would normally require 10 days of mandatory minimum jail time, resulted in an AMENDMENT and REDUCTION of the charge […]

Misdemeanor Reckless Driving 20+ MPH Over in Alexandria REDUCED to Local Ordinance

ALEXANDRIA RECKLESS DRIVING LAWYER RESULT:Criminal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed, for driving more than 20+ MPH over the speed limit in Old Town Alexandria, VA Code 46.2-862 and Alexandria Code 10-3-862, resulted an amendment and reduction of the charge to a non-criminal, no-point citation for speeding 9 mph over the limit, under the local ordinance, […]

Failure to Pay Cab Driver Charge & Public Intoxication, Charges DROPPED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT:Client was facing criminal charges for an incident with an Uber driver. Class 1 jailable Misdemeanor Failure to Pay for Rental Vehicle with intent to Defraud under Va Code 18.2-206 and a Class 4 Public Intoxication charge (Va Law 18.2-388, Alexandria Code 13-1-5). Both charges were DROPPED at the […]

Alexandria Virginia Criminal Reckless Driving 46.2-852 REDUCED To a No-Point Citation

Alexandria Virginia Criminal Traffic Lawyer Case Result: Criminal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving Generally – for driving wrong way on a one-way highway in the City of Alexandria – Va Code 46.2-852 and Alexandria Code 10-3-852 – resulted in a reduction of the criminal charge to a no-point citation. Courthouse: City of Alexandria General District Court at […]

Alexandria Virginia Drunk in Public Arrest Charges DROPPED

Alexandria Virginia Criminal Defense Attorney Case Result:Class 4 Misdemeanor charge for Drunk in Public – Va Law 18.2-388, Alexandria Code 13-1-5 – was DROPPED at the first court appearance. Courthouse: City of Alexandria General District Court District Court, 520 King St, Alexandria, Virginia Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC […]

Federal Sexting Laws & Penalties: Creation of or Enticement to Create Child Pornography, Sexual Exploitation of Minors, etc.

This law firm represents teenagers and young men and women accused of Federal crimes for exchanging photos and videos depicting teenagers under the age of 18 while nude or engaged in sexual acts. The exchange of these photos and videos is commonly referred to as “sexting.” Sexting takes place over text messages, in chat apps […]

Alexandria Federal Reckless Driving Speeding 82/40 DISMISSED

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT: Federal misdemeanor charge for Reckless Driving 82/40 on the GW Parkway was DISMISSED. Related speeding ticket resulted in a fine. No loss of license, no criminal record, and no jail time. Federal Courthouse United States District Court Eastern District […]

Murder 1 REDUCED to Murder 2. Jury Trial resulted in 11 Year Jail sentence for Woman who called Police and said “I shot my husband.”

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: VA Code 18.2-32 Murder 1 indictment (penalty of 20 to life) for woman who called the Police and said that she shot and killed her husband was REDUCED to Murder 2 (penalty of 5 to 40 years) after defense attorney’s motions to suppress evidence were heard. Subsequent Jury […]

Alexandria VA DWI Reduced to Reckless Driving, No Jail

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT: 32 CFR 234.17 Federal misdemeanor charges for DWI / DUI at the Pentagon Reservation in Arlington, Virginia, resulted in REDUCTION / AMENDMENT of the DUI/ DWI charges to Reckless Driving. Client received no jail time for the citation, just […]

Trial Result: NOT GUILTY of DWI in Alexandria Virginia

ALEXANDRIA DWI LAWYER CASE RESULT:Alexandria trial under VA Code 18.2-266 for a DWI Drunk Driving charge resulted in a Not Guilty verdict. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria Virginia 22314. Read more about DUI Law: Virginia DUI Laws, Penalties and Defenses Explained by DWI Attorney for Alexandria, Fairfax, Arlington.

Alexandria DUI Collision & BAC .18 Charge REDUCED, No Jail Time

ALEXANDRIA DUI LAWYER CASE RESULT: Alexandria Charge under VA Code 18.2-266 for a DWI, BAC of .18, after a vehicle collision: the law requires a mandatory minimum jail time of 5 days if convicted as charged, a maximum penalty of 1 year in jail. Result: REDUCED to regular first offense DUI. NO JAIL TIME, just […]

Felony Assault on Law Enforcement Officer Charges REDUCED to Misdemeanor

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL ATTORNEY’S CASE RESULT Felony Assault on Law Enforcement Officer charge for kicking an Alexandria Police Officer multiple times, was AMENDED and REDUCED to a Misdemeanor charge for Obstruction of Justice, with just a two week sentence to be served over the course of a few weekends. (No a first offense …) Related […]

DWI with BAC .16 REDUCED to Reckless Driving, NO JAIL TIME

ALEXANDRIA DWI LAWYER CASE RESULT: Alexandria Charge under VA Code 18.2-266 DWI, BAC of .16 – requiring mandatory minimum jail time of 5 days and 12 months loss of drivers license. Result: REDUCED to Reckless Driving. NO JAIL TIME, just ASAP classes, a $200 fine, and a restricted driving period of 6 months. City of […]

Alexandria Virginia Obstruction of Justice Charge REDUCED, NO JAIL

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Obstruction of Justice charge for threatening a police officer was REDUCED and AMENDED to a local city ordinance. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria Virginia 22314. § 18.2-460. Obstructing justice; penalty. A. If any person without just cause knowingly obstructs a judge, magistrate, […]

Alexandria Reckless Driving REDUCED, Resulting in No Criminal Record, No Suspension, No DMV Points

ALEXANDRIA RECKLESS DRIVING LAWYER RESULT:Criminal Reckless Driving by Speed, for driving more than 20+ MPH over the speed limit in Old Town Alexandria, VA Code 46.2-862 and Alexandria Code 10-3-862, resulted an amendment and reduction of the charge to a non-criminal, no-point citation for speeding 9 mph over the limit, under the local ordinance, with […]

Misdemeanor Reckless Driving Speeding Over 20 MPH REDUCED to No-Point Ticket

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Criminal Reckless Driving by Speed, for over 20+ MPH over the limit in Old Town Alexandria, VA Code 46.2-862, resulted an amendment and reduction of the charge to a non-criminal citation for speeding under the local ordinance, with an agreed-upon $75 fine. No other penalties. No criminal record, no […]

Alexandria Charges for Obstruction of Justice, Eluding Disregarding Police, Others DROPPED, NO JAIL

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Charges: Eluding / Disregarding Police Signal to Stop, Obstruction of Justice, Improperly Stopping Vehicle on Highway, Fail to Obey Traffic Signal, Refusal to Submit to Breath Test Following DUI Arrest – ALL CHARGES DROPPED. Related DUI charge resulted in standard first offense treatment, and NO JAIL TIME. City […]

Federal Pentagon Reservation DUI / DWI Charges DISMISSED

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT: 32 CFR 234.17 Federal misdemeanor charges for DWI / DUI at the Pentagon Reservation in Virginia resulted in DISMISSAL of the DUI/ DWI charges with a plea to a citation for Refusal Submit to Breath Test. Client received no […]

Federal DWI / DUI All Charges DISMISSED for Insufficient Evidence

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT:32 CFR 234.17 Federal misdemeanor charges for DWI / DUI at the Pentagon Reservation in Virginia resulted in DISMISSAL of all charges prior to initial court appearance due to insufficient evidence. Client received no penalties and no record. Courthouse: United […]

DUI / DWI Charges at the Pentagon REDUCED to Citation for Refusal Submit to Breath Test

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT: Federal misdemeanor charges under 32 CFR 234.17 for DWI / DUI at the Pentagon Reservation in Virginia resulted in DISMISSAL of the DUI/ DWI charges with a plea to a citation for Refusal Submit to Breath Test. Client received […]

Alexandria Felony Grand Larceny of Jewelry Results in 15 Days in Jail

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for thousands of dollars worth of jewelry theft from Alexandria home resulted in a plea agreement to not indict related Felony charges and just 15 days to serve on the larceny charge. City of Alexandria Circuit Court at 520 King Street […]

Federal Alexandria DWI REDUCED to Reckless Driving, No Jail, No License Suspension

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT: Federal misdemeanor charges for DWI / DUI on the GW Parkway resulted in DISMISSAL of the DUI charge and a REDUCTION and AMENDMENT of the DWI Charge to Reckless Driving. Client received no jail time for the reduced offense, […]

Alexandria Assault Charge DROPPED at First Hearing for Insufficient Evidence

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ASSAULT LAWYER CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Assault charge under VA Code 18.2-57 for alleged assault on an Uber Driber was DROPPED for insufficient evidence at the first hearing. City of Alexandria General District Court, 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia. 18.2-57. Assault and battery; penalty A. Any person who commits a simple assault or assault […]

