CRIMINAL CASE RESULTS

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Arlington Virginia Hit and Run Felony REDUCED, Related Reckless Driving DISMISSED

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 5 Felony hit and run charge under Va Law § 46.2-894 for leaving the scene of an accident was REDUCED to a misdemeanor with a $200 fine. Related Reckless Driving charge for the collision was DISMISSED. Va Law § 46.2-894. Duty of driver to stop, etc., in […]

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 […]

NOT GUILTY – 1st Offense DUI with BAC .16 in Fairfax, Virginia

CITY OF FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: NOT GUILTY verdict at trial for a DUI arrest, Va Law 18.2-266, with a BAC of .16 (which would have resulted in a mandatory minimum 5-day jail sentence if the client was found guilty). Va Law § 18.2-266. Driving motor vehicle, engine, etc., while intoxicated, etc. It […]

NOT GUILTY Felony Strangulation and Misdemeanor Assault

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony strangulation charges were DROPPED prior to trial and the trial for Assault resulted in a NOT GUILTY verdict. VA Law 18.2-57 classifies Assault as a class 1 misdemeanor punishable by up to 1 year in jail, a $2500 fine, supervised probation, and various behavioral classes. Va Law […]

NOT GUILTY 2nd Offense Refusal to Submit to Alcohol Breath Test After DUI Arrest

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: NOT GUILTY verdict at trial for a second offense Refusal charge for refusing to submit to alcohol breath testing in Fairfax County, VA, after client’s arrest for DUI and collision with a Fairfax County Police Officer. Client was also found NOT GUILTY of the related DUI charge. Va […]

Felony Drug Distribution Adderall Charges DROPPED | Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: A felony charge for the Distribution of Adderall under Va Law 18.2-248 by a juvenile at a public school was DISMISSED at the preliminary hearing. The juvenile student was able to keep a clean record. Adderall is a prescription drug, a controlled substance. It is a combination medication […]

Reckless Driving Charge 46.2-852 DISMISSED

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: A traffic misdemeanor crime of Reckless Driving Generally, Virginia Law 46.2-852, charged after Fairfax police arrived at a single-vehicle collision, resulted in DISMISSAL at the first hearing. Read more about Fairfax Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 Misdemeanor Speeding Laws, Penalties and Defenses Read more […]

Felony Malicious Wounding Charge DISMISSED | Fairfax, Virginia

Fairfax County, Virginia Criminal Defense Attorney Case Result Felony charges for Malicious Wounding and Abduction, and a misdemeanor charge for Assault, stemming from a fight that resulted in injuries, were ALL DISMISSED in the Fairfax County Circuit Court after multiple contested hearings. Read more about Virginia Malicious Wounding Law here: Virginia Malicious Wounding Laws Explained […]

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 […]

First Offense DWI w/ .15 BAC REDUCED, NO JAIL TIME

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA DWI ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: First offense DWI charge with BAC of .15 (5 days of mandatory minimum jail time required, as charged) was reduced to a .08 DWI and penalized with probation and other mandatory first offense penalties, NO JAIL TIME. Read more about Fairfax criminal defense attorney Marina Medvin, who represented this […]

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 […]

Reagan Airport Drunk In Public Charge DISMISSED in Arlington VA

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Reagan National Airport (DCA), Metropolitan Washington Airport Police charge for Drunk in Public resulted in DISMISSAL of the charge at the first hearing. Read more about Arlington criminal defense attorney Marina Medvin, who represented this client and achieved this result. Courthouse: Arlington General District Court, 1425 N. Courthouse […]

Misdemeanor Reckless Driving 82/55 on I495 REDUCED to No Point Infraction

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: A misdemeanor charge of Reckless Driving 82 MPH in a 55 MPH zone on I495, a criminal offense under Va Law 46.2-862, resulted in a REDUCTION and AMENDMENT of the charge to a no-point citation. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 […]

DUI 2nd Offense REDUCED to DUI 1st | Arlington, VA

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Second DUI offense within 5 years of the first, punishable by a mandatory minimum period of 20 days, was REDUCED to a First Offense with only one weekend in jail. Read more about Arlington criminal defense attorney Marina Medvin, who represented this client and achieved this result. Read more […]

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 & […]

NOT GUILTY of DUI 2nd Offense with BAC .16 and Collision with Police Officer

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: NOT GUILTY verdict at trial for a second offense DUI charge in Fairfax County, VA, under Virginia Law 18.2-266, with a blood alcohol content of .16, which mandates a minimum 20-day jail sentence if convicted of the DUI as charged, plus more jail time for the collision while DUI, […]

Felony Probation Violation DISMISSED | Fairfax, Virginia

Fairfax, Virginia Criminal Defense Attorney Case Result: Felony charge for violation of probation on a felony conviction in Fairfax County Circuit Court resulted in DISMISSAL of the accusation after a contested hearing in which the Defense prevailed over the Commonwealth. Review all probation violation case results here: Probation Violation Read more about Fairfax criminal defense […]

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 […]

NOT GUILTY of DWI in Arlington Virginia

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA DWI ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: NOT GUILTY verdict at trial for a first offense DWI charge in Arlington County, VA for an accusation under Virginia Law 18.2-266 for suspicion of drunk driving after police responded to a collision. Related Refusal citation resulted in a conviction and suspension of driving privileges as a result. Read […]

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 […]

First Offense DUI With .19 BAC REDUCED, No Jail Time

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: A first offense DUI charge in Fairfax County, VA, under Virginia Law 18.2-266, with a blood alcohol content of .19, which mandates a minimum 5-day jail sentence if convicted of the DUI as charged (plus more time for the collision while DUI), resulted in a REDUCED charge with a […]

Virginia Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting REDUCED to Misdemeanor, No Jail

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony shoplifting / grand larceny under Va Law 18.2-95 / Va Law 18.2-103 Grand Larceny / Concealment was REDUCED and AMENDED to Trespass, a misdemeanor. No jail time was ordered, and no conviction occurred for a crime of moral turpitude. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: […]

Virginia First Offense DUI With .16 BAC REDUCED

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: A first offense DUI charge in Arlington, VA, under Virginia Law 18.2-266, with a blood alcohol content of .16, which mandates a minimum 5-day jail sentence if convicted of the DUI as charged (plus more time for the collision while DUI), resulted in a REDUCED charge with a reduction […]

Virginia Destruction of Property Charge DROPPED For Insufficient Evidence

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor arrest and charge in Arlington, Virginia, for Destruction of Property valued under $1000, VA Law 18.2-137, a Class 1 misdemeanor offense punishable by up to one year in jail and a $2500 fine plus restitution, resulted in DROPPED charges for insufficient evidence to prosecute. Read more about Arlington […]

Felony Distribution of Hash Oil Charges REDUCED to Possession, No Jail Time

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Charge for Distribution of Hash Oil under Va Law 18.2-248 for 50 cartridges was REDUCED and AMENDED to misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute. The charge was penalized by probation and license loss,  no jail time. Related drug charges were DROPPED and a probation violation charge […]

Virginia Assault with Firearm Charges DROPPED For Insufficient Evidence

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT Misdemeanor charge for Assault and Battery On a Family or Household Member with a loaded firearm was DROPPED for insufficient evidence to prosecute. Read more about Fairfax criminal defense attorney Marina Medvin, who represented this client and achieved this result. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia […]

Virginia Public Intoxication Conviction DISMISSED on Appeal

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Prior to being represented by counsel, the client represented himself and was found guilty of misdemeanor Public Intoxication. Upon hiring attorney Medvin and appealing the conviction, the client’s destiny was reversed and the charge was set for dismissal instead of conviction. Read more about Arlington criminal defense attorney […]

Bond Granted for Non-Citizen Immigrant on Visa Accused of Felony Grand Larceny

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: An immigrant on a valid Visa to the US was held without bond on Felony Grand Larceny charges in Fairfax, Virginia. Defense counsel’s bond motion was granted and the accused was released pending trial. The case later resulted in DISMISSAL of some charges and amendment of one to […]

