Fairfax Criminal Defense Attorney

Law office in Fairfax, VA at 10560 Main Street, our attorneys defend Virginia Felony and Misdemeanor criminal charges in the Fairfax County courthouse at 4110 Chainbridge Rd, Fairfax, VA, at the City of Fairfax courthouse at 10455 Armstrong Street, Fairfax, VA, and the Town of Vienna courthouse at 127 Center St S.

Fairfax Virginia Manslaughter Charges DISMISSED

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Client was charged with Involuntary Manslaughter under Va Code § 18.2-36.1 (penalty maximum – 10 years in prison) for allegedly driving drunk and causing a collision which resulted in the death of the other driver (initially charged as DUI after the collision, with charges later raised to Manslaughter upon Grand […]

Felony Charges for PWID Schedule I/II Acid Tabs & LSD and Related Firearms Charges DISMISSED

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: A felony charge for the Possession With Intent to Distribute (PWID) Acid Tabs / LSD under Va Law 18.2-248 was AMENDED to Possession under Va Law 18.2-251, and the Possession charge was then DISMISSED after two years of probation. Related firearms charges were DISMISSED earlier. Read more about […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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  

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: […]

Dangerous Dog and Canine Criminal Laws in Virginia

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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. […]

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: […]

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 & […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fairfax County Criminal Laws and Penalties

Fairfax County, Virginia Criminal Laws and Penalties Fairfax County enforces Virginia felony and misdemeanor laws, in addition to Fairfax County local laws. Fairfax County Police Department enforces local Fairfax County laws and Virginia laws through citations, summons, and arrest. Misdemeanors, traffic tickets, Reckless Driving citations, and DWI charges are prosecuted in the Fairfax County General […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Fairfax County Criminal Attorney & DWI Defense

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

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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). […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

Misdemeanor Hit and Run REDUCED to Non-Criminal Traffic Ticket

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Hit and Run charge under VA Code 46.2-896, was REDUCED to a non-criminal traffic infraction with a fine of $250. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030 Read more about Hit and Run Law: Virginia Hit and Run Laws, Penalties and […]

DWI Charges DISMISSED for Insufficient Evidence

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA DWI DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Fairfax County, Virginia DWI charge under Va Code 18.2-266, with mandatory minimum jail time penalty for having a young child in the vehicle at the time of the offense, was DISMISSED for insufficient evidence. Client entered into a Not Guilty plea deal to a related civil violation of Refusal. […]

Domestic Assault Charges DROPPED for Self Defense Evidence

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DOMESTIC ASSAULT DEFENSE ATTORNEY: Domestic assault accusations charges DROPPED after Defense presented self-defense evidence. In the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court for the County of Fairfax: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Va Code 18.2-57.2 Assault […]

DWI for Falling Asleep while Vehicle in Drive, NO JAIL

FAIRAX VIRGINIA DWI DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: First Offense DWI charge under Va Code 18.2-266 for falling asleep behind the wheel while the vehicle was in drive resulted in NO JAIL time. Client was sentenced to minimum penalty under DWI law. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia. Read more about […]

DWI 2nd Offense in 5 Years, BAC .15 REDUCED, Eluding Police DISMISSED

FAIRAX VIRGINIA DWI DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Client was driving in the opposite direction on I495, passing out of consciousness. Client did not stop vehicle for police signals. Second Offense DWI charge under Va Code 18.2-266 with a BAC level of .15, was AMENDED and REDUCED to a DWI Second offense without a BAC level. Related […]

Domestic Assault on Family Household Member Charges DROPPED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DOMESTIC ASSAULT DEFENSE ATTORNEY: Assault accusations for pulling and pushing spouse resulted in DROPPED CHARGES due to 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 Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s Explanation […]

Fairfax Reckless Driving 82/55 REDUCED to Speeding Ticket at Reduced Speed of 74/55

FAIRFAX RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 82/55 charge, VA Code 46.2-862, for speeding on I495 resulted in a REDUCTION and AMENDMENT of the offense to a non-criminal speeding ticket at a reduced speed of 74/55, that was punished only by a $150 fine. No license suspension, no criminal record, no jail […]

Reckless Driving in Fairfax Reduced to Speeding Ticket

FAIRFAX RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 47/25 charge, VA Code 46.2-862, for speeding in a residential district resulted in a REDUCTION and AMENDMENT of the offense to a non-criminal speeding ticket at a reduced speed of 44/25, that was punished only by a $100 fine. No license suspension, no criminal record, […]

Domestic Assault Charge DISMISSED on Appeal

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DOMESTIC ASSAULT DEFENSE ATTORNEY: After losing the trial, we appealed the case to Circuit Court, where we prevailed and received a DISMISSAL of the charges. In the Circuit Court for the County of Fairfax: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense […]

Misdemeanor Reckless Driving on Highway in Fairfax Virginia REDUCED to non-criminal Improper Driving Citation

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving Generally charge, VA Code 46.2-852, for speeding and erratically changing lanes, causing other drivers to break or change course in order to avoid collision, resulted in a REDUCTION and AMENDMENT of the offense to a non-criminal citation for Improper Driving, that was punished only by a […]

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

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

Fairfax VA Reckless Driving by Speeding 84/55 REDUCED to Speeding Ticket at Reduced Speed of 74/55

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 84 MPH in a 55 zone (VA Code 46.2-862) with a Client who had prior criminal and traffic record, resulted in a REDUCTION and AMENDMENT of the offense to a non-criminal speeding ticket at a REDUCED speed of 74/55, that was punished only […]

Fairfax Virginia Possession of Marijuana Results in DISMISSAL Disposition

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DRUG DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana (Va Code 18.2-250.1) was scheduled for DISMISSAL. 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 to Distribute, […]

Fairfax Grand Larceny REDUCED to Misdemeanor, No Penalties

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for shoplifting at Walmart 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 Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand […]

Fairfax Virginia Felony DUI 3rd Offense Charges DROPPED at Preliminary Hearing for Insufficient Evidence

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, after multiple hearings resulted in the government being forced to DROP the charges for insufficient evidence to continue prosecution.