DWI with BAC .18 in Arlington VA – Charges REDUCED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: First Offense DUI Charge, Va Code 18.2-266, with an elevated BAC of .18 (which requires 5 days in jail as a mandatory minimum penalty) was REDUCED to an unenhanced DWI, with just 2 days to serve and with standard first offender penalties. Arlington County General District Court at 1425 N. […]

Federal Charge for Possession of Marijuana in Alexandria DISMISSED Prior to First Court Appearance

FEDERAL CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA IN ALEXANDRIA: Possession of Marijuana on federal US Military base Fort Belvoir, Virginia resulted in DISMISSAL of charge prior to first court date. Read more about Federal Marijuana Law here: Federal Penalties & Defense for Simple Possession of Marijuana and […]

Reckless Driving by Speed in Old Town Alexandria REDUCED and AMENDED to a Citation

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Criminal Reckless Driving by Speed, for over 20+ MPH over the limit in Old Town Alexandria, VA Code 46.2-862, resulted an amendment and reduction of the charge to a non-criminal citation for Improper Driving, with an agreed-upon $75 fine. No other penalties. No criminal record, no jail time, no […]

Third Speeding Offense Reckless Driving REDUCED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Third Speeding Offense Reckless Driving, for Speeding over 20+ MPH over the limit in Old Town Alexandria, VA Code 46.2-862, resulted an amendment and reduction of the charge to a non-criminal citation of speeding at a lower speed, with an agreed-upon $250 fine. No other penalties. No criminal record, […]

Open Container Charge in Old Town Alexandria DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor Open Container charge, for standing outside of a bar with a beer can, under the Alexandria city code 13-1-5.1, was DISMISSED. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. City of Alexandria Code: Sec. 13-1-5.1 – Possession of open or opened receptacles containing […]

Reckless Driving 20+ Over the Limit in Alexandria VA REDUCED to Infraction

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: First Offense Reckless Driving for Speeding over 20+ MPH over the limit in Old Town Alexandria, VA Code 46.2-862, resulted an amendment and reduction of the charge to a non-criminal citation for Improper Driving, with an agreed-upon $150 fine. No other penalties. No criminal record, no jail time, no […]

Federal Penalties & Defense for Simple Possession of Marijuana and Other Drugs

Review Our Drug / Marijuana Case Results This is a chart of the maximum fines and terms of imprisonment that may be imposed as a consequence of conviction for violation of Simple Possession of marihuana and other drugs under the federal Controlled Substances Act and other drug and marijuana laws. 21 U.S. Code § 844 […]

Embezzlement by Officer of Public Funds in Alexandria Va Resulted in NO CHARGES

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Defense attorney intervention in a police department and prosecutor’s office investigation into allegations of Felony Embezzlement by Officer of Public Funds in Alexandria, under VA Law 18.2-112 resulted in NON-INDICTMENT. Client was saved from public humiliation and the legal costs of being criminally charged and having to fight for his innocence in Court. […]

Fairfax County Criminal Attorney & DWI Defense

[two_fifth valign=”top” animation=”none”] Fairfax County Criminal Defense Attorney MEDVIN LAW PLC is an award-winning criminal defense law firm dedicated exclusively to Criminal Defense, DWI Defense, and White Collar Defense in Northern Virginia courts for local Fairfax County and Virginia criminal charges. MEDVIN LAW is owned by Criminal & DWI attorney Marina Medvin, a highly sought-after […]

Alexandria VA Juvenile Reckless Driving DISMISSED

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT: Federal misdemeanor charge for a juvenile Reckless Driving by Speeding 83/50 on the GW Parkway was DISMISSED, irrespective of prior criminal; and traffic ticket convictions. Related speeding ticket resulted in a $200 fine. Federal Courthouse United States District Court […]

Alexandria VA First Offense Reckless Driving 83/50 DISMISSED

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT: First offense Federal misdemeanor charge for Reckless Driving by Speeding 83/50 on the GW Parkway was DISMISSED. Related speeding ticket resulted in a $150 fine. Federal Courthouse United States District Court Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria: 401 Courthouse […]

Virginia Maiming Defense Attorney Explanation of Maiming Laws and Penalties

Maiming Defined and Explained Maiming is a class 6 Felony offense punished by up to 5 years in prison. Maiming is usually charged together with a DWI, driving while intoxicated. Maiming is a criminal negligence statute that punishes injuries caused by a vehicle collision when the driver is under the influence of alcohol. Any person […]

Fairfax VA Destruction of Property Charges DROPPED at First Hearing

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA Destruction of Property Misdemeanor Charge under VA Law 18.2-137 for vandalizing vehicle resulted in DROPPED charges at the first hearing, notwithstanding video evidence of the criminal act. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Read more about Vandalism & Destruction of Property Law here: Virginia Destruction of Property and […]

Felony Strangulation and Domestic Assault Charges DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Strangulation under Va Code 18.2-51.6 and Misdemeanor Assault and Battery charge under VA Code 18.2-57.2 for assault on family or household member were both DROPPED for insufficient evidence at the first hearing. City of Alexandria Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia. Read more about […]

Alexandria DWI REDUCED to Reckless Driving, No Jail Time & No License Suspension

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT: Federal misdemeanor charges for DWI and Refusal resulted in DISMISSAL of the Refusal charge and a REDUCTION and AMENDMENT of the DWI Charge to Reckless Driving. Client received no jail time for the reduced offense, and no license suspension. […]

Federal Probation Violation Results in Removal of Probation 1.5 Years Early

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA FEDERAL ATTORNEY RESULT UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA Federal Probation Violation revocation hearing for violating probation conditions of a Felony White Collar matter resulted in removal of probation condition 1.5 years early, after a weekend in jail was served for the violation.  

Alexandria Virginia DUI Charge for Collision and BAC .18 REDUCED Resulted in NO JAIL TIME

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Charge: VA Code 18.2-266 DUI, charged after police responded to vehicle collision. BAC of .18 – requiring mandatory minimum jail time for 5 days. Result: REDUCED BAC level and plea agreement to NO JAIL TIME, just ASAP classes, a $250 fine, and restricted license. City of Alexandria General District […]

Federal Reckless Driving 95 in a 40 DISMISSED

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT: Federal misdemeanor charge for Recklessly Driving by Speeding 95/40 on the GW Parkway was DISMISSED. Related speeding ticket resulted in 6 hours of detention, a restricted license, and a low fine. Federal Courthouse United States District Court Eastern District […]

Old Town Alexandria Reckless Driving by Speeding REDUCED to No-Point Infraction

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: First Offense Reckless Driving for Speeding over 20MPH in a 25 MPH zone in Old Town Alexandria, VA Code 46.2-862, resulted an amendment and reduction of the charge to a non-criminal citation under the local code, with an agreed-upon $100 fine. No other penalties. No criminal record, no jail […]

Alexandria Virginia Disorderly Conduct Charges DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 misdemeanor charge for Disorderly Conduct for pointing finger at pedestrians, pretending to hold a gun, and saying “bang bang” – charge DROPPED at the first hearing for insufficient evidence. Read more about Disorderly Conduct Law here: Virginia Disorderly Conduct Laws and Defenses § 18.2-415. Disorderly conduct in public […]

Virginia DWI BAC .16 REDUCED, Only 1 Weekend in Jail

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DWI DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: VA Code 18.2-266 DWI charge with a BAC of .16, with 7 prior criminal convictions, was REDUCED and sentenced to only 1 weekend in jail, and the statutory minimum penalties. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria Virginia 22314. Read more about DUI Law: Virginia DUI […]

Alexandria Virginia Reckless Driving REDUCED to Non-Criminal Citation

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: First Offense Reckless Driving for Speeding double the speed limit in a 25 MPH zone in Old Town Alexandria, VA Code 46.2-862, resulted an amendment and reduction of the charge to a non-criminal citation of Improper Driving, with an agreed-upon $50 fine. No other penalties. No criminal record, no […]

Virginia Assault Charge DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Assault and Battery charge under VA Code 18.2-57.2 for assault on family or household member was DROPPED for insufficient evidence at the first hearing. City of Alexandria Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and […]

Virginia DWI Charges DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DWI DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: VA Code 18.2-266 DWI charge was DROPPED for insufficient evidence. Related reckless driving charge resulted in just a fine, and related refusal charge resulted in loss of Virginia license privileges for an out-of-state driver’s license holder. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria Virginia 22314. […]

Alexandria Virginia Car Accident DWI Charge BAC .15 REDUCED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DWI DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: VA Code 18.2-266 DWI, charged after vehicle collision, with a BAC level of .15, resulted in REDUCTION of the charge to a regular, in enhanced DWI, with 1 weekend to serve in jail. Multiple prior criminal offenses on record. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, […]