Misdemeanor Reckless Driving 89/55 in Fairfax Virginia REDUCED to Ticket

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 1  misdemeanor charge of Reckless Driving 89 MPH in a 55 MPH zone, a jailable criminal offense under Va Law 46.2-862, resulted in a REDUCTION and AMENDMENT of the charge to a speeding citation for at a reduced speed, punished by a fine, notwithstanding prior criminal and traffic […]

Bond Motion Granted for Felony Strangulation with Injuries

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: A US citizen with prior criminal convictions was held without bond on a Felony charge of Strangulation with Injury (VA Law 18.2-51.6)  in Fairfax, Virginia. Defense counsel’s bond motion was granted and the accused was released pending trial. Read more about Virginia bond motions law: Bond Motions and Virginia […]

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 […]

Virginia Felony Strangulation and Domestic Assault Charges DROPPED For Insufficient Evidence

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT Felony Strangulation under Va Code 18.2-51.6 and Misdemeanor Assault and Battery On a Family or Household Member under VA Code 18.2-57.2 for assault on girlfriend were both DROPPED for insufficient evidence to prosecute these domestic assault charges. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and Battery […]

NOT GUILTY of Assault on Family or Household Member in Fairfax VA

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Arrest under VA Law 18.2-57.2, a misdemeanor charge for Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member in Fairfax County, resulted in a NOT GUILTY trial verdict. VA Law 18.2-57.2 classifies domestic assault as a class 1 misdemeanor punishable by up to 1 year in jail, a $2500 […]

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, […]

Bond Motion Granted for Domestic Assault and Felony Strangulation

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: A US citizen with prior criminal convictions was held without bond on a Felony charge of Strangulation with Injury (VA Law 18.2-51.6) and a misdemeanor charge of Domestic Assault,  in Fairfax, Virginia. Defense counsel’s bond motion was granted and the accused was released pending trial. All charges were later […]

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 […]

Reckless Driving 30 MPH Over REDUCED to Speeding 1 Mile Over

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA MISDEMEANOR charge of Reckless Driving 75 MPH in a 45 MPH zone, 30 MPH over the limit, a jailable misdemeanor offense under Va Law 46.2-862, resulted in a REDUCTION and AMENDMENT to a speeding citation for 1 MPM over the limit. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 […]

Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Charge DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA Misdemeanor petit larceny charge under Va Law 18.2-96 for shoplifting theft under $500 resulted in DROPPED charges based on insufficient evidence to sustain a prosecution. Read more about Virginia Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses Read more about Arlington criminal defense attorney Marina Medvin, […]

Fairfax ASAP Violation Charge DISMISSED

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA Fairfax ASAP violation charge for positive alcohol readings on the ignition interlock device resulted in DISMISSAL of the charges. Read more about ASAP probation violation laws here – Virginia Law: ASAP Violation / ASAP Non-Compliance in Alexandria, Fairfax and Arlington Read more about Fairfax criminal defense attorney Marina Medvin, who represented this client […]

Felony Arson Charge Results in NO JAIL Time in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Class 4 Felony Arson / Malicious Burning Charge (VA Code 18.2-81) resulted in no active jail time, with a fully suspended jail sentence. Call for additional information. Law § 18.2-81. Burning or destroying personal property, standing grain, etc. If any person maliciously, or with intent to defraud an insurance company or other person, […]

Bond Motion Granted for Assault with a Firearm, DUI

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: A US citizen with prior criminal record was held without bond on Misdemeanor charges of Assault with a Firearm and DUI in Fairfax, Virginia. Defense counsel’s bond motion was granted and the accused was released pending trial. The firearm charges later resulted in a DISMISSAL. Read more about Virginia […]

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 […]

Virginia Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting Charges REDUCED to Misdemeanor – NO JAIL

VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting (VA Law 18.2-95) and Shoplifting Conspiracy charges plead down to Misdemeanor Petit Larceny (VA Code18.2-96) with no restitution, no fines, and NO ACTIVE JAIL SENTENCE. § 18.2-95. Grand larceny defined; how punished. Any person who (i) commits larceny from the person of another of money or […]

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 / […]

Fairfax VA Felony Check Fraud, False Pretenses, ALL 4 CHARGES DISMISSED

Fairfax County, Virginia Criminal defense attorney case result: Fairfax VA Felony Check Fraud, False Pretenses, ALL 4 CHARGES DISMISSED   4 Felony false pretense check charges under VA Law 18.2-178 for allegations of writing fraudulent checks were DISMISSED. Client avoided felony conviction and prison time. § 18.2-178. Obtaining money or signature, etc., by false pretense. […]

Virginia Misdemeanor Reckless Driving By Speed 90/55 REDUCED to non-criminal Traffic Infraction

VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed 90 MPH in a 55 zone (VA Code 18.2-862) was REDUCED from a misdemeanor to a driving infraction – speeding, with a REDUCED speed of 79 MPH in a 55 zone and a $114 fine. No jail, no license suspension. Read more […]

Felony Possession of Adderall Va Law 18.2-250 Charge DISMISSED at First Hearing

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA Possession of Adderall under Va Law 18.2-250, a class 5 felony drug offense punishable by up to 10 years in prison under Virginia law, resulted in DISMISSAL of the charge on the law, at the very first hearing. Amphetamines are only permitted under Virginia law with a prescription. Related misdemeanor charge will be dismissed as well. […]

Reckless Driving 46.2-859 Stopped School Bus Charge REDUCED

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA Class 1 misdemeanor charge of Reckless Driving for Passing a Stopped School Bus, a jailable offense under Virginia law 46.2-859, was REDUCED to a traffic infraction. § 46.2-859. Passing a stopped school bus; prima facie evidence. A person driving a motor vehicle shall stop such vehicle when approaching, from any direction, any school bus […]

Misdemeanor Assault Charge 18.2-57 DISMISSED

ARLINGTON, VA Class 1 misdemeanor charge for Assault under Va Law 18.2-57, for an attack in Arlington County, a crime that carries a maximum penalty of 1 year in jail, resulted in a DISMISSAL of the charge at the first hearing. Related Public Intoxication charge was DROPPED for insufficient evidence. § 18.2-57. Assault and battery; […]

Fairfax Virginia Felony Hit and Run 46.2-895 Charge DISMISSED

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA Felony Hit and Run charge under VA Code 46.2-895, penalized by up to 10 years in prison, for leaving the scene of an accident in Fairfax County after a collision, resulted in DISMISSAL of the charge for insufficient evidence. Related misdemeanor charges resulted in minimum penalties under the law. Read more about Virginia […]

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 […]

Felony Possession of Hash Oil 18.2-250 Charges DROPPED

FAIRFAX, VA Felony possession of Hash Oil in Fairfax County under VA Law 18.2-250, a class 5 Felony offense punishable by up to 10 years in prison, resulted in DROPPED charges. Related Possession of Marijuana charge was also DROPPED. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of […]

Arlington Virginia Destruction of Property 18.2-137 Charge DROPPED

ARLINGTON, VA Misdemeanor arrest and charge in Arlington County, Virginia, for Destruction of Property under VA Law 18.2-137, a Class 1 misdemeanor offense punishable by up to one year in jail and a $2500 fine plus restitution, resulted in DROPPED charges. Read more about Vandalism & Destruction of Property Law here: Virginia Destruction of Property and Vandalism […]

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 […]

Bond Granted for Felony Charges of Abduction and Malicious Wounding

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: A US citizen and first-time accused was held without bond on Felony Abduction and Malicious wounding charges in Fairfax, Virginia. Defense counsel’s bond motion was granted and the accused was released pending trial. Read more about Virginia bond motions law: Bond Motions and Virginia Bail & Bond Law  