Fairfax VA Vehicle Collision DWI REDUCED to Traffic Ticket

FAIRFAX DUI ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor DUI charge under Va Code 18.2-266, after vehicle collision involving evidence of driver’s alcohol consumption, resulted in an AMENDMENT and REDUCTION of the charge to just a Traffic Ticket punishable only by a $500 fine. No criminal record, no jail time, no alcohol classes, no probation, and no license […]

Juvenile DUI Vehicle Collision in Fairfax Virginia Results in REDUCED Charge, No Jail

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA JUVENILE DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: Juvenile charged with DUI (Va Code 18.2-266.1), after vehicle collision involving evidence of driver’s alcohol consumption, resulted in AMENDMENT and REDUCTION of the charge to a Reckless Driving offense, punished only by 6 a restricted driver’s license and an alcohol education class. No community service, no jail time, no […]

Fairfax Virginia Reckless Driving 92/55 REDUCED to Speeding, No Jail Time

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: First Offense Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 92 MPH in a 55 zone (VA Code 46.2-862) resulted in a REDUCTION and AMENDMENT of the offense to a traffic speed violation that was punished only by a $250 fine. No license suspension, no criminal record, no jail time. Fairfax […]

First Offense Reckless Driving in Virginia REDUCED to No Point Violation

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: First Offense Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 80 MPH in a 55 zone (VA Code 46.2-862) resulted in a REDUCTION and AMENDMENT of the offense to a traffic violation that does not register in Client’s home state as a point violation. This deal included an agreed-upon $150 fine. […]

Fairfax VA Shoplifting Misdemeanor Larceny DROPPED at First Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-96), for shoplifting at Walmart, 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 […]

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

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

Fairfax Virginia Reckless Driving 92/55 Results in Just a Fine

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 92 MPH in a 55 zone (VA Code 46.2-862) resulted in just a $250 fine. No license suspension, no jail time. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: […]

Fairfax Juvenile Grand Larceny Shoplifting Charge DISMISSED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Juvenile client facing Felony Grand Larceny charges (VA Code 18.2-95, 18.2-103) for Shoplifting over $1000.00 in merchandise from Target, had charges DIVERTED to be DISMISSED before they can be entered into the criminal system, and so the client is able to keep a clean record. Diversion required only […]

Fairfax VA Larceny Charge for Theft of Weapon DROPPED at First Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-96), for larceny of a weapon at the Dulles Expo Center Gun Show in Chantilly Virginia, 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 & […]

Fairfax VA Possession of Marijuana and Trespass in Park After Dark ALL CHARGES DROPPED at First Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA MARIJUANA DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana (Va Code 18.2-250.1) and Misdemeanor Trespassing in a Park After Dark (Va Code 15.2-5705) were both DROPPED at first hearing. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & […]

First Offense Reckless Driving in Fairfax Virginia 86/55 REDUCED to a Speeding Ticket at Lower Speed

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 86 MPH in a 55 zone, First Offense, (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a Speeding ticket at a REDUCED speed of 84/55, with just a $175 fine. No license suspension, no jail time, no criminal record. Fairfax County General District […]

Fairfax VA Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Shoplifting Charges DROPPED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-96) for shoplifting at Walmart was DROPPED 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 and Defenses

Fairfax Virginia Felony Grand Larceny and Felony Possession of Burglary Tools DISMISSED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Juvenile client facing Felony Grand Larceny / Shoplifting charges (VA Code 18.2-95, 18.2-103) and Felony Possession of Burglary Tools (VA Code 18.2-94) had charges DIVERTED to be DISMISSED before they can be entered into the criminal system, and so the client is able to keep a clean record. […]

Misdemeanor Hit and Run in Fairfax VA REDUCED to a Non-Criminal Traffic Ticket

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Hit and Run charge under VA Code 46.2-896, was REDUCED to a non-criminal local Fairfax county ordinance with a fine of $50. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030 Read more about Hit and Run Law: Virginia Hit and Run Laws, Penalties […]

Reckless Driving 89 MPH in Fairfax VA REDUCED to Speeding Ticket at a Lower Speed

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 89 MPH in a 65 zone, First Offense, (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a Speeding ticket at a REDUCED speed of 86/65, with just a $250 fine. No license suspension, no jail time, no criminal record. Fairfax County General District […]

Fairfax VA DUI 2nd Offense in 5 Years with BAC .19 REDUCED, Removing 10 Days of a Mandatory Minimum Jail Sentence

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: Second DWI Offense in a 5 Year period, an elevated charge under Va. Code 18.2-266 with a mandatory minimum jail sentence of 20 days of incarceration, was AMENDED and REDUCED to a Second DWI Offense in a 10 Year period, which reduced the mandatory minimum time by half. The elevated […]

First Offense DWI in Fairfax Virginia Results in No Jail Penalties

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: First DWI Offense under Va. Code 18.2-266 was sentenced only to the minimum penalties under the law, to include no active jail sentence.