Virginia Juvenile Reckless Driving 86/40 GW Parkway Federal Charge DISMISSED

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT:Federal misdemeanor charge for a Juvenile Recklessly Driving by Speeding 86/40 on the GW Parkway was DISMISSED. Related speeding ticket resulted in reduction of the speed, a fine for the reduced ticket, and 20 hours of community service. License was […]

DWI ASAP Violation for Alcohol-Positive Ignition Interlock Tests Results in No Jail Time

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ASAP ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Fairfax ASAP Violation charge for multiple Alcohol-positive ignition interlock tests resulted in license suspension and no other penalties on the DWI Second offense ASAP violation. Read more about ASAP probation violation laws here – Virginia Law: ASAP Violation / ASAP Non-Compliance in Alexandria, Fairfax and Arlington

Reckless Driving by Speeding in Old Town Alexandria Virginia REDUCED to Non-Criminal Citation at Reduced Speed

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: First Offense Reckless Driving for Speeding double the speed limit in a 25 MPH zone in Old Town Alexandria, VA Code 46.2-862, resulted an amendment and reduction of the charge to a regular speeding ticket at a reduced speed of 44/25, with an agreed-upon $75 fine. No other penalties. […]

Alexandria Reckless Driving Misdemeanor REDUCED to Non-Criminal, No-Point Local Ordinance

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: First Offense Reckless Driving for Speeding double the speed limit on Seminary Road in Alexandria, VA Code 46.2-862, resulted an amendment and reduction of the charge to a non-criminal, no-point local ordinance violation for Failure to Pay Full Time and Attention, with an agreed-upon $75 fine. No other penalties. […]

Virginia Teen Accused of Felony Sexting Distribution of Child Pornography Charges Results in Government’s Non-Prosecution

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Attorney representation during an Arlington County / City of Falls Church Police, and concurrent Federal investigation, of teenage “sexting” and distribution of child pornography charges – for teen sending nude photos via mobile devices and computers – resulted in promise from the Government for NO CHARGES to be FILED. […]

Alexandria Virginia Domestic Assault and Battery Charges DROPPED Before Hearing

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Domestic Assault and Battery charge under VA Code 18.2-57.2 for assault on family or household member was DROPPED for insufficient evidence before a first hearing. City of Alexandria Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault […]

Virginia Federal Pentagon DWI Charge REDUCED to Reckless Driving

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA Federal misdemeanor charges for DWI and DUI on Pentagon Property resulted in a reduction of the DUI Charge to Reckless Driving, while all related charges were DISMISSED. Client received no jail time for the reduced offense. Courthouse: […]

Federal Hit and Run Charges in Alexandria DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA Federal Hit and Run charges on the GW Parkway in Alexandria, Virginia, resulted in DISMISSAL of the charges at the first court hearing. Read more about Hit and Run Law: Virginia Hit and Run Laws, Penalties and […]

Virginia DUI First Offense Vehicle Collision, BAC .27 REDUCED, No Jail Time

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DUI DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: VA Code 18.2-266 DUI First Offense, charged after vehicle collision, with a BAC level of .27 (a BAC above .20 carries a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 days in jail) resulted in REDUCTION of the charge due to insufficient evidence, and NO JAIL TIME. City of Alexandria General District […]

Vehicle Collision Second DUI in 5-10 Years REDUCED to DUI First Offense

FAIRAX VIRGINIA DWI DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: A Second Virginia DUI charge in 10 years, under Va Code 18.2-266, where client was facing 10 days of mandatory minimum jail time and 3 years license suspension, and possibly additional time for the collision, resulted in a REDUCTION of the charge to a DUI First offense with only […]

Alexandria DWI 2nd Offense in 5 Years Charges REDUCED, NO JAIL TIME

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DWI DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: VA Code 18.2-266 DWI 2nd Offense in 5 years, charged after vehicle collision, resulted in REDUCTION of charge to DWI 1st offense and NO JAIL TIME. Related charges were DROPPED. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria Virginia 22314. Read more about DUI Law: Virginia DUI […]

Virginia DWI with BAC .34 Results in Reduction and only 5 Days in Jail

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DWI DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: DWI 1st Offense charged after vehicle collision, with a BAC level of .34 (mandatory minimum 10 days in jail for any BAC above .20, plus expected increase of jail time due to accident and unusually high BAC level) resulted in REDUCTION of the BAC level below .15, and standard […]

Virginia Assault and Battery on Family or Household Member Charges DROPPED at First Hearing

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Domestic Assault and Battery charge under VA Code 18.2-57.2 for assault on family or household member was DROPPED for insufficient evidence at first hearing. City of Alexandria Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and […]

Assault and Battery Charges DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Assault and Battery charge under VA Code 18.2-57 was DROPPED for insufficient evidence. City of Alexandria General District Court, 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and Battery Laws and Penalties – Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Misdemeanor Charges Under VA Code […]

Reckless Driving at 92MPH REDUCED to Improper Driving at First Hearing

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: First Offense Reckless Driving for Speeding 92 MPH on a highway in Alexandria, VA Code 46.2-862, resulted an amendment and reduction of the charge to a non-criminal traffic infraction with half of the points called “Improper Driving,” with an agreed-upon fine. No other penalties. No criminal record, no jail […]

Reckless Driving in Old Town Alexandria REDUCED to Infraction

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: First Offense Reckless Driving for Speeding 28 MPH over the speed limit, going 53 in a 25 in Old Town Alexandria, VA Code 46.2-862, resulted an amendment and reduction of the charge to a traffic infraction with half of the points called “Improper Driving,” with an agreed-upon $75 fine. […]

Pentagon Charges for Second Offense Possession of Marijuana DISMISSED, Related DWI 2nd Offense BAC .21 REDUCED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA Federal misdemeanor charges on Pentagon Property for Possession of Marijuana (21 USC 844), second offense, resulted in a DISMISSAL of the charges on the first court date. Related DWI (32 CFR 234.17) also a second offense, at […]

DWI 2nd Offense in 5 Years with .24 BAC Charges REDUCED, NO JAIL TIME

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DWI DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Va Code 18.2-266 DWI 2nd Offense in 5 years, for passing out in vehicle positioned perpendicularly on highway, blocking all lanes of travel, BAC .24, resulted in REDUCTION of charge to DWI 1st offense and NO JAIL TIME. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria […]

Reckless Driving on GW Parkway 80 MPH Charge DISMISSED

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT IN THE ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA: Federal misdemeanor charge for Reckless Driving by Speeding 80/40 on the GW Parkway was DISMISSED. Related speeding ticket resulted in reduction of the speed and a $150 fine for the reduced charge. Courthouse: United States […]

ASAP Violation for Alcohol in Class Charge DISMISSED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: ASAP Violation charge for a positive alcohol screen by ASAP resulted in DISMISSAL of charges.

Virginia DUI & DWI Charges DISMISSED for Insufficient Evidence

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA Federal misdemeanor DUI and DWI charges (.09 BAC level) and driving over 20 MPH above the speed limit on the GW Parkway, US Park Police arrest, were ALL DISMISSED for insufficient evidence. Courthouse: United States District Court […]

Alexandria Virginia Assault Charges from Group Brawl DROPPED, REDUCED, No Jail Time

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Two Misdemeanor Assault and Battery charges under VA Code 18.2-57, stemming from group brawl, resulted in one charge being DROPPED for insufficient evidence to convict, and defense evidence of self-defense, while other charge was AMENDED to a local county ordinance for Simple Assault. Client was on probation for prior misdemeanor […]

Criminal Offenses in Alexandria Virginia

List of Local City Ordinance Criminal Offenses in the City of Alexandria, Virginia Sec. 13-1-1 – Abusive language. If any person shall, within the city, in the presence or hearing of another, curse or abuse such person, or use any violent, abusive language to such person concerning himself or any of his relations, or otherwise […]

Alexandria Police Investigation of Teen Sexting / Distribution of Child Pornography Results in NO CHARGES FILED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Attorney representation during Alexandria Police investigation of teenage “sexting,” aka production and distribution of child pornography for teens sending nude photos of themselves via mobile devices, resulted in NO CHARGES FILED. The relevant code section for such charges would have been Va Code 18.2-374.1:1. § 18.2-374.1:1. Possession, reproduction, distribution, […]

Representation During Criminal Investigation by Alexandria Police for Assault and Attempted Malicious Wounding Results in NO CHARGES FILED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Attorney representation during Alexandria Police investigation for a Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery charge VA Code 18.2-57 and Attempted Malicious Wounding resulted in NO CHARGES FILED. Read more about Attorney Representation here: Attorney Representation During Police Investigation Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and […]

Fairfax Virginia White Collar Felony Corporate Embezzlement Over 113K and Over 4 year period and Felony False Pretenses, Results in 6 Months in Jail