DWI in Arlington Virginia BAC .18 REDUCED to Reckless Driving, No Jail Time

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA DWI charge in Arlington, VA under Virginia Law 18.2-266, with a blood alcohol content of .18, requiring mandatory minimum 5 day jail time if convicted of the DWI as charged (plus more time for the collision while DWI), resulted in a REDUCED and AMENDED charge to Reckless Driving, with half of the license […]

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, […]

Arlington VA Misdemeanor Drunk in Public 17-7 Charge DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ARLINGTON, VA: Public Intoxication misdemeanor charge under VA Code 18.2-388 / Arlington Code 17-7 was DROPPED for insufficient evidence to prosecute. Courthouse: Arlington General District Court District Court, 1425 N. Courthouse Road, Arlington Virginia. County of Arlington: § 17-7. Public Intoxication and Profanity. A. It shall be unlawful for any person to be intoxicated or […]

Arlington Assault Charge DISMISSED

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA: A misdemeanor charge for Assault under Va Law 18.2-57 resulted in a DISMISSAL at the first hearing. § 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 […]

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 […]

Fairfax Drunk in Public Charges DROPPED

Fairfax, Virginia: Drunk in Public / Public Intoxication misdemeanor charge under Virginia Law 18.2-388 and Fairfax County Code 5-1-1, resulted in DROPPED charges at the first hearing. The client was able to maintain a clean record. Fairfax County: Section 5-1-1. – Drunkenness and profane swearing. (a) If any person profanely curse or swear or be drunk […]

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, […]

Arlington VA Reckless Driving 94 MPH results in NO JAIL Time

ARLINGTON, VA: A misdemeanor charge of Reckless Driving by Speeding 94 MPH in Arlington County, a criminal jailable offense under VA Law 46.2-862, resulted in NO JAIL time. Arlington County judges normally order 1-2 days in jail for every mile that a driver speeds above 90. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia […]

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 […]

Virginia DWI Charge 18.2-266 DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA DWI charge in Fairfax, Virginia under Va Law 18.2-266, with a blood alcohol content of .20%, resulted in DROPPED charges for insufficient evidence to prosecute. The client was facing a mandatory minimum of 5 days in jail for the high blood alcohol level on the misdemeanor drunk driving charge. The client was able to […]

Arlington VA Grand Larceny of Artwork REDUCED to Trespass, No Jail

ARLINGTON, VA: Felony Grand Larceny charge for theft of $2000 artwork was AMENDED and REDUCED to Trespass, with no jail time. Read more about Virginia Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses Read more about Arlington criminal defense attorney Marina Medvin, who represented this client and achieved […]

Felony Shoplifting Larceny Charges DISMISSED, Misdemeanor Shoplifting Amended to Trespass

FAIRFAX, VA: Client was charged with three larceny charges for shoplifting from three different stores in the Fair Oaks Mall in Fairfax County. Two counts of felony shoplifting larceny under Va Law 18.2-95 / Va Law 18.2-103 Grand Larceny / Concealment were DISMISSED. Related misdemeanor shoplifting under Va Law 18.2-96 / Va Law 18.2-103 Petit Larceny […]

Arlington VA Rape Investigation Results in NO CHARGES

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA: Attorney representation during a rape investigation by Arlington County Police resulted in NO CHARGES filed. The client was cleared. Rape is a serious felony offense punishable by life imprisonment 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 […]

Grand Larceny, Possession of Stolen Property w/ Intent to Sell, and Possession of Burglarious Tools – All DISMISSED – No Jail Time on Misdemeanor

FAIRFAX, VA: Grand larceny (two counts of Va Law 18.2-95), possession of stolen property with intent to sell (VA Law 18.2-108.01), and possession of burglarious tools (VA Law 18.2-94) – all Felony charges DISMISSED. Client walked away with a single misdemeanor petit larceny charge (VA Law 18.2-96) and a fine. No jail time, no probation, […]

Fairfax VA DUI with BAC of .27 DISMISSED for Insufficient Evidence

FAIRFAX, VA: DUI charge under 18.2-266, with a blood alcohol content of .27% and a collision, resulted in DROPPED charges for insufficient evidence to prosecute. The client was facing a mandatory minimum of 10 days in jail for the high blood alcohol level on the misdemeanor drunk driving charge. The client was able to walk away […]

Burglary & Grand Larceny Felony Charges to be DISMISSED

Fairfax, VA: Burglary and Grand Larceny charges, for breaking and entering into a store with a deadly weapon at night and stealing merchandise, were REDUCED to Misdemeanors – which were then scheduled out for DISMISSAL after a 2 year good behavior period. The juvenile client will be able to keep a clean record. Virginia law […]

VA Reckless Driving 100MPH – NO JAIL

FAIRFAX, VA: Reckless Driving 100 MPH over the limit, a jailable misdemeanor offense under Va Law 46.2-862, resulted in NO JAIL TIME. Instead, client’s driving privileges in Virginia were suspended for 3 months, but his out-of-state driver’s license was unaffected outside of Virginia. Client was also sentenced to pay a $250 fine. Va Code 46.2-862 […]

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. […]

VA Grand Larceny Auto Results in NO JAIL TIME

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA: Felony Grand Larceny Auto charge for stealing a vehicle in Virginia, and related Reckless Driving charge for crashing that vehicle while going the wrong way on a one-way road, resulted in NO JAIL TIME. The client was sentenced to probation and probationary conditions. Read more about Virginia Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia […]

Fairfax VA Grand Larceny Shoplifting REDUCED to Trespass, NO JAIL

FAIRFAX, VA: Felony Grand Larceny, a first offense shoplifting charge under VA Code 18.2-95, for taking merchandise from a high end a department store in Fairfax County, was REDUCED and AMENDED to Trespass. No JAIL TIME. Immigration law interest of client preserved. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read […]

VA Drunk in Public Charge DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ARLINGTON, VA: Drunk in Public misdemeanor charge under VA Code 18.2-388 / Arlington Code 17-7 was DROPPED for insufficient evidence to prosecute. Courthouse: Arlington General District Court District 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 […]

Marijuana Distribution Felony Charges

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Distribution of Marijuana, 6 Felony counts under Va Law 18.2-248, resulted in dismissal of 4 charges and a plea to a Distribution and a Possession with Intent to Distribute. Total marijuana value was over $100,000 and marijuana weight over 26lbs. Client was sentenced to 12 months of work-release (this means working during the […]

VA Hit and Run DISMISSED for Insufficient Evidence

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Virginia Hit and Run misdemeanor charge under VA Code 46.2-896, for leaving the scene of an accident in Fairfax, VA after a collision, resulted in DISMISSAL of the charge for insufficient evidence. Read more about Virginia Hit and Run Law: Virginia Hit and Run Laws, Penalties and Defenses for Charges in Alexandria, Fairfax, […]

Eluding Police Felony REDUCED to Misdemeanor, No Jail

  Arlington, VA Criminal Attorney Case Result Felony Eluding Police and endangering the officer under Va Law 46.2-817 in Arlington, Virginia, resulted in a reduction of the charge to a Misdemeanor, with no jail time. Punished only by a fine, license suspension for 2 months, and mental health treatment.   § 46.2-817. Disregarding signal by law-enforcement […]

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. […]

Fairfax ASAP Violation for New Criminal Conviction Results in NO JAIL TIME

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Fairfax ASAP Violation charge for a new criminal conviction while on ASAP probation, resulted in imposition of a fine, but no other penalties. Client was discharged from probation. Read more about ASAP probation violation laws here – Virginia Law: ASAP Violation / ASAP Non-Compliance in Alexandria, Fairfax and Arlington

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 […]

Second Offense Possession of Marijuana Charge AMENDED to Paraphernalia

FAIRFAX DRUG DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULTSecond Offense Possession of Marijuana charge in Fairfax was amended to Possession of Paraphernalia. Due to this disposition, the standard marijuana possession penalties (Va law under 18.2-250.1) did not apply – no drug testing, no probation, no ASAP, no community service and no loss of license. Read more about Virginia […]

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.