Virginia Reckless Driving 90/55 REDUCED and AMENDED to Non-criminal Infraction at Lower Speed

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 90 MPH in a 55 zone (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a Speeding ticket at a lower speed, with just a $150 fine. This client had a very unfavorable traffic record, yet this case resulted in no license suspension, no […]

Fairfax Reckless Driving 84/55 REDUCED to Speeding at Reduced Speed

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 84 MPH in a 55 zone, First Offense, (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a Speeding ticket at a REDUCED speed of 74/55, with just a $100 fine. No license suspension, no jail time, no criminal record. Fairfax County General District […]

Fairfax County First Offense Reckless Driving Charge REDUCED to a Zero-Point County Code Infraction

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 77 MPH in a 55 zone, First Offense, (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED and AMENDED to a local county code traffic ordinance for failure to obey a sign, with just a $100 fine. No points, no license suspension, no jail time, […]

Fairfax Virginia Domestic Assault Charges DROPPED at First Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: VA Code 18.2-57.2 – Domestic Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member, Class 1 Misdemeanor charge, for a sister accused of hitting her sibling was DROPPED at the first hearing. Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax Virginia. Read more […]

Fairfax Virginia Felony Grand Larceny to be DISMISSED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for shoplifting was reduced to a Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Charge (VA Code 18.2-96) and will be DISMISSED in 3 months, after completion of 24 hours of community service. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read […]

Fairfax VA Reckless Driving 90/55 REDUCED to Speeding Ticket, Just a Fine

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 90 MPH in a 55 zone, First Offense, (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a regular Speeding Ticket with just a $250 fine. No license suspension, no jail time, no criminal record. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge […]

Fairfax VA DWI 2nd Offense in 5 Years with BAC .16 REDUCED, Removing 10 Days of a Mandatory Minimum Jail Sentence

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: Second DWI Offense in a 5 Year period, an elevated charge under Va. Code 18.2-266 with a mandatory minimum jail sentence of 20 days of incarceration, was AMENDED and REDUCED to a Second DWI Offense in a 10 Year period, which reduced the mandatory minimum time to 10 days of […]

Fairfax VA Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting REDUCED to Misdemeanor, No Jail Time

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for shoplifting in JC Penny was reduced to a Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Charge (VA Code 18.2-96), with no active jail time and no active penalties. Related Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor charge (Va Code 18.2-371) for involving minor child […]

Fairfax Virginia Felony Hit and Run (Alcohol Involved) REDUCED to Misdemeanor w/ No Jail Time, DWI Avoided

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Hit and Run charge under VA Code 46.2-894 for failure to report an accident with injuries, was AMENDED and REDUCED to a Misdemeanor Hit and Run of unattended property under VA Code 46.2-896, without any active jail time and without a fine. Alcohol involvement resulted in a […]

Reckless Driving 88/55 Charges DROPPED, DUI Charge Avoided, Possession of Marijuana Charge Amended to Paraphernalia

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Defendant was charged with Reckless Driving by Speeding 88/55, admitted to possessing a significant amount of Marijuana in his vehicle, and admitted to smoking marijuana before driving. The Reckless Driving by Speed (Va Code 46.2-862) DROPPED. A DUI charge for driving under the influence of marijuana was avoided. The Possession of […]

Fairfax Virginia Drunk in Public Charge DROPPED at First Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Public Intoxication Misdemeanor Charge, VA Code 18.2-366 and Fairfax County Code 5-1-1 was 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 | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation […]

Fairfax Virginia Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Charge REDUCED to Trespass

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Charge (VA Code 18.2-96) for shoplifting at JC Penny was REDUCED and amended to Trespass, with just a $150 fine. Fairfax County General District Court: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, […]

Attorney Representation During Fairfax Police Investigation of Felony Hit and Run Results in NO CHARGES FILED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Attorney representation during a Fairfax Police investigation of Felony Hit and Run charges resulted in NO CHARGES FILED due to attorney interference. Read more about Hit and Run Law: Virginia Hit and Run Laws, Penalties and Defenses for Charges in Alexandria, Fairfax, Arlington. Read more about Attorney Representation here: […]

Fairfax VA Misdemeanor Reckless Driving Generally REDUCED to Citation

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving Generally, First Offense, (VA Code 46.2-852) was REDUCED and AMENDED to an “Improper Driving” citation with a $250 fine. No license suspension, no jail time, no criminal record. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Read more about Virginia […]

Fairfax VA Felony Grand Larceny Value Over $4,750 REDUCED to Misdemeanor

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny Charge (VA Code 18.2-95) for shoplifting over $4,750.00 in value of merchandise at Bloomingdales was REDUCED at the Preliminary Hearing to a Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge for a value below $200.00. The sentence was a $250 fine and 4 days remaining to serve in jail, […]

Fairfax County Misdemeanor Hit and Run REDUCED to a Non-criminal Offense

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Fairfax County Hit and Run misdemeanor charge under VA Code 46.2-896 was REDUCED to a non-criminal local county ordinance with a fine of $50. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. The client was represented by Marina Medvin, a Fairfax County criminal […]

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

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

Second Offense Possession of Marijuana and Reckless Driving ALL CHARGES REDUCED, DUID Charge Avoided

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Defendant was charged with Reckless Driving and admitting to Possession of Marijuana in his vehicle and having smoked the marijuana before driving, in addition to exhibiting intoxicated behavior. DUID charge was avoided. The Possession of Marijuana charge (Va Code 18.2-248) was AMENDED and REDUCED to Paraphernalia, with just a fine; no […]

Fairfax Virginia First Offense DWI Charge BAC .17 REDUCED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: First Offense DWI Charge under Va. Code 18.2-266, with a BAC level of .17 (which carries an automatic penalty increase to 5 days in jail as a mandatory minimum due to the elevated blood alcohol content above .15 for first time offenders) was REDUCED to an unenhanced DUI and resulted […]

Possession with Intent to Distribute to be DISMISSED in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA MARIJUANA DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana (Va Code 18.2-248.1) was REDUCED to simple Possession of Marijuana and is set to be DISMISSED after 6 months of first offender programs under the Virginia Code 18.2-251, 251 Disposition. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. […]

Fairfax Virginia Felony Grand Larceny Charge DROPPED at Preliminary Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Grand Larceny Charge (VA Code 18.2-95) was DROPPED at the Preliminary Hearing based on 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 and Defenses

Fairfax County Virginia Drunk in Public Charge 5-1-1 DROPPED at First Court Date

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor Drunk in Public misdemeanor charge (Va Law 18.2-388, Fairfax County Code 5-1-1) was DROPPED at the first hearing. Courthouse: Fairfax County General District Court, 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC LAW | A criminal defense lawyer’s […]