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA EMBEZZLEMENT / WHITE COLLAR CORPORATE CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: A 4-year Corporate Embezzlement Fraud Scheme totaling over $113,000.00 resulted in a plea deal to just one count of Embezzlement under VA Code 18.2-111 and one count of Fraudulently Obtaining Money by False Pretenses under Va Code 18.2-178. Sentencing hearing resulted in only […]

NOT GUILTY Virginia DWI First Offense BAC .20

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DWI DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: A First Offense DWI charge under Va Code 18.2-266 with a BAC level of .20 resulted in a NOT GUILTY finding after defense prevailed on Constitutional Motion to Suppress the evidence. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria Virginia 22314. Read more about DUI Law: Virginia […]

Pentagon DWI Charge BAC .18 Resulted in Sentence Below Minimum with only 2 days to Serve

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA Federal misdemeanor charges for DWI (BAC .18) on Pentagon Property resulted in a 2 day jail sentence and 40 hours of community service, below the mandatory minimum 5 days in jail for such offenses. All related charges […]

Juvenile Reckless Driving by Speeding More than Double the Speed Limit 82/40 Charge DISMISSED

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT IN THE ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA: Federal misdemeanor charge for Reckless Driving by Speeding 82/40 on the GW Parkway by a juvenile was DISMISSED. Related speeding ticket resulted in a $150 fine. Courthouse: United States District Court Eastern District of Virginia […]

Alexandria VA DUI, Refusal to Take Breath Test Results in DROPPED CHARGES and a Not Guilty Plea Deal

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DWI ATTORNEY RESULT: A First Offense DWI charge, Va Code 18.2-266, and Refusal to submit to breath test after the arrest, resulted in a plea deal to DROP the Refusal charges and related traffic offenses, in exchange for a Not Guilty plea to the DUI charge, without objection to the government’s facts, and […]

Alexandria Virginia ACQUITTAL of Felony Possession of Controlled Substance Schedule I or II

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Innocence acquittal for Felony Possession of Schedule I or II controlled substance at the Preliminary Hearing. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria Virginia 22314. § 18.2-250 Possession of controlled substances unlawful. A. It is unlawful for any person knowingly or intentionally to possess a […]

City of Alexandria Possession of Marijuana Charges DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: First Offense Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana charge (Va Code 18.2-250.1) was DROPPED for insufficient evidence. In the City of Alexandria General District Court District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria VA 22314. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: […]

Alexandria VA Failure to Appear and Driving on Suspended License ALL CHARGES DROPPED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Driving on a Suspended License, Misdemeanor Failure to Appear First Offense, and Misdemeanor Failure to Appear Second Offense, were all DROPPED for insufficient evidence. In the City of Alexandria General District Court District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria VA 22314.

Alexandria VA Possession of Marijuana Charges DROPPED For Insufficient Evidence

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: First Offense Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana charge (Va Code 18.2-250.1) was DROPPED for insufficient evidence. In the City of Alexandria General District Court District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria VA 22314. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: […]

Presidential Candidate’s Accusations of Felony Burglary, Grand Larceny and Felony Drug Possession Charges for a Maximum of 50 Years in Prison were REDUCED to Misdemeanors with 3 Months in Jail

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: A former employee of a presidential candidate was accused by the employer of Breaking and Entering at Night to Commit Larceny, Felony Grand Larceny, and Felony Drug Possession of a Schedule II narcotic. These charges amounted to a maximum of 50 years of imprisonment. Each of the three […]

Alexandria Federal DWI BAC .14 REDUCED to Reckless Driving, No Jail time

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA Federal misdemeanor charges for DWI (BAC .14) on Pentagon Property was AMENDED and REDUCED to Reckless Driving. All related DUI and Driving Wrong Way on One Way Street charges were DISMISSED. Judge accepted joint sentencing recommendation for […]

Reckless Driving by Speeding 83/50 DISMISSED, Speed REDUCED on Related Speeding Ticket

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT IN THE ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA: Federal misdemeanor charges for Reckless Driving by Speeding 83/50 on the GW Parkway were DISMISSED. Related speeding ticket resulted in a reduction of the speed to 79 mph, and a $180 fine. Courthouse: United States […]

Reckless Driving by Speeding 71/40 Criminal Charge DISMISSED

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT IN THE ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA: Federal misdemeanor charges for Reckless Driving by Speeding 71/40 on the GW Parkway were DISMISSED. Related speeding ticket resulted in a $200 fine. Courthouse: United States District Court Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria: 401 […]

Fairfax County Trespass in Park After Dark Charges DROPPED at First Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor Charge for Trespassing in a Park After Dark (Va Code 15.2-5705) was DROPPED at first hearing. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Read more about Juvenile Criminal Defense here: Virginia Juvenile Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Explanation of Laws, Penalties and Procedures for […]

Alexandria Virginia Federal DWI REDUCED to Reckless Driving, All Related Charges DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA Federal misdemeanor charges for DWI (BAC .14) on the GW Parkway by US Park Police AMENDED and REDUCED to Reckless Driving. All related charges DISMISSED. Judge accepted joint sentencing recommendation. Courthouse: United States District Court Eastern District […]

Reckless Driving 82/40 on GW Parkway, Misdemeanor DISMISSED, Speed Reduced on Speeding Ticket

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULTS FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA IN ALEXANDRIA: Federal misdemeanor charges for Reckless Driving by Speeding 82/40 on the GW Parkway were DISMISSED. Related speeding ticket resulted in a reduced speed and a $250 fine. Courthouse: United States District Court Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria: […]

Alexandria Virginia Bond Motion Granted on Appeal Despite Government Opposition

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Bond Motion was GRANTED in Circuit Court upon appeal of denial of Bond in General District Court, and against strong Government opposition to Bond. City of Alexandria Circuit Court, 520 King St, Alexandria VA 22314. Read more about Bond Motions here: Bond Motions and Virginia Bail & Bond Law

Alexandria Virginia Possession of Alcohol by a Minor Charges DROPPED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA JUVENILE CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor charge for underage Possession of Alcohol by a minor (VA Code 4.1-305) was DROPPED upon the defense Motion to Suppress and a finding of insufficient evidence to prosecute. In the City of Alexandria Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria […]

Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud, Federal Contractor Fraud Case, Sentenced BELOW Guidelines

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT IN THE ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA: Plea deal – reducing 11 white collar Federal contractor fraud conspiracy changes down to 1 for Federal Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud under 18 U.S.C. § 1343 and 18 U.S.C. § 1349 with a maximum […]

Alexandria Virginia Second Offense DWI for Drinking at Time of Driving, BAC .26, REDUCED to First Offense

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DWI ATTORNEY RESULT: A Second Offense DWI charge under Va Code 18.2-266, with a BAC level of .26 (which originated from operating a vehicle while holding a bottle of liquor in hand, and remaining foot-on-break in a travel lane while drinking the liquor) was REDUCED to a First Offense with just the minimum […]

Alexandria Virginia DUI and Hit and Run Investigation Results in 1 Charge, No Jail Time

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: A DUI and Hit and Run investigation resulted in no charges filed for the Hit and Run, and no jail time issued on the DUI charge (which was punished only via standard minimum first offense penalties). City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria Virginia 22314. Read […]

Alexandria Virginia DWI REDCUED to Reckless Driving

ALEXANDRIA DWI ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: A First Offense DWI charge under Va Code 18.2-266 resulted in an amendment and reduction of the charge to Reckless Driving, with no fine issued. ASAP was not required, instead Client was permitted to take a private alcohol education class. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, […]

Criminal Reckless Driving in Old Town Alexandria REDUCED to Speeding Infraction

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving offense for Speeding 27 MPH over the speed limit, going 52 in a 25 in Old Town Alexandria, VA Code 46.2-862, resulted an amendment and reduction of the charge to a regular speeding ticket, at a reduced speed of 19 MPH over, with a […]

Alexandria VA Reckless Driving Misdemeanor 25MPH Over, Second Offense, REDUCED to an Infraction

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Contentious hearing for a Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving offense for Speeding 25 MPH over the speed limit (VA Code 46.2-862) resulted in the Defense prevailing over the Government and the Judge REDUCING the criminal Misdemeanor offense to a non-criminal Improper Driving violation (and half the points) with just […]

Alexandria VA Juvenile Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Alcohol by a Minor, ALL CHARGES DROPPED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA JUVENILE CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor charge for underage Possession of Alcohol by a minor (VA Code 4.1-305) and a Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana charge (Va Code 18.2-250.1) were both DROPPED at the first hearing for insufficient evidence. In the City of Alexandria Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court at […]

Possession of Weapon Charge DISMISSED in Alexandria Virginia Federal United States District Court

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT IN THE ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor Charge under 32 CFR 234.10 for Possession of a Weapon (Pistol / Firearm) on the Pentagon Reservation was DISMISSED at the first hearing. Courthouse: United States District Court Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria: […]

Alexandria Virginia Felony Obtaining Money by False Pretenses White Collar Charges DROPPED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA FELONY DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Felony charge for Obtaining Money by False Pretenses for White Collar criminal charges under VA Code 18.2-178 was DROPPED at the Preliminary Hearing for insufficient evidence. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.