DWI in Arlington VA Charge REDUCED

ARLINGTON VA DWI ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor DWI arrest in Arlington County under Va Law 18.2-266 with a BAC greater than .15 resulted in a REDUCED BAC with just 1 day in jail as opposed to the mandatory 5 days in jail that would have been required if the DWI charge had not been reduced. Arlington […]

Arlington VA Drunk in Public Charge DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Drunk in Public charge under VA Code 18.2-388 / Arlington Code 17-7 was DROPPED for insufficient evidence to prosecute. Courthouse: Arlington General District Court District Court, 1425 N. Courthouse Road, Arlington Virginia. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC LAW | A criminal […]

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. […]

Felony Embezzlement Second Offense REDUCED, NO JAIL

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA EMBEZZLEMENT DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Second offense Felony Embezzlement charge was REDUCED to a Misdemeanor and resulted in NO JAIL TIME. County of Fairfax General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. (Unrelated first offense Felony Embezzlement charge was in Alexandria, and client had a different attorney for that case. In […]

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.

Fairfax Grand Larceny Felony REDUCED, NO JAIL

FAIRFAX DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Second Offense Felony Grand Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-95) was REDUCED to Misdemeanor Concealment. No jail ordered, no fine, no penalties. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Fairfax VA Reckless Driving 93/55 Results in NO JAIL Time

FAIRFAX, VA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving 93 MPH in a 55 zone resulted in just a fine. No jail time, no license loss. Fairfax County Circuit Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Va Code 46.2-862 Exceeding speed limit. A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who drives a motor vehicle on […]

Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting REDUCED to Trespass

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for shoplifting from a high end a department store was REDUCED and AMENDED to Trespass. Penalty consisted of a $250 fine and 6 days in jail. Client was able to continue with naturalization process to become a US citizen. Fairfax County […]

Fairfax Assault on Family Member Charges DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Criminal charge for Assault and Battery on a Household Member in Fairfax County (Misdemeanor Domestic Assault charges under VA Code 18.2-57.2) for an allegation of a husband, military servicemember, pushing and injuring his wife, resulted in DROPPED charge for insufficient evidence – clean record. In the Juvenile and […]

Reckless Driving w Alcohol BAC Level .10 REDUCED to Citation

ARLINGTON VA CRIMINAL ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor charge for Reckless Driving for Speeding above 20 MPH over the limit, for having a BAC of .10 after consumer alcohol, and for failing some field sobriety tests, resulted in a REDUCTION of the charge to a citation with a fine. No alcohol classes, no criminal record, no […]

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 […]

Fairfax VA Reckless Driving 89 MPH Charges DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY CRIMINAL CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor charge in Fairfax County for Reckless Driving 89 MPH in a 55 zone resulted in DROPPED CHARGES for insufficient evidence, after a conviction for this charge was appealed to Circuit Court. Fairfax County Circuit Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Va Code 46.2-862 Exceeding […]

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 […]

Assault and Battery of Child in Arlington VA to be DISMISSED

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Trial for Domestic Assault and Battery on a Child / Family or Household Member (Misdemeanor Domestic Assault charges under VA Code 18.2-57.2) for spanking a child and leaving bruises, resulted in a differed disposition – scheduling of the charge for DISMISSAL after completion of an educational program and […]

Arlington VA Drunk in Public AMENDED, NO Criminal Record

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Drunk in Public charge under VA Code 18.2-388 / Arlington Code 17-7, was AMENDED and REDUCED to a non-alcohol related local citation for Failing to ID. Courthouse: Arlington General District Court District Court, 1425 N. Courthouse Road, Arlington Virginia. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA […]

Felony Strangulation Charge for Choking REDUCED to Misdemeanor Disorderly, NO JAIL TIME

ARLINGTON, VA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Strangulation charge for an allegation of choking a significant other resulted in an amendment and REDUCTION of the charge to a Misdemeanor Disorderly Conduct. The amended charge was punished by requirement of good behavior and an anger management class. No jail time, no felony record. Arlington County […]

Arlington VA Felony Burglary Charge DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ARLINGTON, VA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Burglary Charge for breaking and entering at night with intent to commit a felony was DROPPED at the Preliminary Hearing for insufficient evidence to prosecute. Arlington County General District Court at 1425 N. Courthouse Rd, Arlington, VA. Va Law § 18.2-89. Burglary; how punished. If any person […]

Domestic Assault Charge for Punching Girlfriend in the Face to be DISMISSED

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Assault and Battery on a Household Member (Misdemeanor Domestic Assault charges under VA Code 18.2-57.2) for an allegation of a boyfriend punching his girlfriend in the face and causing bruising and redness of the eye area – resulted in scheduling of the charge for dismissal after completion of […]

Felony Possession of Cocaine in Fairfax VA REDUCED to Ticket Offense

FAIRFAX, VA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony charge for Possession of Cocaine in Fairfax, Virginia, a Schedule II drug with a Class 5 felony penalty of 10 years in prison under VA Law 18.2-250, was REDUCED to a non-jailable ticket offense for Possession of a Schedule V – which is a class 3 misdemeanor […]

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. […]

Fairfax VA Schedule I Drug Possession with Intent to Distribute Felony Charge will be DISMISSED

FAIRFAX, VA: Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute a Schedule I drug under VA Law 18.2-248 was first REDUCED to Felony Possession of Schedule I Drug, and then the reduced charge was scheduled to be DISMISSED after two years of good behavior and drug screening. Fairfax County Circuit Court at 4110 Chainbridge Rd, Fairfax, VA. […]

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. […]

Drunk in Public Fairfax VA Charges DROPPED

FAIRFAX VA CRIMINAL ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Drunk in Public in Fairfax VA, a Misdemeanor Charge under VA Code 18.2-388 and Fairfax County Code 5-1-1, for behaving Drunk in Public in Fairfax County, resulted in DROPPED charges. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Read more about Drunk in Public Law […]

Threatening Over Telephone Charges DROPPED in Fairfax VA

FAIRFAX VA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Client was accused of cursing and threatening a business over the telephone, a misdemeanor criminal offense under VA Code 18.2-427. Result: criminal charge was DROPPED at first hearing. In the General District Court for the County of Fairfax: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia.   § 18.2-427. Use of […]

Reckless Driving 95/55 Misdemeanor REDUCED, Just a Fine

FAIRFAX RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor charge for Reckless Driving 95 MPH in a 55 zone resulted in reduction of the speed to 90/55 and was punished only by a fine. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Va Code 46.2-862 Exceeding speed limit. A person shall be guilty of […]

Both PWID & Simple Possession of Marijuana Charges DROPPED in Fairfax VA

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DRUG DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT:Two misdemeanor charges for Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana under Va Code 18.2-248.1 and Simple Possession of Marijuana, were both DROPPED after attorney negotiations.. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chainbridge Rd, Fairfax, VA. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug […]

DUI Probation Violation in Arlington VA Results in 5 Days in Jail

ARLINGTON VA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Probation Violation charge under VA Code 19.2-306, for violating the terms of DUI First Offense probation – specifically, for showing up to serve the DUI jail sentence while intoxicated with a BAC of .29, resulted in just 5 additional days to serve and extended period of unsupervised probation. Arlington […]

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 […]

Fairfax Public Intoxication Charges w/ Prior Record Results in DROPPED Charges

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Public Intoxication, a Misdemeanor Charge under VA Code 18.2-388 and Fairfax County Code 5-1-1, for behaving Drunk in Public in Fairfax County,resulted in DROPPED charges – notwithstanding client’s record of prior alcohol-related offenses. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Read more about Drunk […]