Hit and Run in the City of Fairfax REDUCED to a Traffic Ticket That Will NOT Appear on a Record

CITY OF FAIRFAX: A Fairfax City felony hit and run charge for an accident involving vehicle damage over $1000, a felony under Virginia law 46.2-896, was REDUCED to a local Fairfax City infraction with a fine of $125. City of Fairfax General District Court at City Hall, 10455 Armstrong Street, Fairfax, VA 22030. Read more […]

Reckless Driving 81/55 REDUCED to a Speeding Ticket at a Lower Speed in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed 81 in a 55 (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED and AMENDED to a regular speeding ticket at a REDUCED speed of 74 in a 55. Defendant had a prior speeding ticket on his record. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, […]

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

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

Fairfax Virginia Reckless Driving Over 100 MPH Results in 1 Day in Jail

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 101 in a 55 (VA Code 46.2-862), with officer’s testimony that his cruiser was going 131 MPH and the client was speeding away from him at a higher speed than that (the 101 was the speed the officer initially registered on his radar device, […]

ALL 3 CHARGES DROPPED Related to Public Intoxication and Destruction of Property in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL ATTORNEY RESULT: Three misdemeanor charges – Drunk in Public misdemeanor charge (Va Law 18.2-388, Fairfax County Code 5-1-1), associated Destruction of Property Charge, and Open Container Charge (Fairfax Code 5-1-25) – were all DROPPED. Courthouse: Fairfax County General District Court, 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Read more about Drunk in […]

Fairfax VA Felony Arson / Malicious Burning Charge DISMISSED

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA Criminal defense attorney case result: Fairfax VA Felony Arson / Malicious Burning Charge DISMISSED   Felony Arson / Malicious Burning charges under VA Code 18.2-77 and 18.2-81, with client facing up to life in prison for allegedly setting an occupied dwelling / apartment building on fire, were DISMISSED for insufficient evidence after a […]

Virginia Misdemeanor Reckless Driving First Offense REDUCED to a Traffic Ticket

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: A First Offense Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed 80/55 (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a Speeding ticket at a reduced speed for going 19 over (Speeding 74/55). The client walked away with just a $250 fine, no license suspension, no criminal record, and no jail time. Fairfax […]

Second Offense Reckless Driving 85/55 in Fairfax Virginia REDUCED to a Regular Speeding Ticket

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Second Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed 85/55 (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a Speeding ticket, just days after the first offense Reckless Driving was reduced as well. The client walked away with just a $150 fine, no license suspension, no criminal record, and no jail time. Fairfax […]

Misdemeanor Reckless Driving 87/55 in Fairfax Virginia REDUCED to a Regular Speeding Ticket

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed 87/55 (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a Speeding ticket. The client walked away with just a small fine, no license suspension, no criminal record, and no jail time. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia, 22030. Read […]

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

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

Fairfax Virginia Drunk in Public Charge DROPPED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Drunk in Public misdemeanor charge (Va Law 18.2-388, Fairfax County Code 5-1-1) was DROPPED after completion of 28 hours of community service. Courthouse: Fairfax County General District Court, 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC LAW | A […]

Fairfax Virginia Reckless Driving 80/55 REDUCED to Speeding 64/55

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed 80/55 (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a Speeding ticket for a reduced speed of 64/55, just 9 miles over. The client walked away with just a small fine, no license suspension, no criminal record, no jail time. Fairfax County General District Court […]

Possession of Marijuana in Fairfax Virginia Charge DROPPED at 1st Hearing, Related Trespass Charge will be Dismissed

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Possession of Marijuana (VA Code 18.2-250.1) was DROPPED at the first hearing. A related local ordinance charge for Trespass at a Park After Dark was continued to be DISMISSED after completion of 24 hours of community service. No drug testing, no license suspension, and no need for the […]

Fairfax Virginia Hit and Run Charges DROPPED at First Hearing

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Hit and Run charge for a Fairfax accident involving unattended property, VA law 46.2-896, was DROPPED at the first hearing for insufficient evidence to prosecute. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030. The client was represented by Fairfax attorney Marina Medvin. Read more about Fairfax Hit and […]

Fairfax Virginia Obstruction of Justice Arrest for Removing Evidence – Charge DROPPED at First Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor charge for Obstruction of Justice, VA Code 18.2-460, for removing evidence from a crime scene, was DROPPED at the first court date. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030 Read more about Obstruction of Justice Defense here: Virginia Obstruction of Justice and Resisting Arrest […]

Fairfax Virginia Obstruction of Justice Charge for Preventing Arrest Results in Just a Fine

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: An arrest for Obstruction of Justice, VA Code 18.2-460, for interfering or preventing the arrest of another, resulted in just a fine and no active jail penalties. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030 Read more about Obstruction of Justice Defense here: Virginia Obstruction of […]

Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana in Fairfax Virginia, 10X the Usual Level of Marijuana, Results in No Jail Penalty

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DRUG ATTORNEY RESULT: DUID charge under 18.2-266 (DWI code section) with the second highest blood concentration of Marijuana THC that the government’s expert has ever seen in her career, 10 times the usual levels, resulted in the minimal first time offender penalties with no active jail time.