Alexandria Virginia Hit and Run REDUCED, No Jail Time

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Hit and Run charge under VA Code 46.2-894 for leaving the scene of an accident without reporting insurance information, was REDUCED to a Class 4 Misdemeanor Hit and Run of unattended property under VA Code 46.2-896, just a $100.00 fine. City of Alexandria General District […]

City of Alexandria Reckless Driving 20+ REDUCED to a Speeding Ticket

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 20+ MPH (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a Speeding ticket at a lower speed, with just a $75 fine. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia […]

Reckless Driving on GW Parkway in Alexandria Virginia DISMISSED

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT IN THE ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA: Federal misdemeanor charges for Reckless Driving by Speeding 72/40 on the GW Parkway were DISMISSED. Related speeding ticket resulted in a $100 fine. Courthouse: United States District Court Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria: 401 […]

Alexandria VA Domestic Assault Trial for Parent Hitting Child Resulted in DISMISSAL Disposition

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor 18.2-57.2 Domestic Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member trial resulted in the charges set out for be DISMISSED. A parent was accused of criminally hitting her child. City of Alexandria Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. […]

Alexandria VA DUI Trial Results in No Jail Penalties

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DWI ATTORNEY RESULT: A First Offense DWI charge under Va Code 18.2-266 resulted in no jail time at completion of trial. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria Virginia 22314. Read more about DUI Law: Virginia DUI Laws, Penalties and Defenses Explained by DWI Attorney for Alexandria, Fairfax, Arlington.

Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana in Alexandria Virginia to be DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor First Offense Possession of Marijuana charge under VA Code 18.250.1 was scheduled for a DISMISSAL after 6 months of first time offender programs. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & […]

Misdemeanor Open Container Charge in Alexandria Virginia DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor Open Container charge under the Alexandria city code 13-1-5.1 was DISMISSED. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. City of Alexandria Code: Sec. 13-1-5.1 – Possession of open or opened receptacles containing an alcoholic beverage. (a) It shall be unlawful for any […]

Alexandria Virginia Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member Misdemeanor Charge DISMISSED for Insufficient Evidence

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Domestic Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member under VA Code 18.2-57.2 was DISMISSED for insufficient evidence. City of Alexandria Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & […]

Reckless Driving & DUI on GW Parkway DISMISSED, DWI Results in NO JAIL

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA Federal misdemeanor charges for Reckless Driving by Speed, DUI and DWI followed an initial drug investigation on the GW Parkway by US Park Police. After DISMISSAL of Reckless Driving and the DUI charge, client received no jail […]

Alexandria Virginia Misdemeanor Domestic Assault DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Domestic Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member under VA Code 18.2-57.2 was DROPPED for insufficient evidence before trial commenced. City of Alexandria Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic […]

Misdemeanor Charge for Failure to Appear in Court in Alexandria Virginia DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor charge, bench warrant issued, for Failure to Appear on a Misdemeanor charge was DISMISSED based on defense counsel argument. City of Alexandria Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria Virginia 22314. § 19.2-128. Penalties for failure to appear. A. Whoever, having been released pursuant […]

Alexandria Virginia DUI Probation Violation Charge DISMISSED at First Hearing

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Probation Violation charge under VA Code 19.2-306, for violating the terms of DUI ASAP probation – specifically, for having two alcohol-positive test readings on the ignition interlock device – was DISMISSED at the first court appearance. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. […]

Alexandria VA Hit and Run Charges DROPPED, DWI Results in Minimum Penalties

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Hit and Run charge for Felony property damage above $1,200.00 was DROPPED in its entirety, along with related traffic offenses. Related DWI charge under Va Code 18.2-266 at a BAC level of .19 resulted in minimum first offender penalties under the law, irrespective of the associated felony Hit and […]

Alexandria Virginia White Collar Felony Embezzlement and Identity Theft Charges DISMISSED on Insufficient Evidence

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA WHITE COLLAR DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Two White Collar Felony Corporate Embezzlement charges under VA Code 18.2-111 and two Identity Theft charges under Va Code 18.2-186.3 were DISMISSED at the Preliminary Hearing due to insufficient evidence. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.

Reckless Driving in Alexandria Virginia 85 MPH DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA FEDERAL ATTORNEY RESULT: Federal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 85 in a 50 zone on the GW Parkway was DISMISSED in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria. Related speeding citation resulted in a $350 fine. United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in […]

Alexandria VA DWI BAC .16 REDUCED, Results in No Jail Time

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DWI ATTORNEY RESULT: A First Offense DWI charge under Va Code 18.2-266 with a BAC level of .16, which carries a mandatory minimum jail sentence of 5 days if convicted, was REDUCED to a regular DWI offense at a BAC above .08, and received standard first offense treatment with no active jail time. […]

NOT GUILTY in Alexandria Virginia Assault and Battery Trial

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: NOT GUILTY verdict in trial for a Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery charge, VA Code 18.2-57. Client was charged for pushing and punching alleged victim. Defense invoked Self Defense and Defense of Property defenses successfully. City of Alexandria General District Court, 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia. Read more about […]

Alexandria Virginia Hit and Run Charge REDUCED to Non-Criminal Traffic Ticket

ALEXANDRIA,VIRGINIA: Alexandria Hit and Run charge under Virginia law § 46.2-896, for hitting unattended property in Alexandria and leaving the scene of the accident without leaving a note was REDUCED and AMENDED to a traffic ticket – thereby avoiding a criminal conviction and criminal penalties. Read more about Hit and Run Law: Virginia Hit and Run […]

Reckless Driving 71/40 in Alexandria Virginia DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA FEDERAL ATTORNEY RESULT: Federal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 71 in a 40 zone on the GW Parkway was DISMISSED in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria. Related speeding citation resulted in a $50 fine. United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in […]

Alexandria VA DUI Probation Violation for Not Completing ASAP Classes Charge DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Probation Violation charge under VA Code 19.2-306, for violating the terms of DUI ASAP probation – specifically, for not completing the required ASAP classes – was DISMISSED. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. Read more about DUI Law: Virginia DUI Laws, Penalties and […]

Alexandria Virginia DUI ASAP Probation Violation for Positive Alcohol Reading on Ignition Interlock Device Charge DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Probation Violation charge under VA Code 19.2-306, for violating the terms of DUI ASAP probation – specifically, by having a positive alcohol reading on an ignition interlock device, was DISMISSED. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. Read more about DUI Law: Virginia DUI […]

Alexandria Virginia First Offense DUI REDUCED to Reckless Driving

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: A First Offense DUI charge under Va Code 18.2-266 REDUCED to Reckless Driving, with only 6 months of a suspended driver’s license, ASAP classes, a $200 fine, and 24 hours at the detention center.

Alexandria VA Second DWI in 10 Years Results in No Jail Time

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY FOR THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA IN ALEXANDRIA: Federal DWI charge (following Virginia Law 18.2-266), arrest made by Park Police on the GW Parkway, a second DWI offense in a 10 year period for this client, resulted in 15 days of home detention, with allowance to […]

Alexandria Virginia DUI First Offense, BAC .19, Results in 2 Days in Jail, Related DWI DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA: FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Federal DUI charge (32 CFR 234.17 / 18.2-266) on the Pentagon reservation in Arlington Virginia resulted in only 2 days in jail as a penalty, 3 days of unmonitored home detention, and the usual first offense classes […]

Reckless Driving 100MPH in Alexandria Virginia DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Federal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 100 in a 50 zone on the GW Parkway was DISMISSED in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria, with a plea to a speeding citation – penalized by a $300 fine, 3 days of incarceration, and 40 hours […]

DWI Arrest After Hit and Run Investigation Results in NO JAIL Penalty, and DROPPED Charges

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA: Alexandria DWI charge under Va Code 18.2-266, charged during a Hit and Run investigation, resulted in no jail penalties and standard first offender treatment; two related charges were DROPPED. Hit and Run charges avoided.