Misdemeanor Domestic Assault in Fairfax Virginia Charges DROPPED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DOMESTIC ASSAULT ATTORNEY RESULT: Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member aka Misdemeanor Domestic Assault charges under VA Code 18.2-57.2 resulted in charges being DROPPED for insufficient evidence. In the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court for the County of Fairfax: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Read more about Domestic […]

Fairfax Reckless Driving 90 MPH w/ Prior Record Results in Only a Fine

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY RESULT: Criminal Reckless Driving at 90 MPH in a 55 zone, for a client who had multiple prior high-speed convictions, resulted in no jail time and no license suspension – punished only by a fine. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Va Code 46.2-862 […]

Arlington Virginia Drunk in Public Charge AMENDED to Trespass, and that Trespass Charge Scheduled for DISMISSAL

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Drunk in Public charge under VA Code 18.2-388 was AMENDED to non-alcohol related charge of Trespass. The new Trespass charge was scheduled for DISMISSAL after good behavior. Courthouse: Arlington General District Court District Court, 1425 N. Courthouse Road, Arlington Virginia. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: […]

Arlington Virginia DUI Arrest after Car Accident Resulted in NO JAIL

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor DUI arrest, Va Code 18.2-266, after police were called to a car accident in which the client driver collided with vehicle in front, resulted in NO JAIL TIME and standard first offense penalties. (Arlington County prosecutors normally seek jail time in DUI collision cases.) Arlington County General District Court […]

Fairfax County Criminal Reckless Driving 84 MPH REDUCED to Improper Driving Citation

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY RESULT: Criminal Reckless Driving at 84 MPH in a 65 zone resulted in an REDUCTION and amendment of the charge to a citation for Improper Driving, punished by just a fine. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Va Code 46.2-862 Exceeding speed limit. A […]

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 […]

Disorderly Conduct Charge in Arlington VA DROPPED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Disorderly Conduct Class 1 misdemeanor charge was DROPPED. Related Public Intoxication charge resulted in a fine. Courthouse: Arlington General District Court District Court, 1425 N. Courthouse Road, Arlington Virginia. § 18.2-415. Disorderly conduct in public places. A person is guilty of disorderly conduct if, with the intent to […]

Arlington Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-852 REDUCED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA RECKLESS DRIVING DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Criminal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving Generally ( VA code 46.2-852) for driving the wrong way on a one-way street, was reduced to a citation with just with a fine.

Virginia Felony Grand Larceny Second Offense in Fairfax REDUCED to Misdemeanor, No Jail Time

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY IN FAIRFAX VA CASE RESULT: Second Offense Felony Grand Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for shoplifting was REDUCED to a Misdemeanor. No jail ordered, no fine, no penalties. Related First Offense Grand Larceny for the same conduct of shoplifting / concealing merchandise charge resulted in DROPPED charges. Fairfax County General District Court: […]

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 […]

Vienna VA Speeding Ticket Reduced to No Point Citation

VIENNA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL & TRAFFIC DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Speeding ticket in Vienna VA resulted in reduction and amendment of the charge to a no-point citation. Read more about Vienna Criminal and Traffic Law here: Vienna Virginia Traffic & Criminal 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 […]

Arlington VA DWI w/ Collision Results in No Jail Time

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: DWI Charge, Va Code 18.2-266, after driver collided with parked vehicle in front of police officer, resulted in NO JAIL TIME, and standard first offense penalties.

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 […]

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 […]

Fairfax Grand Larceny REDUCED to Trespass, NO JAIL

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for shoplifting beauty products from a department store was REDUCED and AMENDED to Trespass. No active jail time or fines, just probation. Sentence compliant with immigration attorney’s request for client’s visa status and naturalization process. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 […]

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 […]

Fairfax DUI with a BAC of .16 was REDUCED to Lower Charge at a .02 BAC, NO JAIL

FAIRFAX COUNTY VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT:20-year-old client charged under Va Code 18.2-266 DUI Charge with a .16 BAC (mandatory minimum penalty of 5 days in jail as charged) resulted in a REDUCTION and AMENDMENT of the charge to an 18.2-266.1 violation with an amendment of the record BAC level to a .02. First offender treatment […]

Fairfax Possession of Marijuana Charge DROPPED, Related Reckless Driving REDUCED to a Citation

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY REPRESENTATION RESULT:Client was assisted by Fairfax County Police after an accident collision. Instead of helping, they charged her. Result: Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana charge under 18.2-250.1 was DROPPED at the first hearing for insufficient evidence. Related Misdemeanor Reckless Driving charge under 46.2-852 was REDUCED to a citation Improper Driving with […]

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 […]

Fairfax Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana REDUCED to Misdemeanor

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DRUG DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT:Felony charges for Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana under Va Code 18.2-248.1 resulted in delay of case for client to complete school in exchange for longer jail sentence, and a reduction of the charge to a Misdemeanor and dismissal of related charges. Fairfax County General District Court at […]

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, […]

Fairfax Reckless Driving 105 MPH REDUCED, 1.5 Days in Jail

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY RESULT:Criminal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving at 105 MPH in a 55 zone on I95 resulted in a reduction of the speed and was punished by one and a half days in jail, followed by a small fine. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Va Code […]

Reckless Driving 91/55 Results in NO JAIL

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY RESULT:Criminal Reckless Driving at 91 MPH in a 55 zone resulted in no jail time and no license suspension. Penalized by only a small fine. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Va Code 46.2-862 Exceeding speed limit. A person shall be guilty of reckless […]

Fairfax DWI Collision following Glass Bottle Thrown From Window Results in NO JAIL

FAIRFAX COUNTY VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT:Va Code 18.2-266 DWI Charge following an accident collision after a glass bottle was thrown from DUI driver’s window resulted in NO JAIL TIME and regular first offense DWI treatment.

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 […]

Arlington VA DWI Charge for Accident, BAC .26 REDUCED to .08

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT:DWI Charge, Va Code 18.2-266, after a collision crash and a .26 BAC reading (which would have been a minimum jail time of 10 days by law) was REDUCED to a regular DWI at a .08 range with just 2 weekends to serve in jail, and standard first offense penalties.

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 […]

Arlington VA Drunk in Public Charge DROPPED

ARLINGTON COUNTY VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Drunk in Public, a Misdemeanor Charge under VA Code 18.2-388 and Arlington County Code 17-7, resulted in charges DROPPED for insufficient evidence. Courthouse: Arlington General District Court District Court, 1425 N. Courthouse Road, Arlington Virginia. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC […]

Fairfax Reckless Driving 82/55 REDUCED to Speeding 74/55

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY RESULT: Criminal Reckless Driving at 82 MPH in a 55 zone resulted in an REDUCTION and amendment of the charge to regular non-criminal speeding, and a reduction of the speed to 74/55. Penalized by just a small fine. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. […]

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 […]

Fairfax Misdemeanor Domestic Assault Charges DROPPED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DOMESTIC ASSAULT ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor Domestic Assault charges charged under VA Code 18.2-57.2 for Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member, after wife accused her husband of throwing a heavy object at her, resulted in charges being DROPPED. In the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court for the County of Fairfax: […]

Arlington VA Petit Larceny Shoplifting Charge DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge – VA Code 18.2-96 – for shoplifting at Costco in Arlington, was DROPPED at the first hearing for insufficient evidence. Arlington County General District Court: 1425 N Courthouse Road, Arlington, Virginia. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, […]

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 […]

Felony Embezzlement in Arlington Virginia Punished by Time Served

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Felony Embezzlement investigation for a $40,000+ loss was reduced on agreement and indicted as a lesser embezzlement charge for a lesser value of $1K. Penalty for reduced embezzlement charge was an agreement to time served and restitution only for the reduced amount. This was not a first offense, client […]

Fairfax Possession of Marijuana AMENDED to Trespass – No Probation, No Classes, No Drug Testing, No License Loss