Fairfax VA Reckless Driving Passing School Bus REDUCED to Traffic Citation

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Criminal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Passing Stopped School Bus (VA Code 46.2-859) was AMENDED and REDUCED to Improper Driving citation with just a fine. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia, 22030. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / […]

Fairfax Virginia Reckless Driving Speeding 115 in a 55

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 115 in a 55 (VA Code 46.2-862), GOING OVER 90 and MORE THAN DOUBLE THE SPEED LIMIT, and a related Failure to Appear charge, resulted in a DISMISSAL of the Failure to Appear misdemeanor, and only 7 days to serve on the Reckless […]

Crimes Against Nature, Felony Bestiality Charge REDUCED to Misdemeanor, No Jail Time

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT:   Class 6 Felony Attempted Crimes Against Nature charge for an attempt at bestiality with a dog resulted in a REDUCTION of the charge to a Misdemeanor Computer Harassment, with NO JAIL TIME. § 18.2-361. Crimes against nature; penalty. If any person carnally knows in any manner any brute animal, […]

City of Fairfax Virginia Drunk in Public Charge DISMISSED

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

Misdemeanor Reckless Driving in Fairfax Virginia REDUCED to a No-piont Citation

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Criminal Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 58 in a 35 mile per hour zone on Edsall Rd (VA Code 46.2-862) was AMENDED and REDUCED to a no-demerit-points citation. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia, 22030. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law […]

Misdemeanor Drunk in Public in City of Fairfax Virginia will be DISMISSED

CITY OF FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: A college student’s Drunk in Public misdemeanor charge (Va Law 18.2-388; Fairfax City Code 54-228) will be DISMISSED after completion of 20 hours of community service. City of Fairfax General District Court,10455 Armstrong Street, Fairfax, VA 22030. Sec. 54-228. Intoxication in public If any person is intoxicated in […]

2nd DUI / DWI & Refusal in Fairfax Virginia REDUCED / DROPPED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: DUI / DWI charges / arrest under VA Code 18.2-266 for a second DUI offense within months of the first conviction in the same county, charged as 2nd offense in 5 years, was REDUCED to 2nd offense in 10 years, allowing the client to obtain a restricted driver’s license within 4 […]

Car Accident DWI / DUI in Fairfax Virginia BAC .22 REDUCED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: DUI / DWI arrest under VA Code 18.2-266 after a 3 vehicle accident with an elevated BAC level of .22, which required 10 days of mandatory minimum jail time and additional jail penalties for causing a 3-car collision while under the influence, was REDUCED to a DUI at a reduced […]

Petit Larceny Shoplifting in Fairfax Virginia DROPPED at First Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny / Shoplifting (VA Code 18.2-96, 18.2-103) was DROPPED at the first court hearing. 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 Virginia Juvenile Shoplifting Felony Grand Larceny will be DISMISSED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Juvenile client facing Felony Grand Larceny / Shoplifting (VA Code 18.2-95, 18.2-103) had charges DIVERTED to be DISMISSED before they can be entered into the criminal system, and so the client is able to keep a clean record. Diversion required only the completion of a 1-day shoplifting class. Fairfax County […]

Fairfax Virginia 2nd Offense Possession of Marijuana to be DISMISSED, 5th Reckless Driving Misdemeanor REDUCED, and Driving on Suspended Misdemeanor DROPPED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: 3 misdemeanor charges resulted as follows: Second charge for Possession of Marijuana (VA Code 18.2-250.1) will be DISMISSED after 1st Offender treatment, related 5th Reckless Driving by Speed misdemeanor charge (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a regular speeding ticket at a reduced speed, and related Driving on Suspended […]

NOT GUILTY of Assault & Battery – Self Defense & Defense of Another

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY TRIAL RESULT: NOT GUILTY verdict in trial of a Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery Charge under VA Code 18.2-57 – defense of Self Defense and Defense of Others. Fairfax County General District Court, 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault […]

Disorderly Conduct in Fairfax Virginia Charge DROPPED at First Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 misdemeanor charge for Disorderly Conduct 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 places. A person is guilty of disorderly conduct if, with the intent to cause public inconvenience, […]

Fairfax VA Felony Grand Larceny REDUCED to Misdemeanor w/ No Jail & Possession of Burglarious Tools DROPPED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT:Va Code 18.2-95 Felony Grand Larceny charge for shoplifting at Macy’s in Fairfax Virginia was AMENDED and REDUCED to a Misdemeanor Larceny charge. The penalty is 6 months of probation. Related Va Code 18.2-94 Felony Possession of Burglarious Tools charge was DROPPED at the Preliminary Hearing. Fairfax County General District Court, […]

DUI ASAP Probation Violation in Fairfax Virginia Results in No Jail Time

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: DUI Probation violation charge for violating probation through acquiring a new alcohol-related conviction (VA Code 19.2-306, 18.2-271.1), and through violating ASAP rules by consuming alcohol, resulted in NO JAIL TIME, a rare occurrence for these types of violations. The client was facing 30 days in jail on this violation, which is […]

Felony Drug Possession of Schedule II Controlled Substance in Fairfax Virginia DISMISSED at the Preliminary Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Possession of Schedule II Controlled Substance Drug Amphetamine (Va Code 18.2-250) from conduct in Vienna was DISMISSED at the Preliminary Hearing. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030.

Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana in Fairfax Virginia DISMISSED at the Preliminary Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana (PWID, Va Code 18.2-248.1) from conduct in Vienna was DISMISSED at the Preliminary Hearing. 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: […]

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

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

DUI in Fairfax Virginia with Blood Test BAC .14 Charges DROPPED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Charge DROPPED for first DUI arrest under VA Code 18.2-266 after a car accident and blood test of .14 BAC.

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

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

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

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

Underage Possession of Alcohol by a Minor in Fairfax Virginia Misdemeanor Charge DROPPED

Fairfax Virginia Attorney’s Case Result: Class 1 Misdemeanor charge for underage Possession of Alcohol by a minor (VA Code 4.1-305) was DROPPED after completion of an Alcohol Education class. Read more about Juvenile Criminal Defense here: Virginia Juvenile Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Explanation of Laws, Penalties and Procedures for Juvenile Charges: Possession of Alcohol by a […]

Juvenile DWI / DUI in Fairfax Virginia REDUCED to Improper Driving with Only a Fine

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Juvenile’s DWI / DUI arrest under VA Code 18.2-266.1 was significantly REDUCED and AMENDED to Improper Driving, a citation with only a $300 fine. No loss of license, no ASAP classes, nor any other limitations of a DUI conviction.