Quantico Virginia Hit & Run, Reckless Driving, Eluding Police Charges DISMISSED, Related DUI with BAC .20 REDUCED and Results in 5 Days of Home Confinement

QUANTICO MARINE BASE – VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: ALL CHARGES DISMISSED. Hit and Run, Reckless Driving, Eluding Police (disregarding signal by law-enforcement officer to stop) and related traffic offenses for running a red light and driving the wrong way on a one-way street – all DISMISSED. Related Quantico Marine Base DUI charge (second DWI charge […]

Keeping a Bawdy Place Charge DROPPED at First Hearing in Alexandria Virginia

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor charge under Va Code 18.2-347 for Keeping or Frequenting a Bawdy Place, after related online prostitution advertising investigation, was DISMISSED at the first court date. City of Alexandria General District Court, 520 King Street, Alexandria Virginia 22314. § 18.2-347. Keeping, residing in or frequenting a bawdy place; “bawdy […]

First Offense DUI Appeal Results in REDUCED Penalties in Alexandria Virginia

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: First Offense DUI conviction under Va Code 18.2-266 for allegations of falling asleep behind the wheel in an intersection while under the influence of alcohol resulted in REDUCED penalties after an Appeal of the original sentence, with no active jail time and a standard first offender penalties.

Destruction of Property and Drunk in Public ALL CHARGES DROPPED in Fairfax VA

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Destruction of Property Misdemeanor Charge (VA Code 18.2-137) and a related Public Intoxication Misdemeanor Charge (Va Law 18.2-388) were both DROPPED at the first hearing without any restitution payments. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK […]

Alexandria Virginia First Offense DUI Results in No Jail Penalties, Related Charges DROPPED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: DUI charge under Va Code 18.2-266 resulted in no jail penalties and standard first offender treatment; three related charges were DROPPED.

DUI Trial Results in NO JAIL Time, Over Prosecutor’s Opposition and Request for 5 Days in Jail

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: Trial for DUI charge under Va Code 18.2-266 resulted in no jail penalties and standard first offender treatment in favor to the Defense request for no jail time and in spite of Prosecutor’s opposition and request for the client to be taken away immediately to serve 5 days in jail.

Pentagon DUI Charge REDUCED to Reckless Driving, Federal DWI Charge DISMISSED

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY FOR THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA IN ALEXANDRIA: Federal DUI charge (32 CFR 234.17 / 18.2-266) on the Pentagon reservation in Arlington Virginia was REDUCED to Reckless Driving; related DWI and driving charges were DISMISSED. Penalties for the reduced offense included no jail time, just 6 […]

NOT GUILTY in Alexandria Virginia DUI Trial, NOT GUILTY of Reckless Driving

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DUI DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Trial for DUI charge under Va Code 18.2-266 and related Reckless Driving Charge, with a variety of defense motions, resulted in a Not Guilty win for the defense on all charges when the defense won the first motion to suppress based on an unconstitutional stop of the client’s vehicle.

Alexandria VA Federal Larceny Indictment DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Federal Larceny Indictment (United States Law Section 18 U.S.C. 641) for shoplifting merchandise from a store in Ft. Belvoir was DISMISSED. (This is equivalent to VA Code 18.2-96, 18.2-103 for Misdemeanor Petit Larceny or Misdemeanor Concealing.) In the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria, […]

Fairfax Virginia Destruction of Property Misdemeanor Vandalism Keying Vehicle Charges DROPPED at First Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Destruction of Property Misdemeanor Charge (VA Code 18.2-137) was DROPPED at the first court hearing. General District Court for Fairfax County, 4110 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, VA. Read more about Vandalism & Destruction of Property Law here: Virginia Destruction of Property and Vandalism Laws and Defenses

Alexandria Virginia Reckless Driving Charge DROPPED at Start of Trial

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Criminal Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving Too Fast For Conditions (Va Code 46.2-861) charge was DROPPED at the start of the trial. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 Misdemeanor […]

Reckless Driving in Alexandria Virginia Charge DISMISSED, Speeding Ticket for 65/35 REDUCED to Lower Speed

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Federal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 65 in a 35 zone on the GW Parkway was DISMISSED in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria, with a plea to a related speeding ticket, at a REDUCED speed of 19 miles over. Defense counsel also secured […]

Possession of Marijuana in Alexandria Virginia Results in Paraphernalia Plea Deal, No Probation and No Loss of Driver’s License

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Possession of Marijuana resulted in a Possession of Paraphernalia Plea deal, with just a $100 fine. No jail time, no license suspension, no probation, no drug testing, no loss of license, and no community service. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Read more about […]

Misdemeanor Charges for Drunk in Public and Possession of Alcohol by a Minor in Alexandria Virginia, All Charges DROPPED

ALEXANDRIA JUVENILE DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT:Class 1 Misdemeanor charge for underage Possession of Alcohol by a minor (VA Code 4.1-305) and a misdemeanor Drunk in Public charge (Va Law 18.2-388, Alexandria Code 13-1-5) were both DROPPED. Read more about Juvenile Criminal Defense here: Virginia Juvenile Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Explanation of Laws, Penalties and Procedures for Juvenile […]

Alexandria Virginia Probation Violation Results in NO JAIL

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Probation Violation (VA Code 19.2-306) for violating the terms of probation by accruing a new misdemeanor conviction in violation of uniform good behavior requirement, resulted in no jail time imposed, and instead the client’s probation period was extended. The defense prevailed over the prosecutor, who argued for 15 days of […]

Alexandria Virginia Misdemeanor Shoplifting Petit Larceny Charge DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny / Concealing Charge (VA Code 18.2-96, 18.2-103) for shoplifting merchandise from Target was DISMISSED. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

DUI Trial Results in No Jail Sentence in Alexandria Virginia

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: Trial for DUI charge under Va Code 18.2-266 resulted in no jail penalties and standard first offender treatment.

Virginia DUI BAC .17 REDUCED to Reckless Driving with No Jail Time | Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: DUI under Va Code 18.2-266, BAC level of .17 (which is associated with a 5-day mandatory minimum sentence if convicted), was REDUCED to a Reckless Driving charge with no jail time. The penalties were just a $200 fine, completion of ASAP classes, 6 months with a restricted license and good […]

Misdemeanor Fraud for Failure to Pay Cab Driver Charges DROPPED in Alexandria Virginia

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor charge for Failure to Pay for the Rental of a Vehicle, an accusation of not paying a cab driver, was DROPPED at the first hearing for lack of evidence. In the General District Court for the City of Alexandria: 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. § 18.2-206. […]

Alexandria Virginia Domestic Assault Charge DROPPED at First Hearing, Insufficient Evidence

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor Domestic Assault and Battery charge (VA Code 18.2-57.2) was DROPPED at the first court date due to insufficient evidence. Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court for the City of Alexandria: 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s […]

DUI REDUCED to Reckless Driving with No Jail Time in Ft. Meyer, Arlington VA

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY FOR THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA IN ALEXANDRIA: Federal DUI charge in Ft. Meyer, Virginia (Arlington Virginia) with a BAC level of .14 was REDUCED to Reckless Driving; related DWI charges were DISMISSED. Penalties consisted of: 1 year of probation, completion of ASAP, and 6 months […]

CHARGES DROPPED for ALL CLIENTS This Week Facing Drunk in Public Misdemeanor Charges in Alexandria and in Fairfax VA

VIRGINIA CRIMINAL ATTORNEY CASE RESULTS: Drunk in Public misdemeanor charges (Va Law 18.2-388, Fairfax County Code 5-1-1) were DROPPED in each client’s case for this week in Alexandria and in Fairfax, at the first court hearing for each charge. Great week. Courthouse: City of Alexandria General District Court, 520 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314. Fairfax […]

Alexandria Virginia DUI REDUCED to Reckless Driving with No Jail Time and No License Suspension

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: DUI arrest for Va Code 18.2-266, BAC level of .12, was REDUCED to a Reckless Driving Generally charge, Va Code 46.2-852, with no jail time and no license suspension. The penalties were just a $200 fine, completion of ASAP classes, and good behavior for one year. A related Reckless Driving […]

Trial for DUI and Reckless Driving 90 MPH in Alexandria Virginia Results in No Jail Penalties

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: A trial for a DUI charge (BAC .12) and Reckless Driving by Speed charge for driving over 90 MPH in a 55 zone, resulted in a reduced speed on the Reckless charge, no jail time for the client, and minimum first time offender penalties. Courthouse: City of Alexandria General District […]

Alexandria VA Reckless Driving 93/50 DISMISSED, No Jail Time

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Federal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 93 in a 50 zone on the GW Parkway was DISMISSED in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria, with a plea to a speeding citation – with only a $300 fine as a penalty. Defense counsel won in […]

Reckless Driving 73/40 on GW Parkway DISMISSED in Alexandria Virginia

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Federal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 73 in a 40 on the GW Parkway was DISMISSED in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria, with a plea to a speeding citation – with only a $50 fine as a penalty. Client’s record will not have […]

Alexandria Virginia DWI BAC .21 REDUCED, Related DUI Charges DISMISSED

ATTORNEY RESULT IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA IN ALEXANDRIA: 4 Federal DWI charges on the GW Parkway, with a BAC level of .21, which would usually result in jail time of at least 10 days, was REDUCED to a DWI with a BAC above .08 without a BAC […]

Alexandria Virginia DWI Trial Results in No Jail Time

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor DWI trial for VA Code 18.2-266 resulted in minimal penalties and no active jail time.