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY REPRESENTATION RESULT:Possession of Marijuana in Fairfax was AMENDED to Trespass, with REDUCED penalty of just a $100 fine. No License suspension, no ASAP classes, no probation, and no drug testing / monitoring. (Successfully avoiding the penalties usually associated with marijuana possession charges and 18.2-251.) Read more about Virginia Drug & […]

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, […]

18.2-57.2 Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member Charge DISMISSED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Va Code 18.2-57.2 Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member charge REDUCED to Simple Assault, and the reduced charge was DISMISSED after completion of Anger Management class. Arlington County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court at 1425 N. Courthouse Rd, Arlington, VA. Read more about Assault and […]

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 Brandishing Firearm Charge in Arlington VA to be DISMISSED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Brandishing Firearm charges resulted in reduction of the charge to Simple Assault and agreed-upon DISMISSAL of the reduced charge after good behavior. Va Law § 18.2-282. Pointing, holding, or brandishing firearm, air or gas operated weapon or object similar in appearance; penalty. A. It shall be unlawful […]

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 […]

Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting Over 1K in Merchandise, Charge REDUCED to Misdemeanor

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for stealing over 1K in merchandise from high-end store was REDUCED to Misdemeanor and sentenced to jail time on the weekends. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law […]

Felony DWI 3rd Offense REDUCED to Misdemeanor DUI 1st Offense, Reduced Penalty to 5 Days in Jail

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT:Felony DUI 3rd Offense under Va Code 18.2-266, after vehicle collision and allegation of driver’s alcohol consumption prior to accident, after numerous hearings, resulted in the government being forced to REDUCE the charges for insufficient evidence to DUI 1st offense to continue prosecution. Trial on reduced charge resulted in just a […]

Fairfax Reckless Driving 100 MPH Results in NO JAIL TIME

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY RESULT: Criminal Reckless Driving 100 MPH in a 65 zone resulted in NO JAIL TIME. Just a fine and license suspension. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Va Code 46.2-862 Exceeding speed limit. A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who drives a […]

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 […]

Driving on Suspended License After DUI Suspension in Virginia

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Fairfax County VA Code 18.2-272 charge from a vehicle collision traffic accident, a Class 1 Misdemeanor, for Driving on a Suspended License after DUI Revocation for a DUI 2nd Offense, resulted in only 1 week in jail. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, […]

Fairfax DWI Vehicle Collision Case Resulted in No Jail Time & Dropped Charges

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DWI DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: DWI Charge under VA Code 18.2-266 for vehicle collision car accident, and throwing glass bottle out of window prior to collision, resulted in NO JAIL TIME, first time offender treatment, and dropped charges for 3 related charges. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia. […]

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 […]

Arlington VA Public Intoxication Not Guilty Plea Results in DISMISSAL

ARLINGTON COUNTY VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Not Guilty plea to Public Intoxication, a Misdemeanor Charge under VA Code 18.2-388 and Arlington County Code 17-7 resulted in expected DISMISSAL of the charges after community service. Courthouse: Arlington General District Court District Court, 1425 N. Courthouse Road, Arlington Virginia. Read more about Drunk in Public […]

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 […]

Attorney Representation During Police Investigation of Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana Resulted in NO CHARGES

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY REPRESENTATION RESULT: Investigation by Fairfax County Police Department into a Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana case resulted in NO CHARGES for client after counsel intervention and representation during investigation. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, […]

Attorney Representation During Police Investigation of Felony Burglary Resulted in NO CHARGES

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY REPRESENTATION RESULT: Investigation by Fairfax County Police Department into a burglary case resulted in NO CHARGES for client after counsel intervention and representation during investigation. Read more about attorney representation and attorney intervention during criminal investigations:Attorney Representation During Police Investigations.

Attorney Representation During Embezzlement Investigation Resulted in NO CHARGES

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Defense attorney intervention and representation during an Arlington County Police Department’s investigation of a Felony Embezzlement case resulted in NO CHARGES filed against client. § 18.2-111. Embezzlement deemed larceny; indictment. If any person wrongfully and fraudulently use, dispose of, conceal or embezzle any money, bill, note, check, order, draft, […]

Fairfax Misdemeanor Hit and Run Police Investigation Results in NO CHARGES

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Hit and Run investigation under VA Code 46.2-896 for hitting unattended property and leaving the scene of the accident resulted in counsel successfully safeguarding client from Fairfax County Police, with law enforcement remaining unable to file charges or get a warrant. Read more about Virginia Hit and […]

Fairfax Felony Hit and Run Police Investigation Results in NO CHARGES

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Hit and Run investigation for leaving the scene of an accident with property damage and victim injuries resulted in an agreement with counsel and Fairfax County Police that no charges will be filed. Read more about Virginia Hit and Run Law: Virginia Hit and Run Laws, Penalties […]

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 […]

Trial for Public Intoxication in Fairfax Virginia Results in DISMISSAL of Charge

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Trial for Public Intoxication, a Misdemeanor Charge under VA Code 18.2-366 and Fairfax County Code 5-1-1, for behaving drunk in public and for insulting law enforcement officers, resulted in DISMISSAL of the charges. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Read more about Drunk […]

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. […]

Reckless Driving Charge After DUI Investigation Results in Just a Fine

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor charge for Reckless Driving Generally, after a .06 BAC and DUI investigation and after driving 90/55, resulted in just a fine. Penalized by just a $250 fine. No license suspension, no jail time, no alcohol classes, and no high fine. Va Code 46.2-852 Reckless driving; general rule. Irrespective […]

Criminal Reckless Driving 80 MPH REDUCED to a Citation at Lower Speed

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY RESULT: Criminal Reckless Driving 80/55 was AMENDED and REDUCED to a non-criminal speeding ticket at a reduced speed of 74/55. Penalized by just a $100 fine. No criminal record, no license suspension, and no high fine. Va Code 46.2-862 Exceeding speed limit. A person shall be guilty of reckless driving […]

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 […]

Disorderly Conduct & Public Intoxication in Arlington VA Charges DROPPED

ARLINGTON COUNTY VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Disorderly Conduct and Public Intoxication, both misdemeanor charges, DROPPED. Courthouse: Arlington General District Court District Court, 1425 N. Courthouse Road, Arlington Virginia. § 18.2-415. Disorderly conduct in public places. A person is guilty of disorderly conduct if, with the intent to cause public inconvenience, annoyance or alarm, […]

Trial for Misdemeanor Solicitation of Prostitution in Fairfax Results in No Jail Time

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Solicitation of Prostitution charge under Va Code 18.2-346 resulted no jail time at completion of trial. Fairfax County General District Court, 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. § 18.2-346. Prostitution; commercial sexual conduct; commercial exploitation of a minor; penalties. A. Any person who, for money or its […]

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 […]

City of Fairfax Public Intoxication Misdemeanor Charge DROPPED at First Hearing

CITY OF FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Public Intoxication Misdemeanor Charge, VA Code 18.2-366 and City of Fairfax Code 54-228, for behaving intoxicated and urinating in public, was DROPPED at first hearing. City of Fairfax General District Court,10455 Armstrong Street, Fairfax, VA 22030. Sec. 54-228. Intoxication in public If any person is intoxicated in […]

Fairfax Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana AMENDED to Lawful Paraphernalia Storage Violation

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana (Va Code 18.2-250.1) charge was AMENDED to a Lawful Paraphernalia Storage violation charge, with just a fine. No drug testing, no classes, no volunteer work, and no loss of license. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Read more […]

First Offense Reckless Driving 20+MPH Over REDUCED to Speeding 1-9MPH Over

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor charge of Reckless Driving by Speeding Over 20 MPH Over the limit, Va Code 46.2-862, was AMENDED and REDUCED to a Speeding Ticket at a reduced speed of 1-9 MPH over, non-criminal, with just a fine. Va Code 46.2-862 Exceeding speed limit. A person shall be guilty of […]

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. […]

Falls Church DWI was REDUCED to Reckless Driving, No Jail Time & No Alcohol Classes, Related Drug Charge DROPPED