Virginia Ticket for Reckless Driving Misdemeanor, Speeding 82/55 in Fairfax, REDUCED to Non-criminal Traffic Infraction at Lower Speed

Fairfax County, VIRGINIA: VA Code 46.2-862 Class 1 Misdemeanor charge of Reckless Driving for speeding 82 in a 55 resulted in a REDUCTION of the charge to a non-criminal speeding ticket at a REDUCED SPEED of 74/55 and just a $150 fine. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / […]

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

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

Charges DROPPED – Possession of Marijuana in Fairfax Virginia 18.2-250.1

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana (VA Code 18.250.1) was DROPPED at first hearing. Read more about Drug / Marijuana Law here: Virginia Drug & Marijuana Charges and Defenses for Possession of Marijuana, Paraphernalia, Possession with Intent, Distribution, and Related Offenses+

Reckless Driving By Speed 80+ in Fairfax Virginia REDUCED To Speeding Ticket at REDUCED Speed

Fairfax County, VIRGINIA: VA Code 46.2-862 Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving charge for speeding 83 in a 65 resulted in a REDUCTION of the charge to a non-criminal speeding ticket at a REDUCED SPEED of 74/65 and a $150 fine. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 Misdemeanor […]

Virginia DUI 18.2-266 Charge DROPPED

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

Fairfax County Charge Possession of Marijuana REDUCED to Trespass

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana (VA Code 18.250.1) was AMENDED to Trespass with just a $100 fine. No loss of license, no ASAP classes, and no suspended sentences. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Felony & […]

Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana (18.250.1) by a Juvenile in Fairfax Virginia will be DISMISSED

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana by a juvenile (VA Code 18.250.1) will be DISMISSED after 6 months of good behavior, completion of community service and a drug program. Read more about Juvenile Criminal Defense here: Virginia Juvenile Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Explanation of Laws, Penalties and Procedures for Juvenile Charges: Possession of Alcohol by a […]

Fairfax County Virginia Reckless Driving 82/55 Misdemeanor Charge REDUCED to Improper Driving Traffic Infraction

Fairfax County, VIRGINIA: VA Code 46.2-862 Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving charge for speeding 82 in a 55 resulted in a reduction of the charge to a citation for Improper Driving and a $150 fine. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 Misdemeanor Speeding Laws, Penalties and Defenses

2nd DUI in 3 Months, with Refusal and Driving on a Suspended License, Sentenced to 30 days

FAIRFAX COUNTY VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Second DWI arrest, taking place in Fairfax County 3 months after a prior DUI conviction in Arlington, (VA Code 18.2-266) resulted in only 30 days to serve, with the other standard DUI penalties. Related Refusal charge and Driving on a Suspended License charge were both dropped.

Reckless Driving 88 MPH in Fairfax Virginia Results in No License Suspension and No Jail Time

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: VA Code 46.2-862 Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving ticket for speeding 88 MPH in a residential area, client having a previous driving record with similar offenses, resulted in just a fine and no active jail time. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 Misdemeanor Speeding […]

Second Drunk in Public Charge in Fairfax Virginia in 3 Months DROPPED at First Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Drunk in Public misdemeanor charge (Va Law 18.2-388), a second charge within 3 months of the first one that was dropped, was DROPPED as well, at the first hearing. Read more about Public Intoxication laws and defenses here: Virginia Drunk in Public / Public Intoxication Laws and Defenses+

Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute in Fairfax Virginia REDUCED to Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Felony possession with intent to distribute 6.7oz of marijuana (VA Code 18.248.1) was REDUCED and AMENDED to misdemeanor possession of marijuana (VA Code 18.250.1), with 4 weeks to serve. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute, […]

Trial for Driving on Suspended License after DUI in Fairfax VA Results in REDUCTION of Charge

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Trial for Class 1 Misdemeanor Driving on a Suspended License after DUI Revocation in Fairfax County (VA Code 18.2-272) resulted in a REDUCTION of the charge to a Class 2 offense under Va Code 46.2-300, with just a $100 fine. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain […]

Possession of Marijuana Charge in Fairfax DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Class 1 Misdemeanor – Possession of Marijuana (VA Code 18.2-250.1) was DROPPED at the first court appearance. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Felony & Misdemeanor Drug Charges, and Drug Law FAQ

Felony Hit and Run in Fairfax County Virginia REDUCED to Misdemeanor w/ No Jail Time

ATTORNEY CASE RESULT FOR FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Fairfax Felony Hit and Run charge under VA law § 46.2-894 resulted in a reduction of the charge to a misdemeanor with no jail time, just a fine of $150 (a result that was strongly opposed by the victim). Read more about Hit and Run Law: Virginia Hit […]

Criminal Reckless Driving in Fairfax County Virginia REDUCED to Following Too Closely Infraction

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: VA Code 46.2-852 Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving charge was AMENDED and REDUCED to a Following too Closely traffic infraction with a $100 fine.

Felony Strangulation Charge in Fairfax Virginia REDUCED to Misdemeanor Assault and will be DISMISSED

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Class 6 Felony Strangulation charge (18.2-51.6) was AMENDED and REDUCED to a misdemeanor Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member (VA Code 18.2-57.2), which is scheduled to be DISMISSED. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Va Code 18.2-57.2 Assault and Battery […]

Clean Record for Juvenile Accused of Possession of Marijuana in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax, Virginia: A juvenile accused of marijuana possession (VA Code 18.2-250.1) will keep a clean record with no criminal charges or convictions on his record through the Fairfax County Juvenile Intake Diversion. Read more about Juvenile Criminal Defense here: Virginia Juvenile Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Explanation of Laws, Penalties and Procedures for Juvenile Charges: Possession of […]

Felony Possession of Controlled Substance Cocaine in Fairfax REDUCED to Accessory After the Fact

Fairfax, Virginia: Class 5 Felony possession of schedule II controlled substance under VA Code § 18.2-250 for possession of cocaine, was DROPPED and recharged as a REDUCED and AMENDED charge of Misdemeanor Accessory AFter the Fact under 18.2-19 with no active jail time. This disposition allows for more favorable treatment by the immigration courts and […]