Federal DWI in Alexandria Virginia BAC .17 REDUCED and Resulted in NO JAIL Time

ATTORNEY RESULT IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA IN ALEXANDRIA: Federal DWI charge in Ft. Meyer (Arlington, Virginia) with a BAC level of .17, which would usually result in jail time of 5 days, was REDUCED to a DUI with a BAC above .08 without a BAC enhancement, and […]

Alexandria Virginia Drunk in Public Misdemeanor Charge DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor Drunk in Public charge (Alexandria Code 13-1-5, Va Code 18.2-388) was DISMISSED at the first hearing. Courthouse: City of Alexandria General District Court, 520 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC LAW | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of drunk […]

Alexandria Virginia DWI & Reckless Driving Trial Results in No Jail Time

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: Trial for DWI (VA Code 18.2-266) and for Reckless Driving by Speed (VA Code 46.2-862) resulted in a reduced Reckless charge and no jail time for the .14 DWI, and minimum first offender penalties. Courthouse: City of Alexandria General District Court, 520 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Read more about […]

Assault Charge in Alexandria Virginia DISMISSED at First Court Date for Insufficient Evidence

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor Assault and Battery charge (VA Code 18.2-57) was DISMISSED at the first court date due to insufficient evidence. General District Court for the City of Alexandria: 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and Battery Laws and Penalties – Defense Attorney’s […]

Alexandria Virginia Federal DWI and DUI Charges REDUCED and Result in Lower Penalties in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

ATTORNEY RESULT IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA IN ALEXANDRIA: Client was charged with two DUI and DWI misdemeanors and a citation for running a stop sign in the Pentagon area. Plea deal resulted in a plea to one charge with the DISMISSAL of all other charges. Penalties were […]

Felony Malicious Wounding Charge in Alexandria Virginia REDUCED and will be DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Felony Malicious Wounding (Va Code 18.2-51) will result in a DISMISSAL after the charge was REDUCED to Misdemeanor Domestic Assault (Va Code 18.2-57.2) and then set out for DISMISSAL based on good behavior and no contact with the victim. No other penalties or conditions. City of Alexandria Domestic Relations District Court […]

Drunk in Public in Alexandria Virginia Misdemeanor Charge DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Drunk in Public misdemeanor charge (Va Law 18.2-388) was DISMISSED by agreement with police officer. City of Alexandria General District Court, 520 King Street, Alexandria Virginia 22314. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC LAW | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of drunk in public charges […]

Trial for DWI in Alexandria Virginia Results in No Jail Penalties

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor DWI trial for a First Offense DWI with a BAC of .14 (VA Code 18.2-266) resulted in minimum first offender penalties and no active jail time after the judge ruled that it was “a close case.”

City of Fairfax Virginia Drunk in Public Charge DISMISSED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 4 Misdemeanor Drunk in Public / Intoxication in Public charge (Fairfax City Code 54-228, Va Law 18.2-388) was DISMISSED after completion of 20 hours of community service. Courthouse: City of Fairfax General District Court, 10455 Armstrong Street, Fairfax, VA 22030. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA […]

Alexandria Virginia DUI / DWI Charge DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor DUI arrest and charge for a First Offense DWI with a BAC of .10 (VA Code 18.2-266) was WON when the judge granted the Defense Motion to Suppress all evidence stemming from the arrest that we argued was unsubstantiated by probable cause, and the government was forced to DISMISS the […]

Alexandria Virginia Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting Charge, 4th Offense, REDUCED to Misdemeanor, No Jail Time

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: After a prior Misdemeanor Petit Larceny conviction in Arlington Virginia, client was charged in Alexandria with a 2nd Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-96), a 3rd charge for Misdemeanor Petit Larceny (VA Code 18.2-96), and a 4th charge for Felony Grand Larceny / Shoplifting (VA Code 18.2-95, 18.2-103). Virginia […]

Misdemeanor Reckless Driving on Duke St in Alexandria Virginia REDUCED to a Speeding Ticket

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Criminal Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 62 in a 35 mile per hour zone on Duke Street (VA Code 46.2-862) was AMENDED and REDUCED to a regular speeding ticket for driving only 1-9 miles per hour over the speed limit, with only a $75 fine. City of Alexandria […]

Federal White Collar Fraud Conspiracy in Alexandria Virginia Results in 60 Days to Serve

ALEXANDRIA FEDERAL WHITE COLLAR DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT for the UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA IN ALEXANDRIA: Business manager charged for Federal Conspiracy to Commit Immigration Document Fraud under 18 USC 371 and 18 USC 1546 (a Class D Felony with a maximum penalty of 5 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, […]

Virginia 2nd DWI / DUI in 5 years REDUCED to a First Offense

PRINCE WILLIAM, VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: DUI / DWI charges / arrest under VA Code 18.2-266 for a second DUI offense within 3 years of the first conviction, charged as 2nd offense in 5 years, which carries a mandatory minimum jail sentence of 20 days if convicted, was REDUCED to a first offense with first […]

Alexandria Virginia Public Intoxication Misdemeanor Charge DROPPED on First Court Date

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Drunk in Public misdemeanor charge (Va Law 18.2-388) was DROPPED at the first hearing. City of Alexandria General District Court, 520 King Street, Alexandria Virginia 22314. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC LAW | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of drunk in public charges […]

Misdemeanor Speeding Reckless Driving in Alexandria Virginia REDUCED to Improper Driving, Non-Criminal Offense

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Criminal Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 50/25 (VA Code 46.2-862) was AMENDED and REDUCED to a non-criminal infraction of Improper Driving with only a $75 fine. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia […]

Virginia Felony Malicious Wounding Charges in Arlington Client Released, Bond Motion GRANTED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Client who was held in jail on two Class 3 Felony charges for Malicious Wounding was RELEASED after defense Bond Motion was granted. Arlington General District Court, 1425 N Courthouse, Arlington, VA 22201. Read more about Malicious Wounding here: Virginia Felony Malicious Wounding Laws, Penalties, and Defenses Explained by a Virginia […]

Alexandria VA Domestic Assault Against Family Household Member Misdemeanor Charge will be DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery arrest for assault on a Family or Household Member (VA Code 18.2-57.2) will be DISMISSED once probationary conditions have been met. Not first domestic assault charge. City of Alexandria Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. Read more about […]

Misdemeanor Arrest for Drunk in Public in Arlington Virginia will be DISMISSED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 4 Misdemeanor Drunk in Public charge (Arlington Code 17-7, Va Law 18.2-388) will be DISMISSED. No community service, no fines, no alcohol classes required. Courthouse: Arlington County General District Court, 1425 N. Courthouse Rd, Arlington, VA 22201 Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC […]

Alexandria Virginia DUI / DWI with BAC .17 REDUCED with NO JAIL Penalties after Appeal

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: DUI /DWI under VA Code 18.2-266 with an elevated BAC level of .17, which required 5 days of mandatory minimum jail time, was REDUCED on appeal (after a guilty finding and a sentence of 5 days in jail in General District Court). The appealed case resulted in a reduction […]

Resisting Arrest Misdemeanor in Alexandria Virginia Charges DROPPED

Alexandria, Virginia: Criminal Attorney Case Result Class 1 Misdemeanor Resisting Arrest charge was DROPPED for insufficient evidence. Related Public Intoxication charge resulted in a fine. Virginia Resisting Arrest Laws & Penalties Explained by Criminal Defense Attorney Virginia Drunk in Public / Public Intoxication Laws, Penalties and Defenses

DWI in Alexandria Virginia Trial Results in NO JAIL

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor DWI trial for a First Offense DWI with a BAC of .10 (VA Code 18.2-266) resulted in minimum penalties and no active jail time, with a restricted driver’s license.

Alexandria Virginia Reckless Driving Speeding 59/35 REDUCED to Non-Criminal Traffic Ticket

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Criminal Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 59/35 (VA Code 46.2-862) on Duke Street was AMENDED and REDUCED to a non-criminal infraction of Improper Driving, with only a $75 fine. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving […]

Virginia Hit and Run Felony REDUCED to Misdemeanor with No Jail Time

VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Virginia Felony Hit and Run charge, VA law § 46.2-894, was REDUCED to a Misdemeanor with only a $200 fine. No suspended jail sentence, no license suspension, and no restitution was ordered.

