Misdemeanor Appeals


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.

Arlington VA Drunk in Public Charge DROPPED on Appeal

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Drunk in Public misdemeanor charge (Va Law 18.2-388, Arlington Code 17-7) was DROPPED at the first hearing on Appeal. Courthouse: Arlington County Circuit Court, 1425 N. Courthouse Road, Arlington Virginia Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC LAW | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of drunk […]

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 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 […]

Fairfax Virginia Misdemeanor Assault on a Family or Household Member to be DISMISSED on Appeal to Circuit Court

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member (VA Code 18.2-57.1) conviction in General District Court was appealed to Circuit Court and will be DISMISSED pursuant to an agreement with the prosecutor. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s Explanation of […]

Misdemeanor Public Intoxication Conviction REVERSED and DISMISSED on Appeal in Arlington VA

Arlington County, Virginia: Client’s initial trial for Drunk in Public, VA Code 18.2-388, with other representation had resulted in a conviction and criminal record. For his appeal, he hired Ms. Medvin and the charge had resulted in a DISMISSAL, a complete reversal of his original case disposition. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: […]

Fairfax Virginia Petit Larceny Misdemeanor Charge DROPPED on Appeal

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: After being found Guilty in General District Court of Class 1 Misdemeanor Petit Larceny (VA Code 18.2-96) while represented by another law firm, the clients appealed their case to Circuit Court and hired Marina Medvin. The charge was promptly DROPPED by the government on appeal. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law […]

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

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

NOT GUILTY on Appeal of Assault and Battery Charge in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax, Virginia: We appealed a guilty verdict for an Assault and Battery charge on a family member (VA Code 18.2-57.2) from Fairfax Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court which was handled by another lawyer prior to the appeal and resulted in a Guilty verdict, sentenced to 30 days in jail and restitution for vehicle damage. […]

DUI Appeal in Fairfax Virginia – 30 Day Active Jail Sentence REVOKED after Appeal

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA: Marina was retained to appeal a DWI conviction in General District Court. The 30 day active jail sentence imposed in General District Court for violating conditions of a DUI plea agreement and ASAP requirements has been REVOKED after Marina’s appeal of that sentence in Circuit Court. The client walked out of the courthouse […]