Grand Larceny Conspiracy Charge in Fairfax DROPPED at Preliminary Hearing for Lack of Evidence

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: A felony Grand Larceny charge for conspiracy / being an accomplice / accessory for a shoplifting incident at BestBuy (see VA Code 18.2-95 and the others listed below) was DROPPED at the first appearance at the Preliminary Hearing for lack of evidence. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, […]

Felony Grand Larceny Charges in Fairfax County DROPPED at Preliminary Hearing

ATTORNEY CASE RESULT IN FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: A felony Grand Larceny charge and a misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge for juvenile wallet theft offenses, (VA Code 18.2-95 and 18.2-96), were both DROPPED at the first appearance at the Preliminary Hearing. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and […]

Hit and Run w/ Injuries to Pedestrians BOND Granted

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: A client held without bond on a high-profile case in Fairfax for a Hit and Run with injuries to persons, DUI, and Refusal, after striking multiple pedestrians, was granted a $10,000 bond after Defense motion and strong opposition by the government at the hearing. Read more about bond motions law: Bond Motions and […]

Misdemeanor Driving on Suspended License 3rd Offense in Fairfax REDUCED to a 1st Offense w/ NO JAIL

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Third offense Driving on a Suspended license under 46.2-301, with a mandatory jail term of a minimum of 10 days in jail if found guilty, was REDUCED to a first offense charge with no active jail time and only a 29 day suspension period and a […]

Fairfax VA Domestic Assault Against a Family Household Member Misdemeanor Charge DROPPED at First Appearance

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery Charge on a Family or Household Member (VA Code 18.2-57.2) was DROPPED at the first appearance. Fairfax County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s […]

Fairfax County Drunk in Public Misdemeanor Charge 5-1-1 DROPPED at First Appearance

Fairfax County, Virginia: Drunk in Public misdemeanor charge, County Code 5-1-1, Va Law 18.2-388, was DROPPED at the initial appearance. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC LAW | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of drunk in public charges and arrest requirements

Possession of Marijuana 18.2-250.1 Charge DISMISSED in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Possession of Marijuana Class 1 Misdemeanor charge (VA Code 18.2-250.1) was DISMISSED, even though client acquired a new and related criminal conviction after this arrest. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Felony & Misdemeanor Drug […]

Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana REDUCED to Simple Possession in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax County, Virginia: Felony PWID Possession with Intent to Distribute >.5oz Marijuana, VA Code 18.2-248.1 (punishable by 1-10 years in prison), was AMENDED and REDUCED to Simple Possession, a class U misdemeanor, with only 2 days to serve. A related Reckless Driving Class 1 Misdemeanor charge under VA Code 46.2-852, punishable by up to 1 […]

Fairfax Grand Larceny, Concealment Felony Charge REDUCED to Misdemeanor w/ NO JAIL TIME

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Felony Grand Larceny / Concealment charge from shoplifting at Kohls (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-95) was REDUCED to a misdemeanor under 18.2-96 with no active jail time. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Fairfax County Massage Parlor Misdemeanor Violation for Exposing Erogenous Zone DROPPED

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Fairfax County charge 28.1-4-6 for Exposing Erogenous Areas in a massage establishment was DROPPED.

Possession of Marijuana in Fairfax Charge DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Possession of Marijuana Class 1 Misdemeanor charge (VA Code 18.2-250.1) was DROPPED due to insufficient evidence. Client was thus able to keep a clean record, keep his driver’s license, did not have to go to jail, and did not have to take drug classes. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: […]

Drunk in Public Charge with .22 BAC will be DROPPED in Fairfax County

Fairfax County, Virginia: Client was charged for Drunk in Public, Va Law 18.2-388 for a .22 BAC and related intoxicated behavior. Charge will be DROPPED after completion of community service, an alcohol class, and a donation to a local animal organization. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC LAW | […]

Drunk in Public Charge in Fairfax County DROPPED at First Court Appearance

Fairfax County, Virginia: Client’s initial appearance for Drunk in Public, Va Law 18.2-388, resulted in the prosecution having to DROP the charges. 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

Racing on a Highway Misdemeanor (4th Reckless Driving Charge) Results in NO JAIL TIME in Prince William / Manassas VA

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA: VA Code 46.2-865 Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving / Racing on a Highway charge, the client’s 4th Reckless Driving conviction, RESULTED in no active jail time, a $1000 fine, and suspension of his license for one year. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 Misdemeanor Speeding […]

Misdemeanor Reckless Driving 79/55 REDUCED to Speeding in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA: VA Code 46.2-862 Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed charge for speeding 79 miles in a 55 mile zone in I95, was REDUCED to a speeding ticket with just a fine of $250. No criminal conviction, no jail time, and no license suspension. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia […]

Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting VA Code 18.2-95 Charge REDUCED to Misdemeanor in Fairfax

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Felony Grand Larceny charge from shoplifting 17 jewelry items at Kohls (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-95) was REDUCED to a misdemeanor with credit for one day of time served and no additional jail time. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

Felony Obtaining Money Under False Pretenses, VA Code 18.2-178 Charge DROPPED in Fairfax

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Felony Obtaining Money Under False Pretenses Charge (VA Code 18.2-178) for a value above $32,000 was DROPPED with agreement for restitution. Read more about Fraud and False Pretense Law here: Virginia False Pretenses, Credit Card Larceny and Fraud, Check Fraud, Forgery, Uttering and related Fraud Charges and Defenses [hideit hide=”.tags”]

Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Concealment Charge AMENDED and DISMISSED in Northern Virginia

NORTHERN VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge from Shoplifting at Kohls (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-96) was first AMENDED to a Trespassing charge, and per agreement, the Trespassing charge was DISMISSED after completion of a behavioral class and good behavior. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws […]