12 Counts of 18.2-371 Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor in Alexandria Virginia REDUCED to 1 Count with NO JAIL TIME

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: 12 counts of Va Code 18.2-371 Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor and 1 count of Reckless Driving were reduced to a plea deal for 1 count of Contributing to the Delinquency and 1 count of Reckless Driving, with NO ACTIVE JAIL TIME. City of Alexandria Juvenile and Domestic Relations […]

Drunk in Public Charge in Alexandria Virginia DISMISSED at First Hearing

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Drunk in Public misdemeanor charge (Va Law 18.2-388) was DISMISSED at the first hearing. City of Alexandria General District Court, 520 King Street, Alexandria Virginia 22314. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC LAW | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of drunk in public charges […]

DUI Trial in Alexandria Virginia Results in No Jail

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: DUI trial for BAC of .14 (VA Code 18.2-266) resulted in standard minimum penalties and no active jail time.

Drunk in Public Misdemeanor Charge in Fairfax Virginia DROPPED at First Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Drunk in Public misdemeanor charge (Va Law 18.2-388) was DROPPED at the first court hearing. Courthouse: Fairfax County General District Court, 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC LAW | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of drunk in […]

Alexandria DUI with BAC .23 REDUCED to Reckless Driving with NO JAIL TIME

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: DWI / DUI arrest after a vehicle collision with a blood test BAC of .23 (VA Code 18.2-266), requiring a mandatory minimum jail sentence of 10 days as charged, was AMENDED AND REDUCED to Reckless Driving with NO JAIL TIME, only completion of ASAP classes, a $200 fine, and a restricted […]

Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute in Alexandria Virginia DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana (Va Code 18.2-248.1) was DISMISSED after it was intermittently amended and reduced to simple Possession of Marijuana (Va Code 18.2-250.1), and after probation violations. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Read more about Virginia Drug & […]

Virginia Misdemeanor Reckless Driving Passing a School Bus in Alexandria Charge DROPPED

ATTORNEY CASE RESULT IN ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Passing a Stopped School Bus Unloading Children (VA Code 46.2-859) was DROPPED at the first hearing. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 Misdemeanor Speeding […]

Virginia Felony Hit and Run Charges AVOIDED by Attorney Representation During Investigation

ATTORNEY CASE RESULT FOR ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Attorney representation during an Alexandria Police felony hit and run investigation, VA law § 46.2-894, resulted in non-prosecution. Client successfully avoided charges being filed against him. Although victim sought Alexandria Police assistance and police were about to request a warrant, attorney Marina Medvin’s representation during the investigation resulted in […]

Drunk in Public Arrest for Misdemeanor in Falls Church to be DISMISSED

FALLS CHURCH VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Drunk in Public misdemeanor charge (Va Law 18.2-388) will be DISMISSED after completion of community service. Courthouse: City of Falls Church General District Court, 300 Park Avenue, Room 107E, Falls Church, VA 22046. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC LAW | A criminal […]

Misdemeanor Assault Charge in Prince William County DISMISSED

ATTORNEY CASE RESULT IN PRINCE WILLIAM / MANASSAS VIRGINIA: Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery Arrest and Charge (VA Code 18.2-57) was DISMISSED. Read more about Assault & Battery laws and defenses here: Virginia Assault and Battery & Domestic Assault on a Family or Household Member Laws and Defenses Explained by a Virginia Criminal Defense […]

Clean Record After Arlington VA Arrest for Two Misdemeanors, Drunk in Public

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: A misdemeanor charge for Impeding an Escalator was DROPPED at the first appearance. A related Drunk in Public charge (Va Code 18.2-388, Arlington County Code 17-7) will be DISMISSED after completion of an alcohol education class. The client will maintain a clean record. Read more about Drunk in Public Law […]

Second Offense Reckless Driving 90/55 in Alexandria Virginia REDUCED to Speeding, No License Suspension

ATTORNEY CASE RESULT IN ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Second offense in Virginia for Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 90 in a 55 zone (VA Code 46.2-862) was AMENDED and REDUCED to a speeding ticket at a reduced speed of 74/55, with only a $250 fine. There was no conviction, no jail time, and no license suspension associated […]

Reckless Driving on I395 in Alexandria Virginia REDUCED to Speeding Ticket

ATTORNEY CASE RESULT IN ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Criminal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 81 in a 55 zone on I395 (VA Code 46.2-862) was AMENDED and REDUCED to a speeding ticket at a reduced speed of 74/55, with only a $150 fine. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Read […]

Criminal Reckless Driving Double the Speed Limit in Alexandria REDUCED to a Citation

ATTORNEY CASE RESULT IN ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Criminal misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 73 in a 35 zone (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a speeding ticket at a reduced speed of 55/35, with only a $150 fine. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Read more about Virginia Reckless […]

2nd DUI in Alexandria Within 2 Months of 1st DWI in Fairfax Results in Minimum Jail Time

ATTORNEY RESULT, ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA: A second DUI Offense under VA Code 18.2-266, accompanied by four related misdemeanor and traffic infractions for Driving on Suspended License (VA Code 18.2-272) and the like, taking place within 2 months of the first DUI conviction in Fairfax Virginia, resulted in: only 20 days to serve – the bare minimum […]

Reckless Driving 105/50 in Alexandria DISMISSED, Speeding Results in No License Suspension

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Federal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 105 in a 50 on the GW Parkway was DISMISSED in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria, with a plea to a speeding citation – with only 3 days to serve (average sentence from this Court is […]

Arrest for Drunk in Public in Fairfax Virginia Charge DROPPED at 1st Court Appearance

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: An Army major’s Drunk in Public misdemeanor charge (Va Law 18.2-388) was DROPPED at the first court appearance. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC LAW | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of drunk in public charges and arrest requirements

Alexandria Reckless Driving 101/40 on GW Parkway REDUCED to Speeding, No License Suspension

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Federal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 101 in a 40 on the GW Parkway was DISMISSED in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria, with a plea to speeding a citation – with only 3 days to serve (average sentence from this Court is […]

DUI & DWI on GW Parkway in Alexandria Virginia Results in NO JAIL Time

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA IN ALEXANDRIA: Attorney Medvin’s client was arrested for a federal DUI charge on the GW Parkway in Alexandria Virginia and Refusal to Submit to Chemical Testing, in addition to related traffic infractions. The case resulted without any jail sentence and with a restricted license for […]

Misdemeanor Driving Without a License in Alexandria Virginia REDUCED to Infraction

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Repeat offender charged with misdemeanor Driving Without a License and a related infraction due to a car accident. The infraction was dismissed and the misdemeanor charge was amended to an infraction with a $10 fine, no license suspension and no jail time, notwithstanding a full criminal record.

Reckless Driving on GW Parkway Charge DISMISSED in United States District Court in Alexandria Virginia

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Federal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 71 in a 40 on the GW Parkway was DISMISSED in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria, with a plea to speeding a citation – with NO JAIL, NO SUSPENSION OF LICENSE – just a fine of $250. United States […]

Misdemeanor Assault 18.2-57 in Alexandria Virginia Charge DROPPED at First Court Date

ATTORNEY CASE RESULT IN ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery arrest and Charge (VA Code 18.2-57) was DROPPED at the first court date due to insufficient evidence. General District Court for the City of Alexandria: 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and Battery […]

Virginia DUI 18.2-266 Charge DROPPED

VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: CEO client was arrested for a DUI under VA Code 18.2-266. Ms. Medvin was able to get the charge DROPPED at the first hearing due to insufficient evidence. Related Refusal charge resulted in loss of driving privileges in Virginia.

Brandishing a Firearm in Alexandria Virginia During Argument REDUCED to Trespass

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor charge for Brandishing a firearm, a concealed carry handgun, during an argument (VA code 18.2-282) was AMENDED and REDUCED to Trespass, with a penalty of credit for time served on the original arrest and relinquishing the weapon to the government. Concealed carry permit rights will not be […]

Domestic Assault on a Family Member REDUCED to Trespass, then DISMISSED

VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor charge for Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member (VA Code 18.2-57.2) was first REDUCED to a Trespass charge, and then the reduced charge was DISMISSED. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Va Code […]

2nd DUI Arrest in Alexandria VA, BAC .19, Within Months of 1st DWI Arrest in Prince William RESULTS in 5 days in Jail

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Second DUI arrest under VA Code 18.2-266, with an elevated BAC level of .19, and taking place 7 months after a prior DWI arrest in Prince William County, resulted in a DUI 1st conviction with only 5 days to serve, with the other standard DUI penalties. A related Driving on a Suspended License […]

First Offense Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana Charge in Alexandria Virginia DROPPED at First Appearance

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana charge (VA Code 18.250.1) was DROPPED at first appearance based on prior negotiations and agreement with the Commonwealth. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Felony & Misdemeanor Drug Charges, and Drug […]