Self-Defense

Virginia Self Defense Law Explained

Virginia Law: SELF-DEFENSE Life is the most basic right of them all. Human beings have an inherent right to protect their life. Virginia law protects your right to use reasonable force in self defense and in the defense of another person’s life. In many instances, Virginia police and prosecutors will not charge someone using self […]

Virginia Self Defense and Use of Force Laws, Defense of Excessive Police Use of Force

Virginia Law of Self Defense Virginia law protects the use of reasonable and proportional force to defend life, limb, and property. This right extends to individuals and to those they seek to protect (third parties). Self-defense, however, is not summarized in a statue or through a simple equation. Instead, self-defense is defined broadly by Virginia […]

Law Enforcement Defense / Police Use of Force in Virginia

POLICE OFFICER TRUSTED LAW FIRM MEDVIN LAW PLC is one of the very few law firms trusted by Northern Virginia law enforcement officers for defense of serious internal investigations, criminal investigations, and personal matters. We have represented police officers, their friends, and their family members from many of the local VA/DC Metro area police departments. […]

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 in Alexandria Virginia Assault and Battery Trial

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

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 […]

Felony Malicious Wounding REDUCED to Misdemeanor Assault w/ NO PENALTIES

VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Malicious Wounding charge (VA Code 18.2-51) was reduced to a Misdemeanor Assault and Battery charge (VA Code 18.2-57) with NO PENALTIES. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and Battery Laws and Penalties – Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Misdemeanor Charges Under VA Code 18.2-57

TheTruthAboutGuns.com Interview with Marina Medvin: Self Defense and the Defense of Others?

Article appearing in TheTruthAboutGuns.com on 11/16/11 Ask Foghorn Asks Marina Medvin: Self Defense and the Defense of Others? Posted on November 16, 2011 by Nick Leghorn KYgunner writes: I’ve done a lot of research into self defense situations and making sure that, God forbid, if I ever end up in a situation where SHTF, I […]

Felony Malicious Wounding Charge REDUCED to Misdemeanor Assault and Battery in Alexandria Virginia

City of Alexandria, Virginia: Felony Malicious Wounding (VA Code 18.2-51) due to a deep bite during a fight was REDUCED to a Misdemeanor Assault & Battery charge (VA Code 18.2-57). This was a third assault offense on the client’s record, yet client walked away with only two active weeks of jail time to be served […]

Charge DROPPED: Misdemeanor Assault and Battery in Arlington Virginia

Arlington County, Virginia: Misdemeanor Assault and Battery Charge (VA Code 18.2-57) was DROPPED. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and Battery Laws and Penalties – Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Misdemeanor Charges Under VA Code 18.2-57

Charges DROPPED: Misdemeanor Assault and Battery in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax, Virginia: Misdemeanor Assault and Battery Charge (VA Code 18.2-57) DROPPED for insufficient evidence. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and Battery Laws and Penalties – Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Misdemeanor Charges Under VA Code 18.2-57

NOT GUILTY of Assault and Battery in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax, Virginia | Criminal defense attorney case result: Fairfax County Circuit Court trial for an Assault and Battery charge under VA Code 18.2-57, for an alleged assault on a girlfriend, resulted in a Not Guilty verdict. Learn more about Virginia Assault and Battery laws here: Virginia Assault and Battery Laws and Penalties – Defense Attorney’s […]