Public Intoxication Misdemeanor Charges DISMISSED in Fairfax County VA

Fairfax County, Virginia: Multiple clients with Class 4 Misdemeanor Drunk in Public Charges (VA Code 18.2-388) have had their charges DISMISSED this month after completion between 10 and 25 hours of community service. Read more about Drunk in Public Law here: VIRGINIA DRUNK IN PUBLIC LAW | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of drunk in […]

Juvenile Felony Grand Larceny & Misdemeanor Petit Larceny Charges will be DISMISSED in Fairfax VA

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Juvenile client was charged with Felony Grand Larceny (VA Code 18.2-95) and Class 1 Misdemeanor Petit Larceny (VA Code 18.2-96). Charges will be DIVERTED and thus DISMISSED before they can be entered into the criminal system, and so the client is able to keep a clean record. Conditions of diversion are completion […]

Pointing & Brandishing Firearm in Road-rage Results in NO JAIL Time in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Class 1 Misdemeanor charge for Brandishing a Firearm (VA Code 18.2-282) for pointing a handgun at another driver during a road rage incident resulted in no active jail time, no surrender of concealed carry permit, no surrender of weapon, and no fines! Read more about Weapons Law here: Virginia Firearm & Weapon […]

Domestic Assault and Battery Misdemeanor Charge DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

VIRGINIA DOMESTIC ASSAULT ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery Charge on a Family or Household Member (VA Code 18.2-57.2) was DROPPED at the initial hearing for insufficient evidence. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Va Code 18.2-57.2 Assault and Battery Against a […]

Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana Charge AMENDED to Possession of Paraphernalia in Fairfax VA

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Possession of Marijuana misdemeanor charge for 7oz of cannabis (VA Code 18.2-250.1) was AMENDED to VA Code 54.1-3466, Possession of Paraphernalia, with a $200 fine. Client was thus able to keep his driver’s license, didn’t have to go to jail, didn’t have to take drug classes, and didn’t have to perform community service. […]

Misdemeanor Reckless Driving Generally REDUCED to Improper Driving Citation in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA: VA Code 46.2-852 Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving charge for weaving through traffic at very high speeds and driving in excess of 85 mph, was REDUCED to Improper Driving with just a fine of $250. A related inspection violation charge was dropped. No criminal conviction, no jail time, and no license suspension. Read […]

Misdemeanor Reckless Driving Criminal Charge REDUCED to Improper Driving Citation in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA: VA Code 46.2-852 Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving charge was REDUCED to Improper Driving with just a fine of $150. No criminal conviction, no jail time, and no license suspension. Read more about Reckless Driving here: What is Reckless Driving in Virginia? | A Defense Lawyer’s explanation of VA Law 46.2-852 and 46.2-862

Second Offense Reckless Driving by Speed 94/65 REDUCED to Simple Speeding Ticket

VIRGINIA RECKLESS DRIVING DEFENSE ATTORNEY: VA Code 46.2-862 Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 94 in a 65, a second offense (with a prior Reckless Driving conviction), was REDUCED to a simple Speeding Ticket with just a fine of $200. No new criminal conviction, no jail time, and no license suspension. Read more […]

Virginia Refusal Charge DISMISSED, First Offense DUI BAC .17 in Results in NO JAIL

VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Refusal to submit to breath / blood test (Va Code 18.2-268.3) charge was DISMISSED, while the first offense DUI charge (VA Code 18.2-266) resulted in no active jail time. Arrest for DWI from a DUI checkpoint. Failed field sobriety tests and a PBT of .17. Read more about DUI […]

Possession of Marijuana DROPPED & Concealed Weapon Charge Results in NO JAIL Time in Fairfax VA

ATTORNEY CASE RESULT IN FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Client was charged with Class 1 Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana Second+ Offense (VA Code 18.2-250.1) and Class 1 Misdemeanor Carrying a Concealed Weapon – Brass Knuckles (VA Code 18.2-308 – “metal knucks”). The Possession charge was DROPPED, which means the client did not have to suffer through a […]

Felony Obtaining Money Under False Pretenses Charge will be DROPPED in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Felony Obtaining Money Under False Pretenses Charge (VA Code 18.2-178) will be DROPPED after payment of restitution. Read more about Fraud and False Pretense Law here: Virginia Fraud Laws | Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Explanation of Embezzlement, False Pretenses, Check Fraud, Forgery and White Collar Crime [hideit hide=”.tags”]

2nd DUI in Fairfax Virginia in 5 Years, Mandatory 30 days in Jail, REDUCED to 1st Offense w/ 5 Days to Serve

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA: Second offense in less than 5 years, class 1 misdemeanor DWI / DUI Drunk Driving charge (VA Code 18.2-266), with an elevated BAC of .16, which carried a mandatory minimum jail sentence of 30 days and a maximum of one year, was REDUCED to a first offense with only 5 days to serve. […]

Possession Charge for 8 Containers of Marijuana with Handgun will be DISMISSED in Fairfax VA

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: VA Code 18.2-250.1 was charged for possession of drug paraphernalia, 8 film containers of marijuana, and possession of a handgun in the same bag. Possession charge will be DISMISSED in 6 months. Additional felony charges for firearm possession (18.2-308.4) and PWID Possession with Intent to Distribute (18.2-248, 18.2-248.1, or 18.2-248.03) will not […]

Misdemeanor Public Intoxication on Adderall Drug Charge will be DISMISSED in Fairfax VA

Fairfax County, Virginia: Class 4 Misdemeanor Public Intoxication by Narcotic / Drug Charge Adderall (VA Code 18.2-388) will be DISMISSED after completion of 10 hours of community service. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Felony & Misdemeanor […]

Fairfax VA Reckless Driving 88/55 Misdemeanor Charge REDUCED to Speeding Ticket

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: VA Code 46.2-862 Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 88 in a 55 was REDUCED to a Speeding Ticket with just a fine of $250. No criminal conviction, no jail time, and no license suspension – even though the speed was 33 miles over the speed limit. Read more about Virginia […]