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

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

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    Arlington Virginia DWI REDUCED to Reckless Driving w/ Just a Fine

    ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor DUI / DWI (VA Code 18.2-266) was REDUCED to a Reckless Driving offense with a $250 fine. No jail time, no ASAP classes, no license suspension with this offense. A related non-criminal civil infraction for Refusal to Submit to Breath Test resulted in the standard 12 month loss of license.

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    Hit and Run in Arlington Virginia Felony REDUCED to Reckless Driving with No Jail

    ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 5 Felony Hit and Run charge (VA Code § 46.2-894) was AMENDED and REDUCED to a Misdemeanor Reckless Driving charge with only a penalty of 75 hours of community service and restitution. No active jail time, no fine, and no license suspension. Read more about Hit and Run Law:Virginia Hit […]

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    Misdemeanor Shoplifting Charge in Arlington Virginia DISMISSED

    ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor Petit Larceny charge for Shoplifting (VA Code 18.2-103 and VA Code 18.2-96) was AMENDED to an Unlawful Entry charge, and the amended charge was then DISMISSED. Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses

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    Arlington Virginia Public Urination on Attended Police Cruiser DROPPED, Drunk in Public Misdemeanor Charge to be DISMISSED

    ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULTS (Clarendon St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl): Class 1 Misdemeanor charge for Urinating in Public under Arlington County Code 17-21, for urinating on an attended police cruiser, while being observed and photographed by Arlington Police Officers standing inches away, was DROPPED at the first hearing. Related Drunk in Public charge resulted […]

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    Robbery Charge in Arlington VA Bond Motion Granted Despite Presumption Against Bond, Client Released

    ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Bond motion in a case with a presumption against bond due to Robbery, False Report to Law Enforcement, and DUI charges was granted, with a low bond of $3,500. Client released. Arlington General District Court, 1425 N Courthouse, Arlington, VA 22201. Read more about Bond Motions here: Bond Motions and Virginia […]

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    Arlington Virginia Possession of Concealed Weapon Charge DROPPED & Larceny charge will be DISMISSED

    CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT IN ARLINGTON VIRGINIA: Class 1 Misdemeanor Carrying a Concealed Weapon – Brass Knuckles (VA Code 18.2-308 – “metal knucks”) was DROPPED at the first appearance. A related Larceny charge was AMENDED to Unlawful Entry, and the amended misdemeanor charge will be DISMISSED after a class and community service. Resulted in […]

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

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

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    Felony Embezzlement in Arlington Virginia REDUCED from 3 counts to 1, No Jail Time

    ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: White Collar Felony Embezzlement charges, VA Code 18.2-111, for an employee improperly using a credit card issued by an employer, resulted in a reduction of the quantity of charges from 3 to 1, and the remaining charge resulted in an Alford plea (a plea deal allowing the client […]

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    Sexting Laws in Virginia Explained by Criminal Defense Attorney Defending Charges in Fairfax, Alexandria, Arlington

    What is “sexting” in Virginia?” Sexting is the act of sending explicit images to another person using digital devices. The act in itself isn’t illegal. It becomes illegal when the subject in the photos is a minor. Virginia law creates a presumption that the image is of a minor when the person in the image […]