FALLS CHURCH DWI DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: DWI Arrest and charge under Va Code 18.2-266 was AMENDED and REDUCED to Reckless Driving, punished by just a $500 fine. No License suspension, no jail time, no alcohol classes, no monitoring. Related drug charge was DROPPED. Falls Church General District Court located at 300 Park Avenue, Room 107E, […]

Falls Church Misdemeanor Possession of Prescription Drug Xanax Charges DROPPED

FALLS CHURCH CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Va Code 18.2-250 Misdemeanor possession of schedule IV Alprazolam, Xanax, were DROPPED at the first hearing. Falls Church General District Court located at 300 Park Avenue, Room 107E, Falls Church, VA 22046. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession […]

Felony & Misdemeanor Possession of Prescription Drugs Schedule I and IV Charges DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DRUG DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony charges and misdemeanor charges for possession of Schedule I and Schedule IV prescription drugs were DROPPED for insufficient evidence. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, […]

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 […]

Arlington VA Public Intoxication Charge for Bar Argument will be DISMISSED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Public Intoxication misdemeanor charge (Va Law 18.2-388, Arlington Code 17-7) for arguing with bartenders at an Arlington Bar and related conduct, will be DISMISSED after 12 months of good behavior and 30 hours of community service. Courthouse: Arlington General District Court District Court, 1425 N. Courthouse Road, Arlington Virginia. […]

Arlington VA Sleeping in Public Intoxication Charge to be DISMISSED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Public Intoxication misdemeanor charge (Va Law 18.2-388, Arlington Code 17-7) for sleeping in a public place, will be DISMISSED after 9 months of good behavior. Courthouse: Arlington General District Court District Court, 1425 N. Courthouse Road, Arlington Virginia. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN […]

Fairfax Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana REDUCED to Lawful Paraphernalia Charge

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA MARIJUANA DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana (Va Code 18.2-250.1) charges were AMENDED to Lawful Paraphernalia Storage charge, with just a fine. No drug testing, no classes, no volunteer work, and no loss of license. Related traffic ticket was REDUCED to a no-point violation. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 […]

Fairfax Misdemeanor Reckless Driving 89/55 REDUCED to Speeding Ticket

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor charge of Reckless Driving by Speeding 89/55, Va Code 46.2-862, was AMENDED and REDUCED to a Speeding Ticket, non-criminal, with just a fine. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / […]

Fairfax VA Possession of Marijuana Charges DROPPED at First Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DRUG DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana (Va Code 18.2-250.1) charges were DROPPED at first hearing, notwithstanding a full confession! Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of […]

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 […]

Arlington Virginia DUI REDUCED to Reckless Driving, Related Misdemeanors Dismissed

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: First Offense DUI Charge, Va Code 18.2-266, was AMENDED and REDUCED to Reckless Driving, penalized by just a $300 fine, ASAP classes, 6 months restricted license, but NO JAIL time. No DWI record! Two related misdemeanor charges were dropped.

Second DWI in Fairfax, BAC .20, REDUCED and Resulted in NO JAIL TIME

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DWI DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Second Offense DWI Charge under 18.2-266 with a BAC of .20 after vehicle collision was REDUCED to a DWI 1st with no BAC level, and finalized with no jail time, just ASAP, a fine, and License suspension. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia. […]

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 […]

Reckless Driving by Speed Reduced by 21 MPH Down to Speeding 9 Miles Over Limit

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor charge of Reckless Driving by Speeding 85/55, Va Code 46.2-862, was AMENDED and REDUCED to a Speeding Ticket, non-criminal, at a speed reduced by 21 Miles to 64/55 (just 9 miles over) with just a fine. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. […]

Virginia Petit Larceny Charge DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge VA Code 18.2-96, for shoplifting at Target, was DROPPED at the first hearing for insufficient evidence. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws […]

NOT GUILTY Assault on Family or Household Member in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA Domestic Assault Attorney Case Result: Domestic assault accusations charged under VA Code 18.2-57.2 for Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member after wife accused her husband of punching her in the face, bruising her face and causing bleeding nose, resulted in a NOT GUILTY verdict at trial. In the Juvenile and […]

Arlington VA DWI .14 REDUCED to Reckless Driving

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA DWI ATTORNEY RESULT: First Offense DWI Charge, 18.2-266, with a BAC of .19 on the street and .14 at the station, was AMENDED and REDUCED to Reckless Driving, penalized by just a $500 fine, ASAP classes, 6 months restricted license, and 5 days in jail to serve on the weekends. No DWI record!

Arlington VA Drug / Marijuana DUI Charges DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: Felony Possession of Schedule II and Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana, both charges DROPPED for insufficient evidence. Related DUI charge was AMENDED and REDUCED to Reckless Driving, penalized by just a $300 fine. No Drug or Alcohol classes, no loss of license, no drug conviction record and no DWI record!

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. […]

Virginia Domestic Assault AMENDED to Simple Assault and Set for DISMISSAL After 6 Months

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Va Code 18.2-57.2 Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member charge for a fight between a boyfriend and a girlfriend was AMENDED to a Simple Assault charge under Va Code 18.2-57, and that was scheduled for DISMISSAL after 6 months of good behavior and completion of an […]

First Offense Grand Larceny in Fairfax VA REDUCED, Related Misdemeanor Larceny Charges DROPPED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: First Offense Felony Grand Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-95) was AMENDED and REDUCED to Misdemeanor Concealing, with no active penalties. Related Petit Larceny charge was DROPPED. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand […]

Fairfax Reckless Driving 85/55 REDUCED to Speeding Ticket

FAIRFAX RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor charge of Reckless Driving by Speeding 85/55, Va Code 46.2-862, was AMENDED and REDUCED to a Speeding Ticket, non-criminal, with just a fine. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 […]

Virginia Second Offense Grand Larceny Charge DROPPED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Second Offense Felony Grand Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for shoplifting was DROPPED. Related Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting was reduced to a Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Charge (VA Code 18.2-96) with no active penalties. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read more about […]

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 […]

Fairfax VA Distribution of Marijuana Va Code 18.2-248.1 NOT PROSECUTED by Agreement w Defense Attorney

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DRUG DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT:Charges for Distribution of Marijuana under Va Code 18.2-248.1 were NOT PROSECUTED by agreement with Defense Attorney. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chainbridge Rd, Fairfax, VA. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with […]

3rd Offense Possession of Marijuana in Arlington VA REDUCED to Paraphernalia NO Penalties

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA DRUG DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Third Offense Possession of Marijuana Charge, Class 1 Misdemeanor under Va Code 18.2-250, AMENDED and REDUCED to Paraphernalia charge with no active penalties. No license suspension, no ASAP classes, no drug testing, no volunteer work. Arlington County General District Court at 1425 Courthouse Road, Arlington, VA. Read more […]

Arlington VA Reckless Driving 87/55 Misdemeanor Conviction OVERTURNED & Charge REDUCED to Traffic Ticket

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA RECKLESS DRIVING DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Conviction for Criminal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 87/55 (46.2-862) was OVERTURNED and charge was REDUCED to a traffic ticket at a lower speed with a fine.

Solicitation of Prostitution in Fairfax Virginia REDUCED to Trespass

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Solicitation of Prostitution charge under Va Code 18.2-346 REDUCED and AMENDED to Trespass, with just a $250 fine and no jail time. Fairfax County General District Court, 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. § 18.2-346. Prostitution; commercial sexual conduct; commercial exploitation of a minor; penalties. A. Any […]

NOT GUILTY of Brandishing Firearm in Virginia in Self Defense

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Client was acquitted at trial and found NOT GUILTY of Brandishing a Firearm, the defense prevailing on theory of self defense. Va Law § 18.2-282. Pointing, holding, or brandishing firearm, air or gas operated weapon or object similar in appearance; penalty. A. It shall be unlawful for any […]

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

NOT GUILTY DWI First Offense in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DWI DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: First Offense DWI Charge under 18.2-266 was thrown out of court upon defense win of Motion to Suppress after commencement of trial, with the client walking away NOT GUILTY. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia. Read more about DUI Law: Virginia DUI Laws, Penalties […]

Felony Possession of Controlled Substance Oxycodone Schedule II Charges DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA DRUG DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Va Code 18.2-250 Felony Possession of Controlled Substance Oxycodone, a Schedule II in the Virginia Drug Control Act, was DROPPED at the Preliminary Hearing for insufficient evidence to prosecute. Arlington County General District Court at 1425 Courthouse Road, Arlington, VA. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law […]

Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana REDUCED to Improper Storage of Lawful Paraphernalia

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DRUG DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana (Va Code 18.2-250.1) charge was threatened to be increased to the more appropriate charge of Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana; but the Defense prevailed and instead of an increase, the charge was reduced and amended to Improper Storage of Lawful Paraphernalia. No drug […]

Virginia Code 46.2-613 Traffic Misdemeanor Charge DROPPED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULTS: Class 2 Misdemeanor charge for Va Code 46.2-613 registration violation was DROPPED at first hearing. Courthouse: Arlington County General District Court, 1425 N. Courthouse Rd, Arlington, VA 22201 § 46.2-613. Offenses relating to registration, licensing, and certificates of title; penalty. No person shall: 1. Operate or permit the […]

Possession of Marijuana AMENDED to Trespassing with Just a Fine

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DRUG DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana (Va Code 18.2-250.1) charges were AMENDED to Trespassing – with just a fine. No drug testing, no drug classes, no continuous supervision, no volunteer work, and no license suspension (as are penalties normally associated with a Possession case or a the First Offense disposition). […]

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. […]

Fairfax Virginia Drunk in Public Arrest Charges DROPPED at First Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Public Intoxication Misdemeanor Charges, VA Code 18.2-366 and Fairfax County Code 5-1-1, for acting drunk at a bar, were DROPPED at the first hearing. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC LAW […]

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. […]

Arlington Virginia 17-21 Urinating in Public Misdemeanor Charge DROPPED at First Hearing

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULTS: Class 1 Misdemeanor charge for Urinating in Public was DROPPED at first hearing. Courthouse: Arlington County General District Court, 1425 N. Courthouse Rd, Arlington, VA 22201 Arlington County Code § 17-21. Urinating and Defecating in Public Prohibited. A. It shall be unlawful for any person to urinate or […]

Virginia Aggressive Driving Misdemeanor Charge REDUCED to Traffic Infraction

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA AGGRESSIVE DRIVING ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor charge of Aggressive Driving under Va Law 46.2-868.1 was REDUCED to a traffic infraction. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Va Law § 46.2-868.1 Aggressive driving; penalties. A. A person is guilty of aggressive driving if (i) the person violates one or […]

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: […]

Criminal Reckless Driving 46.2-863 for Failure to Yield REDUCED to Traffic Intraction

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA RECKLESS DRIVING DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Criminal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving for Failure to Yield (46.2-863), was REDUCED to a traffic infraction.

Fairfax Grand Larceny Over $1000 REDUCED to Trespass Charge

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: First Offense Felony Grand Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for shoplifting over $1000 in merchandise at an Apple store was REDUCED and AMENDED to a Misdemeanor Trespass Charge, with 2.5 days in jail as penalty. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read […]

Virginia Possession of Marijuana Charges DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence, Investigation for Possession with Intent to Distribute Terminated

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DRUG DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana (Va Code 18.2-250.1) charges were DROPPED for insufficient evidence to prosecute, and related ongoing investigation of client for Possession with Intent to Distribute was terminated based on this result. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Read more […]

Virginia Possession of Marijuana AMENDED to Lawful Paraphernalia

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DRUG DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana (Va Code 18.2-250.1) was AMENDED to a charge of Improper Disposition of Lawful Paraphernalia, with just a fine, after client confessed to possession to officer. No license suspension, no ASAP classes, no community service, and no waiting. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 […]

Virginia Reckless Driving 101/55 Results in NO JAIL TIME

FAIRFAX RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor charge of Reckless Driving by Speeding 101/55, Va Code 46.2-862, resulted in just 2 months of a suspended license and NO JAIL TIME. (The expected disposition from a judge in a reckless speeding case is 1-2 days in jail for every mile sped over 90MPH.) Fairfax County General District […]

4th Offense Public Intoxication Charge DISMISSED in Arlington VA

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Public Intoxication misdemeanor charge (Va Law 18.2-388, Arlington Code 17-7), a 4th offense for the defendant in the past 2 years was DISMISSED. Courthouse: Arlington General District Court District Court, 1425 N. Courthouse Road, Arlington Virginia. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC LAW […]

Fairfax Reckless Driving 46.2-852 REDUCED to Traffic Infraction

FAIRFAX RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor charge of Reckless Driving Generally, Va Code 46.2-852, was REDUCED to a traffic infraction for Improper Driving, due to insufficient evidence. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 Misdemeanor Speeding […]

Virginia Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana Charges DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DRUG DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana (Va Code 18.2-250.1) charges were DROPPED for insufficient evidence. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent […]

Fairfax Reckless Driving Charge for Vehicle Collision DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

FAIRFAX RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor charge of Reckless Driving due to vehicle collision was DROPPED due to insufficient evidence. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 Misdemeanor Speeding Laws, Penalties and Defenses

Failure to Pay Cab Driver, Assault & Battery, Destruction of Property, and Public Intoxication – All 4 Misdemeanor Charges DISMISSED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT:Client was facing 4 criminal charges for an altercation with a cab driver. Class 1 jailable Misdemeanors included Failure to Pay for Rental Vehicle with intent to Defraud under Va Code 18.2-206, Assault and Battery under Va Code 18.2-57, and Destruction of Property with Intent under Va Code 18.2-137. […]

Virginia Criminal Reckless Driving REDUCED to Parking Citation

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA RECKLESS DRIVING DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Criminal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving Generally (46.2-852), was AMENDED and REDUCED to a parking in fraction, with a $25 fine.

Public Intoxication (with Attempted Assault on Arresting Police Officer) Charges to be DISMISSED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Public Intoxication misdemeanor charges (Va Law 18.2-388, Arlington Code 17-7) for intoxication and attempted assault on arresting officer will be DISMISSED after 12 months of good behavior and 20 hours of community service. Courthouse: Arlington General District Court District Court, 1425 N. Courthouse Road, Arlington Virginia. Read more about […]

Fairfax Felony Grand Larceny First Offense Shoplifting Charge DROPPED, Second Offense REDUCED to Misdemeanor, No Jail

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: First Offense Felony Grand Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for shoplifting was DROPPED. Second Offense Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting, from same merchant, was reduced to a Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Charge (VA Code 18.2-96) with no active penalties. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia […]

Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana AMENDED to Lawful Possession of Paraphernalia

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DRUG DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana (Va Code 18.2-250.1) was AMENDED to a charge of Improper Disposition of Lawful Paraphernalia, with just a fine. No license suspension, no ASAP classes, no community service, and no waiting. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Read […]

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 […]

Misdemeanor Reckless Driving Passing Stopped School Bus REDUCED to Traffic Infraction

FAIRFAX RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor charge of Reckless Driving for passing a stopped school bus was REDUCED to a traffic infraction. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 Misdemeanor Speeding Laws, Penalties and Defenses

Fairfax Juvenile Reckless Driving 65/35 to be DISMISSED

FAIRFAX RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor charge of Reckless Driving by Speeding 65/35, VA Code 46.2-862, was first REDUCED and AMENDED to Speeding 19 miles over, and the amended speeding ticket was then scheduled for DISMISSAL upon completion of a driver improvement class. Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge […]

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 […]